Alice characters celebrate reopening

Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Residents, staff and friends of Bupa’s Maypole Nursing Centre in Southampton stepped into the world of Alice in Wonderland to celebrate the reopening of the care home following a £442,000 refurbishment.

Staff and children from local Shamblehurst School dressed up as characters from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland to celebrate the end of refurbishments to the home which has left it looking almost unrecognisable. Changes include, painting of the entire interior of the home and landscaping of the garden with the addition of a summer house.

Care home manager, Nikki Simpson said a large number of facilities had been revamped, including every bedroom being kitted-out with new furniture, curtains, fittings, and flat screen televisions.

‘With the home looking as fantastic as it does I know that the residents and employees were keen to show it off to the local community,’ said Ms Simpson.

‘The Alice in Wonderland theme has not only got both residents and staff very excited,

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