Calender was a team effort


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

Staff at the Andover nursing home have produced a calendar to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society and Breast Cancer Care. The calendar was inspired by the Womens Institute calendar of a few years’ back and depicts staff in various poses with the suggestion of nudity. Matron Martin Watt said that, from the initial enquiry of two members of staff to see if they could do this, to the actual production had been an interesting experience. “Staff have respected those who have taken part and they in turn have appreciated those who did not want to take part,” said Mr Watt. “Many companies that the home trades with have contributed to the printing costs which is allowing us to donate the proceeds from sales directly to the charities involved. Our photographer John Clark donated his time and contributed to making the photo sessions relaxing and fun. We are aiming to sell 2000 calendars. It is hoped that this calendar will give the purchaser as much pleasure over the coming year as it did us in making it.â





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

Extracare – the next best solution?

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Academics at Newcastle University say that an average of almost nine thousand more care home beds will be needed each...

Care homes discounted in end of life care

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

I am sure that we all want those who we care for to experience ‘a good death’ when the time...

Perhaps I’m ‘app’athetic

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

I’ve got an app in my toolbox that allows me to bang-in nails – I call it a hammer. I’ve...