Dovers offers restaurant service

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

The Dovers care home in Reigate, Surrey will transform part of the facility for one week in May, turning it into “Dovers Brasserie” providing an up-market restaurant for residents and their families. The home is owned and operated by the Field Lane Foundation. Previously successfully piloted over the Christmas period, the restaurant will offer a diverse choice of refined courses and wines and be staffed by Field Lane’s care and support team. Initiated by the vision of chef and catering manager Tony Ellmer, Field Lane says the initiative is answering needs from service users and families who find it difficult to organise family outings, such as going to a restaurant, as busy environments raise confusion and additional support is not available, making the experience stressful and traumatic for everyone. Dovers Brasserie is intended to enable residents to recover skills and allows families to see their relative who has dementia the way they remembered them and reinforces good memories rather than creating

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