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Posted on June 20th, by editor in CT Extra. No Comments

The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society’s new hairdressing salon gives residents a fresh lease of life .

The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society’s new hairdressing salon gives residents a fresh lease of life .

 

A care home in Surrey has given its residents a new lease of life – and hair style – by becoming one of the first homes of their size to open an on-site hairdressing salon.

 

The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, which provides dedicated accommodation and care to former seafarers, launched the salon following research which documents the health and well-being benefits to elderly residents of a visit to the hairdressers in terms of boosting self-esteem and sense of independence.

 





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