Senior woman gardening

Staff and residents at Ailsa Craig Bupa Care Home on Brand Street in Glasgow are preparing to offer everyone a warm welcome and a taste of typical care home life at a fun-packed event which is being held to mark Care Home Open Day.

Care Home Open Day, a joint initiative by all of the UK’s leading care providers, aims to showcase everything that’s good about care homes, showing what enjoyable and stimulating places they can be to both live and work in. It also aims to encourage local people to visit care homes in their community.

Ailsa Craig is inviting the community to join them on Friday 17 June between 2.30 – 4.30pm for a tea party and sing-along. Refreshments will be available throughout.

Senior Women Playing Board Game

The day will also provide a great opportunity for those considering a career in the sector. Staff will be on hand to answer any questions and guests will be able to see first-hand just how rewarding their work is, and explore the wide variety of career opportunities that are available.

Kathleen Glasgow, Home Manager, said: “This is a great way to show the excellent services on offer and the fantastic work that goes on at Aisla Craig. Some people still have misconceptions about care homes so we are keen to dispel any myths and for our local community to come and have a look around, meet the staff and our residents and take part in the day.”

You can find out more about Care Home Open Day at www.carehomeopenday.org.uk or contact the home on 0141 427 1668.