Care home residents dress up for dementia

Worcester News: 2114604301 Paul Jackson 21.05.14 Worcester Latrimer Court staff and residents dress up for National Dementia Awareness Week. From left - Bernie Simmonds, deputy manager, Joyce Bulmer, Godfrey Ash, Pat Snow and Karen Hancox, manager. (6427256) 2114604301 Paul Jackson 21.05.14 Worcester Latrimer Court staff and residents dress up for National Dementia Awareness Week. From left - Bernie Simmonds, deputy manager, Joyce Bulmer, Godfrey Ash, Pat Snow and Karen Hancox, manager. (6427256)

RESIDENTS at a care home in Worcester dressed up in their glad rags to mark a national event raising awareness of dementia.

Staff and patients at Latimer Court in Darwin Avenue dressed up in 1950s, 60s and 70s costumes and enjoyed a barbecue with live music and entertainment as part of this week's Dementia Awareness Week.

The home's general manager Karen Hancox said: “Everyone here has enjoyed celebrating Dementia Awareness Week and raising money for the charities that do so much excellent work in this field."

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