Cakes, cars and celebrations all round for John’s 70th birthday

Residents and carers admiring the cars in front of the care home

Residents and carers admiring the cars in front of the care home - Credit: Archant

After a 130 mile-drive, Amanda and Graeme Dexter arrived at Rosemary Westwell’s home in a convoy of sports cars to take her to see her husband John on his 70th birthday in Aria House Care Home, March.

Rosemary, Amanda and Graeme with the sports cars

Rosemary, Amanda and Graeme with the sports cars - Credit: Archant

The visit, which took place on Sunday, was to raise awareness of dementia and to encourage more people to volunteer.

The main attraction on the day was the MG sports car model MGF 1999 1.8 VVC.

Rosemary and Pam

Rosemary and Pam - Credit: Archant

Pam Tate, of Witchford, made cupcakes especially for the occasion, as well as being in aid of Alzheimer’s Society’s Cupcake Day on June 16. The event also helped extend the celebrations for Care Home Open Day at the home which took place on June 18.

The Volunteer Bureau in Ely arranges transport for Rosemary to see her husband in the care home and more drivers are needed.

Steve Barker at the Village Inn, Witchford

Steve Barker at the Village Inn, Witchford - Credit: Archant

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at Aria Home, call 01354 661551 or for The Volunteer Bureau phone 01353 666556.