Extra care tenants say aloha to summer with food and games at Hawaiian-themed party

A Hawaiian-themed party was held at Ness Court, Burwell.

A Hawaiian-themed party was held at Ness Court, Burwell. - Credit: Archant

Barbecue food, floral garlands and an appearance by Elvis awaited tenants at a party held at a Burwell extra care scheme.

A Hawaiian-themed party was held at Ness Court, Burwell.

A Hawaiian-themed party was held at Ness Court, Burwell. - Credit: Archant

Sanctuary’s Ness Court, in Baker Drive, held the Hawaiian-themed event as a way to bring the residents closer to their neighbours at the scheme.

Residents enjoyed a range of games and had the opportunity to win raffle prizes donated by staff.

Sanctuary employees John Bird and John Knappett served up a variety of meat treats from the scheme’s barbecue, while staff handed out floral garlands to residents and other colleagues.

Elvis tribute act Ian Colson performed a number of The King’s hits, finishing with The Wonder of You.


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Staff from Radis Community Care, which provides care at Ness Court, got stuck in and helped decorate residents’ apartments for the day’s events.

Jenny Brassett, services manager, said: “Extra care schemes like Ness Court are essentially a community for the residents who live there.

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“For that reason, we’re always talking with them and finding new and entertaining twists on events that we can organise, based on what they’d like to do at the scheme.”

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