Winners of the Most Stylish Trolleys category
Bromley Park Care Home is delighted to have won ‘The Most Stylish Trolleys’ category in a recent ‘Tart Up Your Trolley’ competition.
At the end of last month, Recreation and Well-Being Manager Viv Stead launched a competition for staff across Nellsar’s 13 Care Homes to ‘tart up their trolleys’.
During this period of lockdown, Viv thought staff could have a bit of fun and see who could use their creativity to ‘Tart up their trolley’! If teams didn’t have an activities trolley, they could improvise with whatever they had; there were no rules to the competition, the aim was simply to spread a little cheer to residents and make them smile.
Entries were submitted to Viv and she was amazed with what came in from our Homes;
“What can I say?! Once again you and your teams have absolutely blown us all away with your creativity, passion, enthusiasm and courage! I thought it would create a bit of fun in these difficult times and you have really done it with style!”
Having looked through all the entries, Viv decided that to choose a ‘top three’ out of all of the marvellous entries was just too difficult to bear, so a decision was made to award everybody a prize, and Bromley’s trolleys were judged the most stylish.
Their entry read;
“Our inspiration for our Trolley Train was influenced by our residents’ love of movies and music from the 1940s and 1950s. The movie trolley offered popcorn and pick n mix as nibbles, with the music trolley showcasing all the instruments used to play music. Our residents particularly enjoy music which was proven again when we celebrated VE Day with a singer who sang songs from that era. This project was a great opportunity for staff to showcase their talents other than care for our lovely residents. Our residents loved the Trolley Train!”
The Home will receive £50 for their Residents Fund, some bubbles and a winner’s certificate.
A huge ‘well done’ to all the staff and residents who took part in the competition – it certainly has lifted everyone’s spirits!