Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North, Comet Country’s Charity of 2013, have pulled out the stops to ensure that carers and cared for enjoy some festivity in the lead up to Christmas.
A group of eight clients with Young Onset Dementia who regularly attend the Crossroads Care Day Centre in Stevenage enjoyed a morning of entertainment for the start of their festive celebrations.
Aimi Percival a local professional singer and entertainer provided a morning of singing and dancing with the group. Aimi is a regular supporter of Crossroads Care and enjoys entertaining in Residential and Care Homes in the local area.”
Jo Wilkinson, Executive Assistant commented “Aimi brought a smile to their faces and got some of them up on their feet dancing. She is a great entertainer and we are very grateful that she gave up her time to visit the Day Centre again this year.”
Local organisations have also been generous in supporting the work of Crossroads Care in the lead up to Christmas. Christmas fayre was enjoyed when thirty Day Centre clients were taken for subsidised lunches at the Old Red Lion in Shephall, Stevenage, thanks to funding from the Stevenage Community Trust. Whilst , thanks to the Co-operative Funeralcare, 18 carers were treated to a three course lunch at the Broadway in Letchworth Garden City .
Sheelagh Taylor, Chief Executive said “We are so grateful to local organisations who continue to help us support carers and provide them with much needed breaks.”
If you want to find out more about the services provided by Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North visit www.crossroadshn.org.uk or call the team on 014×2 455578.
To find out more about Aimi Percival and the work that she does visit www.aimipercivalproductions.co.uk