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Care Home Open Day #CHOD2017

02 June 2017

Learn more about the Bupa care homes that are opening their doors and inviting in locals to celebrate Care Home Open Day 2017.


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Care Home Open Day 2017 will take place on Friday 16 June, and this year the theme will be friendship. Our care homes will be welcoming in people of all ages to meet some of our residents and see some of the amazing things that go on every day.

We’ll be hosting a range of different events in line with this year’s theme including seaside-themed entertainment, garden parties and ‘The Big Lunch’ street party.

You can find out what’s going on in care homes near you from the list below, and follow updates throughout the day using the hashtag #CHOD17.


  • Aspen Court Care Home, Derby Date: Friday 16 June, 10am to 4pm
    Contact: 01332 890 574^

    ‘The Big Lunch’ for Care Home Open Day

    As Care Home Open Day’s emphasis is on the importance of connecting with local communities and developing lasting relationships, Aspen Court will be celebrating Care Home Open Day in conjunction with ‘The Big Lunch’. Part of the Eden Project in Cornwall, The Big Lunch aims to get as many people as possible to share lunch together in an act of friendship, that will encourage communities to connect and help to prevent isolation amongst those who may be living alone.

    Come along and join us for our Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter’s tea party - outside if the weather’s good - and live music. The White Rabbit says “don’t be late!”

    For further information:

    Call: 01332 890 574^
    Email: events@bupa.com

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  • Admirals Reach Care Home, Chelmsford
    Date: Friday 16 June, 2pm to 4pm
    Contact: 01245 806 589

    Care Home Open Day

    Join us at Admirals Reach for Care Home Open Day and enjoy afternoon tea and live music in great company.

    For further information:

    Call: 01245 806 589^
    Email: events@bupa.com


  • Brunswick Court Care Home, Watford
    Date: Saturday 17 June, 2pm to 4pm
    Contact: 01923 889 539

    Care Home Open Day

    Everyone’s welcome to join us at Brunswick Court for our Care Home Open Day celebrations. We’ll be holding our annual summer fair where there’ll be lots of fun for everyone, including traditional stalls and games, live entertainment and a barbeque.

    For further information:

    Call: 01923 889 539^
    Email: events@bupa.com


  • Harts House Care Home, Woodford Green
  • Date: Friday 16 June, 1:30pm to 5pm
    Contact: 020 8108 4679

    Care Home Open Day

    As Care Home Open Day’s emphasis is on the importance of connecting with local communities and developing lasting relationships, the theme for this year is “Friendship”.

    So, come along and join old friends and make new ones at an afternoon of fun filled activities including garden games such as skittles, snakes and ladders and connect four - with lots of great prizes to be won! There’ll also be a display of paintings from a local artist and food and refreshments, including homemade cakes, served throughout the afternoon.

    For further information:

    Call: 020 8108 4679^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • Hill House, Borehamwood
  • Date: Friday 16 June, 2pm to 5pm
    Contact: 020 8003 6185^

    Treasure Hunt for Care Home Open Day

    Come and join us for our treasure hunt, hosted by the boys from The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School. Complimentary refreshments will be available throughout the afternoon.

    For further information:

    Call: 020 8003 6185^
    Email: events@bupa.com

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  • Heathland Court, Wimbledon
    Date: Friday 16 June, 3pm to 5pm
    Contact: 020 8003 4589^

    Care Home Open Day

    We’d love you to come and join us to celebrate Care Home Open Day at our vintage afternoon tea. There’ll be some delicious food on offer, including sandwiches, clotted cream scones, strawberries and cream, homemade cakes and summer punch too. We’ll also be entertained by one of our favourite singers, Gareth, who will be performing a variety of people’s favourites.

    For further information:

    Call: 020 8003 4589^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • Heathland Court, Wimbledon
    Date: Friday 16 June, 3pm to 5pm
    Contact: 020 3811 2259^

    Care Home Open Day

    We’re really looking forward to our Care Home Open Day and we’d love you to come and join us for a fish and chip lunch and afternoon tea. We’ll also have live music from our music therapist, Phil.

    For further information:

    Call: 020 3811 2259^
    Email: events@bupa.com

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  • Brookview Care Home, Alderley Edge
    Date: Friday 16 June, 10am to 4pm
    Contact: 01625 836 883^

    ‘The Big Lunch’ for Care Home Open Day

    As Care Home Open Day’s emphasis is on the importance of connecting with local communities and developing lasting relationships, Brookview will be celebrating Care Home Open Day in conjunction with ‘The Big Lunch’. Part of the Eden Project in Cornwall, The Big Lunch aims to get as many people as possible to share lunch together in an act of friendship, that will encourage communities to connect and help to prevent isolation amongst those who may be living alone.

    Come along and join us for our big lunch which will showcase dishes from around the world served by members of staff from those countries. There’ll also be entertainment from a live singer.

    For further information:

    Call: 01625 836 883^
    Email: events@bupa.com

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  • Highgate, Glasgow
    Date: Friday 16 June, 2pm to 4pm
    Contact: 01698 442 824^

    Summer fete for Care Home Open Day

    We’d love you to join us for our Care Home Open Day celebrations. We’ll be holding our annual summer fete where there’ll be lots of fun for everyone, including traditional stalls and games and live music. There’ll also be some delicious food on offer including mini burgers, hot dogs, scones and a chocolate fountain.

    For further information:

    Call: 01698 442 824^
    Email: events@bupa.com


  • Rutherglen, Glasgow
    Date: Friday 16 June, 11am - 3pm
    Contact: 0141 530 3964^

    Care Home Open Day

    Come and join us for our seaside themed event to celebrate Care Home Open Day. There’ll be lots of fun activities for everyone, including outdoor games, sandpit with sandcastle competition and paddling pools. Food and refreshments will include a fish supper from a local supplier, candy floss and an ice cream cart.

    For further information:

    Call: 01698 442 824^
    Email: events@bupa.com

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  • Bayford House Care Home, Newbury
    Date: Friday 16 June, 10am to 4pm
    Contact: 01488 757 678^

    ‘Memory Lane’ for Care Home Open Day

    Bayford House is taking a trip down memory Lane for Care Home Open Day and celebrating days gone by.

    In the morning children from the local school will be bringing in the toys they play with today to show to residents, while the residents talk to them about the toys they and their children played with.

    The afternoon will see a visit from animals from Farm 4 Ewe, followed by afternoon tea in the garden.

    For further information:

    Call: 01488 757 678^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • Clare House Care Home, Uxbridge
    Date: Friday 16 June, 12:30pm to 4pm
    Contact: 01895 808 057^

    ‘The Big Lunch’ for Care Home Open Day

    As Care Home Open Day’s emphasis is on the importance of connecting with local communities and developing lasting relationships, Brookview will be celebrating Care Home Open Day in conjunction with ‘The Big Lunch’. Part of the Eden Project in Cornwall, The Big Lunch aims to get as many people as possible to share lunch together in an act of friendship, that will encourage communities to connect and help to prevent isolation amongst those who may be living alone.

    Come along and join us for a traditional fish and chip lunch followed by a live singing and dancing show from James Cowdery of JJZ productions.

    For further information:

    Call: 01895 808 057^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • East Dean Grange Care Home, East Dean
    Date: Saturday 17 June, 11am to 5pm
    Contact: 01323 886 745 ^

    ‘The Big Lunch - Street Party’ for Care Home Open Day

    As Care Home Open Day’s emphasis is on the importance of connecting with local communities and developing lasting relationships, Brookview will be celebrating Care Home Open Day in conjunction with ‘The Big Lunch’. Part of the Eden Project in Cornwall, The Big Lunch aims to get as many people as possible to share lunch together in an act of friendship, that will encourage communities to connect and help to prevent isolation amongst those who may be living alone.

    Come along from 12.30 to join us for our community ‘Big Lunch’ street party where a home cooked buffet and cakes will be on offer. There’ll also be a range of fun activities including a puppet show and much more!

    For further information:

    Call: 01323 886 745^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • Pendean House Care Home, Midhurst
    Date: Friday 16 June, 12.30pm to 3.30pm
    Contact: 01730 887 609^

    Care Home Open Day

    Come and join us for our Care Home Open Day celebrations. There’ll be lots of fun activities on offer, including archery demonstrations and lessons and a drummer from a local band. Our Town Crier will be here and there’ll be a running buffet lunch throughout.

    For further information:

    Call: 01730 887 609^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • Puttenham Hill House, Guildford
    Date: Friday 16 June, 2pm to 4pm
    Contact: 01483 604 352^

    Care Home Open Day

    Come and join us for our Care Home Open Day celebrations. There’ll be lots of fun activities on offer, including archery demonstrations and lessons and a drummer from a local band. Our Town Crier will be here and there’ll be a running buffet lunch throughout.

    For further information:

    Call: 01483 604 352^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • St Marks, Maidenhead
    Date: Friday 16 June, 2pm to 4pm
    Contact: 01628 879 682^

    Care Home Open Day

    As Care Home Open Day’s emphasis is on the importance of connecting with local communities and developing lasting relationships, we’ll be celebrating Care Home Open Day in conjunction with ‘The Big Lunch’. Part of the Eden Project in Cornwall, The Big Lunch aims to get as many people as possible to share lunch together in an act of friendship, that will encourage communities to connect and help to prevent isolation amongst those who may be living alone.

    Come along and join us for a delicious, home cooked, three course lunch followed by garden games and an ABBA tribute singers in our gardens 2.30 and 4pm.

    For further information:

    Call: 01628 879 682^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • Thatcham Court, Newbury
    Date: Saturday 17 June, 2pm to 4pm
    Contact: 01635 899 795^

    Care Home Open Day

    Come and join us for our Care Home Open Day celebrations. There’ll be fun for everyone including a Punch and Judy show, a photo booth annd coconut shy. There’ll also be a kids’ drawing competition, live singing from 'Retro Revival' and the Thatcham Court Choir. Food and drink will be available from Albert's Bar, Betty's Cafe and Kay's Corner.

    For further information:

    Call: 01635 899 795^
    Email: events@bupa.com

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  • Avon Court Care Home, Chippenham Date: Friday 16 June, 2pm to 3.30pm
    Contact: 01249 848 884^

    Care Home Open Day

    Come along to our Care Home Open Day and join us for our creative minds arts and crafts workshop.

    For further information:

    Call: 01249 848 884^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • Queensmount Care Home, Bournemouth
    Date: Friday 16 June, 10am to 4pm
    Contact: 01202 031 891^

    'The Big Lunch' for Care Home Open Day

    As Care Home Open Day’s emphasis is on the importance of connecting with local communities and developing lasting relationships, we’ll be celebrating Care Home Open Day in conjunction with ‘The Big Lunch’. Part of the Eden Project in Cornwall, The Big Lunch aims to get as many people as possible to share lunch together in an act of friendship, that will encourage communities to connect and help to prevent isolation amongst those who may be living alone.

    Come along and join us for a traditional fish and chip lunch, homemade cakes and tea. We’ll also have live entertainment from singer Amanda Jayne from 2pm.

    For further information:

    Call: 01202 031 891^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • The Hyde, Bridport
    Date: Friday 16 June, 2pm to 5pm
    Contact: 01308 887 825^

    Care Home Open Day

    For Care Home Open Day we’ll be celebrating the history of our home. There’ll be an exhibition on display in the library, which will be manned by residents and tours of our wonderful gardens. Other residents will be organising and running a running the white elephant stall. We’ll be serving cream teas and entertainment will be provided by Magical Memories.

    For further information:

    Call: 01308 887 825^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • The Links, Broadstone
    Date: Friday 16 June, 10am to 4pm
    Contact: 01202 912 994^

    Care Home Open Day

    Come and celebrate Care Home Open Day with us at The Links. Visitors can enjoy pampering sessions, a sign along with residents while enjoying homemade cakes and tea.

    Bournemouth symphony orchestra will be performing for us in the afternoon while everyone enjoys afternoon tea, Ritz-style!

    For further information:

    Call: 01202 912 994^
    Email: events@bupa.com

  • The Westbury Care Home, Westbury
    Date: Friday 16 June, 11am to 4pm
    Contact: 01373 888 132^

    Care Home Open Day

    We’d love the local community to join us to celebrate Care Home Open Day. We’ll be holding an exercise class in the morning with drinks and nibbles followed by a live performance from vocalist and guitarist, John Holcome.

    For further information:

    Call: 01373 888 132^
    Email: events@bupa.com

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  • Alveston Leys Care Home, Stratford-upon-Avon
    Date: Friday 16 June, 2pm to 4pm
    Contact: 01789 868 171^

    Care Home Open Day

    As Care Home Open Day’s emphasis is on the importance of connecting with local communities and developing lasting relationships, Alveston Leys is taking part in the village’s ‘Great Get Together’ event and we’ll be opening our doors and inviting the community to join us for garden games and complimentary refreshments and entertainment.

    For further information:

    Call: 01789 868 171^

    Email: events@bupa.com


  • Aston Court Care Home, Sutton Coldfield
    Date: Friday 16 June, 2pm to 4pm
    Contact: 0121 667 2061^

    Care Home Open Day

    Celebrate Care Home Open Day with us and enjoy afternoon tea prepared by our chef and live entertainment from singer, Ray Lorenzo.

    For further information:

    Call: 0121 667 2061^

    Email: events@bupa.com

  • ^ We may record or monitor our calls.
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