Wilsmere House care home in Harrow Weald prepared a traditional Burns Night Supper to the tune of bagpipes along with other traditional music and capers that continued well into the wee small hours!
Staff and residents at the home were involved in a number of activities such as Learning the art of Scottish Country Dancing and the Ceilidh to mark the Scottish institution. This included giving the time-honoured address to the ‘Great chieftain O’ the pudding’ race’ – the Haggis.
General Manager, Lili Cocue at Wilsmere Housethought it was a perfect occasion to celebrate an evening steeped in age-old tradition as well as getting in a spot of Scotch whisky tasting/ singing with a medley of Burns’ songs, dessert making by concocting a Tipsy Laird for after.
“Our residents have enjoyed a hearty meal of Scotch broth, Haggis with neaps and tatties all prepared by our stellar Chef.”
One resident said: “I enjoyed acting out the part of the whisky-bearer and asking everyone to raise a dram to toast the Haggis.”
Wilsmere House care home is run by Barchester Healthcare, one of the UK’s largest care providers, which is committed to delivering personalised care across its care homes and hospitals. Wilsmere houseprovides residential care, nursing care and dementia care for 86 residents from respite care to long term stays.