Banbury care home residents celebrate return of mini bus with outing to Burton Dassett Hills Country Park

Residents at a Banbury care home celebrated the return of mini bus outings with a trip out to Burton Dassett Hills Country Park.

Thursday, 6th May 2021, 3:53 pm
Updated Thursday, 6th May 2021, 3:54 pm
Residents from Chacombe Park Care Home enjoyed a long-awaited trip to Burton Dassett Hills Country Park (Image from Chacombe Park Care Home)

Staff and residents at Chacombe Park Care Home in Chacombe near Banbury celebrated being able to go on short excursions again as lockdown restrictions ease across the country.

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Residents from Chacombe Park Care Home enjoyed a long-awaited trip to Burton Dassett Hills Country Park where they were able to enjoy the lovely countryside views while enjoying a picnic at the park.

Jude Shibu, general manager at Chacombe Park Care Home, said: “It is absolutely wonderful to be able to take our residents out for trips again. We have all been waiting for this day and we are so thankful it is finally here. Our residents have enjoyed all sorts of different entertainment during lockdown but nothing beats some fresh air and a change of scenery to blow away the cobwebs.”

Val a resident at Chacombe Park care home, said: “Staff here have been brilliant throughout lockdown putting on all kind of different events to keep us entertained, we have been very well looked after but it is lovely to be able to go out and about again. It really does feel like life is starting to get back to normal.”