Specialism: Learning Disabilities.
Vacancies: There are currently no vacancies at Berkeley House.
Type of Service: The long-standing staff team
A Christmas party for a group of local people with learning difficulties and mental health problems went with a real swing at Teynham Village Hall near Sittingbourne in Kent yesterday.
The festive get-together was arranged by the team at Berkeley House, a Regard residential home, and was attended by over 115 service users, staff, neighbours, family, and friends from eight of Regard’s nearby services, who enjoyed a Christmas disco with lots of their favourite seasonal songs and a festive buffet. Some of the highlights were a visit from Santa, who came bearing gifts, and the judging of a ‘design-and-make-your-own’ cracker competition, which everyone involved really enjoyed.
Alison Fraser, service manager for Berkeley House said: “Among our guests were some non-verbal individuals, who raised their thumbs and smiled to show how much they were enjoying themselves, while others - including some physically disabled people – told us what a great party they thought it was.
“We put a lot of effort into organising an event that everyone would enjoy, and my team and I were delighted that everyone had such a good time.”
Service users at the party came from Regard services located in Lynsted, Hythe, Sittingbourne, Herne Bay, Chilham, Bobbing and Rochester.
For families interested in knowing more, details are available from Theresa Cook on 07812 072043 or on the service page below.