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Red Rose Care Community, Farndon, supports Dementia UK with Time for a Cuppa event





A care home’s residents have shared a cuppa together to raise vital funds for families facing dementia.

Red Rose Care Community, Brockton Avenue, Farndon, joined Dementia UK’s annual tea party, Time for a Cuppa, on Wednesday, May 8.

The event is designed to raise funds to help more families access life-changing support from specialist dementia nurses.

Red Rose Care Community's Time for a Cuppa event.
Red Rose Care Community's Time for a Cuppa event.

Residents and families at Red Rose Care Community, which specialises in dementia care, tucked into an afternoon tea, with a raffle and prizes to raise money for both Dementia UK and the residents’ social fund.

Red Rose Care Community’s manager, Joanne Brown, said: “We were pleased to be able to support Dementia UK’s annual Time for a Cuppa event.

“Here at Red Rose Care Community, we specialise in dementia care and understand the challenges families face as they try to navigate life with the condition. It was nice as a home to be able to come together to do our bit to raise money for such a good cause.”

Red Rose Care Community's Time for a Cuppa event.
Red Rose Care Community's Time for a Cuppa event.

Red Rose Care Community’s Time for a Cuppa event raised £180.87.

There was also live music at the event, and residents were encouraged to join in singing, with research showing that despite people with dementia and memory loss struggling to remember things in their life they will often remember words to familiar songs and enjoy singing.

Red Rose Care Community's Time for a Cuppa event.
Red Rose Care Community's Time for a Cuppa event.

Over 944,000 people in the UK are affected by dementia.

Time for a Cuppa was started to raise awareness of dementia and provide much needed funds for specialist support as by the time you boil a kettle another person will have developed the condition.



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