Residents from Douglas Court performed to a packed audience of relatives and loved ones at St Catherine’s Church, Burbage as part of a care home singing competition.
Each of 5 resident choirs performed two of their favourite songs including a Christmas classic and together the five choirs taking part all gave a rousing performance of We Wish You a Merry Christmas. Whilst also fun, the choirs were judged by an experienced panel with four members and the leader of St Catherine’s church choir. The resident choirs were treated to a fish & chiplunch before the awards were presented. Douglas Court was awarded Best creative choir.
“It was a lovely day out, I really enjoyed it. You need toget out now and then and mix with other people,” said Douglas Court Resident, Madge Kemm.
Adept Care Homes Managing Director, Dave Lock said: “Singing is a much-loved past time for our residents and we have all enjoyed months of practice along with today’s final performances. The church has been agreat setting and with performances of Jingle Bells and Winter Wonderland,we’re definitely feeling festive! A huge congratulations to everyone involved in delivering something truly special for our residents.”