Memory walk at Bosham nursing home raises £650 for Alzheimer’s Society

Staff and residents at Kings Lodge Nursing Home in Bosham took part in a memory walk on Saturday to honour friends and family who have passed away in the past year and have raised £650 for the Alzheimer’s Society in the process.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 11:53 am

Everyone completed at least one lap of the home’s garden, but special mention must got to resident Audrey Bliss who managed 115 laps.

Activities manager Kerry-Ann Haley said: “We wanted to do something special for our residents, as well as raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society, which is a charity close to all of our hearts.

“Within a week of setting up our JustGiving page we had already hit our target of £300 thanks to Richard Ernest, founder of RemPods and Dragons’ Den winner. He certainly got the ball rolling.

Tracey Henshaw, Kerry-Ann Haley and Chloe Henshaw

“We have been overwhelmed by the amount of support, donations and well wishes.”

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Audrey Bliss completed 115 laps and John Hall completed 40 laps

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Janice Hobbs, with her label she decorated for her late husband Tony, and Frank Warren, who walked round with his frame once for his late wife Rennè and won a medal for most effort
Top floor residents walking with staff and married couple Josie and Peter, who also went round together with staff