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Acts of kindness warm hearts at Cumbria care home

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HC-One’s Summerhill care home in Kendal has given its thanks for generous donations from its local community.

A huge array of floral gifts were kindly donated to the home by Hayes Garden World in Ambleside,  while Sarah Nelson of Grasmere Gingerbread shop in Kendal donated gingerbreads and local artist Lana Grindley donated clothes bags for residents.

Summerhill Home Manager Kathleen Dean said: “The acts of kindness people have shown across the whole community has been lovely and this donation was very heart-warming, the feeling of the community coming together is amazing.”

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The bulbs donated by Hayes Garden World have helped boost the wellbeing and mood of residents during lockdown.

Some residents have enjoyed planting the bulbs in the home’s gardens and making a display, while others were overjoyed to have a fresh plant in their room.

One resident said: “Planting the bulbs was lovely and it was nice to know they’d been donated locally, it was a lovely change and just what we needed at this time.”

 

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