A Shildon care home has celebrated 10 successful years since it was built with a fun-filled party.
Redworth House, which is part of Bondcare Shaftesbury, held a party for its staff and residents in recognition of the landmark, with singer Kevin Royal providing the entertainment.
One of the home’s residents, Mrs Patsy Monk, particularly enjoyed the celebration, as she is the wife of the builder, Tony Monk, who helped to build the home 10 years ago.
Also at the party were the home’s longest standing members of staff, who have been there since it opened its doors in 2004. Robin Mortimer, the home’s maintenance man lives near Redworth House and remembers watching it being built and Ian Dawson, catering assistant at the home, celebrated 10 years working there this year.
Joan McNeil, home manager, said: “We’re delighted to be celebrating a decade since the home was built. The facilities we have on offer at Redworth House are excellent and we strive to provide our residents with the best possible care and support.
“The party was the perfect way to celebrate the home’s 10 year anniversary and I would like to thank everyone for attending and especially Kevin for his performance, which the residents and staff really enjoyed.”
Based on Byerley Road, Redworth House provides nursing and residential care for up to 57 residents. The home predominantly offers nursing and residential care for elderly residents, including those with dementia, but has a third unit on site that accommodates six residents with learning disabilities.