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Care Home Olympics

The Care Home Olympics ended with a closing ceremony at Ancholme Leisure Centre on Thursday 7 March.

13 care homes completed a series of challenges over six weeks designed to keep them active and well during the winter months.

Winners were rewarded at a certificate and medal presentation hosted by the NL Active Lifestyles team, plus enjoyed some light refreshments and further activities.

Please see below list of winners:

  • Week 1 – Make & Create Week – Ready, Steady, Create – Wrawby Wonderers and The Beechcroft Boys
  • Week 2 – Music Week – Bingo-Cise –All Linclusive and Wrawby Wonderers
  • Week 3 – Sensory Week – Bushtucker Trial – Wheelie Hungry Birches and Bupa Boppers.
  • Week 4 – Team Week – Ball Throw – Watermill Warriers and Wrawby Wonderers.
  • Week 5 – Target Week – Bean-Bag Toss – The Wheelie Hungry Birches and Move It, Don’t Lose it!
  • Week 6 – Quiz Week – The Circle – Wonderers and Wheely Hungry Birches.
  • Team Name – The Change Makers
  • Most residents involved – Beechcroft House
  • Creativity – Randolph Warriors
  • Team Spirit – All Linclusive
  • Special Recognition – Wendy and the Randolph Warriors
  • Overall Winner – Wrawby Wonderers.

The event received lots of positive feedback including:

“Thank you for having us and well done on hosting such a lovely event! It was nice to see such a varied group of homes there and very heart-warming to see the joy that receiving a medal brings to these amazing individuals!” – Randolph House

“We thoroughly enjoyed taking part in the care home Olympics. Thank you for the pack of games and suggestions for activities.” – Lincolnshire House

“We had lots of fun doing this!” – Thorpe House