Care home staff dress up as Christmas elves to bring cheer in Chatteris

Care home staff dress up as Christmas elves to bring cheer in Chatteris. Picture: LORNA JONES

Care home staff dress up as Christmas elves to bring cheer in Chatteris. Picture: LORNA JONES - Credit: Archant

Dedicated staff at a care home in Chatteris dressed up as elves to bring a smile to faces and raise money for charity.

The Gables Care Home collected around £300 for the Alzheimer's Society on Elf Day (Friday December 6).

Lorna Jones, activities coordinator, said: "The residents loved to see us dressed as Santa's little helpers.

"It was a cause that is very close to the hearts of our staff members, so a big thank you to all who donated."

Next up the care home have their Christmas Fayre on Friday December 13 from 2pm to 4pm, which is also Christmas jumper day.


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There will be an annual pantomime production of Aladdin by staff held on Monday December 16 at 2pm.

And on Christmas Eve a party afternoon with entertainment, drinks, nibbles and a Christmas draw will take place.

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There is still time to donate at https://www.justgiving.com/team/TeamGables

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