Tuesday 23rd March saw B&M Care unite across distance to form part of Marie Curie’s National Day of Reflection to mark the anniversary of the first UK lockdown.
Organised to promote collective pause to reflect on the country’s unprecedented loss since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, B&M Care observed the occasion with a minute’s silence followed by each home hosting a programme of tributes and themed memorials.
Highlights included: photographic displays, collective remembrance, two dove releasing ceremonies, and the essence of simply standing together.
Speaking ahead of the event, B&M Care’s Engagement & Wellbeing Promoter Ruth Webster said: “This is an opportunity to take time to reflect on the challenges we have responded to and of course, to fondly remember those who have since passed away.”
She continued: “We want to celebrate the friendships, support and team work that have been the foundation to maintaining our spirit and determination to best protecting residents and staff throughout the pandemic.”
In addition to our homes, B&M Care Head Office held a minute’s silence with each attendee being given a flower as a symbol of hope for a brighter, more prosperous future. Simultaneously, The Hideaway held a similar moment of reflection, followed by B&M Care Chairman Bill Hughes planting two rose bushes – ‘Remembrance’ and ‘New Beginnings’.
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