On Friday 22nd July staff and residents at Bilton Hall Nursing Home in Bilton Hall Drive, Knaresborough held their Annual Garden Party for the first time in three years.
Residents and staff were delighted that both the Deputy Mayor of Harrogate, Cllr Robert Windass and local MP Andrew Jones were able to attend the event.
Both the Deputy Mayor and MP welcomed the opportunity to visit the home and meet with staff and residents. They both commented on how wonderful it was for the home to start holding events such as this and get some normality back.
The Garden Party provided an opportunity for everyone to say an official goodbye to Glenda Ibbotson, the previous Manager at Bilton Hall who retired in April this year after 13 years as the Manager.
The event was also attended by Bernie Suresparan, Executive Chairman, Liza Beukes, Managing Director and Tracy Johnson, Operations Director, all from the We Care Group, of which Bilton Hall Nursing Home is part of.
Those attending the event enjoyed a BBQ and disco, with dancing well into the evening.
Bernie Suresparan, Executive Chairman, We Care Group said “We all had a wonderful evening.” He continued “It was great that the Deputy Mayor and local MP were able to take time out of their busy schedules to join us as we said a massive thank you to Glenda for all she had achieved at the home and a fond farewell on her retirement. Everyone at We Care Group wishes her a long, healthy and happy retirement.”
Photo : left to right : MP Andrew Jones, Liza Beukes, Managing Director, We Care Group, Glenda Ibbotson, previous manager at Bilton Hall on her retirement, Bernie Suresparan, Executive Chairman, We Care Group, Tracy Johnson, Operation Director, We Care Group and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Robert Windass.