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Rose House: Building Strong Community Links in Armthorpe with Local Headteacher Visit

Rose House care home in Armthorpe opening in April, is delighted to announce a significant step towards fostering strong community ties with a recent visit from Nicola Worthington, the Headteacher of Southfield Primary School.

Taking place on the 21st March 2024, the meeting brought together Tracey Reynolds, Home Manager of Rose House and Nicola Worthington to discuss collaborative efforts between the care home and the local primary school.

Recognising the importance of connecting with the surrounding community, Tracey and Nicola explored avenues for cooperation that would benefit both the residents of Rose House and the students at Southfield Primary School.

Commenting on the significance of this initiative, Tracey, Home Manager of Rose House emphasized, “It was lovely to meet Nicola and start building the relationship with our local primary school. Building intergenerational relationships is so important to our residents’ wellbeing.”

She further added, “Intergenerational activities, such as this, foster inclusivity and harness the wealth of positive experiences and wisdom that our older generation can share with the younger generation.”

Echoing these sentiments, Jo, Deputy Manager at Rose House expressed enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, “Looking forward to working alongside Southfield School, and looking forward to hearing about all the adventures we will get up to.”

The partnership between Rose House and Southfield Primary School signifies a commitment to enriching the lives of both residents and students through shared experiences and meaningful interactions.

Rose House looks forward to further strengthening these community links and creating opportunities for intergenerational engagement that foster a sense of belonging and connection for all involved.