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Care home residents raise cash for dementia charity

PUBLISHED: 15:00 06 March 2012

Doris Flanaghan, Elaine Robertson and Grace Lissner

Doris Flanaghan, Elaine Robertson and Grace Lissner

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Residents shared tea and cakes with visitors when they held a fundraising afternoon in their nursing home in support of a dementia charity.

The event, Time for a Cuppa, held at Hawthorn Green Nursing Home in Redman’s Road, Stepney last week, charged each visitor £1.

Cash raised will support Admiral Nurses, specialist staff who offer practical and emotional support to people affected by Alzheimer’s.

The home’s manager Rosalind Mbaki said: “Many of our residents have dementia so this is a charity which is extremely close to our hearts.”


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