Ghosts and Games: Celebrating Halloween in our Care and Support services
This Halloween, some of our care and support residents took part in a spooky competition.
Residents and support workers alike threw themselves into the spirit of things and had a thrilling time! We were blown away by their creativity and enthusiasm.
The three categories were: ‘best fancy dress’, ‘best activities’ and ‘best decorations’.
Congratulations to all our winners and runners-up!
Best Fancy Dress
Winner: The Mount
Our residents embraced the spooky theme with enthusiasm and style. They put up cobwebs in the communal lounge and got dressed up for the evening.
The Mount is an independent living scheme for people aged over 55.
Runner-Up: Pioneer House
Residents from our supported housing schemes across Chelmsford got together for a party. Everyone got dressed up, whether as a witch, a ghostbuster or a pirate.
Pioneer House is a supported housing scheme for people who have a disability.
Winner: Bramble Court
Our young residents spent hours chatting and playing games, including ‘pin the nose on the witch’. Creativity flowed as they did face painting, made spooky rhinestone coasters and eerie fridge magnets. The night ended with spooky cartoons, hot chocolate and marshmallows.
Bramble Court is a supported housing scheme for people aged 16 to 25 who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Runner-Up: Eagle Dwellings
Our residents got together to carve faces into pumpkins – the scarier the better!
Eagle Dwellings is a supported housing scheme for people who are experiencing homelessness.
Winner: Ferguson Close
Our residents transformed their home into a bewitching wonderland. They made decorations out of jam jars, paper and string, then celebrated their hard work with a feast!
Ferguson Close is a supported housing scheme for people who have a disability.
Runners-Up: Douglas Road
Our residents transformed their scheme into a haunted house, then got into costume and partied!
Douglas Road is a supported housing scheme for people who have a disability.
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