At Hawkhill House Care Home in Scotland, a delightful new activity called ‘Come Dine with Me’ has taken residents on a culinary journey down memory lane. With the aim of reigniting interests in food and promoting a healthy appetite, this initiative allows residents to take charge of their own dining experience, selecting their favourite meal and inviting cherished company to share in the joy.
Under the expert guidance of Hawkhill’s dedicated team, including talented Chefs, residents at Hawkhill House Care Home have been relishing the opportunity to cook their preferred dishes. The delectable aromas and the familiar sounds of sizzling pans in the kitchen have sparked a wave of happy memories, creating an atmosphere filled with warmth and nostalgia.
Mel Shearer, Home Manager at Hawkhill Care Home, expressed her delight, stating, “We believe that nutritious and appetising meals play a vital role in our residents’ well-being. Our ‘Come Dine with Me’ activity allows them to take an active role in their dining choices, promoting a sense of independence and satisfaction. It’s heart-warming to witness the joy it brings and the memories it evokes.”
One resident, Elsie, shared her enthusiasm, remarking, “It’s amazing to have the opportunity to cook my favourite food and bring back such happy memories. Thank you for making this happen!” Elsie’s salmon dish was made possible with the support of Joanna Siwińska and the entire team, who collaborated to ensure a memorable and enjoyable dining experience.
At Hawkhill House Care Home, fostering a sense of community and empowering residents to live fulfilling lives is at the core of their philosophy. Activities like ‘Come Dine with Me’ exemplify our commitment to providing person-centred care that goes beyond the ordinary, creating exceptional moments that truly make a difference.
Hawkhill House Care Home continues to explore innovative ways to enhance the lives of our residents, and the success of ‘Come Dine with Me’ further strengthens their dedication to ensuring a vibrant and engaging living environment for all.
Last Updated on 28th June 2023 by Shanice