Care home opens its doors for summer fete

Press Release | 01/08/2018

A care home for blind and partially sighted older people is opening its doors to the public on Saturday for its first ever summer fete.

Jenny’s Well in Paisley is specially designed for people vision impairment and has more than 50 residents.

Seated lady holds a balloon and smiles at the camera The home, which is run by sight loss charity Royal Blind, was officially opened by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP in March.

Now people living in the local area are being invited into the home for the summer party, which will include fun activities for all the family with stalls, crafts, hair braiding, face painting and brick-a-brack as well as cakes and refreshments and entertainment from a live DJ.

All of the proceeds from the event will go towards supporting Royal Blind.

Jenny’s Well manager, Stewart Whyte, said: “This is our first summer at Jenny’s Well Care Home and we wanted to celebrate with a day of fun for the whole community.

“We’ve been made to feel so welcome in Paisley and we really appreciate the support we’ve had so far which is why we want to invite people in the local area to come along to the home and take part in some family friendly summer activities.

“Everyone at Jenny’s Well is really looking forward to the fete and we expect it to be a great day.”

The fete will run on Saturday 4 August from 2pm-4pm at Jenny’s Well, 196 Hawkhead Road, Paisley, PA2 7BS.