Norfolk care home taking residents on world tour

Woodspring House in Fakenham celebrates a different country every month. This month they celebrated

Woodspring House in Fakenham celebrates a different country every month. This month they celebrated Germany's famous Oktoberfest. Picture: Lisa Black - Credit: Archant

A Norfolk care home is taking its residents on a world tour - without them leaving the building.

Woodspring House in Fakenham celebrates a different country every month. This month they celebrated

Woodspring House in Fakenham celebrates a different country every month. This month they celebrated Germany's famous Oktoberfest. Picture: Lisa Black - Credit: Archant

Woodspring House in Fakenham celebrates a different country every month to entertain its residents and staff.

This month they celebrated Germany’s famous Oktoberfest.

Hosted by Amy Reynolds, Woodsprings’ activity leader, the home was decorated with German flags, and festival decorations and balloons.

The residents spoke about their own memories of visiting the country, as well as sampling some of the nation’s food and drink prepared by the cooks.

Woodspring House in Fakenham celebrates a different country every month. This month they celebrated

Woodspring House in Fakenham celebrates a different country every month. This month they celebrated Germany's famous Oktoberfest. Picture: Lisa Black - Credit: Archant


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They were then entertained with some famous oompah music.

Betty Brown, 92, said: “I had the best day. I especially loved the oompah music.”

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Management at Woodspring said: “We wanted to do something fun and different with our residents and staff, and they all thoroughly enjoyed it.”

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