Local care home joins hundreds of other care home residents for Barchester's Big Bingo Bonanaza

Staff and residents from Barchester’s Hall Park care home, in Bulwell, joined fellow keen dabbers from over 250 Barchester care homes and hospitals across the whole of the UK, including Wales, Scotland, Jersey and the Isle of Wight, to compete in the biggest game of bingo Barchester has ever seen!
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The inaugural Barchester Big Bingo Bonanza took place on 27th February 2024 when Hall Park care home got super competitive and took on its sister homes from all over the country to find out which Barchester home or hospital was a dab hand at bingo. It was eyes down for a full house as the homes battled it out to find out who would prevail.

General Manager, Jodie Rakhra said: “We’ve got some real bingo fanatics at our home, we are very competitive - our residents love taking part in anything where winning is involved, you could hear a pin drop in here when we were all playing.”

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Winifred Gratorex, aged 103 is a resident at Hall Park care home and her daughter Hillier said: “It has been such a fun afternoon, we always love a game of bingo together. It was wonderful to see everyone in all the other homes joining in. we really enjoyed getting together with my fellow residents to take on the other homes – it is amazing how competitive everyone gets!”

103 years old Win and her daughter Hillier enjoying a game of bingo103 years old Win and her daughter Hillier enjoying a game of bingo
103 years old Win and her daughter Hillier enjoying a game of bingo

Barchester Hall Park care home is run by Barchester Healthcare, one of the UK’s largest care providers, which is committed to delivering high-quality care across its care homes and hospitals. Hall Park care home provides dementia care, residential care, respite care and short stay.

For more information please contact Jodie Rakhra, General Manager at Barchester Hall Park care home on 0115 9758750, or email [email protected].

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