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Veterans decorate care home red and white to celebrate St George's Day

Sarah Mason 27th Apr, 2021

VETERANS painted Solihull’s Royal Star and Garter Home red and white to celebrate St George’s Day.

They enjoyed music, crafts, quizzes and delicious food to celebrate the patron saint of England on April 23.

Residents living with dementia made St George’s flags from tissue paper.

They enjoyed a quiz – which featured rounds on English history, food and drink and monarchs – and snacks including crisps and pickles.

Lilian, a resident at the Solihull home, said: “Staff always come up with clever and creative ways to keep us entertained. It was a really nice day.”

Royal Star and Garter provides loving, compassionate care to veterans and their partners living with disability or dementia, and celebrates special days in the calendar such as Burns Night, Valentine’s Day, and other UK patron saints days.

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