Sedgley Court care home in Dudley are supporting All Saints Church with the Black Country Food Bank by asking their community for donations.
The staff and residents at Sedgley Court have set up a food bank donation station in the foyer of the care home and would like to encourage their community to give anything they can.
Amy-Leigh Arnold, the Home Manager at Sedgley Court, said,
‘The Black Country Food Bank is an integral part of our community, and we would like to give back in any way we can. If you’d like to help, please pop into Sedgley Court with your donations – you’re welcome to stay for a cuppa!’
Reverend Calum Burke, the parish priest at All Saints Church often visits the residents at Sedgley Court to deliver communion. He said,
‘The Black Country Food Bank exists to feed local people in crisis. We live in a society where during the winter many in our community have to decide between heating or eating. I’m sure we all dream of a world where food banks don’t exist, but whilst they do it’s so important that we support our community by giving what food we can.’
87-year-old resident, Joan Marr, said,
‘I’m very grateful to Reverend Calum for coming to the home. I always attended church before moving to Sedgley Court, I enjoy the hymns and the communion very much.’
You can donate tinned foods and sauces, cereals, long life milk, packet mash potato, toilet rolls, roll on deodorant, shampoo, and shower gel at Sedgley Court care home, Brick Kiln Way, Dudley, DY3 4BA. For more information, call 01384 928404 or email Sedgley.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sedgley Court is a brand-new purpose-built luxury residential and dementia care home, operated by Ideal Carehomes, recently rated ‘Good’ by the Quality Care Commission. With 66 ensuite bedrooms, the home provides person-centred care and a full and varied activities programme.