Swadlincote Care Home Takes the Crown in Annual Gardening Competition - Ideal Carehomes

Swadlincote Care Home Takes the Crown in Annual Gardening Competition

Residents from Cadley Hill View care home in Swadlincote are celebrating being crowned champions of care home provider, Ideal Carehomes’, annual Gardens in Bloom competition.

Gardens in Bloom aims to engage Ideal Carehomes’ teams, residents and the local community in creating wonderful outside spaces for everyone to enjoy.

Cadley Hill View was announced the winner of the national competition, which saw 36 care homes make their garden visions a reality.

The judges were particularly impressed by Cadley Hill View’s array of wildlife-friendly flowers, buzzing honeybee hives and fresh fruit and vegetable patches. 93-year-old resident and avid gardener, Jean Parkes, said,

‘I’ve done gardening all my life, it’s a good way to pass the time and it makes me happy being outdoors. I’m so pleased that we’ve won, and I’m so very happy to be a part of Cadley Hill View.’

Stacie Weaver, the Home Manager at Cadley Hill View, added, ‘Our residents talk about their garden most days and it certainly brings a smile to everyone’s face.

‘Real pride has been taken by the residents and team to get the garden looking so beautiful as well as making an effort to improve wildlife traffic, and we couldn’t be happier to have won the title this year!’

Managing Director at Ideal Carehomes, Stacey Linn, commended everyone at Cadley Hill View for their achievements in turning their garden into a space for all to enjoy. Stacey said,

‘All of our wonderful care homes have done an incredible job of bringing residents, teams and communities together to create beautiful outdoor spaces – you’re all winners in our eyes.

‘A huge congratulations to Cadley Hill View who have shown tremendous passion in creating a wildlife-friendly haven for everyone to enjoy and spend time with their loved ones.’

To find out more about Cadley Hill View’s wildlife-friendly garden, you can visit their Facebook page, call 01283 907 036 or email Cadleyhill.view@idealcarehomes.co.uk.

Cadley Hill View is a purpose-built luxury residential and dementia care home, located on Darklands Road in Swadlincote, and rated ‘GOOD’ by the CQC (Care Quality Commission). With 66 ensuite bedrooms, the home provides person-centred care and a full and varied activities programme. Cadley Hill View was recently named a Top 20 Care Home in the East Midlands and rated 10 out of 10 on review based care home search engine, carehome.co.uk.