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Panto fun at West Farm


The magic of pantomime came alive at West Farm Care Centre recently with the delightful performance of Jack and the Beanstalk, bringing smiles and laughter to the residents. The visit not only entertained but also played a crucial role in enhancing the wellbeing of the residents. Live performances like these have been shown to stimulate cognitive function, evoke memories, and provide a communal experience that can help combat feelings of isolation.

Our manager at West Farm, Zahra Karimi, said: “The joy and engagement from the residents were clear to see. Events like these are essential in keeping spirits high and fostering a sense of community within our care home. We had such a good afternoon with lots of wide smiles on many faces.”

Live entertainment is a powerful tool that reinvigorates residents and gives them a shared moment of wonder and delight. The laughter and applause that filled the room served as a heartwarming reminder of the timeless power of storytelling and the arts in bringing people together.


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