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Eldercare

Holiday at Home

CCM is in regular contact with approximately 60 local elderly people.  We currently have about 15 regular attenders to our Monday Lunch Club but have the capacity for more.  Each year we run our very popular Holiday at Home programme.  This is comprised of six to eight excursions over the year.

Last year we  visited Matlock and Peak railway, Hampton Court Castle, Northleach in the Cotswolds, Stratford, and Upton upon Severn. Our local run event took place at Alexander House where an afternoon of fairground games and a Punch and Judy show proved popular.  Other local trips included a visit to the Herbert Art Gallery and a Christmas meal.

Carole Cuttler, Eldercare Co-ordinator, visits several local residential homes to run activities.  She also visits others in the local community and in hospital.
Holiday at Home programme Summer 2017
Tuesday 13 June
Afternoon tea on board MV Conway Castle
MV Conway Castle
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A relaxing two hour cruise in the Worcestershire countryside.
Time to enjoy Upton upon Severn and have a light lunch.
River cruise and coach - £25
Depart 10.00 am - Return 6.00 pm
Thursday 29 June
Red Cone Museum
Red Cone Museum
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The Cone lies at the heart of the Stourbridge glass quarter and was used to make glass until 1936.
It is now a heritage site where you can take a tour, see glass blowing demonstrations, and visit craft studios.
Lunch at the Red Cone Coffee House by the picturesque Stourbridge canal.
Coach and visit - £22 (Lunch not included)
Depart 10.00 am - Return 5.00 pm
Tuesday 25 July
BBC Tours
BBC studios
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A chance to see behind the scenes at the BBC studios at the Mailbx, Birmingham.
See where the Archers is recorded and where local news is made.
Coach and tour - £20 (Lunch not included)
Depart 9.30 am - Return 3.00 pm
Tuesday 15 August
Stoneleigh Abbey
Stoneleigh Abbey
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Join us for a tour around this ancient building
Step back to early medieval timnes, learn of Jane Austen and her family connections and take a walk in the garden.
Coach and tour - £20 (Lunch not included)
Depart 10.30 am - Return 4.30 pm
Tuesday 12 September
Belgrade Theatre
Railway Children poster
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Take a trip down memory lane and reliuve the thrill of the steam train puffing down the local line.
E Nesbit's classic novel The Railway Children is brought to life in a new stage production.
Tickets - £20 (Lunch not included)
Depart 11.00 am - Return 4.00 pm
Thursday 28 September
Beckford Silk
Beckford Silk
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A visit to this family-run business to see the design and production of silk and silk products.
Shop and bistro on site
Tour and Coach - £22 (Lunch not included)
Depart 10.00 am - Return 5.00 pm
The pictures below show some recent activities of the Monday Lunch Club
From left to right: a lunchtime concert, making Christmas decorations, Matlock and Peak Railway, Boat trip at UIpton upon Severn, Stratford Butterfly Farm and Hampton Court Castle.