Riverdale celebrate their 5th anniversary
On Wednesday the 27th September Riverdale Care Home marked a very special occasion, 5 memorable years since the grand doors opened to all our wonderful residents in Braintree, Essex. The occasion was marked by Diana Garrod, current Chairman of Braintree District Council, alongside Co- Founders Mr and Mrs Patel, Care Home Manager, Renata Sulugiuc, all staff and residents.
It was a very special afternoon whereby a grand reveal of a brand-new Westgate Healthcare plaque was performed by the Chairman. The beautiful acrylic plaque was designed with the Riverdale Care Home logo and iconic butterfly, with the date ‘September 2023’ stating ‘to mark the 5th anniversary’.
Staff eagerly gathered outside in anticipation of the great reveal. Care Home Manager Renata and Office Manager, Suzanne Gibson even went to great efforts of creating a handmade, beautiful drawstring curtain especially for the reveal.
Home Manager Renata communicated ‘It was a very special occasion and I feel very honoured that I was able to be part of such a significant milestone, I feel incredibly proud of everything we have all achieved as a team. I want to thank all of our amazing hard working staff and our wonderful residents, I hope everyone had a brilliant time celebrating this important anniversary for Riverdale and for us all’.
In true Riverdale style- all stops were pulled out, fresh cakes and sweet treats were baked, fizz and an array of soft drink options were served, all followed by fantastic musical entertainment from the wonderful Joanna who sang classics such as Abba and Petula Clarke! Residents, family and staff members danced the afternoon away, clapping to some of their favourite songs.
Customer Relations Manager, Lynda Inch said ‘It is wonderful to be part of such a fantastic team, we had a fabulous time celebrating our 5th anniversary with all or our residents, their friends and families and brilliant staff, it was such a lovely day’.