6 April 2018
Hosting high tea at Teapot House is a highlight of the week for Arcare Hope Island residents.
A lovely setting is put together in the Sensitive Care Unit (aka Teapot House) using lovely china cups and saucers.
Delicious cakes and sandwiches from the kitchen fill the plates and any attendee will tell you how hard it is to stop at only one cake!
Beautiful background music tops off the experience which is the talk of the town well after the high tea is packed up for the day.
“The cakes look so lovely, I don’t know which one to choose!” remarked Denise Thompson.
While staff are more than happy to organise the weekly high tea, assistance by residents is always accepted.
There are always extra aprons on hand for those who wish to help set up, pack down or wash dishes.
Other residents also assist by serving tea or cake to other attendees.
Some residents have taken these tasks on with pride and are more than happy to roll up their sleeves to assist with such a popular event.
Being able to assist in putting on this event gives many residents a sense of accomplishment and gratification at a job well done.
On the other hand, some residents are more than happy to sit back and enjoy the ambiance, food and good company.
Whatever your preference, Teapot House is certainly an event to remember for the residents at Arcare Hope Island.
“Can we do this every day?” Joyce Timms asked with a smile.