Louise Damms, home manager at Cheviot Court, said: “The residents were delighted when they found out that they had been invited to the centre for Princess Anne’s visit. She is very popular with residents and the team alike and greatly admired for her charity work.”
Resident and former hospital matron Nancy Robinson presented the Princess with a bouquet on behalf of everyone at the home and she explained to Princess Anne that the residents visit the centre on Tuesday mornings for a regular coffee morning.
Twelve residents, and activities coordinator James Moore, were at the event where they took part in chair-based arm exercises.
Resident Annie Porter said: “I really enjoyed meeting her. She was very sociable and spent time talking to us. I was very happy to be invited to join in the activities.”
More information about Cheviot Court care home can be found at www.careuk.com/