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Lynhales Hall Honours The Queen's Life

Posted: 20-09-2022

Masked healthcare workers and residents gather in the garden and lay a memorial wreath next to a picture of The Queen

Lynhales Hall Nursing Home in Lyonshall have held a ceremony of reflection to pay tribute to the life of Queen Elizabeth II. The ceremony took place on the day of Her Majesty’s funeral, 19th September, and united residents and staff members to lay a floral wreath as they honoured The Queen’s unwavering service to our nation.

The passing of Queen Elizabeth is deeply felt by residents, many of whom remember Her Majesty’s coronation and have watched The Queen’s reign through periods of immense change. Residents and team members gathered by the Jubilee pear tree, which was planted in June as part of ‘The Queen’s Green Canopy Initiative’. Resident, Norman, lay the wreath before each resident placed a white rose. 
Lifestyle Coordinator, Mary Ayles, said:
“It was an honour to pay tribute to The Queen’s life. Each of our residents wanted to be involved in the ceremony to pay their respects to the Queen’s dedicated service. It was a deeply moving occasion for both staff and residents.”
Everyone watched the televised funeral service before enjoying a delicious buffet and refreshments. During the period of mourning, a portrait of the monarch was displayed in the home for residents to pay their respects. Staff members and residents wore black lapel ribbons - a symbol of mourning, and an engaging programme of Royal-themed activities allowed residents to reminisce on The Queen’s illustrious reign. 
Operated by award-winning care home group, Rotherwood Healthcare, Lynhales Hall offers exceptional Nursing, Dementia and Complex Care. To find out more, please call 01544 340238