The team at The Villa always enthusiastically gets stuck in when there is a job to be done and it is a great opportunity to learn more about the good old days.
Our diversional therapist, Diana must have needed the silver polished and she brought in a few items for the residents to restore to gleaming glory. There was much discussion about the best method, with many experienced residents coaching Diana about something they have done hundreds of times.
Some residents chatted about polishing silver tea sets and living in multi-generational households, where they polished the silverware for grandparents – all for love. With some coaxing, the men pitched in and joked about licking the silver spoons – perhaps dreaming they had been born into such auspicious households.