Village Green team helps residents and families get their Christmas photos

Village Green team members helped residents and their loved ones usher in the holiday season recently by hosting an all-day Christmas photo day at the Selby, Ont. long-term care home.

Using a variety of props, including holiday scarves, hats, costume jewellery and other items, team members created a photo booth a few weeks ago for residents and their family members to have their pictures taken.

One Village Green team member, who wishes to remain anonymous, donated the backdrop that was used: a Christmas trees flanking a wooden gate topped with holly.

Residents and their family members now have mementos they can keep from Christmas 2022, says Village Green life enrichment co-ordinator Ulana Orrick, who served as photographer that day.

Ulana says team members from across the home worked to create a festive holiday theme that day which made the event successful.

“Our hairdresser donated her own time to help all our residents look their best before having their picture taken, and we had Christmas carols playing and a crockpot with hot apple cider for residents to enjoy while they waited their turn,” she tells The OMNIway.

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