Jubilee decorations stolen from outside care home just hours after being set up

Bescot Lodge, Bescot Road, Walsall
Bescot Lodge, Bescot Road, Walsall

The decorations had been stolen from Bescot Lodge, a treatment household situated on Bescot Road, Walsall, and has remaining staff and inhabitants incredibly upset.

They experienced been set up just following lunchtime on Friday, but by 8:30pm, the bulk had been stolen.

The Jubilee celebrations will be the very first occasion held at the household due to the fact the pandemic, and team ended up hoping to make it a exclusive a single.

Elaine Turley, manager of the property, would welcome any donations or enable to get the house back again and completely ready to celebrate.

She said: “We experienced set up flags, pennants, photos of the Queen, balloons and all sorts of decorations.

“We had spent months placing it all up, and naturally we have incurred prices as effectively.

“We imagined we would get in advance and set factors up a bit early, and then this transpires.

“In terms of income, we are conversing, from start to complete, £300 at the very least.

“We have organised a yard bash for them, but matters are additional tricky to established up with this happening.

A good deal of the items which experienced been utilized to beautify the house were being donate by the families of locals.

Elaine extra: “They are rather upset that somebody would see them and steal them.

“Folks can see we are a care household, there’s a massive indication outdoors.

“It would be great if the group could support us out.

“They have waited how numerous a long time for this, they have scarcely been out the building for a long time with Covid.

“It doesn’t make sense, primarily with the inhabitants becoming vulnerable.”

The house has 26 one rooms and cares for inhabitants with dementia and sensory impairment, with most owning memory of the Queen getting the throne.

In the past, Xmas lights have been stolen from outdoors the setting up way too.

Anybody who could help the dwelling make the situation an pleasant and memorable expertise can get hold of them by means of electronic mail at [email protected]