Christmas Jumper Day and International Day of People with Disability



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The Garth Today

What is going on in the home and community this month

Advent begins Thursday 1st December 2022 Advent is the 24 days leading up to Christmas, when Christians prepare for Christmas. It is often celebrated by lighting Advent Candles and opening the doors of Advent calendar.

Its Christmas 

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.

People look forward to giving and receiving presents on Christmas day and not forgetting Christmas dinner.

Please see life and leisure’s Christmas timetable.


Christmas Jumper Day 

Thursday 8th December

Rock up in your Christmas jumper on the 8th December. 

Residents and staff can take part in this if they like.

International Day of people with Disability.

Saturday 3rd December

December 3rd is international day of people with Disabilities, an annual occasion designated to join together to support people with Disabilities, and raise awareness of the importance of creating a future where people with disabilities can experience equal opportunities and face no barriers of all aspects of their lives — whether it be going about their day-to-day lives with adequate accessibility in their communities, joining the workforce, or being able to showcase their abilities and reach their goals without facing barriers.