Musical Legacy Leaves Care Home Residents Singing

by Aimee Lawrence

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Instrument is the key to PR success.

Scenes of families and friends gathered round a piano to enjoy a sing-song rings true for a care home in Selkirk thanks to an unusual legacy.

Bessie Inglis, who was a resident at Bield’s Mungo Park Court, chose to leave the piano in her will giving other residents the pleasure of being able to continue playing and singing along to it.

Raeside and + Chisholm featured news of Bessie’s bequest which left staff and residents overwhelmed.

Kevin Rowe, fundraiser at Bield, said: “Our residents have benefited a great deal from these kind legacies.

“From previous donations we have been able to build such things as new gardens, conservatories and summer houses which have gone a long way in ensuring both our residents and staff are getting the most out of their experience with Bield.”

The full article can be read on the Raeside + Chisholm website and was secured on behalf of Bield thanks to Holyrood Partnership.

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