Care home residents and their families enjoyed all the fun of the fiesta when they enjoyed a taste of Mexico, without living Horwich.

And they even had a chance to celebrate the Cinco de Mayo festival.

Mexico was the first port of call on the 'Cruise Around the World' organised by St Catherine's Care Home armchair adventures.

The fun activity will take residents at the care home run by Four Seasons care homes across the UK, experiencing the sights, sounds, tastes and culture of destinations they’ve always wanted to visit.

The Bolton News: Residents enjoyed hitting in the piñata Residents enjoyed hitting in the piñata (Image: FSHGroup)

And 'the ship' will be docking at fondly remembered destinations, so residents can share their stories about their travels in the past and take a trip down memory lane.

The fiesta had all the ingredients to transport guests to central Mexico, with vibrant decorations, lively music and lots of maracas.

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After residents whacked the piñata and had a go at limbo dancing, the care home’s chefs prepared quesadillas, chilli and nachos..

Pat Williams a resident at the care home said: “It was brilliant, I really felt like I’d been on a cruise to Mexico!”

The Bolton News: Resident Ron having a go at limbo dancingResident Ron having a go at limbo dancing (Image: FSHGroup)The care home’s Magic Moments Coordinator, Cara Daley, said: “The preparations for our Cinco de Mayo fiesta started weeks ago with everyone at St Catherine's getting involved.

“Our residents made colourful decorations and props in their craft activities, so we were ready to party Mexican style.

“It’s been a very exciting first port of call on our world cruise and everyone enjoyed experiencing the Mexican culture and loved the food.

“We’re now deciding what our next destination will be, having already booked Paris for the Olympics in July and Lapland for the festive season in our cruise diary.”

St Catherine’s Care Home is located in Queen Street, Horwich, Bolton and provides residential, nursing, palliative and dementia care.

The home is rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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