Local care home helps paramedics warm up in wintery weather

Paramedics enjoying care home residents kindness sharing in bacon sandwiches and hot drinks

Staff and residents at Martins House care home in Stevenage helped paramedics keep warm by offering them hot drinks, bacon sandwiches and a warm reception.

The team at the home in Jessop Road, Pin Green greeted shivering paramedics as they dropped of a new resident arriving for a stay at Martins House.

On seeing how cold the crew were, the care home residents kindness was apparent as they took quick action inviting them in for a hot drink and bacon sandwiches. The crew also met with other residents of the home who helped keep their spirits up with a quick chit-chat.

The home’s manager, Julie Churchill said: “When they came to the door we could see just how cold they were. We did what anyone else would and offered up our hospitality.

“They do such a fantastic job and all of our residents are very thankful for the journey’s they make and care they provide. While our gesture was only small, I hope it helped cheer them up on what was a very wintery day.”