An Oxford-based care home has captured amazing pictures of residents and turned it into a calendar for 2022.

MHA Brookfield care home at Little Bury has created an annual calendar for 2022, with the help of 14 residents, who will feature in different months of the year.

The residents were dressed up and replicated famous paintings from years gone by, which include Victorian themed paintings. The pictures were taken and edited by Rebecca Phillipson, one of the home’s volunteers. 

The calendars will be on sale for £12 and can be purchased from reception at the home.

The home provides nursing and nursing dementia care for 66 residents in purpose-built, en suite accommodation.

Resident Andrew Reese will be appearing on the cover of the calendar and said he was first to put his hand up when the idea was discussed with him.

Mr Reese, (57) has been living at the home for more than 18 months and said: “I really liked the style of my picture and it was good fun.

“A table cloth and some fur was used for my costume and I really enjoyed being a part of this for the second time.”

Victoria Davidson, activity coordinator said: “This is the second time we have done something like this at the home, and I am very impressed with how the pictures have come out.

“Those who volunteered to be a part were very excited and could not wait to see what the pictures looked like.

“We used a lot of our own equipment at the homes to make props and costumes and it was something we all really enjoyed.

“The pictures have received a lot of interest, so we decided to put them up in the reception area and whenever we have people walking through they stop by and have a look.

“Last year we had a lot of interest in the calendar, people bought them as Christmas presents and so far this time we have already sold half of what we have bought.”

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