The residents and staff at Haslington Lodge Care Home in Greenhithe are twirling with excitement as they embrace the spirit of the popular TV show, Strictly Come Dancing.
The care home has been buzzing with anticipation since the news broke that the first two names on the Strictly Come Dancing 2023 line-up have reportedly been revealed.
Though the official names have not yet been announced, the care home decided not to wait to get into the dancing mood.
In a heart-warming and inspirational performance, Kyle, a dedicated volunteer at the care home, and Mo, the home’s beloved cleaner, took to the floor to show off their ballroom dancing skills. The mother-son duo wowed everyone with their graceful moves and impeccable coordination, earning a resounding score of 10 from the judging panel comprising of residents and staff.
Tracey Crittenden, Activities Coordinator at Haslington Lodge Care Home, couldn’t contain her excitement. She said, “This was such a special moment for everyone here. Kyle and Mo’s performance was not just entertaining, but it brought so much joy and energy to our care home community. It’s amazing to see how dance can uplift spirits and bring people together.”
One resident, who is a huge fan of Strictly Come Dancing, said, “I’ve watched every season of Strictly and I can’t wait for it to be back. But today, seeing Kyle and Mo dance was like having our very own Strictly show right here! They were absolutely fabulous!”
Kyle and Mo, who have been practicing their routine for weeks, were overwhelmed by the response. Mo shared, “Dancing with my son in front of all these wonderful people was a dream come true. We wanted to bring a little bit of the Strictly magic to Haslington Lodge and we did it in style.”