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Singing carer treats Preston care home residents to live performance

Posted on - 25th April, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - People, Preston News, Proud Preston
Hayley Eccles sang for residents at the care home

A singing carer has been entertaining residents of Longridge Hall Care home.

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Hayley Eccles, 22, who works as a carer at the Preston home, was a semi-finalist on ITV show The Voice in 2017.

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The talented signer, who made it all the way to the live knockout round of the competition after securing a place on Will.I.Am’s team, was joined outside the home with her father Geno.

The pair put on an hour long show in the gardens of Longridge Hall Care Home, a specialist residential, dementia residental and short-term respite care home.

Hayley and her dad, Geno

Hayley, who started singing when she was five years old, said: “I love singing and watching the joy it brings to people’s faces is amazing. Singing really lifts people’s spirits. It’s extra special to sing with my dad.”

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Tracey Hartley, Registered Manager of Longridge Hall Care Home, said: “We love putting on specially themed days for our residents. Everyone loves Hayley and Geno and it was great to hear so many residents singing along in the sunshine.”

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