Gracewell of Salisbury Resident Dream Fulfilled With Special VIP Football Day

Gracewell  |  October 26, 2017

Dreams came true for lifelong football fan and resident at Gracewell of Salisbury, Geoff Hull, after a VIP visit to Southampton F.C.’s St Mary’s stadium was organised especially by the home.

Sandra Smith, Home Admissions Advisor at Gracewell of Salisbury, arranged for a day packed full of football fun for the passionate 77 year old football fan, who has been a lifelong supporter of the club.

The afternoon entailed a VIP tour of Southampton Football Club, where Geoff enjoyed an exclusive visit to the stadium’s press lounge, the Chairman’s office, the trophy cabinet, as well as spending time pitch side.

Geoff was thrilled to be on the pitch and experiencing the stadium as a VIP guest, as visiting the football club has always been one of Geoff’s greatest ambitions, despite his health deteriorating in recent months.

The Gracewell team were delighted to be able to arrange this one in a life time opportunity for Geoff and the afternoon was a day to remember for everyone who attended and saw for themselves Geoff’s pure joy, being at the stadium.

The visit is emblematic of the dedication and support of team members at Gracewell at Salisbury and with experiences like this, the team shows continual efforts to ensure residents are able to lead happy, fulfilled lives, while expressing their interests and passions.

Sandra Smith, Home Admissions Advisor at Gracewell of Salisbury, said:

“We were absolutely delighted to be able to arrange this very special day for Geoff, who is a huge fan of Southampton F.C. The afternoon was so lovely and Geoff was so full of happiness while on his tour - It was wonderful to have been able to help him fulfil his ambitions and provide him with such joy along the way!”