Skelton care home apologises for accidentally calling itself 'Skeleton Court' in advert

Anchor, which runs Skelton Court care home, apologised for the error. Credit: @slowbones

A care company has apologised after it accidentally called one of its homes "Skeleton Court" in an advert.

The advert for Skelton Court Care Home, in the village of Skelton, near Saltburn-by-the-Sea, appeared in a bus stop.

It prompted a slew of jokes on social media after a picture was posted by Twitter user @slowbones.

He wrote: "A new care home has opened in my parents' village of Skelton.

"Bold choice of name considering the age of many residents."

A spokesperson for Anchor, which runs the home, said: “We’re really sorry for the error in the ad.

"We’re getting it removed as soon as possible and looking into how it happened.”

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