Entries by Tom Newitt

Downham Market Care Home Marks Milestone Day

The residents of Downham Market care home Diamond House have good reason to celebrate after receiving their second COVID-19 vaccinations.  A light at the end of the tunnel has appeared for many of those who live and work in Larchwood Care Homes, as our residents and staff are now receiving their second coronavirus vaccinations. All […]

Accrington Care Home Centenarian Celebrates in Style

Accrington care home resident Evelyn Corris enjoyed a landmark birthday full of surprises at Hope House. Evelyn, who lives at the care home in Clayton-le-Moors celebrated her 100th birthday with a surprise performance from a socially distanced singer standing outside in the home’s garden. Evelyn also received a card from the Queen, which she was […]

Visits Resume at Reigate Care Home

Visits have resumed at Reigate-based care home Dungate Manor. Greeted by a typically warm Dungate Manor welcome, residents’ first nominated visitors have been reunited with their loved ones inside the home. New visiting guidance for care homes in England issued by the UK government allows each resident to nominate one designated person to visit indoors […]

East Kilbride Care Home Residents Celebrate Valentine’s Day With 63 Years Of Marriage

Kingsgate Care Home in East Kilbride ensured that lovebirds Helen and Danny Falloon celebrated Valentine’s Day in true romantic fashion. Particularly since the following day is their wedding anniversary! This year, the lovely couple celebrated 63 delightful years of marriage together. Helen and Danny enjoyed a restaurant-worthy meal along with their fellow residents at the […]

Accrington Care Home Residents Celebrate Valentine’s Day In Style

Hope House Care Home in Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington has ensured married couple Patricia and Michael Hill could celebrate Valentine’s Day in a truly romantic style. Pat and Michael enjoyed a private dining experience at the home to help make the day extra special. They enjoyed a restaurant-style meal in the home’s Oak Room. Staff at the […]

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Enhancing Care Home Residents’ Wellbeing – Larchwood Care is Giving it Some Oomph!

There is much excitement in the air at Larchwood Care Homes across the country thanks to a new online digital wellbeing platform. We are proud to have partnered with Oomph! The UK’s leading wellbeing business for older adults, to roll out their Oomph On Demand platform to all of our care homes in England, Wales […]

North Shields Care Home Delivers Valentine’s Cheer

The team at North Shields-based care home Appleby made sure that their residents had a special Valentine’s Day full of cakes, crafts and cheer. Ahead of the big day, the team at the home on Military Road were keen to share a little Valentine’s joy with classic love song-themed singalongs and craft activities. Residents adored […]