Entries by Tom Newitt

Sing-a-longs and Sparkly Hats at Harmony House Care Home

Christmas may well be a distant memory, but the residents of Harmony House Care Home in Nuneaton have continued the party spirit long into January. Swiftly following the New Year festivities, we have a wave of birthdays to celebrate at the home. With two birthdays falling in the same week, we decided to organise a […]

Resolutions for 2020 at Oake Meadows Care Home

Residents of Oake Meadows Care Home in Taunton, Somerset, have been busy carrying out their New Year’s resolutions. The start of a new year and a new decade seemed the ideal opportunity for residents of the care home to set some goals and talk about their aspirations for the future. We spent a day gathering […]

Celebrating 101 Years at Mundy House Care Home

A wealth of generations have come together to celebrate a resident’s 101st birthday at Mundy House Care Home in Basildon Nora English enjoyed a party with fellow residents and members of her family, including her daughter Gill Simmons, who regularly praises Mundy House for the work it does, as well as its fantastic members of […]

CQC Success for Great Horkesley Manor Care home

Great Horkesley Manor Care Home in Great Horkesley, Colchester, has been praised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following its most recent inspection by the independent regulator. The home on Nayland Road was given an overall rating of ‘Good;’ following the CQC inspection. The CQC judges care homes on their levels of care, responsiveness, safety, […]

Four-legged Friends Bring Joy to Laureate Court Care Home

The residents of Laureate Court Care Home in Rotherham have been spending time with some very cute four-legged friends. The charity Pets as Therapy has been visiting the home with some of its specially trained therapy dogs. These pet therapy visits give residents the chance to spend time playing and bonding with the animals. This […]

Christmas Highlights from Highfield Care Home

Residents at Highfield Care Home in Bekesbourne, Canterbury, enjoyed a great selection of entertainment over the festive period. The home’s character lounge area proved to be the perfect backdrop for a couple of Christmas sing-alongs. The Bridge Choir joined the local vicar, dressed in Christmas jumpers, to lead the Highfield residents and staff in some […]

Christmas Fun at St Mary’s Care Home

It was a busy Christmastime for the residents of St Mary’s Care Home in Scunthorpe. The main highlight of the festive period at the home was the Christmas Fayre. On Saturday 14th December, relatives joined residents, staff, and visitors for an afternoon of Christmas food, games, entertainment, and the chance to meet Santa in his […]