Entries by Tom Newitt

Interactive Nutrition And Hydration At Fareham Care Home

At Cams Ridge Care Home in Fareham, we strive to make sure that our residents live healthy and active lifestyles. To help ensure that residents always have access to healthy food and snacks, staff at our Hampshire-based care home have introduced a brand-new soup and smoothie station for residents to enjoy. Each day at the […]

Blairgowrie Care Home Resident Receives Gift Fit For A Saint

A resident at Blairgowrie-based care home Muirton House has been left in awe after receiving a surprise delivery from his local footballing heroes. Lifelong Saints fan Stuart McGregor was gifted a signed ball and personalised gift set from St Johnstone, his boyhood club, after being contacted by one of Stuart’s carers at the home. Stuart’s […]

High Street Appears At Care Home In Hamilton

Staff at Avonbridge Care Home in Hamilton have surprised their residents by redecorating the walls at the home with a brand-new mural. The staff decided to create the mural depicting a typical Scottish high-street after overhearing residents talk about their desire to go shopping in the local town centre once lockdown restrictions allow. The brightly […]


All bets were off at Highfield Care Home in Canterbury in June as residents made their own hats and fascinators for a Royal Ascot-themed fun day. Residents at the care home on Bekesbourne Lane, shared their stories about previous visits to the races as they recreated the annual event with the help of activities co-ordinator […]

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Larchwood Life Newsletter – Late Summer 2020 Edition

As we head towards Autumn, we are delighted to deliver the latest edition of the Larchwood Life Newsletter. Despite visiting restrictions, our teams have worked hard to ensure our residents have enjoyed a fun-packed summer. With plenty of sunny days over the last few months, our residents have been able to make the most of […]

Accrington Care Home Resident Receives Heart-Warming Gift

At Hope House Care Home in Accrington, our staff are always looking for ways to help residents feel connected to their loved ones. That is why Sheila O’Connor, a resident at Hope House, recently received a heart-warming gift from one of the team members at the home. Night carer Charmaine Douglas noticed that Sheila likes […]


Residents at St Mary’s care home in Scunthorpe were served an ace after staff members organised a table tennis competition at the home to celebrate ‘Wimbledon fortnight.’ Residents were determined not to show their disappointment at the cancellation of the iconic Wimbledon Championship. So they spent the afternoon executing backhands and returning serves as part […]

Tales From A Former Footballer At Scunthorpe Care Home

We love hearing our residents’ stories at St Mary’s care home in Scunthorpe, and are often surprised by the things we hear. One of our most delightful surprises came when one of our residents announced that they were part of a title-winning professional football team. Len Sharpe played as a right-back for a number of […]