Entries by Tom Newitt

New Unit Helping to Reduce Hospital Stays in Taunton

A brand new unit at Larchwood Care’s Oake Meadows Care Home in Taunton is helping to reduce unnecessary hospital stays in the town. The new facilty has opened at the care home in partnership with Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Somerset County Council and Larchwood Care, to rehabilitate people recently discharged from hospital. The […]

Afternoon Tea, Cakes, And Romance At Briar House Care Home

The residents of Briar House Care Home in Kings Lynn have enjoyed an afternoon surrounded by love hearts and sweet treats as they celebrated Valentines Day. Loved ones were invited to join residents at the home for a delicious afternoon tea to mark the occasion. The Briar House team spent time decorating the dining room […]

Highfield House Care Home Residents Enjoy Birthdays, Elvis, and Unicorn Gardens

Residents of Highfield House Care Home in Bekesbourne, Canterbury, have enjoyed a busy programme of activities so far this year. The home’s dedicated Activities Coordinator puts together a varied weekly programme of things for residents to enjoy. These include group activities in the communal areas, as well as activities designed for those with reduced mobility […]

Making Wishes Come True At Cranford Care Home

Wishes are starting to come true for the lucky residents of Cranford Care Home in Aberdeen, thanks to their new ‘Wishing Tree’. The tree, which is placed in the reception area of the home, encourages residents to write a note expressing a wish that they would most like to come true. The first wish on […]

A Sing-a-Long Valentine’s Day at St Mary’s Care Home

Residents of St Mary’s Care Home in Scunthorpe marked the most romantic day of the year with Valentine’s themed crafts, live music, and a Valentine’s Day party. The home runs regular arts and crafts sessions, and residents particularly enjoy using these to create decorations for events in the home. In the run-up to 14th February, […]

Hope House Residents Enjoy Lunch and Retail Therapy in Skipton

A group of residents from Hope House Care Home in Clayton-le-Moors have enjoyed a spot of retail therapy and a leisurely lunch in the market town of Skipton. The home prides itself on being able to offer residents frequent trips out in the local area. This gives us great flexibility and allows residents to suggest […]

Hope House Care Home Residents’ Wishes Come True at Aladdin

The residents of Hope House Care Home in Clayton-le-Moors, near Accrington, have been whisked away to a mystical land with a performance of the pantomime Aladdin. The home, which has use of its own minibus, organises frequent trips for residents. There are many favourite destinations that residents like to visit, but the Hope House team […]