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Covid-19 vaccinations rolled out at Stowmarket care home

February 2nd 2021

Team members and residents at a Stowmarket care home have been celebrating after they became one of the first homes in the area to receive Covid-19 vaccinations for almost everyone living in the home.

Cedrus House Iris Farnish_0With the support of Stowhealth, the vast majority of residents at Care UK’s Cedrus House, on Bittern Crescent, were given the first dose of the vaccination.

One of the first in the queue for the vaccination was 92-year-old resident, Iris Farnish, who said: “I was delighted to be one of the first to have the vaccine – it’s brought hope for everyone as well as reassurance for my family too.”

Michelle Webster, Home Manager at Cedrus House, said: “We are so pleased that residents in our home have had the vaccination. I would like to offer my thanks to the NHS team at Stowhealth. They were incredibly efficient, friendly, and made sure everything went smoothly, which was much appreciated.

“This is the first step towards getting back to normal, and we couldn’t have asked for a better way to kick off the year. We’re looking forward to receiving our second dose of the vaccine as soon as we’re able.”

Care UK is keen to stress that the vaccine doesn’t provide full protection against the virus so its teams will continue to follow their stringent infection control measures including regular deep cleaning, regular testing, the use of masks and other PPE, social distancing, air purifiers and temperature checks to keep everyone safe.

Cedrus House is a modern care home which provides full-time residential, nursing and dementia care, as well as short-term respite care. Designed to enable its residents to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives, the care home has its very own cinema and hair salon, and there is plenty of space both in and outdoors for relaxation and recreation. 

To find out more about Cedrus House, please contact Senior Customer Relations Manager, Angela Hodge, on 01449 797350 or email angela.hodge@careuk.com

For general information, please visit careuk.com/care-homes/cedrus-house

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Cedrus House in Stowmarket has been designed with residents’ wants and needs in mind. Each comfortable bedroom features a private en-suite and facilities around the home include a modern café, cinema room and a hair and beauty salon - perfect for a pampering session. The team deliver regular activities in bright, welcoming communal areas, giving residents plenty of choice when deciding what to do.

Cedrus House
Bittern Crescent
Stowmarket
Suffolk
IP14 5XG (For sat nav please use IP14 5GD)

0333 321 1987

  • Dementia care
  • Nursing care
  • Residential care
  • Nursing dementia care
  • Respite care
  • End of life care
  • Day club