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Larkland House celebrates another successful Care Home Open Day

April 27th 2018

 

It was a day fit for a queen at Larkland House when it opened its doors to the community for a special open day event.

The team at Larkland House welcomed the people of Ascot to enjoy Care Home Open Day, a countrywide initiative set up to develop lasting relationships between care homes and local communities, and to dispel common myths about care home life.   

Residents and visitors raised a glass to the Queen on her 92nd birthday and celebrated with a royal-inspired party. The day included a special dog show with Buzz the West Highland Terrier and Daisy the Springer Spaniel being crowned as king and queen for the day. 

Guests also enjoyed a performance of wartime classics from local group, the Swingtime Sweethearts, which residents enjoyed singing along to before tucking into a special afternoon tea.  

Shawnwell Barker, home manager at Larkland House, said: “We had a fantastic time celebrating this year’s Care Home Open Day with a royal twist. A highlight for many on the day was of course the dog show, and we all agreed Buzz and Daisy make a wonderful royal couple!   

“We would like to say a big thank you to the people of Ascot for celebrating with us and making the day so special.” 

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Our team always takes the time to listen and learn about every residents’ life story, their likes and dislikes, hobbies and family. These details are then incorporated into their tailored care, helping them feel at home and valued.

With a wide range of life enriching daily activities, including baking, gentle exercise and crafts, residents can choose which, if any, they wish to take part in. This encourages independence and the continuation of cognitive agility. There are quizzes, exercise activities such as skittles, and even pamper sessions in the hair salon to enjoy. We have also embraced new technology and residents have access to electronic tablets, allowing them to stream concerts, or connect with loved ones.

Light and spacious en-suite rooms allow your loved one to decorate with treasured possessions, while comfortable lounges and spacious dining rooms provide plenty of space to relax or socialise. Larkland House offers a home from home for your loved one.

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London Road
Ascot
Berkshire
SL5 7EG

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