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Larkland House unveils new work of art at open day

July 12th 2019

 

There were celebrations all round when the team at Larkland House welcomed the local community in for a day of art-themed fun and games.

The team at Larkland House were joined by local people for 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.   

This year’s theme celebrated the role of arts within care, which is important in encouraging residents’ self-expression, and helps to create meaningful experiences.

On the day, residents and visitors had the opportunity to polish their artistic skills in an arts and crafts workshop, and were treated to a tasty cream tea specially prepared by Larkland House’s chefs. There was also live entertainment from a reminiscence singer, who got everyone’s toes tapping. 

As part of a nationwide competition for all Care UK homes, Larkland House also developed a work of art in the lead up to the open day, which was unveiled at the event.

Maggie Candy, home manager at Larkland House, said: “Everyone at Larkland House had an amazing time celebrating with the local community for Care Home Open Day 2019. This year’s theme of ‘Celebrating Arts in Care’ was a wonderful opportunity for us to showcase all the brilliant activities we get up to on a daily basis here at Larkland House.

“The people of Ascot have always been welcoming to us, so it was great to host everyone for a day of fun in the sun.”

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Set in glorious Ascot, Larkland House offers compassionate around the clock care for your loved one. Providing expert care, our team at Larkland House offers compassion, understanding and professional care for your loved one. There are comfortable lounges, sumptuous dining rooms, and bright, welcoming en-suite rooms.

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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