Feb 22, 2021
Team members and residents at an Eastcote care home have been celebrating after receiving Covid-19 vaccinations for almost everyone living and working in the home.
With the support of Devonshire Lodge Practice, the vast majority of residents and team members at Care UK’s Whitby Dene, on Whitby Road, were given the first dose of the vaccination.
One of the first in the queue for the vaccination was 77-year-old Rodney Hughes who said: I’m grateful to have the vaccine not just to protect me but also to the amazing staff that help me.”
Salima Tanimu Boateng, Home Manager at Whitby Dene, said: “We were so pleased that residents in our home have had the vaccination. I would like to offer my thanks to the NHS team at Devonshire Lodge Practice. 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.
Whitby Dene has been designed to deliver the very best standards of care and to enable residents to live active and fulfilled lives. The home provides residential, respite and specialist dementia care.
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For more general information, please visit careuk.com/whitby-dene
316 Whitby Road, Eastcote, Greater London, HA4 9EE
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