Cotman are all shook up by Elvis

The residents at Cotman House Care Home in Felixstowe, were entertained by their very own Elvis this month.

Elvis serenaded the residents and care team with songs such as ‘Love me tender’, ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ and ‘Hound Dog’. Some of the ladies were massive fans of Elvis when they were younger and loved having Elvis dancing and singing around the home. The power of music, especially singing, to unlock memories and kickstart the grey matter is an increasingly key feature of care. It really lifts the mood of the residents, providing reminiscence of their younger years.

Some of the residents got up and danced with the care team, whilst others reveled dancing in their chairs, singing and clapping along.

Thank you for a fantastic afternoon, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Cotman House provides residential care in a purpose built environment for up to 61 elderly people over looking the Felixstowe Bay.

If you would like to find out more about life at Cotman House and the care we offer, or to request a meeting with our Home Manager, please contact us on 0808 223 5321 or cotmanhouse@CaringHomes.org

Cotman House

Home Manager

Rebecca Bewley

Address

Cotman House,
Garfield Road,
Felixstowe,
Suffolk,
IP11 7PU

Contact
0808 223 5321
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
To Whom it may concern,

RE: A message from the CEO and Clinical Director

At Caring Homes we are following the latest Government advice and stopping visitors to all our homes, except for essential visits by healthcare professionals who will be required to adhere to strict protocols.

We understand that this may be very difficult for families but we are clear in our duty to ensure we protect the health, safety and wellbeing of our Residents and Colleagues as our top priority.

We want you to know that you can contact your loved ones through calls, emails, video and social media and we will support our Residents to view any messages you send over. We are confident that the teams in our homes are doing all they can to ensure that life remains as comfortable and sociable as possible. There will be a full programme of activities delivered by our in-house health and wellbeing teams.

We hope you will understand and support these actions and any further subsequent measures we might need to put in place.

Yours sincerely