A great reason to eat cake at Latham Lodge

Latham Lodge colleagues and residents tucked in when they held a “time for a cuppa” and cake afternoon recently at their home in Purbrook, Portsmouth.

The event had many colleagues baking delicious cakes and bakes to raise money for Admiral Nursing.

Home manager Sylvia Morse-Carter said “It was very well attended and there were plenty of sumptuous cakes, home made donations from many of the staff at Latham. We also had Sharon Simpson, a research nurse from Solent NHS, attend and support the event.  She spent most of her time selling cake!”

The event raised more than £70 so well done to everyone involved.

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who give expert practical, clinical and emotional support to families living with dementia to help them cope. They are registered nurses, and have significant experience of working with people with dementia before becoming an Admiral Nurse. Most work for the NHS in communities, helping people with dementia to stay at home for longer. They also work in other settings, including care homes, hospitals and hospices.

Latham Lodge care home in Purbrook, Portsmouth has been sensitively converted to provide the highest standards of nursing care for up to 37 elderly people in an environment that retains a real sense of home.

If you would like find out more about life at Latham Lodge please contact us on 0808 223 5519 or email manager.latham@CaringHomes.org.

Latham Lodge

Home Manager

Sylvia Morse-Carter

Address

139 Stakes Road,
Purbrook,
Portsmouth,
Hampshire,
PO7 5PD

Contact
0808 223 5519
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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