Local community visit to Sanford Nursing Home

Sanford House Nursing home in East Dereham are continually working to form ties within the local community and as part of this today the home and residents welcomed Year 7 students from the nearby Northgate High School in Dereham.

Today’s initial visit was a great success, with all involved having a great time. Moving forward the residents will have a weekly visit from 2 pupils who have been chosen by their Head of Year, Mrs Graves. During their visits they will chat with the residents about their interests, families and learn about what our residents did when they were younger.

Staff from the school and home all agreed it was very beneficial for the children and residents and we are even drawing up plans for everyone to work together to improve Sanford’s garden.

Sanford House is a modern purpose-built care home in Dereham, providing the highest standard of nursing care and nursing dementia care for up to 40 elderly people.

Rated ‘Good’ by the quality inspector, CQC, we continuously improve the lives of our residents through offering wide ranging activities and events both in and outside of the home.

If you would like to find out more about life at Sanford House, call us on 0808 223 5533 or manager.sanford@caringhomes.org.

Sanford House Nursing Home

Home Manager

Joan Auton

Address

Danes Fort Drive,
Swanton Road,
East Dereham,
Norfolk,
NR19 2SD

Contact
0808 223 5533
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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