As most of you will be aware the guidance regarding visiting in care homes is changing.  We have not yet received the full guidance from the Department of Health and Social Care but from what we have received confirmation that there will no longer be a limited number of named visitors for each resident as per the last guidance of one essential care giver and three nominated visitors per person.  We as a provider welcome this guidance but we must remain cautious to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our home.

We ask that you continue to book your visits to visit your loved ones either as an inside visit or pod visit by contacting the home, this will enable us to control the amount of people at each home at any one time.

We will still ask that you either provide evidence of a negative LFT on arrival or conduct a test at the home prior to entry.  Risk assessments will continue to be completed by the staff to ensure that we are reducing the risk of COVID-19 entering our homes and protecting your loved ones.

When we receive the full guidance, we will ensure if there is anything different to the above information will be send out an update.

We would like to thank you again for your continued support and understanding with the ever-changing guidance which forges our policies and procedures.

Many thanks, Rachel

See below few snippets of what’s been happening at Inwood in the past few weeks…

Themed Activity Nights

We have all enjoyed our party themed nights, we had a cheese and wine night and we celebrated Burns night. Both went down really well all our residents said they had a great time. Shelia said ” everyone has done well getting all the food out and the decorations look lovely pour me another wine”.

Dementia Cat

Horbury Rotary club have kindly donated 3 Dementia cat’s for our Residents The use of robot companion pets for people in care homes has been extensively studied. The results are largely positive and suggest that they are valuable in enhancing wellbeing, communication and behavioural aspects.

New Arrivals

Everyone at the home is looking forward to our special delivery from Incredible Eggs, and we’re going to hatch some baby ducklings around 14th April.

The residents and staff are looking forward to welcoming them to Inwood.

Valentine’s Day

Today the residents enjoyed a Valentine’s meal at Inwood House,

Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14. It originated as a Christian feast day honouring one or two early Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine and, through later folk traditions, has become a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and love in many regions of the world.