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EASTENGLAND HEALTH NEWS

Monday February 17 2020

Local MP reminisces with care home residents


Great Horkesley Manor care home in Colchester has received a visit from local MP, Sir Bernard Jenkin, who spent the afternoon chatting with residents.



Local MP reminisces with care home residents

Residents had the opportunity to chat with Sir Jenkin about current affairs, their views on the local area and what will happen now the UK has left the European Union.

 

Commenting on his visit, Sir Bernard Jenkin said: “It was great to visit Great Horkesley Manor and look around the lovely home. I had a wonderful morning chatting with the residents.”

 

Resident Henry Keeble said: “It was lovely to have Sir Bernard visit Great Horkesley Manor and I enjoyed chatting with him.

 

“I spoke to him about what I did for my job before retirement and how I enjoyed working at Felixstowe Port.”

 

Alison Day, home manager at Great Horkesley Manor, said: “At Great Horkesley Manor we’re delighted to be part of our local community. That’s why it was such a pleasure to welcome Sir Bernard to look around out home and spend an afternoon discussing local issues with our residents.”

 

Great Horkesley Manor forms part of Larchwood Care and is managed by Healthcare Management Solutions. The care home is currently rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission. Across the Larchwood portfolio, the regulator ratings reflect the exceptionally high standards of care given and the drive of every team member to continually improve the care they give.



"It was lovely to have Sir Bernard visit Great Horkesley Manor and I enjoyed chatting with him."
Resident Henry Keeble






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