Norfolk care home residents celebrate second COVID vaccination


Residents at Diamond House care home in Downham Market are celebrating receiving their second coronavirus vaccination.

The vaccinations were administered by Dr Scott of Bridge Street Surgery at the home in a COVID-secure environment. All residents have received their second vaccinations to date.

Home Manager Carly Stannard said: “This is a fantastic day for our residents and their families, and we are truly grateful to everyone who made this possible.

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“It has been a difficult time, and we still have some way to go, but we’ve been celebrating this wonderful milestone today because it means that at last, we can see a light at the end of the tunnel.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank my amazing colleagues, our wonderful residents and their family and friends who have supported us throughout the pandemic. When we can finally lift all restrictions – that will be the day we have a big party!”

Ann Prodromou, aged 93, a resident at Diamond House, said: “I am so grateful that I have received both doses of the vaccine.  Everyone at Diamond House has been fantastic all through the pandemic.  I know how hard they have worked and appreciate that it can’t have been easy, so I’d like to say a heartfelt thanks.”

Diamond House forms part of Larchwood Care and is managed by Healthcare Management Solutions. The home is currently rated ‘Good’ by the CQC.

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