Tuesday October 15 2019

Nuneaton care home worker wins catch of the day at memorial fishing competition

Nuneaton care home worker wins catch of the day at memorial fishing competition

Harmony House Care Home based in Chilvers Coton, Nuneaton is celebrating the success of handy man, Martin Moore, at a fishing competition held in memory of one of its residents, Dennis Armitage.

To celebrate his lifelong love of fishing the memorial, Dennis the Fish Armitage Trophy fishing competition, was held over two lakes the Heron and the Grebe, one of which Dennis used to own. Martin fished on the Grebe, winning the cup with a combined weight of 164lbs.

Dennis’ brother, Pete Armitage said: “We are a big family and Dennis had many pals in the fishing community. We decided the best memorial to Dennis’ life was to hold a fishing competition.”

Martin, the handy man at Harmony House, said: “I was delighted to win the ‘biggest overall catch of the day’ prize. It’s a great trophy and the competition was a fitting tribute to Dennis.”

Karin Scott, home manager at Harmony House, said: “At Harmony House all of our staff work closely with our residents, their families and the wider community. It is heart-warming to see the success of the fishing competition and its celebration of Dennis’ life.”

Harmony House Care Home forms part of Larchwood Care and is managed by Healthcare Management Solutions. 79% of Larchwood Care Homes are rated as ‘Good’ or above by the CQC, above the industry average.

"I was delighted to win the biggest overall catch of the day prize. Its a great trophy and the competition was a fitting tribute to Dennis."
Martin Moore, the handy man at Harmony House

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