Choosing the right home

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Choosing a care home for yourself or a loved one is possibly one of the most important decisions you will make. In order to make a well informed decision you should have a methodical approach to obtaining information and considering the outcomes. It can be easy to be over-whelmed by the options presented to you. We have prepared this guide to help you make the right choice.

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Arranging a first visit

If you would like to arrange a tour of the home, meet the staff and see how comfortable and happy our residents are please contact Janet Harris, Manager or Nurse in Charge on 01772 628514. All of our visits are relaxed and conducted at your own pace.

Take as much time as you want, look around, have a cup of tea, it’s all up to you. We look forward to welcoming you in the very near future, we’ve already put the kettle on!

A map can be found on the Contact us page

Visitors

Relatives and friends are free to visit at any time and are encouraged to take their loved ones out for trips where possible.

Care Quality Commission Report (June 2013)

“We saw holistic assessments of needs were carried out before people were admitted to the home, which translated into comprehensive written plans of care. Included in people’s care plans were sections on life history, likes and dislikes and preferred routine. We observed staff delivered care to people in line with their individual care plan. This gave us assurances that people’s needs were appropriately assessed and that they received person centred care which met their needs. We noted that family members were involved in the care planning process where people lacked capacity to make decisions for themselves.”