Common Questions

There are a lot of things to think about when considering a Rest Home.

We have put together some common questions below, just click on the question, but please do get in touch to discuss in more detail.

Is there a physiotherapist?

We have a physiotherapist who visits every 4-6 weeks, but an other visits can be arranged if necessary.

Do you have a registered nurse available?

Registered nurses are rostered on 24/7 and residents care is overseen by our Clinical Leader.

Can I see my own social worker?

Should any resident require the services of a social worker, this can be arranged.

What if I need a diversional therapist?

Nat, who is completing her formal training, carries out a range of activities during the week with the residents as a group, but also develops individual programmes to suit the interests of each resident.

Do you have a hairdresser?

The hairdresser visits on a regular basis and if residents let staff know when they'd like to have their hair cut, staff can make a booking for the next visit.

Do you have a podiatrist?

A registered podiatrist visits the rest home on a regular basis and residents or family can let staff know if a booking is needed for the next visit.  Staff will help residents with nail care between visits but do not cut toenails to avoid risk of injury. 

Do you have a dietitian?

The meals are designed to provide the residents with an interesting, nutritionally balanced diet.  The menu is reviewed by a registered dietician every two years, or more often if significant changes are made.

Is there a chaplain/spiritual advisor?

A short service is conducted once a month on a Thursday afternoon by the local Anglican minister.  Other arrangements to provide for a resident's spiritual or religious needs can be discussed and will be supported as much as it is possible for us to do so. 

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