Features and extra services
All rooms are single (except for four double rooms for couples), tastefully decorated and fully furnished, some with en-suite. Each room has a call bell for emergencies, a wash basin, private telephone line if required, TV socket and door lock if required. Personal items and small pieces of furniture, photographs etc are encouraged to help create more familiar surroundings.
On the ground floor we have the reception area with the General Manager and the Care Manager/nurses offices, a large lounge and sunlounge area, dining room, a well equipped kitchen, laundry, hairdressing salon, 26 bedrooms, three fully equipped bathrooms, several toilets, two enclosed courtyard gardens – one with fishpond and BBQ area and a kitchenette for relatives to make themselves a drink. There is also a quiet lounge/library where residents can sit in privacy with their visitors if they so wish.
Also on the ground floor is our separate dementia unit called the ‘Bramley Suite’. Here we have a lounge with separate dining conservatory and patio doors leading to a secure courtyard garden, 10 bedrooms, specialist bathroom with toilet and a separate toilet. All staff who work in the Bramley Suite have all received dedicated dementia training.