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Accomodation and Bedrooms

Each Home has been designed to provide privacy and comfort in single or shared accomodation.  Rooms are large and well furnished and where appropriate residents are encourage to bring personal possessions with them.  Some bedrooms come with an Ensuite WC.  All rooms have a "call system" and there are toilets located conveniently near all living areas.

Lounges and Quiet Areas

Care has been taken to ensure the lounge areas are informal, welcoming and homely.  Television, music, papers and magazines are provided and residents are encouraged to entertain visitors and socialise in the lounge to maintain a good community spirit.  There are also quiet lounges for residents who enjoy peace and quiet. 

 

Visiting

Family members, relatives and friends visiting their relatives is welcomed and encouraged and there are no restrictions on visiting times unless otherwise indicated. 

 

Activities

All leisure activities are co-ordinated within the group, and are organised according to physical abilities and the well being of residents.  In house activities include bingo, handicrafts and musical entertainment and trips out amongst others.  Each home is equipped with a home computer with e-mail and internet access to help residents to keep in touch.

Parties are organised for birthdays/anniversaries, Christmas and other special occasions.  In the summer, garden parties and barbeques are arranged.  Relatives are invited to participate in all social events.

 

Meals and Clothing

A well-balanced nourishing diet is essential for good health.  The menus prepared offer a high standard of home cooking and a balanced diet.  There is a good choice of freshly produced, mainly traditional British cuisine that are well cooked and attractively presented.  Provisions are made for individual dietary needs e.g. diabetic and soft diet among others.  A comprehensive laundry service is offered. 

Approximate Meal Times:

7.00am  Morning Tea

8.15am  Breakfast

10.30am  Morning Coffee

12.30pm  Lunch

2.30pm  Afternoon Tea

5.00pm  Dinner

7.30pm  Milky drinks/snacks

 

The meal times listed are a guide and may vary from home to home.  Drinks and snacks are offered in between meal times and throughout the day and night and residents are fully catered for.