How do I arrange a care home viewing?
Please contact us via the link to arrange an in-person or virtual viewing and discussion with our care home manager.
How much does care cost?
Residential and nursing care costs vary dependant on individual circumstances.
Residential care may be funded by:
1) A social services contract with client contribution/social services payment with top-up.
2) Private client contributions
Nursing care may be funded by:
1) A social services contract with client contribution/social services contribution / FNC payment with top-up.
2) Continuing care (fully funded).
3) FastTrack (fully funded – end of life care).
4) Private client contributions / FNC payment.
5) Private client contribution
Please view our ‘Route to Care’ document to find out more about the process.
Where can I find out about funding care?
Adult social care direct are the first point of call and will take details of prospective clients before referring each case to a suitable social worker who will assess the financial / heath and care needs to agree on the type of placement required. Adult Social Care Direct: Tel 0191 4337300
What qualifications do your nurses hold?
Nurses have their own NMC pin number which is annually checked. All senior staff are required to have NVQ Levels 2 and 3. Care staff have NVQ Levels 2 or are expected to achieve this during their employment. All Nursing Assistants have undertaken the Social Care Assistant Practitioner diploma or similar.
Can residents spend any time outside of the home?
Though there are plenty of things to see and do around the home, and a lovely garden for residents to enjoy, we also conduct trips, regulations and care levels allowing, with small groups to local attractions. Family and friends are welcome to take residents out for the day as long as this is agreed upon with staff.
Can living arrangements be made for married couples?
We can provide rooms for married couples. This provision is dependent on the levels of care required and the availability of rooms. Please contact us today to find out more here