Services and Facilities
At Woodlands we offer the comfort of your own room fully furnished with television point and nurse call buzzer and your own en-suite facilities. You will have a designated keyworker and your individual care plan will be tailored to meet your needs. Access to communal lounges with television and music facilities and also computers available for those wishing to use them. We have a designated tea and coffee making room if appropriate to the individual. A public telephone is available although you may wish to install your own. Comfortable seating areas throughout the building and designated dining rooms. We have a lovely patio area with large garden and courtyard. Laundry facilities are offered daily. There is a designated smoking area for residents. Daily prepared fresh food and baking available.
We have our own hairdressing salon over looking the enclosed patio area run by Gary out qualified hairdresser, this is at your own expense. We have a therapeutic room, with changeable lighting and fibre optics and projector facilities and calming music. We have a weekly activities program and offer regular outings to local shops, churches, the tea dance and various other places, also offer one to one sessions with staff. We have a designated administrator who will take care of your personal allowance if so wished.We offer full trained highly skilled staff to cater for your every need whether be administration of medication, daily care needs and daily cleaning of bedrooms.
At Woodlands we have links to the local surgeries or if you wish to keep your own GP you are welcome to do so as long as we are in their catchment area. We also have access to specific therapeutic services such as Dentist, Opticians and Chiropody. If you require alternative or holistic therapy then we would assist you in obtaining this where possible. All chargeable to resident at differing costs depending on circumstances. We strive to provide a healthy balanced diet to promote well being and general health conditions.
Meals and Catering
Woodlands offer a large choice of home made foods. Each meal is planned to promote healthy eating and meet your daily requirements. We aim to offer food that is high quality, wholesome and nutritious. We cater for individual needs wether vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, diabetic or different ethnicity. We buy products from reputable suppliers and are very mind-full about all related practices. All staff are trained in hygiene practices and how to minimize the spread of bacteria as we work with a vulnerable group and take all reasonable precautions to protect them from possible food poisoning.
We follow our own policies and procedures within the kitchen and also comply with the food safety act and food hygiene regulations and are inspected regularly by Environmental Health Officers. We offer picture menus for clients with dementia and color coded equipment to assist in their independence.