The large, light and spacious lounge has various areas to accommodate those that would like to watch the T.V., those that want to be quiet and those who would like to socialise with others. The lounge also provides exellent access to the large garden patio.
As Crick is a mixture of old and new build, rooms vary, but all are decorated to a high standard, each with electric profiling beds. The majority have en-suite facilities and all have the benefit of overlooking either the beautiful gardens at the front or the back of the home.
The home benefits from the choice of walk in showers or Hi Lo baths, with ceiling hoists, to each floor. The home is also well equipped with electric hoists and stand aids.
There is a choice of menu each day, worked on a seasonal, six weekly rotation. All meals are nutritious and take into account individual preferences Any special diets are catered for and snacks and hot or cold drinks are available at any time. The dining room can also be used for resident’s activities and can be accessed from the garden.
There are various activities, tailored to meet individual needs, carried out, either on an individual basis or as a group, by our activity staff. These may involve outside entertainers visiting the home, including singers and choirs. We are also able to organise short shopping trips and visits to the local garden centre.
The home employs a team of laundry and domestic staff, to ensure the residents always have clean clothes and the home maintains a clean environment.
The home is surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens that are regularly attended by a professional gardener, employed by the home. There are raised flowerbeds for the use of those residents that also enjoy a ‘bit’ of gardening.
STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING
All staff receive mandatory training, which is updated regularly and most staff are very experienced in caring for the elderly. Most carers are trained to QCF level 2 and some to level 3. Registered nurses are in attendance throughout the day and night. Their training complies with the NMC through revalidation to maintain our nurses professional registration.