Heatherstones Nursing Home accommodates eight adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and significant health needs.
The home is a purpose built bungalow which is adapted to meet the needs of the client group. The building is wheelchair accessible throughout and there is ceiling tracking in all the bedrooms, bathrooms and lounges.
The home overlooks Savile Park Moor and is only a short walk from Manor Heath Park. Local amenities include St Judes Church, Rosegarth GP surgery, Heath pharmacy and a newsagent and off licence store. The service has strong links with the GP surgery and community health professionals. There is also a nearby hairdressers which is used by most clients.
The service has a registered Manager who is responsible for the day to day running of the home, a Clinical Lead, and a team of nurses and support assistants.
Aims and Objectives of the Service
Heatherstones team plan works to St Anne’s Strategic Aims:
Heatherstones' specific aims are:
What does the Service offer?
Heatherstones provides dedicated nursing care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The service is on The Gold Standards Framework and can provide palliative and end of life care to clients. Each client has a dedicated named nurse and key worker. All clients are assessed against set health domains to ensure that their health needs are effectively met. Each client has a person centred plan with specific goals set to help support them to do the things they enjoy, such as having a holiday, days out, perusing interests and socialising.
Who should be referred to this service?
Adults with a learning disability and significant health need.
Who can refer?
Most clients are 100% health funded and are referred via Calderdale’s Clinical Commissioning Group.
Job Title: Registered Home Manager