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All Hallows Hospital

All Hallows Healthcare Trust would like to formally apologise to all of our patients, friends, volunteers and supporters for failing to live up to your expectations of us following our recent CQC report of All Hallows Hospital. We would like to assure everyone that we are doing everything possible to ensure the regulated compliance of our great service. If you would like to view the report please click on the link towards the end of this page.

Situated in Ditchingham on the South Norfolk border. With four acres of traditional country garden set in the beautiful Waveney Valley, the Hospital is an ideal location for giving the peace and professional care so important in illness. It has free parking facilities and is within walking distance of main bus route.

At All Hallows you will find a friendly, caring and safe environment. The nursing and medical staff are on hand to do everything they can to make a stay as comfortable as possible.

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All Hallows is a focal point for Healthcare in our locality, and the hospital has 29 in-patient beds.

Inpatient Services

  • Post-acute, e.g. post-operative rehabilitation, orthopaedic patients and stroke patients
  • Palliative / End of life
  • HIV
  • Long term care to individuals with a physical or sensory disability
  • GP assessment
  • Individuals with complex needs
  • Private respite care

There is a Physiotherapy Department within the hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services.

Some beds are commissioned with NHS Norfolk and some NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney. The Hospital accepts patients from James Paget University Hospital, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, GPs and other health professionals within the area. If a patient would like to be referred to All Hallows it always helps to express their choice to their doctor, consultant or nurse. Private beds are also available for patients wishing to self fund. For further information about private beds please contact Matron.

Outpatient Services

  • Physiotherapy
  • Homecare and Homecall services including Meals on Wheels and Befriending
  • Adult Daycare

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Care Provided

The nursing team, led by Matron, is trained to exceptionally high standards to ensure that all patients are cared for in a warm, friendly and professional manner. All Hallows aims to achieve high standards of care; together with the love and devotion of the staff, it earns respect and high regard from those involved with healthcare. The professional and experienced team is also on hand to offer support and advice to patients and their families throughout a stay in hospital.

A GP from the Bungay Medical Practice makes regular visits to the Hospital and visits the patients as required. We have a team of registered nurses and care staff, specialist nurses, occupational therapists, a dietician and physiotherapists together with administration, housekeeping and maintenance staff.

Facilities

There are 26 single rooms with ensuite facilities or their own bathroom, and 2 double rooms with ensuite facilities. The rooms are tastefully furnished, most have peaceful views across the garden, and have a TV, telephone and internet connection.  There are 2 large bright day rooms a sensory room and a multi-denominational chapel with a weekly service. The garden contains a summer house and sensory garden which the patients and their families can enjoy.

Quality

All Hallows Hospital is committed to providing a consistently high standard of care. We believe that this can best be achieved by inegrating quality mechanisms into all aspects og the organisation at all times by all staff. We invest in our staff and develop their full potential through a commitment to training and education. We wholeheartedly support the Government’s Dignity in Care campaign along with The Gold Standard Framework developing a systematic and high quality approach to end of life care.

In 2010 All Hallows Healthcare Trust, including the Hospital, achieved the highly acclaimed accolade for Healthcare Assessment and Quality Unit Standards. All Hallows believes that the Quality Assurance Programme should be ongoing, continuous and with measurable outcomes that can be acted upon. Over the years the hospital has achieved many awards, including the Investors in People accolade and two awards under the Great East of England Care Awards.

 

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Housekeeping

The Catering Department endeavors to supply patients with freshly prepared, nutritionally balanced food cooked on the premises. There is a choice of hot and cold food and three courses are offered both at lunch and supper time. Special dietary needs can be met. We also pride ourselves on the cleanliness of the Hospital; this was identified during the Hospital Accreditation Survey and achieved a Commendation.

Visiting Hours

We have an open visiting policy, welcoming visitors and pets throughout the day. However, if more than two people wish to visit at one time please check with the nursing staff.

Referrals

haresAs long as you are in the catchment area of NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney or NHS Norfolk your own GP can make referrals directly to us. If you are in Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital or James Paget Hospital speak to the ward staff or your own GP. Alternatively, if you would like to self refer and pay privately please contact us.