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All Hallows Nursing Home

Situated in the wonderful town of Bungay in Suffolk. All Hallows Nursing Home is registered to provide 24 hour Nursing Care to 51 residents who require such care by reason of old age and physical disability, it accepts residents from the private sector, Social Services and the National Health Service.

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We Provide

  • Warm friendly atmosphere
  • A high standard of professional nursing care
  • Long and short stays including respite and postoperative convalescent care
  • Single rooms with en-suite facilities
  • Freshly prepared home cooking
  • Minibus for outings
  • Activities and entertainment programmes
  • Open visiting
  • A multi-denominational chapel on-site
  • Private and social services residents welcome
  • CQC Registered

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Care Provided

Nursing care at All Hallows is provided on an individual basis and residents are encouraged to maintain their independence within a calm, comfortable, safe, homely environment. Staff are trained to exceptionally high standards to ensure that all residents are cared for in a warm, friendly and professional manner and are listened to. Independence is encouraged and privacy and personal dignity are respected.

Residents are registered with Bungay Medical Practice situated next door to the Nursing Home and have two booked doctors visits per week. Visits can be arranged at other times should they be required. The residents can be visited by a Physiotherapist and have the use of the local Physiotherapy Department at All Hallows Hospital.

Facilities

There are 3 large bright day rooms, a big conservatory leading to an enclosed garden, a dining room and a multi-denominational chapel with a weekly service which is also used as an activities area.

All bedrooms are tastefully furnished most have en-suite facilities and all have a TV, a telephone point and internet connection. Residents are encouraged to make the room their home with personal effects and small items of furniture and other treasured possessions.

Many rooms have peaceful views across the garden. The garden contains a summer house and sensory objects, attractive beds, a pond and a patio area which the residents can enjoy in the warm weather. The grounds are wheelchair accessible.

A range of complimentary services are available: Chiropody, Laundry, Hairdressing, Optician, Newspapers and Toiletry Shop.

Activities

it is vital our residents keep active mentally and physically to make the most of everyday. They are encouraged to maintain their own leisure interests and hobbies but are given the opportunity of joining in activities. Various musical and other events are scheduled for the resident’s enjoyment throughout the year.

A variety of days out are organised and there is a library facility which can supply large print books, talking books and newspapers. Other activities include: handicrafts, games and puzzles, quizzes, visiting speakers, live performances, tea parties and religious observance services.

 

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Housekeeping

All our menus offer freshly prepared, nutritionally balanced food cooked on the premises using locally sourced produce. There is always a choice of hot and cold dishes and we can also provide dishes for individual taste.

Visiting Hours

We have an open visiting policy, welcoming visitors and pets throughout the day.

Quality

In 2008 the Nursing Home achieved the Gold Standards Framework accreditation recognising the high standards of care in the home. The Nursing Home was one of just 34 from across the whole of the UK and one of just 3 across Norfolk and Suffolk to receive this much coveted award.

The Home also achieved the Investment in People Accolade in 2000 and has remained an Investment in People Employer to date,with the latest accreditation awarded in February 2009. In 2010 it received a 5 star rating under the scores on the doors scheme from Waveney District Council showing that it has high hygiene standards and is fully compliant with food legislation.

In 2010 All Hallows Healthcare Trust, including the Nursing Home, achieved the highly acclaimed accolade for Healthcare Assessment and Quality Unit Standards.

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Referrals

Referrals to All Hallows Nursing Home can be made via both Norfolk and Suffolk Social Services Departments, GP’s Care in the Community Teams, District Nurses, relatives, hospitals and the prospective resident themselves. If a person would like to be referred to All Hallows Nursing Home it always helps to express their choice to their doctor, consultant or other health professional.

Private beds are available for long term care and private respite care for residents wishing to self fund. For further information about private beds please contact Matron.

A full pre-admission assessment is undertaken to ensure that a resident’s needs and expectations can be met

We encourage all prospective residents to visit the Home before taking the decision to make it their home. Should they make the decision to live at All Hallows Nursing Home, Matron or a senior nurse will meet with the resident on admission. Regular reviews of the arrangement are undertaken to ensure the resident is happy with the care they are receiving. Of course, Matron is on hand if any additional meeting should be required.

For further information and referrals please contact us.

 

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