Sometimes it is necessary for people to have short term care, to support their rehabilitation, or as a short break for those who live at home. These facilities are:
Darley Court (01204 337833)
Providing integrated health and social care provision 24 hours a day 7 days a week for those requiring sub-acute nursing care with rehabilitation support to maximise independence. Admission to the Unit can be via the Community Admission Avoidance Team as an alternative to hospital admission if appropriate, or from hospital when a further period of recuperation is required. Length of stay is dependent on each individual, but is unlikely to be longer than 30 days.
Laburnum Lodge (Tel: 01204 335455)
Providing 24 hour residential care for service users who require continuation of care and rehabilitation, but who no longer need 24 hour access to medical/nursing care. The NHS work in partnership with the Local Authority and support the Unit by providing nursing and therapy input during care daytime hours. The aim of the Unit is to support service users to regain their independence and return home following a period of rehabilitation and recuperation and live as independently as possible. Length of stay is dependent on each individual, but is unlikely to be longer than 30 days. This provision is rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Wilfred Geere (01204 337839)
Is a residential care home providing short term respite care to people with or without dementia who are usually cared for at home and whose family members need respite due to holidays etc. Bookings can be taken months in advance or at short notice in an emergency. This provision is rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Monitoring the quality of care homes
To access free, independent reports on the quality of your local homes and care services and help you make an informed choice, please visit the Care Quality Commission website.