Health & Wellbeing


healthThe prime objective of our home is to promote and foster health and wellbeing. On admission of each resident, an assessment of need is performed by a senior member of the care team, from which a Care Plan is created.

Residents, their relatives and doctors are offered and encouraged to participate in the drafting of their Care Plan. A review is conducted monthly, unless changes in the resident's condition necessitate more frequent reviews.

When new residents join the home, we recommend that they remain with their own doctor, who is familiar with their health and history. Residents from outside the area are welcome to join any of our local doctors' practices.

In case of illness, relatives are informed immediately and are updated regularly on the patient's recovery. If family members wish to be present whilst their relative is ill, we help arrange suitable accommodation for them at a local Bed & Breakfast. Residents using the home for convalescent purposes are attended by a rehabilitation team to prepare them for discharge home.

health2In addition, residents are invited to benefit from:

• Aromatherapy and massage
• Music Therapy
• Manicures and hairdressing weekly
• Dentist
• Optician
• Chiropodist
• Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy as needed

Hallamshire is owned by Carewise Homes Group and is run by Care Manager, Mr Scott Melville. Mr Melville has many years’ managerial experience in care, holds a Registered Managers Award, NVQ4 in Care and is trained in many areas including Dementia Care, Challenging
Behaviour, First Aid and Dementia Care Mapping.
Our outstanding care team are also dedicated and highly qualified; most have completed NVQ levels 2 or 3. We insist on a high standard of care, so our employees are carefully selected, full induction training is provided and continuing professional development is undertaken by each member of staff. Attentive and compassionate carers are available twenty four hours a day. The high staff- resident
ratio enables us to provide companionship and stimulation,
as well as tending to the residents’ physical needs.
In addition to the Care staff, Hallamshire also employs
an expert cook, domestic staff, catering and kitchen
assistants and a maintenance person. Our Home has recently been awarded the Investors in People standard, demonstrating our commitment to our staff and residents

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Oak Tree Lodge - Care Home, 114 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, New Forest, Southampton, Hampshire SO40 7AU

Call: 02380 292311
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