Care Home Accommodation
We have a wide range of rooms which can be personalised to individual needs and choice. Your room is your own personal space, which is why we encourage you to personalise it with your favourite pictures, paintings or by bringing in small pieces of furniture. All our rooms are set to the highest specification with furniture, soft furnishings and fittings. We have designed the rooms with your comfort in mind. Some of the features are:
- Ensuite facilities
- Rooms with garden views of the Oxfordshire countryside
- Some rooms with patios
- Comfortable linens and towels
- Nurse call if you require assistance
Medical and Special Requirements
Heathfield House residential home has full wheelchair access from all rooms to the communal areas, for those whose mobility is limited. Assisted bathing and other amenities make mobility as safe and convenient as possible for you. Profiling beds, pressure reducing mattresses, seat cushions and high backed chairs provide extra safety and comfort where required.
All our staff at the care home are trained in the use of specialist equipment and receive regular refreshers on any changes in current usage and/or legislation affection use of equipment. All our equipment is regularly serviced by outside professionals.
You may wish to continue with your own doctor, or if necessary we will help find a local doctor for you. With the help of your GP, a tailor-made care plan will be drawn up to help us understand and provide for all your needs.
Entertainment and Activites
We offer a range of activities to suit your mobility, from music and movement, to walks in the grounds, or even a spot of gardening, our residents are encouraged to pursue their own hobbies. Our activities coordinator is constantly looking for new and interesting things to entertain you.
We are always keen to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and all other festivities. We offer regular musical entertainment and we are always looking out for new live entertainment. In the summer, when the weather is fine, afternoon tea is served in the garden, we also hold regular BBQs and fetes, where we raise money for charities and the residents’ fund.
A full laundry service, within the nursing home, is included in our fees. We are happy to arrange for visiting healthcare professionals such as opticians and dentists, as well as hairdressers and so forth.
Security at the Care Home
For safety reasons, we require all everybody who visits the residential home to sign in and out of the Visitor’s Book. The Home is protected by an up to date fire alarm system, which is regularly inspected, backed up by robust Fire Safety and Health & Safety policies. The doors are security coded and alarmed. There is an extensive and secure garden, equipped with tables, chairs, benches and umbrellas (in the summer) for you and your relatives, friends or advocates to enjoy.
We understand food plays a major part in older people’s lives, therefore we offer well-balanced, nutritious food and also bake our own cakes and biscuits. We are careful to take special dietary needs into account. Our menu is always under review and we are happy to take on board any comments our residents or their visitors may have concerning the menu.
There is always a choice at mealtimes and snacks and beverages are readily available. We have a rotating menu which is regularly reviewed, and changes are made according to our residents’ wishes.