personal nursing and medical services are provided within a
warm, clean, attractive and homely environment. The Close provides
respite, convalescent and continuing care to those who are physically
frail or suffering from chronic illness.
Qualified nurses and are staff are on hand
24 hours a day to assist residents with personal and care
related tasks. We ensure that all assistance is offered in
an unobtrusive manner as we hold a great deal of importance
on the privacy and dignity of our residents. Regular visits
from our local General Practitioner, Chiropodist and Dentist
further support the holistic approach and the well-being of
All of our staff undergo initial training
on commencement of employment at The Close. This is further
supported through ongoing training and development of all
staff to ensure that the care delivered is up to date and
Providing a safe and stable environment is
paramount to our philosophy of care. In order that we achieve
this, we have the latest safety equipment, including baths
with hoists and the Medi bathing system, nurse cal systems
throughout the building to provide that added peace of mind
and a lift to the first floor.
Our Philosophy of
To maintain a high standard of care, physically, spiritually,
psychologically and socially on an individual basis.
To respect the privacy of residents providing
congenial bed sitting rooms where they can be alone when they
wish and where they can entertain guests as required.
To foster the independence of residents, encouraging
them to take responsibility for choices and activities, and
to keep as active as possible.
To acknowledge the rights of individual residents,
the rights to have their own possessions around them, the
rights of spiritual support regardless of race, creed or religion.
To promote a high standard of personal health,
hygiene and sense of well being.
To create an atmosphere conducive to the residents'
feelings of homeliness at all times in a relaxed way.