Care at Allenbrook
Long Term Care
Long-term care is at the heart of Allenbrook Nursing & Residential Care Home. The majority of residents in Fordingbridge make Allenbrook their permanent home. Encouraging the residents to feel at home, make new friends and become involved in the day-to-day activities that provide social opportunities and stimulation.
By building a caring relationship over a period of time and getting to know a little of each person’s history and family background, Allenbrook really understands what makes a difference. Providing care and a quality of life, personal to each individual need. This superb care is backed up at all times by the supervision of experienced Registered Nurses. With access to an excellent GP practice that provides cover to all residents.
Respite and Day Care for individuals living in their own home is one of the most important services that is provided at Allenbrook Fordingbridge. Carers or family members often need a break to recharge their batteries from the demands of providing 24-hour care. Allenbrook are happy to take over the care of you or your loved one for any length of time.
All respite care residents are treated as one of the residential residents for the total duration of stay. Receiving the same level of person-centred care that is delivered to everyone at the home. Respite visits can vary from just a few hours to a few weeks and repeat visits can be planned ahead of time.
Allenbrook would always recommend you come in for a short stay first if you are unsure about going into a care home. This way, you can experience first-hand all the benefits, both social and medical, to residing at Allenbrook Care & Nursing Home. This provides future residents with the opportunity to experience the homely environment and quality care services, as well as the excellent facilities on offer at the home.
Inevitably, situations at home sometimes change very rapidly; illnesses occur, or care packages break down unexpectedly and for these reasons a Crisis Service is offered. This enables individuals who cannot remain at home to move to Allenbrook Fordingbridge rapidly in order to prevent further problems arising. This often results in averting the need for hospital admission.
With Registered Nurses and Carers staying with the patient for longer periods of time - crisis stays can be for as little as two-three nights to get over a temporary problem but can be extended as required. Not every patient will need this crisis service, but knowing it’s available can provide important peace of mind to patients and caregivers.