Care home in Lowestoft
Harleston House care home in Lowestoft is one of the best and most widely regarded care homes in Suffolk. The care home benefits from a stable team in addition to having an exceptional care home manager. Because she hand-picked and trained her team she now one of the most positive dementia care homes in East Anglia. The whole team really know their residents and also truly understand what makes them happy and how they like carers to care for them.
Rated ‘Oustanding’ for care
The home received the Eden Alternative accreditation which indicates the high quality of care. This accreditation independently proves that the care home focuses on the individual resident. It also shows that the team strives to ensure that residents are central to everything that Harleston House does. The home received Outstanding rating for care and Good rating for all other categories from Care Quality Commission.
Specialising in dementia care
The care home specialises in supporting people with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia and memory loss. Every member of the team has undergone extensive training that includes the Virtual Dementia Tour. This immersive training experience allows people to actually experience what living with dementia is really like. It means that the entire team are so much more aware of each resident’s needs and have a much better level of empathy and awareness.
There is an excellent activity programme to make the most of every day for every resident, with full input from the residents and their families. The menu is equally as inclusive; it is created by a head chef with full involvement from the residents. It represents the very best of home cooking and fully reflects the type of food that the residents have enjoyed all of their lives.
Part of a respected care charity
Harleston House is part of Greensleeves Care – number one care charity in the elderly care sector (according to Which? Magazine). The majority of the people that meet us want to find out more about what being supported by a care charity might mean for them so please read about Greensleeves Care.
If you are looking for a care home and care team that puts the residents first and do all they can to make this chapter of their lives special, fun and positive, then call Harleston House now and find out what makes it so special.