24 hours a day according to the individual’s assessed need.
Honeybourne House is registered with CQC for 21 residents to support people who require nursing or personal care including Treatment Disease Disorder and Injury (TDDI) Honeybourne is split into two sections. The House and the Bungalow.
Honeybourne House and the Bungalow are situated close to shops and are on a local bus route to the town centre and other close amenities. There are also service-based wheelchair-adapted vehicles giving transport provision for community access as well as appointments where you will be accompanied by staff. We are 2.5 miles from Derriford Hospital. The on-site sensory room provides overhead hoisting allowing each service user were required to be hoisted onto a bean bag or other soft furnishings. The room offers many different types of sensory equipment which can be used and tailored to the individual’s likes and dislikes. We have regular visits from a chiropodist and annual visits from a local optician offering in-house optical care. The Home’s working relationship with local health professionals, including regular GP visits, forms a consistent and competent approach to individual healthcare.
The house offers 12 bedrooms, each equipped with personal washing facilities. 2 bedrooms on the downstairs level and the wet room each have overhead tracking to assist hoisting when required. Each bedroom can be decorated to the individual’s preference, and we aim for a homely environment with their personal belongings. There is a stairlift within the service, giving access to the first floor and upper bedrooms, a quiet lounge, and the manager’s office can be accessed also. Trained staff are available over a 24-hr period and will support each service user’s individually assessed needs. There is a cook who prepares meals according to the menu. If service users have specialised requirements or wish for something different, these requests are catered for. Service users are encouraged to use the kitchen to enable them to maintain their personal independence.
The Bungalow has 24-hr onsite nursing provision, and the support of a fully trained staff team, who support each service user according to their needs. There are eight bedrooms, each complete with an overhead hoist and ensuite shower. Each bedroom can be decorated to the individual’s preferences, and we aim for a homely environment to include their personal belongings. The Bungalow backs onto a sensory garden which is shaded by the surrounding woodland area, giving a pleasant, peaceful seating area. The Bungalow also has access to the large decking area, which runs alongside the sensory room and outside areas.
Honeybourne House and Bungalow is a residential and nursing home for people with learning and physical disabilities. Honeybourne is situated in Manadon, a quiet area of Plymouth, close to the main bus routes to the City Centre, local shops, and other amenities. The home aims to put the people we support at the centre of all we do, to ensure that the needs of the individual are met to the best of our abilities. Honeybourne aims to provide person-centred care and maintain support to individuals over 18 years of age, as defined by the Care Act 2014, the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Our ethos is to promote an atmosphere of dignity and individuality which enables and encourages our residents to live full, interesting and independent lifestyles. We will support, encourage and develop individuals with their social and domestic skills in order to live independently as possible To ensure adequate support is in place to meet individual’s assessed needs as commissioned by the local authority, we will work with the allocated care co-ordinator as well as family/advocate input.
We believe in working with individuals with disabilities, to improve their lives through a ‘person-centred approach’. Empowering and encouraging individuals to meet their own interests, goals and dreams. We maintain high levels of documentation and records where necessary We promote equal opportunities for all those who are supported at Honeybourne.
We ensure policies, procedures and guidelines in relation to Allied Care Ltd ethics and that of Local Authorities are followed at all times.
Honeybourne is staffed 24 hours a day 365 days per year. The shift patterns vary. Access to a waking night is assessed and agreed upon by the manager and care manager/care coordinator.