Facilities

Facilities

The Home has its own laundry and all towels and bed linen are provided. We provide a laundry service for personal clothing.

There is a hairdressing salon, which is open two days a week for all residents. Perms and more elaborate treatments can be arranged at other times to suit. Alternatively, should a resident prefer, their own hairdresser may come in.

The local library provides a regular service to the Home changing books every month. A wide selection of large print books is included. Newspapers and sundries can be purchased from the neighbouring convenience store and chemist and a small shopping service is organised daily. A safe is provided by the Home for personal money or valuables of clients.

Chiropody is available in the Home regularly. There is a visiting optical service and dentist and other services can be arranged as and when required.

This short video clip will give you a glimpse of daily life at Muscliff Care Home. The home prides itself in providing the best standards of care, comfort and activities.

Activities

There is a programme of social events and activities which residents may choose to join in. This includes musical events, quizzes, outings, barbecues and seasonal events. Our activities coordinators encourage and help with residents’ personal hobbies and interests.

  10.30 – 12.30 Lunch 2.30 – 4.30 In Good Weather
 
Monday Crossword
News Update
  Yes/No Game
Quiz
Gardening and Garden games
Outdoor Walks
 
Tuesday News Reading and Chat
Snakes & Ladders
Skittles
  Giant Scrabble
Shopping Trolley
Mobile Library Visits Monthly
Monthly Discussions
 
Wednesday Word Games
News Update
  Choir and Music Afternoon
Musical Keep Fit
Holy Communion approx. Monthly
Outing Day – See Newsletter
Bible Class (Monthly)
 
Thursday Coffee Morning
Boogle
News Update
  Bingo for All Table Games in the Garden
Outdoor Walks
 
Friday Reminiscence Time-Memory
Challenge/Mental Joggers
News Reading
  Cards or Quiz Afternoon One to One Activities
Outings – See Newsletter
Garden Talk
 
Saturday Games (Skittles, Snakes & Ladders, Quoits)   Arts and Crafts Garden Tea and Games
 
Sunday Word Games   Board Games or Arts and Crafts Garden Teas and Games or Chat

Accomodation

All rooms have tastefully designed furnishings and en-suite facilities as well as specialised nursing equipment including tracking hoists and profiling beds.

Residents are welcome to bring in small items of their own furniture should they wish.

Medical

We encourage Residents to remain with their own GP and will work together with your own GP and hospitals to continue providing a seamless continuing care.

There is a dental surgery in the neighbouring medical centre. Our staff are able to facilitate visits to the dentist of their choice.

We also have visiting private physiotherapist, chiropody and ophthalmic services.

Nursing Care

The quality and standard of the nursing we provide is central to our philosophy of care. Matron and our team of highly qualified nurses take detailed accounts of the wellbeing and comfort of each resident. We have close links with Bournemouth University and have provided on site training for their nursing degree course for many years.

  • The latest and most comprehensive assessment and management systems are used to ensure the best care for residents and an extensive range of specialised equipment is available to meet individual needs.
  • Nursing staff are urged to take advantage of the NVQ training offered.
  • Residents are encouraged to remain under the care of their own GP.

Nourish_logoWe have installed state of the art computerized software to take our Nursing Care to the highest standard. This will provide our residents with the highest level of person centered care.

Dementia Care

dementia-care-logoMuscliff is now accredited for dementia nursing care with the Bournemouth Borough Council. . We recognise the memory problems that some of our residents have and look to help with this by providing additional training and facilities. This includes our Sensory Room, Sensory Garden and specially focussed meaningful activities. Staff training has included the Dementia Friends Course and Dr Gemma Jones Course. We have appointed two Dementia Care Champions and focus on individual person centred care.

Wellbeing

We have our own hairdressing salon with a visiting stylist who ensures our residents are always able to look and feel their best.

Dietary/Meals

 

Our chef provides attractive appetising meals and offers special diets to meet individual requirements. Friends and relatives are welcome to join residents for meals with prior notice.

Breakfast is provided in the rooms, whilst lunch and supper are taken in the dining room, unless otherwise requested.

An example of a daily menu is shown below and you may have a look at our Daily, Easter Sunday, Christmas and New Years Day menus by clicking on the links:

Daily Menu

Easter Sunday Menu

Christmas Day Menu

New Years Day

Communication

All rooms have their own personal phone lines and a residents’ wi-fi is available throughout the home. In addition we have i-pads for residents, which can be used for Skype, Facetime and Internet browsing etc.

Multi-sensory Room

We have installed a unique Multi Sensory Room at Muscliff Care Home. This new facility provides a relaxing and calming atmosphere for our residents. Multi sensory rooms have been shown to be of great benefit for residents with complex needs to improve their cognitive abilities.