The Spinney which opened in 2003, is a safe, self-contained unit catering for older people with mental health needs. The unit has 9 bedrooms and 8 have en-suite facilities. The spacious lounge and activity room has French doors opening on to an attractive, enclosed courtyard garden. The environment is warm and friendly. Staff continually promote dignity, respect and supervised independence.
The NVQ qualified staff are well established and are trained to care for residents with dementia.
Residents’ days are not structured by routine, but are flexible. Breakfast is prepared within the unit and served as residents get up. Main meals are planned to meet individual needs and are prepared in the main house kitchen.
The walkway leading to the Spinney has a lovely mural