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Alysia Caring - Cherry Blossom Care Home

I am the manager of Cherry Blossom Care Home which is opening in February 2015 we will have 80 bed which will include a dementia residential unit and a Day Club. Cherry Blossom will be the second home within Alysia Caring whom are a new provider in the care sector

Updated:
7 January 2015
Location:
East of England
Sectors:
Care
Local Alliances:
Peterborough Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?

At Cherry Blossom we aim to provide outstanding care in a luxurious setting with state of the art facilities with caring staff whom are experienced in their field of care. At cherry Blossom we will empower our residents through a number of care pathways to meet their Individual needs. At Cherry Blossom it is all about the residents and their families. The staff at Cherry Blossom Care Home will ensure that our residents are respected as an individual and that they will be supported to make their own decisions to ensure maximise their independence so they can live well with dementia treating our residents with respect and dignity. We will engage with our community to ensure our residents do not become isolated and they can continue with activities within the community prior to moving to Cherry Blossom ensuring the resident continues to enjoy life and when the time comes staff at Cherry Blossom will respect any end-of-life wishes.

2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?

The challenges that we will face at Cherry Blossom in delivering our outcomes will be maintaining quality of care on an individual basis for each resident we will achieve this by attaining each residents personal History and deliver personalised care and support for the resident and their families and friends. We will set an benchmark for high quality relationship based care with in our home to support our residents with dementia engaging with local healthcare professionals and society'S such as Alzheimer Society Dementia UK. Staff Awareness and development is very important within our home their understanding and knowledge of the Prime Minister's Challenge and the importance of enhancing healthy environments within our care home having a transparent and open door policy which enables people to come into our care setting without appointments Cherry Blossom will work with commissioners families and the resident to ensure a quality and safe service for the resident within the home by ensuring regular meetings for the residents and their families and surveys introduction of a suggestion box and also quality audits

Member website

www.alysiacaring.co.uk

2. Actions

  • Inclusivity for residents and their family and friends

    At Cherry Blossom Care Home our purpose will to be to create a community within a community that means when you come into our care home the resident and their family and friends will see new beginnings for themselves a new future.

    Status:
    Planning
  • Personalisation from staff

    At Cherry Blossom the staff will develop a special partnerships with every person who visits, we will respect their dignity and privacy and confidentiality ensuring the residents quality of life is enhanced to its full potential.

    Status:
    Implementation
  • Creating dementia friendly environments

    Cherry Blossom Care Home is dedicated to providing quality environments ensuring the resident is happy and ensuring their home is comfortable and safe.

    Status:
    Planning
  • Training and development

    As the Home Manager I will support all my staff to maintain their professional development  and supporting them through all training and development. We will include dementia friend training within the home and as a dementia champion I will encourage all staff and friend and relatives to join in the training sessions.

    Status:
    Implementation
  • Partnership working

    At Cherry Blossom Care Home and Day Club we will embrace ideas from our community and the wider communities of Peterborough ensuring the experience of living at Cherry Blossom will be positive enjoyable experience.

    Status:
    Planning