Basingfield Residential Care Home, Basingstoke
Basingfield Court is a 52 bed care home providing residential and dementia care to elderly residents. Our attractive purpose-built home, situated in Old Basing, has a team of dedicated staff on hand 24 hours a day to provide the highest standard of care for all our residents. The care home is owned and operated by Sanctuary Care. Part of Sanctuary Group, a non-profit organisation, Sanctuary Care is one of England’s leading care providers and is a professional, financially sound organisation with a good reputation. Sanctuary Care’s mission statement is to always have ‘kindness at the heart of our care’ and the organisation is passionate about the quality of care services it provides. Sanctuary Care was established in 1995 to provide older people with high quality nursing and residential care. Its income is re-invested into the business which allows it to provide residents with excellent standards of care from well managed and maintained homes.
- 23 February 2016
- Care, Health
- Local Alliances:
- Hampshire 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?
Basingfield Court upholds Sanctuary Care’s dementia strategy at all times and the care home is committed to being at the forefront of dementia care to help our residents lead as full and active a life as possible. The work we do in our home to provide high quality dementia care includes specialist dementia training for staff, tailored nutrition for residents and enhancements for our care home to ensure people live well with dementia.
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
From the perspective of Basingfield Court, we are undergoing a refurbishment of the home currently, which may have some impact, however I expect to be able to complete these action points.
Dementia Awareness raising sessions for staff, friends and family and for a seminar for professionals
Ensure staff attend a dementia awareness raising session and friends, family and local professional people are given access to the dementia awareness training and seminars.
- Being implemented
Dementia activities in the home
Our Activities Leader will visit a local Sanctuary Care dementia home to shadow their Activities team for the day in order to gain a better understanding of activities tailored especially for residents living with dementia.
Signage and decoration to support people living with dementia
Our home is currently undertaking a refurbishment; we will consider signage, decor and colour schemes which best support people living with dementia.
- Being implemented
Introduce a dementia unit in the home
We will be opening a dementia unit at Basingfield Court in 2015 to accommodate residents living with dementia.
Provide compulsory dementia e-learning for staff
All new staff have to do compulsory training and one of the sessions is dementia awareness.
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