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Ash Court Care Centre

About Forest Healthcare Ltd Forest Healthcare Ltd is based in the South East of England. Forest Healthcare believes its success and strength lie in empowering its managers to promote the independence of their care centres to service the local community’s needs and to provide clients and families with security, quality, dignity and choice and the very best care that is available in the UK. Forest Healthcare is a provider of residential, nursing, dementia and specialist care facilities for ages 18 to 100 years and over. Forest Healthcare provides specialist residential, nursing and dementia care for over 600 residents. Since opening our first home in 1994 we have grown and now employee over 900 highly skilled workers whose primary role is to provide clients and families with the very best care available in the UK. Forest Healthcare’s vision is to transform the perception and experience of residential care from something driven out of necessity to something that represents a positive choice for improved quality of life. We seek to promote independence, choice and dignity of the individual. We believe that people must be safe and secure at all times, whilst providing a relaxed and stimulating environment that motivates them to live a full and happy life. Our “People like me” philosophy encourages staff to engage with our residents on a personal level and to find a connection, no matter how small. About Ash Court Welcome to Ash Court Care Centre which is located in the heart of a residential area of Kentish Town in London. We pride ourselves on providing high quality care to our residents nestled in amongst a close community. We believe that everything we do, whilst in work, should positively impact on the people we care for. We offer care to residents with a wide range of nursing needs including palliative care. Each room is single with an en-suite w.c. and hand basin and can be individualised to suit each resident. Our Manager heads up a team of experienced nurses and carers who provide individualised care packages to our residents. Our hotel services team include domestic, laundry and catering staff. Our very varied menu can be tailored to individual needs and specialist diets can be accommodated including various levels of texture variation foods. We welcome pre-admission visits to potential residents’ and their families and look forward to being able to showing you our full service.

Updated:
30 January 2018
Location:
London
Sectors:
Care
Local Alliances:
Camden 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?

As part of our commitment, recognised by the Care Quality Commission, to providing services that are safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led, we aim to ensure that we are fully informed about, and sensitive to, the needs of our residents who are living with dementia; and able to access information and resources available from other members of the Alliance, for their benefit.

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

We do not foresee any significant barriers to implementing our actions.

Member website

www.foresthc.com

2. Actions

  • Dementia Friends

    Arrange for staff and volunteers to take part in a Dementia Friends Information Session to become Dementia Friends.

    Status:
    Implementation
  • Dementia Friends Champion

    • Select a member of staff to undertake training to become a Dementia Friends Champion.

    Status:
    Planning
  • Promotion and information

    Promote the work of the Alliance and the relevant services and information provided by other Alliance members.

    Status:
    Initial Scoping