Care at
Norfolk House

Trusted to care in Weybridge

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Discover more about the care we provide

Norfolk House offers a range of personalised care types, including residential, nursing and respite care, delivered by our professional team.

Putting person-centred care at the heart of Norfolk House, we ensure that residents love living at our purpose-built home. Within the welcoming atmosphere, we take time to listen to every resident’s story, learning their preferences, interests and what’s important to them. These details are included in their personalised care plan. 

We know that choosing the perfect home for your loved one can be an emotional experience, which is why we’ve created this simple guide to the types of care offered at Norfolk House.

Types of care at Norfolk House

Residential care

Norfolk House provides cosy accommodation with a home from home atmosphere. A varied programme of events increases a sense of community and encourages engagement, and we take regular trips into nearby Weybridge. Art and music sessions are very popular, and residents enjoy gentle exercises, strolling around the gardens, or feeling pampered at our in-house hair salon. 

With bright and comfortable lounges, quiet areas and luxurious dining rooms, you can relax, knowing your loved one is enjoying the highest standard of care and compassion.

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Nursing care

Our experienced colleagues are highly trained in delivering clinical care for a range of complex conditions, including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease and Motor Neurone Disease. By working closely with GPs and specialist medical professionals we produce an ongoing bespoke plan tailored exactly to your loved one’s needs.

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Nursing dementia care

Our team provides nursing care to residents who are living with dementia. We have qualified clinical colleagues on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week and we work closely with GPs and other healthcare professionals in the local community. So if your loved one has additional physical needs, from multiple sclerosis to stroke or a brain injury, in addition to a dementia diagnosis, our experienced clinical team is on hand to give them first class, tailored care.

Respite care

When you’re busy caring for a loved one at home, it can be hard to find time for yourself to enjoy the rest and rejuvenation you need. Our short-term respite care allows you to recharge your batteries, knowing your loved one is being looked after by our professional, understanding team. We also offer support to hospital leavers before they return home, smoothing the transition.

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End of life care

As your loved one reaches the end of their life, our discreet and compassionate team work with you, your family and GP, as well as medical specialists to design a care plan. Ensuring effective support and complete comfort, our sympathetic carers allow you the peace and calmness you need during this emotional time. 

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Dementia care at Norfolk House

Encouraging residents to retain a sense of self-identity and independence, our team organises a range of activities for everyone to engage with. These include singalongs, gentle exercise, art sessions and time spent in our beautiful, secure gardens.

Your loved one’s comfortable en-suite room has plenty of space for their treasured possessions, allowing them to settle in with ease and feel at home.

Getting to know you

We take the time to get to know you and your loved ones, putting each resident’s needs, desires and choices at the heart of the care we provide.

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Dementia friendly environments

Our immediate surroundings can have a huge impact on our quality of life, particularly when trying to make sense of the world around us. We work with academic partners to create care home environments that help people living with dementia to live as independent and stress-free a life as possible.

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Our people and training

Our people are chosen for their attitude, dedication and caring nature and we are committed to their on-going training and development. From our carers and nurses, to our activity coordinators, chefs and maintenance teams, we will go the extra mile to build strong relationships – not just with individuals living in our care homes, but also with their friends and family.

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Support for families and carers

We understand that a dementia diagnosis will affect more than just one individual and we're here to support you and your family. Seeing a loved one change can be a difficult and heart-breaking experience and often the process of needing or delivering care can change family relationships significantly.

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Delivering quality care

At Care UK every member of our team has a personal and professional commitment to providing excellent care.

At Care UK our teams hold our values of caring, passionate and teamwork at the centre of the care they deliver.

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The care we provide is built around the latest academic research and knowledge. Our teams recieve award winning training and induction programmes when they join us which is clearly evident in the care we provide.

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Our dedicated and highly trained teams constantly strive to maximise the safety of residents, visitors and colleagues while keeping life as normal and fulfilling as possible for the people we care for.

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Delivering quality care
Delivering quality care
Delivering quality care

FAQs

We’ve brought together many of the questions that families often ask us. If you need more information, or have any other questions, give our friendly team a call.

FAQs

We understand people’s anxieties about moving a loved one into a care home. That’s why we make a promise to every new customer about what they can expect from any Care UK home across the UK.

We are proud to be the most awarded care home provider for the last two years, with more outstanding rated homes than any other provider, as rated by the Care Quality Commission in England and the Care Inspectorate in Scotland.

We work with residents and relatives to get their regular feedback, in meetings in each home, through surveys, or just in day to day conversations. Our people are recruited for their positive and caring personalities as much as for their skills and feel their day has been a success simply when they see residents smiling and enjoying life. Ultimately, all our care is person-centred – everything we do is tailored to the individual’s needs, preferences and interests.

Absolutely. We care for older people who have a variety of needs, from ongoing healthcare needs to dementia and mental health challenges. We provide residential and nursing care, so you can rest assured that your father will receive the best of care. We also help residents to continue to enjoy a great lifestyle, including doing lifelong hobbies, while discovering new interests and enjoying superb food.

Because we provide such a broad range of services, we can support residents with very high intensity needs. This means that, as a person’s condition changes, they can stay in the same familiar home environment supported by people they know and trust.

We will always ensure that we  support  and  provide the  best quality care  for  your  loved  one  from residential, dementia through to nursing and palliative care. We will always inform you of the changes in your loved ones needs and discuss the options with you.

Yes, we can. The majority of our homes provide specialist dementia care in dedicated dementia suites. These suites have their own dining area and lounge, as well as a number of en-suite bedrooms and are designed to minimise hustle and bustle, which people living with dementia can find unsettling. The staff who work in these areas have specialist dementia training and experience and can cater for residents with these very specific, high level needs.

Yes, the majority of Care UK homes do provide quality short term respite care. Many family carers find it a helpful option if they need time to themselves. It’s also a good ‘taster’ for your loved one of what permanent care would be like. Fees vary from home to home and will depend on your loved one’s needs, so the best option is to contact the home you’re interested in to get a clear idea of cost.

We understand people may feel more comfortable with a carer who is the same gender when receiving personal care and we will always do our utmost to ensure resident wishes are met.

Yes, Care UK provides specialist dementia care. We care for people living with all types of dementia. While we tend to care for older residents, we are able to care for those who find themselves having to live with the condition at a young age. Please do talk to the friendly team at your local Care UK home to find out how they can support you. They’re here to help.

Find out more about our approach to dementia care.

Whenever you have a question about any aspect of your relative’s care, please bring it up as quickly as possible with any of the home team. Usually any issues can be resolved quickly and efficiently, and the earlier we know about it, the better. At Care UK we take quality extremely seriously and we strive to deliver exceptional care to all our residents, but sometimes things do go wrong. In the unlikely event that you have serious concerns about your loved one’s care, please talk to the home manager immediately who will put a plan in place to resolve the issue to your satisfaction.

There’s no ‘one size fits all’ approach to care ratios. Our care ratios are calculated to take into account the complexity level and general care needs of each resident, so these will vary from suite to suite in each home.

Our response to COVID

 

As the Government’s latest guidance evolves, keep up to date with the latest information in relation to visiting, new admission procedures, vaccination roll-out, and the protocols in place to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents.

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