Ideal Home

Care home
Bicton Heath House, Knowsley Drive, Gains Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY3 5DH
Bicton Heath House, Knowsley Drive, Gains Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY3 5DH

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Operator's Description

"My name is Pam Johnson and I am the Manager of Ideal Home in Shrewsbury Shropshire. I have worked at Ideal Home since 1996 and achieving my Registered Manager NVQ level 4 in 2005.

Ideal Home is a t..." Show more
"My name is Pam Johnson and I am the Manager of Ideal Home in Shrewsbury Shropshire. I have worked at Ideal Home since 1996 and achieving my Registered Manager NVQ level 4 in 2005.

Ideal Home is a tastefully converted Manor House and was established as a Care Home in 1983. The home is registered for 50 beds it has two sections namely The Main House which provides personal care for younger adults over 30 years. The purpose built extension provides personal care for EMI over 65 years. There are 5 bathrooms and 9 toilets in addition to en-suite rooms. Television, video recorders, DVD and stereo players are provided in the lounges.

Ideal Home also specialises in care of Alzheimer's and Schizophrenia sufferers.

The home is situated in the village of Gains Park in the suburbs of the historic town of Shrewsbury. It is within walking distance of a doctor’s surgery, shops and public houses. There is a regular bus service to Shrewsbury Town Centre with a bus top within 50m of the home. Ideal Home has attractive, well tended enclosed gardens with plenty of seating areas for residents and visitors use.

Open visiting times, individual care plans and flexible working practice where residents are encouraged to take an active part in running their home. A happy, relaxed and informal atmosphere exists within Ideal Home. There are no restrictions other than normal consideration for one another.

A wealth of experience in providing personal care with dignity by enthusiastic, well motivated staff to encourage a person centred home. We have a full social programme including outings, birthday parties and special events and daily activities to help keep the mind active. Families and friends, especially children are welcome to join in." Show less

Main Facts

Care home
Conditions cared for: Older people generally / People with physical difficulties / People with a mental disability / People with dementia
Care period: Trial stay / Long stay / Respite care stay.
This home accommodates 50 residents in 34 single and 8 shared rooms (29 en suite). It is a converted building with a garden. Overnight visitors can usually be accommodated.
The home is in an urban location. Bus stop 250 yards; shop 250 yards; post office 250 yards; town centre 3 mile(s); GP 250 yards; social centre 3 mile(s);
Residents may bring their own furniture and choose their room decoration. There is a lot of flexibility about meals. Residents can usually bring their pet. Activities are arranged daily.
Cost: Not available. Local Authority rates accepted.

Info updated: 24/07/2020   Update info...
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