Queenswood

Care home
Cliffgrove Avenue, Beeston, Chilwell, Nottingham NG9 4DP
Cliffgrove Avenue, Beeston, Chilwell, Nottingham NG9 4DP

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Operator's Description

"Opened in 1975 and located in a quiet residential area on the border of Beeston and Chilwell, just south of Nottingham City Centre, Queenswood offers residential care to 41 older men and women.
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"Opened in 1975 and located in a quiet residential area on the border of Beeston and Chilwell, just south of Nottingham City Centre, Queenswood offers residential care to 41 older men and women.
Queenswood was, in fact, the first MHA Home to have an activities coordinator, as well as running a care group for people who have become depressed. Pat and Harold Dams described their move to Queenswood as a marvellous new beginning. “We spent the first two months in a mad social whirl. There always seemed to be something going on and we’ve never had so many friends… We are never forced to take part in anything, but encouraged to do so. We were alone at home but now we have companions every day.”
One resident, deaf and partially blind, had “fought tooth and nail not to go into Queenswood, as he was scared of losing his independence.” After just three weeks he was relishing his new lifestyle. “It is super and I have no worries any more. I’m really glad I came.”
Commenting on the balance of independent living and the best possible care, the Revd. Herbert Austin-Fairhurst concluded: “This kind of place is a godsend.”" Show less

Main Facts

Care home
Conditions cared for: Older people generally
Care period: Long stay / Respite care stay.
This home accommodates 41 residents in 41 single rooms (41 en suite).
The home is in an urban location. bus stop 1 mile(s); shop 1 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s);
Residents may bring their own furniture. Activities are arranged.
Cost: Not available.

Info updated: 24/07/2020   Update info...
Memberships
National Care Forum: The organisation that runs this care home is a member of the National Care Forum, whose mission is to promote the benefits of the not-for-profit model of care services provision.
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