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Moorhouse Farm

★★★☆Good

Location and contact details

Moorhouse Lane, Ashington, NE63 9LJ
www.hc-one.co.uk/homes/moorhouse-farmcareenquiries@hc-one.co.uk01670857727

Moorhouse Farm Care Home

Situated within a residential area of Ashington, Northumberland, Moorhouse Farm Care Home is a 24 bedded converted farmhouse which provides Dementia and Residential care.

Meet the team

At HC-One our experienced Home Managers and members of staff ensure kindness is at the heart of everything we do.

We understand that meals are a very important part of our Residents’ day, our menus cover a variety of choices for each meal and a choice of snacks, fresh fruit and refreshments are also available 24 hours a day.

Family and friends join Residents for meals which are served in one of our dining rooms or, if our Residents wish, they can choose to eat in the privacy of their own rooms.

Hobbies and interests

Our Activities Co-ordinator spends time with Residents to ensure popular pastimes are included within the weekly activities calendar which is displayed in the home, this includes:

• Flower arranging

• Pet therapy

• Birthday celebrations

• Mini bus outings

• Musical events

• Monthly church service

• Coffee mornings

Many of our Residents find the one-on-one time with our members of staff particularly enjoyable.

Outdoor areas

The open and secure patio area complete with comfortable seating is a tranquil place for Residents to relax or socialise with friends and family.

Information supplied by carehome.co.uk

Registration summary

Managers: Pauline Maria Safe
Registration Date: 31 October 2011
Last CQC inspection: 22 July 2015
Local Authority: Northumberland
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Caring for adults under 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 24

Care home group

CQC Rating for Moorhouse Farm

Where this care home can improve
Overall
★★★☆Good
Safe
★★★☆Good
Effective
★★★☆Good
Caring
★★★☆Good
Responsive
★★★☆Good
Well-led
★★★☆Good

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 29 September 2015.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

Services offered at Moorhouse Farm

Residential - Shared Spaces

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  • Disabled access throughout the home and gardens:
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  • Good access to public transport links:
  • Recreation room:

Residents have a choice of lounge areas which feature comfortable and specially designed furnishings.

Moorhouse Farm offers the following services:

• Weekly visits from a mobile hairdresser

• A mobile shop

• Bar service

• Activity Room

• Daily newspaper delivery (upon request)

• Designated smoking area

• Chiropody and alternative therapy services

• GP service (Residents are also able to retain their own GP)

• Small pets are allowed by arrangement

• Kitchenette for visitors to make drinks

General

  • Accepting referrals from Local Authority(s):
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  • Accepting self-funded clients:
  • Emergency care:

Residential - Your Room

  • Smoking allowed:
  • Emergency call systems:
  • Rooms with full en-suite bathroom:
  • Pets allowed:
  • TV and telephone point in resident rooms:
  • Shared rooms available for couples:
  • We have a range of comfortable and well-equipped bedrooms which are decorated in keeping with the character of the home.
  • To personalise their bedroom our Residents bring their own items of furniture and personal belongings such as ornaments and pictures.
  • All bedrooms have washroom facilities; all are wheel chair friendly, have TV aerial points and a nurse call system.

Transport

  • Moorhouse Farm Care Home is situated within the grounds of Ashington Grange Care Home.
  • For visitors travelling by car the A189 is in close proximity.
  • The nearest train station is Pegswood. 
  • There are regular bus services from Newcastle City Centre and nearby towns.
  • There is onsite parking for visitors.

Residential - health and lifestyle

  • Internet access:
  • On-site hairdressing:
  • A place of worship or visiting clergy:
  • Residents may retain own GP:
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  • Daily activities and entertainment:

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