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Swarthdale Nursing Home

★★★☆Good

Location and contact details

Rake Lane, Ulverston, LA12 9NQ
01229580149

Swarthdale Nursing Home is one of two homes managed by Vishomil Limited. It is registered to provide accommodation for up to 43 people. It is located in a residential area of Ulverston in an old building adapted and extended for its current purpose. Most rooms are en suite. Accommodation is on two floors, with two lifts. There is car parking at the front of the building.

Registration summary

Managers: Mandy Nunley
Registration Date: 25 January 2011
Last CQC inspection: 4 June 2018
Local Authority: Cumbria
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 43

Care home group

Vishomil Limited

CQC Rating for Swarthdale Nursing Home

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 22 June 2018.

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

Services offered at Swarthdale Nursing Home

Residential - Your Room

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  • Rooms with full en-suite bathroom:
  • Shared rooms available for couples:
  • Smoking allowed:
  • TV and telephone point in resident rooms:

We have recently installed a new wireless nurse call system with advanced safety and security features which we can configure to meet the individual needs of our residents. We have a pet rabbit and gold fish and are flexible in considering whether or not we can accommodate pet requests. We do not permit smoking within the home however residents are able to smoke in the gardens.  

Residential - Shared Spaces

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  • Disabled access throughout the home and gardens:
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  • Good access to public transport links:
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  • Transport available at the home:

The lounge has continuous level access from the entrance hallway and extends into a spacious conservatory overlooking a garden area towards the carpark. There is similar level access to the large dining room which has a private recess area for residents and relatives to sit separately from the lounge should they wish. Two lifts provide access to the second floor. We have open visiting and can accommodate overnight visitors in emergancies. Bus and train services are a 5-10 minute walk away.

Residential - health and lifestyle

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  • On-site hairdressing:
  • Residents may retain own GP:
  • Scheduled GP rounds:
  • Special diets:

We facilitate residents to maintain their social contacts, interests and pursuits including religious beliefs. Several minister visit the home and once a month we hold a multi-nominational service of hymns for those who wish to participate. We have email and Skype facilities to stay in touch with family and friends who live away. We have daily activities and visiting entertainment, we celebrate most occassions. The hairdresser visits weekly, GPs most days and we cater for all types of diets    

General

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