ACCOMMODATION

Garden Lodge is a purpose built one storey care home near the suburb of Netherley, which is a bus ride from the city centre of Liverpool.

SERVICES

Garden Lodge is a residential care home catering for up to 48 service users. The home is divided into two units, one of which specialises in dementia care and all rooms are for single occupancy. All areas within the home have been tastefully decorated to a high standard by our interior designer and include soft furnishings, curtains and accessories.

There are several bathrooms/shower rooms for communal use, all of which have been designed for ease of use with our clientele.

Within each unit there is a large dining room as well as a lounge, both of which are light and airy, as well as having access to the courtyard gardens. All gardens are well maintained and secure. A smoking lounge is available within the home for the service user’s use. The home also boasts a fully equipped hairdressing salon. As the home is purpose built and one storey there are no access concerns.

There is a large car park at the front of the building for visitors, as well as being near bus stops which benefit from a frequent service to both the city centre and surrounding areas. Our chefs will be on hand to produce fresh home cooked varied menus, they also meet with each individual service user on a regular basis to gain further information regarding their likes and dislikes.

STAFF

Millbrook House is owned and run by Mark & Wendy Gilbert along with their son, Luke Gilbert. All of the family have extensive experience within the care home field and are hands on owners being involved in the home on a daily basis. The manager/matron of the home is Joanne Hart, a highly experienced general trained nurse who has been managing nursing homes for over 10 years. She has gained her NVQ Registered Managers Award in Management and has also an NVQ in Mentoring. She is ably assisted in running the home by a strong team of registered mental health nurses. Along with the administrative team she has the overall responsibility for the co-ordination of the various teams who work in the nursing home. As our emphasis is on quality of care, the staff team are handpicked to ensure that they have the necessary personality, genuine caring attitude and experience to meet the demands of their chosen profession. Linda Birch, deputy manager, a team of 6 registered nurses and 18 care staff, as well as support staff, ably assist Jan in the running of the home. The majority of care staff have either already gained their NVQ in Care or are working towards it. We also invest heavily in additional training for the staff team involving more specialist course pertaining to mental health and dementia care. Our catering team, comprising of a head chef, part time cook and kitchen assistants are a valued part of the home’s team in maintaining a high standard of meal preparation, catering to individual taste and the medical needs of all clients. Our menus are regularly reviewed and changes made in accordance with client and family views and comments. We have a food comments book that all clients, family and visitors are encouraged to enter their views and suggestions in. The remaining support staff consists of our valued domestic, laundry and maintenance staff who ensure that all the home is clean, free from unpleasant odours, personal laundry is under control and the environment of the home is welcoming and well maintained.

Garden Lodge

Middlemass Hey

Netherley, Liverpool

L27 7AR

Tel : 0151 4984776

Fax : 0151 498 4893