Sussex Health Care

Plawhatch Lane, Sharpthorne
East Grinstead, West Sussex
RH19 4JH
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Horncastle Care Centre

Sharpthorne

Horncastle Care Centre opened in 2009 and provides two purpose built bungalows near East Grinstead. Each bungalow specialises in providing care for adults with complex needs.

Maple Lodge provides a home for ten adults with acquired brain injury and neurological conditions. Willow Lodge provides ten places for young adults with learning and physical disabilities.

Philosophy

Our aim is to provide a Care Home that offers a safe and comfortable environment with support and stimulation to help service users maximise their physical, intellectual, emotional and social capacity, with a person-centred care plan. Service users have the right to live as normal a life as possible and to have the respect of those who support them.

The friendly and homely atmosphere we have created at Horncastle Care Centre ensures that the service users are able to continue their lifestyle with personal privacy and dignity. Social activity programmes are encouraged with lots of access within the community.

Facilities

Horncastle Care Centre is made up of two bungalows each with nursing facilities for ten people. Maple Lodge has been designed for adults with acquired brain injury and neurological conditions while Willow Lodge provides care for young adults with learning and physical disabilities. Each bedroom in these new bungalows has an en-suite bathroom and there is track-hoisting throughout. A swimming pool and spa is available for all service users.

  • Experienced staff team
  • Call system in all rooms
  • Underfloor central heating
  • Home cooked food using fresh local produce
  • Meals prepared by chef
  • Special diets catered for
  • Own transport
  • Track hoists
  • Specialist baths
  • Spa Pool
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dietician
  • Weekly GP visits
  • 24-hour nurse support
  • Multi sensory room
  • Social and recreational activities programme

 

 

 

 

 


Nursing Care

Nursing care is of prime importance and is provided 24 hours a day by qualified staff under the personal supervision of the Registered Manager. Local GPs visit the home regularly and are on call at all times.

Therapy Input

Sussex Health Care retain the services of a range of therapists. Physiotherapy, occupational therapy and reflexology are available on request. Experts are available to advise on any aspect of a service user's care, recreational pursuits or environment.

Activities

There is a lively activity programme with college activities and outreach programmes available and access encouraged within the local area.

Cuisine

Our experienced chef prepares interesting and homely cuisine with attention to individual requirements and any special diets. Mealtimes are important at Horncastle Care Centre and great care is taken to ensure that meals are attractively presented and elegantly served.

Training

All staff undertake an induction programme of instruction when joining Sussex Health Care. In addition a system of supervision and support for care staff enables them to gain experience and increase their skills. Extensive in-house training is provided by the Sussex Health Care training team and QCF courses are undertaken in conjunction with local colleges.

 

 

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