Evendine House Residential Home

Evendine House
Evendine Lane, Colwall
Malvern
Worcestershire
WR13 6DT

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Profile Strength
Very Good 82%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Call for details
Weekly Prices From £800.00
Regulator's Rating Good
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Meet The Manager

Kirsty is Registered manager at Evendine House Residential Home.

“I’m the Registered Manager of Evendine House, and I have been working within the care industry for around 30 years. I started here as a Group Head, so I already knew how the home is run prior to being appointed Registered Manager. In this role, I get the chance to be more hands on with running the home, and get to be more involved in the caregiving side of the home.

I am passionate about providing the best care and support to the people that we look after. I take great pleasure in assisting people in meeting their needs, and find the whole experience very rewarding when we get positive feedback for giving great care. The environment here is like one big family, it feels just like caring for my own grandparents!”

Since 2014, Evendine House Residential Home has been run by owners Geoff and Zo Butcher. Together with their family, they run several outstanding residential care homes that offer superlative care and services for a variety of needs. Their hard work, passion and dedication is reflected in all aspects of care at Evendine House. From the highly skilled and compassionate care team to the wonderful variety of delicious food and snacks – Geoff and Zo oversee it all.

We want to provide the best quality care for all residents at Evendine House. Geoff and Zo recognise the importance of continual professional development and encourage all staff to stay up-to-date with the latest care approaches. In addition to the existing training currently available, Geoff and Zo wish to invest in further training opportunities in the future to ensure that the care offered at Evendine House is always of the highest quality.

Evendine House Residential Care Home offers high quality accommodation and exceptional care provided by fully qualified and skilled nurses and carers. We offer residential care, specialist dementia care, respite and day care and couples care in a comfortable, warm and welcoming environment.

Situated in the Herefordshire countryside and in the stunning village of Colwall, Evendine House is a residential home with a traditional country house feel. Set in over 2 acres of landscaped gardens and with stunning views of the Malvern Hills, Evendine House offers high quality care in a remarkable setting.

Our services are personalised for each resident through the use of individually tailored care plans and packages. Our staff work hard to ensure that our residents’ needs and wishes are always catered for. Some of our other care services include regular visits from healthcare professionals as well as chiropody, beauty treatments, and hairdressing.

At Evendine House, we are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care in order to maintain the health, happiness and wellbeing of all of our residents. Our professional team are committed to ensuring that our residents always feel comfortable and at home.

Our aim is to provide a ‘home from home’ environment in which there is a true sense of community. We offer a wide range of activities to suit all interests and encourage the involvement of both our residents and their families. As well as regular family events, we also offer free afternoon tea and dinner for family members and friends. At Evendine House, there are no restrictive visiting times and families are always welcome.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
Respite Care Yes
Minimum Age
55

Our Building and Facilities

Evendine House is in a tranquil location set in the Herefordshire countryside. The building is situated in the picturesque village of Colwall and has 2 acres of landscaped gardens with beautiful views of the Malvern Hills. With its distinct country home feel, Evendine House offers quality care in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

We are able to accommodate for up to 20 residents at Evendine House. As a result of this, the house has a very homely and warm environment that helps residents to settle in fast and easily connect with others. This environment also enables our wonderful care team to give greater attention and care to each individual resident.

We work hard to ensure that our residents are happy, comfortable and satisfied at all times. Our focus is to make all residents and their families feel truly relaxed and at home. We also pride ourselves in delivering high quality personalised care.

At Evendine House there over 2 acres of land for our residents to enjoy. We have beautiful landscaped gardens with flowers and plants of numerous varieties as well as views to the Malvern Hills. We encourage our residents to stay healthy and active and frequently plan events utilising our wonderful gardens. With staff there to support and keep company, our residents are able to explore the grounds safely. So whether it is a leisurely walk around the gardens, a family celebration or a sit outside to enjoy the sun – our beautiful gardens are the perfect backdrop for it all. 

We have several warm and friendly community areas at Evendine House. In our larger community areas, we host all of our daily activities and events. These larger areas are also commonly used by our residents for socialising and interacting with others. We also have smaller and quieter spaces where residents are able to relax in private.

We offer free dining to all of our residents’ family and friends. From delicious afternoon tea to a healthy and home-cooked dinner, family and friends are able to enjoy high quality cuisine no matter what the time of day (we just ask for a little notice where possible). By doing this, our residents and their families are able to spend even more quality time together. Family events and celebrations such as birthdays and anniversaries are warmly welcome and we will do our best to accommodate these.


How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms.

What Else Do We Provide
Chiropodist, Dentist, GP, Minibus, Stairlift.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Scenic Views, Seating.

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Description

At Evendine House we offer a variety of accommodation facilities to suit all needs and requirements. All of our rooms have been purposefully designed and decorated to provide a cosy, relaxing, and homely environment. Our rooms are fully equipped and many also have their own en-suite bathroom. Residents are able to personalise their rooms to suit their own tastes. We are also a pet friendly home and allow our resident’s pets to stay with them at Evendine House.

Along with all rooms being specially chosen to suit each resident’s needs and requirements, we also encourage our residents to personalise their rooms. Residents are able to bring photographs, decorations and small pieces of furniture to help them feel relaxed and at home. Whilst our excellent care team are always available to help, we also encourage the involvement of our residents’ families and friends.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 20

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Unfurnished.

Room Facilities
Catch up TV, Freeview TV, Internet Access, Sky/Cable TV, Telephone Point.

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Description

Our extremely talented and caring team have over 30 years of care knowledge and experience. All members of our care team are fully qualified and passionate about what they do. We also have staff that are trained in providing specialist care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s. All of our staff wear a uniform and the colour of this is reflective of their role at Evendine House. By doing this, residents and their families are able to identify members of staff and their responsibilities.


Our Team
Diana Wise
Diana Wise
Team Leader

“I got into care after spending time caring for my parents, I realised I wanted to give something back, and caring was a great way to do that. My favourite part of the job is coming in every morning and seeing the smiles on residents’ faces, and how everyone at the home works together to get things done. Between us, nothing is too much trouble, because we all have the satisfaction and comfort of our residents at heart. An average day as Team Leader consists of organising the team, sorting out medication and doctor visits, helping other staff, some admin, and talking to residents.”

Fran Hallam
Fran Hallam
Care Assistant

“I finished college and straight away decided I’d like to go into nursing, so care seemed like a great starting point, but I loved it so much I stayed here. I love filling people with confidence and making them happy, and knowing that the residents here are satisfied. Evendine House has such a homely, family environment that’s so open, we all work as a team, and there are great opportunities for personal development – when I first started here I was shy, but through talking to residents, I feel like I’ve come out of my shell, and I’m so much more confident. My average day is filled with talking and laughter as I try to get the most out of my interactions with residents.”

Phil Sturge
Phil Sturge
Activities Co-ordinator

“I got into care after my experiences with my son, who has ASD and ADHD, which made me realise that I loved looking after and helping people in their day to day life. When I started at Evendine House, I only worked two days a week, but quickly realised that coordinating the activities was a really fulfilling job. I love talking to residents, especially when they tell me about their lives, and being part of making them smile with the activities that I arrange. I help around the home, in the kitchen, with maintenance, and even gardening, as well as organising the fun and games.”

Debbie Agius
Debbie Agius
Domestic Staff

“I worked here at Evendine for 5 years, then took a break to care for my husband. After this, I wanted to get back into work but didn’t want to care again straight away, so I applied for a role cleaning at the home, and got my current job. My favourite part of the job is seeing residents happy, making sure they have what they need, and knowing I can leave satisfied at the end of the day. My previous experience at Evendine has given me insider knowledge, and I have a great understanding of the inner workings of the home. My average day starts with a handover meeting to liaise with the night staff and make sure we’re all up to date. In this meeting we are told who the Resident of the Day is, and we all take extra care to make their day even more special.”

Cordelia Johnson
Cordelia Johnson
Chef

“I’m part of the kitchen team here at the home; my role here is mostly cooking, planning menus and ordering stock, but I also get involved in the activities we run, like making cupcakes for residents to decorate.”

Lydia Agius
Lydia Agius
Kitchen Assistant

“I started as a kitchen assistant here at Evendine, then made the move into care. My favourite part of working at the home is chatting to residents and finding out about their lives. I love my job because of the difference I make in people’s lives as well as the family atmosphere here in the home, we’re always smiling! An average day for me includes helping people with their day to day live, giving person-centred care, and making sure all needs are met, so all residents are helped as and when they need it. I love how the team works at Evendine, as a unit in harmony.”

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £800.00
Residential Dementia Fees From £850.00
Weekly Respite Fees From £825.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Herefordshire, County of
Region West Midlands
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Third Party Top-Ups Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

At Evendine House, we have a small team of highly skilled chefs that work hard to prepare all of our delicious food on-site. Our talented chefs use fresh ingredients and locally sourced produce to create healthy and tasty home-cooked meals.

Our catering team work closely with care staff to ensure that all dietary requirements are being catered for. We also base our meals on the preferences and ideas of our residents and their families.

At Evendine House, there is always plenty of choice. As well as providing three nutritious hot meals a day, our wonderful chefs are always happy to cook something else. Additionally, fresh fruit, snacks, and drinks are all available 24 hours a day.

Our homely kitchen is at the heart and centre of Evendine. Many residents and staff pass through it daily and stop to have a chat or a snack, which gives the real ‘home from home’ feel.

We recognise the importance of mealtimes and the opportunities that they provide for socialising and interaction. At Evendine House, there are many dining facilities where residents are able to eat, drink and chat with their family, other residents, and members of staff.

Our residents’ families and friends are always welcome to join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This is why we provide our residents’ families and visitors with afternoon tea and meals – all absolutely free of charge.

Snacks and drinks are available all day, everyday.

We have a wide variety of fresh and healthy snacks such as fruit and smoothies, or delicious biscuits and home made cakes for those with a sweeter tooth.


We Serve Food At
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegan, Vegetarian.

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Menu
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Activities Are So Important

At Evendine House, we strive to provide high quality care and support in a friendly, relaxed and welcoming environment. Our dedicated and passionate team work hard to ensure that our residents feel happy and comfortable at all times.

We offer a wide variety of daily activities that are all designed to appeal to residents. Our activities are aimed at supporting residents’ holistically and focus on enhancing their social, emotional and physical wellbeing.

Our skilled Activity Coordinator works closely with the residents and their families to identify  individual likes, interests, and hobbies. This information is then used to further enhance the quality of the activities that we provide by making them more personal and enticing. Additionally, we have found that this personalised approach supports residents transition into their new home.

We always consider our residents’ capabilities and work hard to protect their independence and dignity. This is why we encourage our residents to help with day-to-day activities such as simple food preparation and folding clothes. By doing this, our residents are able to feel more involved and at home at Evendine House.

The activities that we offer encourage residents to get active and socialise with other residents, friends, and family. We provide a range of stimulating activities that enable residents to pursue their current interests and learn new skills. Some of the activities that we offer include arts and crafts, music therapy, exercise and walks, live entertainment, and more!

We love to hear our residents’ stories and memories from the past. By sharing these experiences, residents are able to socialise and build friendships with both residents and staff. This also helps our residents feel more comfortable, happy and relaxed in their new home.

Our residents particularly enjoy our stimulating and fun activities that are designed to help them reminisce. Residents are able to join in with fun games such as ‘What is in the box?’ which uses old memorabilia to support cognitive processing and memory retention.

We tailor our activities and games to suit the needs and interests of our residents. Our caring and compassionate Activity Coordinator works with residents and their families to establish individual needs, interests and hobbies. By doing this, we are able to offer an assortment of appealing activities.

Our fantastic care team work in partnership with residents and their families to create a Personalised Care Plan. The Personalised Care Plan details any specific needs and requirements that a resident has. Additionally, this is used to highlight a resident’s individual likes, dislikes, hobbies, and interests.

At Evendine House, the care and services that we provide are personalised for each resident based on the information in their Personalised Care Plan. Our dedicated team also review all residents’ Care Plans regularly to ensure that they are kept up-to-date and staff remain informed.

We work closely with local healthcare professionals to further enhance the quality of the care that we provide. These professionals frequently visit Evendine House to offer their services and expertise to our residents; some of these include GP’s, district nurses, optometrists, dentists, and chiropodists.


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Activities At Home
Animal Petting, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Cooking, Crafts, Dancing, Knitting / Embroidery, Music, Painting, Pet Therapy, Reminiscence, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions, Theatre.
Our Pets

We encourage residents and relatives to bring pets into Evendine


Can You Bring Your Pet
Yes

How We Help With Your Pet
Feeding, Sanitation, Walking.

We Welcome
Cats, Dogs, Others (subject to review).

Evendine House
Evendine Lane, Colwall
Malvern
Worcestershire
WR13 6DT

Regulator: CQC

Category Rating
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Read More https://api.cqc.org.uk/public/v1/reports/f10e17ec-641b-460d-bbc4-78db888273e4
Report Published 8th May 2019
Registration Date 13th January 2011
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church, Methodist Church.

Nearby Services
Garden Centre, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Evendine House Residential Home

Evendine House Residential Home was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in May 2019.
Evendine House Residential Home provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Prices for Evendine House Residential Home start from £800.00 per week.
Evendine House Residential Home is owned by Blackadder Group.
Yes. Evendine House Residential Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. Evendine House Residential Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Evendine House Residential Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Evendine House Residential Home comes under Herefordshire, County of.
Evendine House Residential Home accepts Local Authority clients.
Evendine House Residential Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Kirsty is the manager of Evendine House Residential Home.

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