Glennfield Care Home

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Profile Strength
Very Good 88%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Katy Hughes is General Manager at Glennfield Care Home.

Katy has worked in the care sector since 1997, and has been a Care Home Manager since 2005. Katy has experience of caring for the elderly, those living with dementia, adults with learning disabilities, and also younger people with complex conditions. Katy along with her team took a previous care home to a rating of ‘outstanding’, winning multiple awards. Katy started working for the Excelcare family at Glennfield in April 2021.

Katy Hughes

Nestled in a quiet residential area, Glennfield is a purpose-built home in the historical market town of Wisbech, close to royal Sandringham in Norfolk. 

Our dedicated and long-serving team, many of whom live in nearby Wisbech, Sutton Bridge and Elm, provide a range of respite and long-term residential care, including residential dementia, nursing, nursing dementia and end of life care.

We also have a small community specifically designed to support people under 65 who are living with young-onset dementia.

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Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

As always, at Excelcare our first priority is putting the safety and wellbeing of the people living and working in our care homes and their family and friends, at the centre of any actions we take.

We would like to take this opportunity to reassure you that we are continuously monitoring COVID-19 pandemic guidelines released by the Government, Public Health England and CQC, (the independent regulator of health and social care) as a matter of the utmost priority. This is to ensure that we keep everyone involved with our services safe and that each of our care home team members are supported to safely continue their work in providing the highest quality care in such unprecedented times.

Robust and comprehensive contingency plans have been put in place in response to the Coronavirus outbreak in the UK. We have set up a COVID-19 Response Team to review and share up to date guidance and information to our colleagues working in each of our services. We are keeping our contingency and risk management plans under regular review and updated as advised by the Government and Public Health England.

We are still supporting people to move into our care homes, so please do give your local Excelcare care home a call if you are looking for care or need any advice or assistance.

Where we are supporting new residents from the community to move into our care homes, we have clear protocols in place. This ensures that where possible they have been COVID-19 tested; and where this is not possible, they will be screened for symptoms of COVID-19. If it is deemed appropriate for an individual to move in, they will be required to self-isolate for 14 days for their safety and the safety of others.

In line with Government guidance, any resident moving in or returning from hospital will have to be tested before being accepted into our care. We have clear protocols in place to ensure the safety of all our residents and care home teams.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space
Connectivity for resident testing, monitoring & communications

Infection control and the safety of both residents and staff often requires quarantine measures and the isolation of care home residents. To test, monitor and allow residents to communicate with relatives, the prevalence of room-level connectivity within the home is becoming increasingly relevant.

Wireless Internet access (WiFi)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Telephone for external calling

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

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Our Building and Facilities

Nestled in a quiet residential area, Glennfield is a purpose-built home in the historical market town of Wisbech, close to royal Sandringham in Norfolk.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Chiropodist, Cinema, Coffee Shop, Dentist, Hairdressers, Lift, Optician, Physiotherapy.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

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En-suite bedrooms provide the perfect haven in which to rest and relax. They come fully furnished and residents are encouraged to personalise them with their own precious belongings so they become a familiar and homely place to spend time.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 88
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 88

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Telephone Point.

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Our kind and compassionate team take the time to truly understand each precious individual who lives with us, embracing their history and future aspirations, likes, dislikes and personal preferences.

Our Team
Katy Hughes
Katy Hughes
General Manager

Katy has worked in the care sector since 1997, and has been a Care Home Manager since 2005. Katy has experience of caring for the elderly, those living with dementia, adults with learning disabilities, and also younger people with complex conditions. Katy along with her team took a previous care home to a rating of ‘outstanding’, winning multiple awards. Katy started working for the Excelcare family at Glennfield in April 2021.

Sarah Bull
Sarah Bull
Care Manager

Sarah became the Care Manager at Glennfield Care Centre in 2008 and has many years’ experience of working in the care home environment. Sarah has an NVQ 4 in Care Management, an intermediate certificate in Health and Safety and has undertaken many workshops in various care related subjects. Sarah is responsible for the running of the home in the absence of the Manager.

Funding Types
Local Authority Cambridgeshire
Region East
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Local Authority funding with a Third Party Top-Up Yes

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Choice Dining is a food-focused accreditation designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare the dining experience within different care settings.

To be awarded the Choice Dining badge, a care home will have committed to delivering exceptional dining experiences with a strong focus on preference, individuality, hygiene and the environment. You can explore the specifics of all participating homes in the tab below to learn more about the food on offer, how it is served and presented and what they’re doing to cater for your personal taste. For more information about Choice Dining please click here.

Styles of Food Pink tick icon Pureed Pink tick icon Vegetarian
Our Menu Pink tick icon Excelcare template winter menu.docx
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Activities Are So Important

Everything at Glennfield is designed to create fun and happy times for the people we support, from knit and natter to live entertainment, creative arts and craft classes to classic film screenings, pampering treatments to Easter, Pancake Day and birthday celebrations. 

The enriching atmosphere we have created gives the chance to socialise with other residents, find new interests and promote positive feelings. Family members are always welcome, and often join us during activities as well as for lunch, dinner or afternoon tea. Other regular visitors include local school children, who visit at least once a week to spend time with residents chatting and taking part in a range of activities – the bonds and friendships formed are cherished by everyone.

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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Crosswords, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.
Our Pets

Please speak to the home manager.

Can You Bring Your Pet

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PE13 2JF

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 14th January 2021
Last rated 21st December 2019

4th February 2021

21st December 2019

2nd June 2017

16th January 2015

6th August 2013

14th September 2012

Registration Date 7th December 2010
Service Provider Glenfield Healthcare Limited, EC1R 5HL
Car Park.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

Nearby Services
Church, Hospital, Local Walks & Bike Rides, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Glennfield Care Home

Glennfield Care Home was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in December 2019.
Glennfield Care Home provides Nursing, Dementia and Residential care.
Glennfield Care Home has 88 rooms.
Glennfield Care Home is owned by Excelcare Holdings.
Yes. Glennfield Care Home does offer Residential care.
No. Glennfield Care Home does not offer Respite care.
Yes. Glennfield Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Glennfield Care Home comes under Cambridgeshire.
Glennfield Care Home accepts Local Authority clients.
Glennfield Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Katy Hughes is the manager of Glennfield Care Home.

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