Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre

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Hollymount Residential Home
3 West Park Road
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 6DE

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Profile Strength
Very Good 87%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £650.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Carolyn Skelly is Registered Manager at Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre.

Hollymount Residential Home is based opposite Corporation Park in Blackburn. It offers elderly people and those with dementia a welcoming home. Residents can relax and socialise in the communal facilities, a courtyard garden and variety of activities.

Staff take pride in offering a service that is dynamic and evolutionary, quick to adapt to the changing needs of our residents.Trained staff ensure the care home's residents are safe, happy and well cared for. It is the care and well-being of residents that drives the way staff look after them.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Complex Care, Convalescence, Daily Respite Care, End of Life, High Dependency, Independent Living, Palliative, Personal care, Physiotherapy, Reablement, Rehabilitation, Support for Couples.
Disability Support Bed Bound, Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist , Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
Nursing Specialisms Bariatric care, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Liver Disease, Lung Disease, Pain Management, Parkinson's Disease, Schizophrenia, Stroke.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia, Severe Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Challenging Behaviour, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, Frontotemporal, Lewy Body, Mixed Dementias, Picks Disease, Vascular Dementia.
Respite Care Yes

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

Hollymount Residential Home follows the latest national guidance in relation to Covid-19.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Infection Screening We are using technology to screen for infections & monitor symptoms.
safe-tick Regulatory Assessment We have been assessed by the care regulator in our approach to infection control.
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.
Infection Prevention & Control (IPC) - Regulator’s Assessment
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, regulators have assessed the preparedness of care providers in relation to infection prevention and control. Details of the regulator’s latest findings can be found below.
Regulator: CQC Date of Inspection: 09 March 2022
safe-tick Admission The provider assured the regulator that it was admitting people safely to the service.
safe-tick Policies The provider assured the regulator that its infection prevention and control policy was up to date.
safe-tick Premises The provider assured the regulator that it was promoting safety through the layout and hygiene practices of the premises.
safe-tick Shielding The provider assured the regulator that it was using personal protective equipment effectively and safely.
safe-tick Staffing The provider assured the regulator that it was making sure infection outbreaks can be effectively prevented or managed.
safe-tick Testing The provider assured the regulator that it was accessing testing for people using the service and staff.
safe-tick Use of PPE The provider assured the regulator that it was using personal protective equipment effectively and safely.
safe-tick Visitors The provider assured the regulator that it was preventing visitors from catching and spreading infections.
To view the provider’s latest Inspection Reports, Click here.
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)

Yes, our care home has WiFi in all our resident’s rooms.

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

Yes, our care home has mobile phone signal in all our resident’s rooms.

Telephone for external calling

Yes, our care home provides a telephone in all our resident’s rooms.

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Minimum Age
65

LGBTQ Welcome
Yes
Our Building and Facilities

Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Home is a comfortable and spacious 38-capacity care facility, offering services that incorporate an extensive range of health and medical expertise and talent.

The detached property has good on-site parking for visitors and scenic grounds and gardens that residents are able to relax in, including those who use wheelchairs.

The standards of the property are well-maintained, with quality heating and bathing facilities, internet access and on-site hairdressing, while residents have their personal choice and freedoms respected by staff.


The Year Our Home Was Built
1 Jan 1993

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Bar / Pub, Bistro, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Chiropodist, Cinema, Dentist, GP, Hairdressers, Lift, Optician, Smoking Area, Stairlift.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Scenic Views, Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Individual Heating Controls, Reduce Plastic Use.

Description

Our bedrooms are beautifully decorated with en suite facilities. Residents are encouraged to bring along some home comforts for the personal touch.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 38
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 14

Type Of Room
Double Room, Separate Sitting Room, Shared Room, Single Room.

Room Features
Garden View, Step Free Access.

Room Facilities
Freeview TV, Internet Access, Secure Access, Tea and Coffee-making Facilities, Telephone Point, Wifi.

Description

If there is one thing we know, it’s that a good carer can make a huge difference by spending quality time with our clients providing comfort, support, care and companionship.


Our Team
Carolyn Skelly
Carolyn Skelly
Registered Manager
Amanda Reeve
Amanda Reeve
Deputy Manager
Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn
Maintenance
Tony Marks
Tony Marks
Chef
Pauline Place
Pauline Place
Senior Housekeeper
Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £650.00
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £700.00
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £700.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Blackburn with Darwen
Region North West
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

Choice Dining Logo

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 Gluten-free Pink tick icon Halal Pink tick icon Pureed Pink tick icon Vegan Pink tick icon Vegetarian
Dining Locations Pink tick icon Bedroom Dining Pink tick icon Bistro
Dining Styles Pink tick icon A la Carte Pink tick icon Hot Trolley Pink tick icon Room Service
Hospitality Pink tick icon Guests are welcome for dinner (Covid permitting)

The preparation, nutritional value and presentation of food.

Pink tick icon Attractive drinks and adaptive cups/glasses are available and accessible where needed.


Pink tick icon Individual dietary needs are person centred.


Pink tick icon Meals reflect the nutritional needs of the residents.


Pink tick icon Our menu is balanced.

Pink tick icon Snacks are provided for residents that require texture-modified food.


Pink tick icon Sweet and savoury foods are provided between meals (this does not just include cakes and biscuits).

Pink tick icon A la Carte


Pink tick icon Hot Trolley


Pink tick icon Room Service

A critical component for good health.

Rating badge

Pink tick icon 5 Star Rated by UK Food Standards.


Pink tick icon We are following best practice including NICE guidelines as a standard.

Pink tick icon We are conducting internal and/or 3rd party food safety audits.

Pink tick icon We have allergen management policies in place.

A freedom to eat the food you want, when you want it.

Pink tick icon A Private Dining room is bookable for residents and their families.


Pink tick icon Families are invited for meals [Covid permitting].


Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have the same food options as elsewhere.


Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have their food presented to same standard as elsewhere.


Pink tick icon Residents have access to a Bistro.


Pink tick icon Residents have access to Dining Room.


Pink tick icon Residents have the option of dining in their own room.


Pink tick icon Staff sit with the residents they support when they dine.

Pink tick icon Residents can order food not on the menu, or have access to an ‘evergreen menu’.


Pink tick icon Residents have access to a flexible meal service beyond defined times.

Pink tick icon More than one option is available at mealtimes for all residents, including those with special and theraputic diets.


Pink tick icon Residents with dementia are shown food or visual menus to help them decide.


Pink tick icon There is a weekly menu.

Pink tick icon Residents are involved in the creation of the menu.

Pink tick icon The best interest choices are made for residents unable to make their own choices.

Understanding the wants and requirements of every individual be it cultural, religious or dietary.

Pink tick icon Halal food can be served.

Pink tick icon Gluten-free food can be served.


Pink tick icon Vegan food can be served.


Pink tick icon Vegetarian food can be served.


Pink tick icon We can support people with Diabetes.

Delivering a respectful and quality service.

Pink tick icon Residents are given appropriate and dignified crockery / glassware and cutlery.

Pink tick icon Staff are hospitality trained to present / serve meals.


Pink tick icon Tables are well laid.


Pink tick icon We have food theme days/nights.

Pink tick icon Staff understand and pre-empt potential meal-time behaviours which can impact nutritional intake.

Pink tick icon Staff always use appropriate and dignified language (e.g. it is an ‘apron’ not a ‘bib’).


Pink tick icon We promote an inclusive dining experience.

Pink tick icon There are no unnecessary disruptions during mealtimes.

Being environmentally and socially responsible and thoughtful.

Pink tick icon We correctly dispose of our waste.


Pink tick icon We have a waste management system.


Pink tick icon We monitor our food waste.

Pink tick icon Our energy usage is well maintained.


Pink tick icon We are actively reducing food mileage.

Activities Are So Important

The care home is aware of the importance of the environment and surroundings, especially for those who suffer from dementia or have physical difficulties. Staff devote time to activities that stimulate the minds of residents and help them to feel relaxed.


Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Choir, Crafts, Crosswords, Dancing, Excursions, Exercise Class, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Music Therapy, Painting, Quiz Games, Religious Services, Reminiscence, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Cinema, Garden Centre, Local Tourist Attractions, Park, Pub, Shopping, Shopping Centre, Theatre.
Our Pets

By arrangement of the home manager


Can You Bring Your Pet
Yes

We Welcome
Birds, Dogs, Others (subject to review), Rabbits.

Hollymount Residential Home
3 West Park Road
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 6DE

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Requires Improvement
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 10th March 2022
Last rated 1st April 2022
Reports

1st April 2022

30th July 2021

26th November 2020

15th April 2020

1st September 2017

29th June 2015

4th June 2014

4th December 2013

16th October 2013

8th February 2013

22nd March 2012

Registration Date 13th January 2011
Service Provider Longfield (Care Homes) Limited, BB2 6DE
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Methodist Church.

Nearby Services
Bank, Chemist, Church, Golf Club, Hospital, Library, Local Walks & Bike Rides, Park, Post Office, Pub, Restaurant, Shopping Centre, Shops, Surgery.
Our Awards
BwD Quality Assurance Scheme rating: Achieved enhanced quality assurance
Recipe 4 Health Gold Award Recipe 4 Health Gold Award

Frequently asked questions about Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre

Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in April 2022.
Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre has 38 rooms.
Prices for Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre start from £650.00 per week.
Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre is owned by Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care.
Yes. Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre does offer Residential care.
Yes. Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre does offer Respite care.
Yes. Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre does provide care for people with Dementia.
Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre comes under Blackburn with Darwen.
Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre accepts Local Authority clients.
Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Carolyn Skelly is the manager of Hollymount Residential and Dementia Care Centre.

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