I’ve worked for the company for over 10 years and I can honestly say I am proud of the great care the team deliver.
Anchor's Holmpark in Birmingham is a trusted provider of residential care for elderly people, and we offer specialised services for elderly people who have dementia, physical disability and old age.
Our care home’s well trained and helpful staff provide 24-hour care and support to help you maintain your chosen lifestyle, adapting as your needs change.
At Holmpark, activities play an important role and we aim to enhance our residents’ quality of life by providing a varied range of social activities.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our catering, with our chef preparing meals daily from fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Set on a busy main road leading into Birmingham city centre and located in its own beautiful grounds, Holmpark care home is close to local services and amenities, such as local shops and churches.
In times of uncertainty, Anchor is a care provider you can depend on. We are proudly not-for-profit with 50 years of experience.
We Can Provide
Companionship, Palliative, Personal care.
Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Type Of Dementia
Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Building and Facilities
Our Building and Facilities
At Holmpark care home, we provide quality 24-hour residential care and specialist care for residents with dementia.
We support and develop our staff on an ongoing basis to enable them to provide the highest quality care for our residents.
At our home we have: - A mobile library - A ‘pets are welcome’ policy by arrangement with the Manager - A shop for small items - A hairdressing salon - A lift to upper floors - A personal laundry facility and laundry service - A pay phone on the first floor or the facility for a private telephone line in each room - Regular religious services and meetings should you wish to take part - Newspapers which can be ordered and delivered daily to your room - Wheelchair access and car parking
Nearby facilities: - Birmingham town centre is one mile away and can be reached using excellent bus services - The nearest hospital is City Road - New Street railway station is two miles away - A theatre and supermarket are under two miles away
Holmpark is a unique, Victorian building which has been thoroughly modernised and adapted to provide residential care. Set in a quiet location and in its own grounds, Holmpark provides single en-suite rooms and one larger room for couples. All rooms have a lovely view of the gardens. Other attractions include: - Cosy lounges with TVs and quiet areas for reading and relaxing - A respite room is available for short term care and for family and friends to stay overnight - Bathrooms specially equipped so you can relax in comfort - Safe, enclosed gardens
Anchor Hanover are always pioneering the use of modern technology. We provide the older people living in our care homes with access to Apple iPads as part of our on-going commitment to person-centred activities, meaningful engagement and the highest quality of dementia care
Our home is fully furnished and decorated to a high standard with a call system which ensures that help is at hand 24 hours a day.
We also have: - Some rooms with their own kitchenette - Some rooms with views of the gardens - A television point and connections for satellite and digital TV - Tea-making facilities available to make drinks for you and your visitors
At Holmpark, our caring and attentive staff work with our residents and their loved ones to create a detailed care plan which ensures our residents individual health and care needs are met.
We know how important it is to care for our residents with the dignity and respect they deserve and this is at the heart of what we do at Holmpark care home.
Our commitment to advanced dementia training for our staff has helped the Department of Health pass its goal of 3,000 Dignity Champions nationwide.
Our health and social care partners include: - A GP who is available on request - A hairdresser visits every week - A chiropodist visits on request - A dentist and optician who visit the home on request - The district nurse and physiotherapist who visit by arrangement - Holistic therapist visits can be arranged
At Holmpark we have a caring team of well qualified professionals, passionate about what they do and dedicated to ensuring our residents always feel confident that they can rely on a friendly face and helping hand 24-hours a day.
We encourage visits to Holmpark so you can meet our team and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, meet other residents, find out what goes on and ask any questions you may have. It is important to us that you make the right decision and are happy with your choice of new home.
I’m here to help new residents and their families feel confident in their choices and ensure they feel supported and in control every step of the way. Please feel free to come in for a chat and a cup of tea and see what our home has to offer.
I am really proud to be working at Holmpark as the Home Administrator and I look forward to supporting you with any questions you may have about our home.
The Importance Of Meal Times
We know how important mealtimes are to our residents, so we always try to make this a sociable and enjoyable experience, whilst recognising individual choice.
Holmpark's Food Promise ensures all our menus offer freshly cooked, appetising and nutritionally balanced meals including: - Cooked breakfast every day - Wholesome homemade soup everyday - Freshly baked biscuits and cakes everyday - Traditional Sunday Roast - Fish and Chip Friday - Homemade Birthday cakes - Themed days - A variety of snacks available all day
Our Chefs understand the nutritional needs of older people and ensure that our meals are prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients.
We serve tasty, wholesome dishes and involve residents in selecting our menus at a local level. We offer daily choice of meals and cater for special dietary needs and preferences, helping keep our residents healthy and well nourished.
Our care home organises and arranges a variety of opportunities for our residents to enjoy daily activities in our home and in the local community.
We work in partnership with the National Association for Providers of Activities for Older People (NAPA) and encourage activities that enhance our residents’ lifestyle, health and wellbeing.
Residents preferred activities, interests and ability are discussed when they move in and an agreed plan ensures that these requests are fulfilled (wherever possible). Our residents’ suggestions for activities also help shape the planning process.
We organise supervised day trips to leisure facilities and places of interest as well as social events in the home, including themed restaurant evenings, arts and crafts, quizzes and regular entertainers.
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