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Sullart Street
Cockermouth
Cumbria
CA13 0EE

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Very Good 88%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £890.00
Regulator's Rating Good
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Kirklands Care Home is a family owned, purpose built home. Situated in the heart of the beautiful Lake District, a World Heritage Site, Kirklands is set in a quiet location within the market town of Cockermouth, Cumbria, close to a variety of local amenities.


Kirklands Care Home, Cockermouth, Cumbria
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Daily Respite Care, End of Life, High Dependency, Independent Living, Mental Healthcare, Palliative, Personal care, 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, Electronic Medication Management, Injection, Suppository.
Nursing Specialisms Depression, Diabetes, Korsakoff, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Pain Management, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia, Severe Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Challenging Behaviour, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Violent Behaviour, 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

We've taken the appropriate measures to ensure the safety of residents.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Regulatory Assessment We have been assessed by the care regulator in our approach to infection control.
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
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 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

We have a specially built POD to enable safe visiting within the home. We also accommodate socially distanced outdoor visits if preferred.

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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With the restrictions on visiting during the pandemic, social media platforms such as these offer real insight when you are choosing a provider.

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Minimum Age
65

LGBTQ Welcome
Yes
Our Building and Facilities

Our home has been designed specifically with the residents’ needs in mind; offering freedom, with safety. The interior provides plenty of space to walk and explore, with items of interest and a variety of lounges and seating areas and full access to our secure gardens.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Conservatory, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Chiropodist, Day Centre, Dentist, GP, Hairdressers, Lift, Smoking Area, Stairlift.

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

How 'Smart' Are We?
Electronic Visitor Register.

Brochures
Kirklands Brochure.pdf

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Description

All rooms are comfortably appointed and fully furnished, however residents are actively encouraged to choose their own colour schemes, soft furnishings and to personalise their room as they choose.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 46
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 46
We offer these types of ensuite rooms: WC and Basin, Wet Rooms.

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View, Step Free Access.

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

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Description

At Kirklands Care Home we know the importance of caring for our residents with dignity and respect, and this is always at the forefront of everything we do. Our caring staff work alongside all the residents and their families to create a care plan to make sure our residents health and care needs are satisfied.

We also work with local health and social partners including a GP, hairdresser, dentist, optician, district nurse and local authority.


Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £890.00
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £915.00
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £915.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Cumbria County Council
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 Pureed Pink tick icon Vegetarian
Hospitality Pink tick icon Guests are welcome for dinner (Covid permitting)
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The preparation, nutritional value and presentation of food.

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

A critical component for good health.

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

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

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


Pink tick icon Residents have access to Dining Room.

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

Pink tick icon There is a weekly 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 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 Tables are well laid.

Pink tick icon There are no unnecessary disruptions during mealtimes.

Activities Are So Important

At Kirklands Care Home we pride ourselves on the activities we organise, and the social environments we create, so that our residents can interact with each other in a fun and relaxed setting.

Preferred activities, interests and their abilities are all discussed when they move in, and suggestions from residents also helps to shape the schedule and planning process. All activities are planned to enhance our resident’s lifestyles, healthy living and well-being.

Examples of the activities on offer include coffee afternoons, tea parties, bingo nights, music therapy, and trips to the local town.


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

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

Sullart Street
Cockermouth
Cumbria
CA13 0EE

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 17th September 2019
Last rated 25th October 2019
Reports

25th October 2019

Registration Date 25th September 2018
Service Provider Kirklands Care Limited, KT15 2PS
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church.

Nearby Services
Bank, Chemist, Church, Garden Centre, Hospital, Library, Local Walks & Bike Rides, Park, Post Office, Pub, Restaurant, Shopping Centre, Shops, Surgery.

Frequently asked questions about Kirklands Care Home

Kirklands Care Home was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in October 2019.
Kirklands Care Home provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Kirklands Care Home has 46 rooms.
Prices for Kirklands Care Home start from £890.00 per week.
Kirklands Care Home is owned by Kirklands Care Ltd.
Yes. Kirklands Care Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. Kirklands Care Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Kirklands Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Kirklands Care Home comes under Cumbria County Council.
Kirklands Care Home accepts Local Authority clients.
Kirklands Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.

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