Manton Heights Care Centre

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Woodlands, off Manton Lane
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK41 7LW

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Profile Strength
Very Good 83%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Requires Improvement
Meet The Manager

Samantha Humphreys is The Home Manager at Manton Heights Care Centre.

Manton Heights Care Centre is my seventh care home as a registered manager and I can honestly say that care is my passion and I enjoy my job. I have worked in care all of my working life.

Samantha Humphreys

Situated in a quiet and picturesque area, Manton Heights Care Centre is purpose-built and carefully designed to support our residents to live happy, fulfilled and comfortable lives.

Located over two floors, our home includes light and airy, open plan lounges/diners as well as spacious en-suite bedrooms, and a variety of communal spaces such as a cinema room, sensory room, library, activity room, and hair salon.

Our landscaped gardens are wheelchair accessible and designed to be a welcoming place for people to relax on one of the patios complete with outdoor furniture, or to enjoy a spot of light gardening in the raised flower beds.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, End of Life, 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, Injection, Suppository.
Nursing Specialisms Cancer, Depression, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Pain Management, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Challenging Behaviour, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, Lewy Body, Mixed Dementias, 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.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Independent Assessments We have been independently assessed in our approach to infection control.
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 Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.
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)

Our care home has WiFi in some of our residents’ 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
50

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Our Building and Facilities

Located over two floors, our home includes light and airy, open plan lounges/diners as well as spacious en-suite bedrooms, and a variety of communal spaces such as a cinema room, sensory room, library, activity room, and hair salon.

Our landscaped gardens are wheelchair accessible and designed to be a welcoming place for people to relax on one of the patios complete with outdoor furniture, or to enjoy a spot of light gardening in the raised flower beds.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

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

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Chiropodist, Cinema, GP, Hairdressers, Library, Lift, Optician, Smoking Area.

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

How 'Smart' Are We?
Interactive Digital Touch Table, Virtual Reality.

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Description

Our rooms are beautifully decorated with en suite facilities. Residents are encouraged to bring along some home comforts


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 91
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 79

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

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Internet Access, Safe, Secure Access, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Description

Manton Heights Care Centre is a seventy-nine capacity facility that is ideal for both physical and mental healthcare needs, including dementia, with staff qualified and fully-resourced to look after the well-being of those with failing cognitive ability.


Our Team
Samantha Humphreys
Samantha Humphreys
The Home Manager

Manton Heights Care Centre is my seventh care home as a registered manager and I can honestly say that care is my passion and I enjoy my job. I have worked in care all of my working life.

Funding Types
Local Authority Bedford
Region East
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

We are proud of the high quality of our meals here at Manton Heights that are carefully designed to be enjoyable whilst providing balanced nutrition to our residents.

They are lovingly cooked and prepared by our in-house catering team and follow the seasons.

Regularly rotating menus ensure we always have meals which cater to our residents’ likes and dislikes, including those who require modified or specialist diets.

To create a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere for our residents to enjoy their mealtimes, our tables are lovingly laid with crisp table linen, menus clearly showing what’s on offer and cutlery and dinnerware which supports their independence.


We Serve Food At
Afternoon Tea, All day snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Gluten-free, Pureed, Vegan, Vegetarian.

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Menu
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Activities Are So Important

Supporting our residents to enjoy every day living at Manton Heights is a key focus for our dedicated team.

By getting to know each person, we are able to tailor our activities and events to their likes and dislikes as well as activities they may like to try.

No two days are the same here and, alongside our usual daily hobby-based activities, we also like to host events which are a little out of the ordinary.

In addition to keeping fit with chair-based exercises, baking, quizzes, movie nights and our knit and natter club, we also take great pleasure in welcoming visiting entertainers, schools, nurseries, and groups to our home to enjoy spending time with our residents.

Our team and residents also love pottering around the local garden centre, visiting local attractions, such as country parks and wildlife centres, and getting dressed up for our themed days throughout the year  complete with themed menus and decorations!


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

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions, Park, Shopping.
Our Pets

By arrangement of the Home Manager


Woodlands, off Manton Lane
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK41 7LW

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Requires Improvement
Safe Requires Improvement
Well Led Requires Improvement
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 22nd April 2021
Last rated 11th May 2021
Reports

11th May 2021

15th October 2020

8th September 2020

3rd June 2020

8th March 2019

4th September 2018

23rd November 2016

19th October 2015

26th September 2014

9th September 2014

16th August 2014

2nd May 2014

9th October 2013

30th January 2013

8th December 2012

10th August 2012

Registration Date 23rd April 2012
Service Provider Ranc Care Homes Limited, IG2 7HU
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Buddhist Temple, Catholic Church, Gurdwara Temple, Methodist Church, Mosque, Synagogue.

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

Frequently asked questions about Manton Heights Care Centre

Manton Heights Care Centre was given an overall rating of "Requires Improvement" by the CQC in May 2021.
Manton Heights Care Centre provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Manton Heights Care Centre has 91 rooms.
Manton Heights Care Centre is owned by RCH Care Homes.
Yes. Manton Heights Care Centre does offer Residential care.
Yes. Manton Heights Care Centre does offer Respite care.
Yes. Manton Heights Care Centre does provide care for people with Dementia.
Manton Heights Care Centre comes under Bedford.
Samantha Humphreys is the manager of Manton Heights Care Centre.

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