Queen Elizabeth House

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Profile Strength
Excellent 94%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,241.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Beverley Simms-Dick is Manager at Queen Elizabeth House.

Hi, I am Beverley Simms-Dick and I am Home Manager at Queen Elizabeth House care home in Bickley. Queen Elizabeth House is an award winning home which prides itself on the ethos that it is run ‘for the residents and by the residents’. The staff and the management team take pride in the knowledge that all residents regardless of their cognitive needs have a voice, choice and total control. The residents are actively involved in the management of the home from managing the main office, marketing the home, running the weekly shop, running daily film shows, interviewing staff, participating in catering committees, theatre groups, designing the garden, bathroom and all refurbishments within the home. Residents are empowered to lead the life of their choice, with support to maintain any likes, dislikes, hobbies and social needs and/or desires they might have.

Beverley Simms-Dick

Queen Elizabeth House care home in Bickley, Bromley, is an exceptional care home. It delivers the very best inclusive and positive residential care in the Bromley Borough. Queen Elizabeth House is one of the most inclusive care homes in the whole of London. Everything that happens is with the residents in mind and with their approval. Whether it is running the home’s small shop, interviewing new team members or choosing new colour schemes for renovations and improvements, the residents make the decisions that matter.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Mild Forgetfulness.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
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 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
Queen Elizabeth House 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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Minimum Age
65

LGBTQ Welcome
Contract
Key Information for Queen Elizabeth House.pdf
Our Building and Facilities

Queen Elizabeth House is a very comfortable purpose-built home, opened by the late Queen Mother in 1990. Recently renovated, the home benefits from high quality and comfortable surroundings, bright attractive communal areas and lovely gardens, while at the same time having a uniquely friendly feel.

Outside, the garden features a summer house, water feature, bird bath, flower beds and a paved pathway enabling all to enjoy regardless of mobility. The home has ample parking, very strong transport links with Bickley rail station and good bus connections.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Charity

Communal Rooms
Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Hairdressers, Lift.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Seating.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Electronic Visitor Register.

Brochures
Queen Elizabeth House.pdf

Our Photos

Description

There are a total of 28 single rooms, all of which have en-suite facilities. Although each room is fully furnished to a high standard, residents are encouraged to bring in personal items such as pictures, ornaments and small items of furniture. The rooms are also equipped with a call bell system and TV point. There is a large tastefully decorated lounge and a beautiful library that looks out on to the garden. The home is fully Wi-Fi connected.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 28
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 28

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished.

Room Facilities
Freeview TV, Internet Access, Telephone Point.

Our Photos
Description

The home manager has picked highly experienced and capable individuals to create her team. She personally trained her staff to deliver the exceptional care and support that the home has become famous for.


Our Team
Beverley Simms-Dick
Beverley Simms-Dick
Manager

Hi, I am Beverley Simms-Dick and I am Home Manager at Queen Elizabeth House care home in Bickley. Queen Elizabeth House is an award winning home which prides itself on the ethos that it is run ‘for the residents and by the residents’. The staff and the management team take pride in the knowledge that all residents regardless of their cognitive needs have a voice, choice and total control. The residents are actively involved in the management of the home from managing the main office, marketing the home, running the weekly shop, running daily film shows, interviewing staff, participating in catering committees, theatre groups, designing the garden, bathroom and all refurbishments within the home. Residents are empowered to lead the life of their choice, with support to maintain any likes, dislikes, hobbies and social needs and/or desires they might have.

Andrew Wilson
Andrew Wilson
Family Liaison Manager

I feel privileged to support and reassure both residents and their families with their journey when joining the Queen Elizabeth House community. When I’m not at work I love spending time with my partner and my dog Floyd or enjoying a round of golf.

Sarah
Sarah
Bookkeeper

I enjoy my job and being a part of the team. I have worked at the care home as Bookkeeper for seven and a half years. Outside of work, I enjoy going to the theatre, cinema, dancing, gardening, visiting museums and art galleries. I also like horse riding, spending time with my family and friends and going on holiday.

Yacoba
Yacoba
Cook

I have worked at Queen Elizabeth House for 16 years. I enjoy my role and like making the residents happy by meeting their individual needs and choices. It brings me pleasure to see a smile as they enjoy their meal or read the wonderful feedback they give. In my spare time I enjoy going to church, reading and walking.

Alan
Alan
Maintenance

I’ve been at Queen Elizabeth House for 20 years, not just involved with essential maintenance but all aspects and issues in support of the whole team. I like to know I’m helping older people to enjoy life to the full in a safe and happy environment. In my spare time I enjoy gardening and walking.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,241.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Bromley
Region London
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Third Party Top-Ups Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

The head chef takes great pride in delivering a menu that is full of delicious and nutritious home cooked food that the residents can all relate to. Every meal has at least two choices as well as an alternative menu, ensuring there is always something every resident will enjoy eating.


We Serve Food At
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegan, Vegetarian.

Our Photos

Activities Are So Important

The residents enjoy an interesting and meaningful activity plan that they helped create. The plan takes into account all of their varied and individual interests and needs


Our Photos

Timetables
Activities.pdf

Activities At Home
Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.
Our Pets

Unfortunately we are not able to accept pets at Queen Elizabeth House.


Can You Bring Your Pet
No

38 Southborough Road
Bickley
Bromley
Kent
BR1 2EE

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 30th October 2020
Last rated 21st September 2017
Reports

19th November 2020

21st September 2017

7th September 2015

20th December 2013

23rd August 2013

18th July 2013

5th September 2012

Registration Date 7th December 2010
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church, Methodist Church.

Nearby Services
Park, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Queen Elizabeth House

Queen Elizabeth House was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in September 2017.
Queen Elizabeth House provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Queen Elizabeth House has 28 rooms.
Prices for Queen Elizabeth House start from £1,241.00 per week.
Queen Elizabeth House is owned by Greensleeves Care.
Yes. Queen Elizabeth House does offer Residential care.
Yes. Queen Elizabeth House does offer Respite care.
Yes. Queen Elizabeth House does provide care for people with Dementia.
Queen Elizabeth House comes under Bromley.
Queen Elizabeth House accepts Local Authority clients.
Queen Elizabeth House accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Beverley Simms-Dick is the manager of Queen Elizabeth House.

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