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Alpine Road
Stocksbridge
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S36 1AD

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Profile Strength
Very Good 85%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Respite
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £505.00
Regulator's Rating Requires Improvement

Alpine Lodge Care Home is situated in the small town of Stocksbridge, close to Barnsley, Penistone and Sheffield, once an area of steelworks and other major industries. Most of our residents come from these areas, as do our staff and this means that residents do not feel isolated from their old homes.


Alpine Lodge
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Mental Healthcare, Palliative, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability.
Medication By Mouth.
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.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

Staff 3 times a week testing. Whole home testing monthly. Testing relatives.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
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

We have a visiting booth and a visiting room.

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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Our Building and Facilities

Alpine Lodge Care Home is situated in the small town of Stocksbridge, close to Barnsley, Penistone and Sheffield, once an area of steelworks and other major industries. Most of our residents come from these areas, as do our staff and this means that residents do not feel isolated from their old homes.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

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

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

Our Photos

Description

The home has 67 beds and is split into four different units. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 67
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 67

Type Of Room
Shared Room, Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Telephone Point.

Our Photos
Description

The care team at Alpine Lodge have many years of experience, working in social care. Many of the staff come from the immediate area.


Our Team
The Team
The Team
All about Care
Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £505.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Sheffield
Region Yorkshire & Humberside
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 varied menu is offered by the chefs who closely communicate with residents to meet their individual needs and preferences


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

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegetarian.

Our Photos

Menu
Menu Week No (002).docx
Activities Are So Important

Our activities, trips, events and hobbies take place both within Alpine Lodge and the surrounding areas and usually include gardening, fundraising days for local charities and excursions to community events, local exhibitions, the theatre and the cinema.


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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Flower Arranging, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.
Our Pets

Policy Statement

In this home we believe that service users should be able to live their lives as closely as possible to the way they would choose if they were living independently and that many residents place a high value on contact with their own or other people’s pets. We recognise, however, that other residents may be uncomfortable with living creatures in their immediate environment and that for some people close contact with certain animals may even be injurious to their health and comfort.

Aim of the Policy

This policy aims as far as possible to balance possibly conflicting interests in relation to pets and to make clear the home’s practice so that prospective residents can make an informed choice when deciding whether or not to come into the home.

Policy on Pets

1. Pets and residents’ individuality

We try as far as possible to implement the requirement in the National Minimum Standard on Autonomy and Choice that service users should be entitled to bring personal possessions with them, and we recognise that in some circumstances it is wise to see pets in this light. We know that for many older people a pet, or at least contact with an animal, represents a source of deep emotional satisfaction. As part of the pre-admission needs assessment of every prospective resident, we will explore feelings about pets in the course of recording their interests, hobbies, social contacts and relationships.

2. Accommodating residents’ pets

If a prospective resident owns a pet and does not want to be parted from it, we will consider whether we can accommodate the pet. Issues to be taken into consideration will include:

a. whether the service user will be personally able to take care of the pet                                                  

b. whether the pet can generally be accommodated in the resident’s own room

c. whether there are other pets in the home at that time

d. whether the presence of the pet in the home is likely to impact on other residents

e. how other residents are likely to react to the pet.

If a pet cannot be accommodated, we will advise the prospective resident on the alternative arrangements which might be made for the pet’s welfare.

3. The residents’ responsibilities

A resident who has a pet in the home, will be expected to:

a. accept full responsibility for the pet’s exercise, welfare and cleanliness, although limited involvement

of staff in the care of the pet may be considered in the context of the resident’s care plan

b. meet all veterinary expenses

c. make appropriate arrangements in consultation with staff for storing anything the pet may need

d. keep the pet generally in their own room, unless other arrangements have been specifically agreed

e. take responsibility for the pet’s behavior if it has been agreed that the pet may enter communal areas

f. ensure, as far as possible, that the pet does not distress other residents

g. accept responsibility for any damage or injury caused by the pet, including making appropriate
insurance arrangements.
If a resident with a pet becomes unable to meet their responsibilities through disability or deteriorating health, we will:
a. discuss alternative arrangements with the resident
b. give every possible help in finding an alternative home for the pet.
If a resident’s pet dies in the home we will:
a. help the owner to deal with the feelings such a death provokes and with the tasks which follow
b. provide assistance in replacing the pet if that is feasible
c. be sensitive to the possible effects on other residents.
4. Pets belonging to the home
With regards to pets belonging to the home, as opposed to those belonging to residents, we will:
a. inform prospective residents of the situation and of our policy, accepting that some prospective
residents may wish not to come into a home with pets
b. ensure that specific staff are allocated responsibility for the care of the pets
c. involve any resident who wishes to do so in the care of the home’s pets
d. use contact with pets as a positive aid to the welfare of residents who enjoy such contacts
e. exclude pets from any areas of the home where their presence would constitute a health risk or from
areas where it has been agreed should be pet-free
f. try, as far as possible, to ensure that pets do not distress residents who find them uncongenial
g. consult residents before disposing of an existing pet or introducing a new pet to the home.
5. Other contacts with animals
We recognise that for some older people, contact with animals may be pleasurable or even therapeutic. If we
do not have the capacity to provide such contacts within the home’s own resources, we will:
a. make arrangements for organized visits of animals to the home or for visits by residents to places
where they can have contact with animals
b. explore the therapeutic value of these contacts in order to maximize the benefits for individual
residents
c. ensure that on such occasions there are alternative facilities available for residents who do not wish to
have contact with animals.
Whenever anyone wishes to bring a pet into the home, eg on a visit, it is important that they seek permission from the
manager on duty. If they wish to do so on a regular basis they should obtain the written permission of the registered
manager.



Alpine Road
Stocksbridge
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S36 1AD

Regulator: CQC

Category Rating
Overall Requires Improvement
Safe Requires Improvement
Well Led Requires Improvement
Caring Good
Responsive Requires Improvement
Effective Requires Improvement
Read More https://api.cqc.org.uk/public/v1/reports/28b6e581-2ea1-448a-86d0-3f96c7b5f4cf
Report Published 11th December 2019
Registration Date 12th January 2011
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

Nearby Services
Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Alpine Lodge

Alpine Lodge was given an overall rating of "Requires Improvement" by the CQC in December 2019.
Alpine Lodge provides Nursing and Respite care.
Alpine Lodge has 67 rooms.
Prices for Alpine Lodge start from £505.00 per week.
Alpine Lodge is owned by Burlington Care.
No. Alpine Lodge does not offer Residential care.
Yes. Alpine Lodge does offer Respite care.
No. Alpine Lodge does not provide care for people with Dementia.
Alpine Lodge comes under Sheffield.
Alpine Lodge accepts Local Authority clients.
Alpine Lodge accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.

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