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5 Church Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham
West Midlands
B15 3SH

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Profile Strength
Very Good 88%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £842.10
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Kim-Marie Newton is General Manager at Metchley Manor.

I have almost 20 years’ experience of working in health and social care. I’ve worked for the Care Quality Commission, and as a Care Coordinator, home Support Officer and as a General Manager. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Health & Social Care and have a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management. I am a dementia pioneer and a mentor in mental health.

I’m passionate about putting residents at the heart of everything we do here at Metchley Manor. For me, it’s all about person-centred care and ensuring every day is special for each person we care for.

I feel very privileged to be able to share my experience with such a great team and to lead the way in delivering an exceptional service to residents and their families.

Kim-Marie Newton

Our community provides luxury life-enabling care for older adults. The dedicated team are passionate about offering the highest quality residential, dementia and respite care. we also offer compassionate end of life care.

Our stunning Edgbaston community is near to Warwickshire County Cricket Club and Birmingham's Botanical Gardens in West Midlands, and enjoys excellent transport links from across the country.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Convalescence, End of Life, Independent Living, Palliative, Personal care, 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.
Nursing Specialisms Aids, Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Crohn's Disease, Depression, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Huntington Disease, Korsakoff, Liver Disease, Lung Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Parkinson's Disease, Posterior Cortical Atrophy, Stroke, Ulcerative Colitis.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia, Severe Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, 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

Since the early stages of the pandemic, our teams have been working to a pandemic plan which is updated regularly to reflect any changes to either UK or Scottish government guidance. This plan includes a range of measures aimed at both reducing the likelihood of new Covid-19 infections and reducing the spread of infections where they occur.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Air Filtration & Purification We are using air filtration and/or air purification devices within our care setting.
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 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

All Care UK homes now have purpose-built internal or external visiting suites available which enable visits to take place from behind a sealed glass panel, using a sound system to assist with communication. Where Government guidance and local health teams allow, these suites make it possible to continue visiting even when we have a case of Covid-19 in the home.

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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Minimum Age
65

Contract
care-uk-contract-document_4.pdf
Our Building and Facilities

Our stunning Edgbaston home is near to Warwickshire County Cricket Club and Birmingham's Botanical Gardens and enjoys excellent transport links from across the country.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
3

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Bistro, Coffee Shop / Café, Conservatory, Dining Rooms, Library, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Chiropodist, Chiropractor, Cinema, Coffee Shop, Day Centre, Dentist, GP, Gym, Hairdressers, Hydrotherapy Pool, Library, Lift, Minibus, Optician, Smoking Area, Stairlift, Swimming Pool, Theatre.

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

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Description

Our bedrooms are beautifully decorated with en suite facilities. Residents are encouraged to bring along some home comforts for the personal touch.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 98
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 98

Type Of Room
Apartment, Double Room, Flat, Kitchenette, Separate Sitting Room, Shared Room, Single Room, Studio.

Room Features
Balcony, Furnished, Garden View, Step Free Access, Unfurnished.

Room Facilities
Alarm, Balconet, Balcony, Catch up TV, Freeview TV, Fridge, Internet Access, Private Patio, Safe, Secure Access, Sky/Cable TV, Tea and Coffee-making Facilities, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Description

It is the people who make our community a truly happy and caring one. At Metchley Manor, our experienced team of dedicated professionals, all of whom undergo our own in-depth training programme, are dedicated to supporting residents. The whole team works to make sure that residents' needs are at the heart of everything they do and that personalised care is always provided.


Our Team
Kim-Marie Newton
Kim-Marie Newton
General Manager

I have almost 20 years’ experience of working in health and social care. I’ve worked for the Care Quality Commission, and as a Care Coordinator, home Support Officer and as a General Manager. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Health & Social Care and have a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management. I am a dementia pioneer and a mentor in mental health.

I’m passionate about putting residents at the heart of everything we do here at Metchley Manor. For me, it’s all about person-centred care and ensuring every day is special for each person we care for.

I feel very privileged to be able to share my experience with such a great team and to lead the way in delivering an exceptional service to residents and their families.

Zoe Doherty
Zoe Doherty
Director of Community Relations

My role at Metchley Manor is to liaise with families who are considering care for their loved ones. During this often difficult time I am there to listen and support their needs throughout the process. I really enjoy seeing the residents settle into life here at Metchley Manor and it is fantastic to see new residents start to enjoy a more fulfilling and meaning life here. That is the best part!

Sian Bradley
Sian Bradley
Activities and Volunteers Coordinator

I have worked here since 2017. I started working as a Concierge then progressed to the activities’ team six months later. I enjoy being part of the team here at Metchley Manor, creating a meaningful programme for residents to enjoy and events that residents can look forward to each week. I am fortunate enough to have been trained here in CRT, CST and reminiscence therapies, all making a huge impact on the lives of residents and their wellbeing. Encouraging family participation in all events and working with residents to create a programme that is both fun and person centred is key. Seeing residents thoroughly engaged, smiling and happy, trying something new, or re-using an old skill will always be the best part of my job.

Manisha Patel
Manisha Patel
Business Office Coordinator

Since starting here in 2014 I have become a core member of the HR team here. My main role as a Business Office Coordinator is to assist managers with HR queries, recruitment and managing employee well-being. I also support with resident's billing and financial matters and often act as the first point of contact for staff or resident queries. Prior to joining, I completed a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management at the University of Wolverhampton. Since then I have worked in a number of healthcare organisations before coming here. I love working as a part of a dedicated team network where we are like one big family. We take pride in caring for the needs of residents and their family members. We treat all residents with dignity and respect.

Lorraine Smith
Lorraine Smith
Head Housekeeper

I started working here in 2008. Since then I have progressed to Head Housekeeper, which I love. Nothing is more rewarding than making a positive contribution to the daily lives of each and every one of the residents. I have a dedicated team of housekeepers and laundry assistants that provide excellent service, hard work and dedication in order to serve the residents and ensure that the community represents caring and compassionate care within a beautiful environment. Metchley Manor is a very caring community of which I am happy to be a part of.

Debbie Barr
Debbie Barr
Lead Concierge

I have been at the community since 2015. I am the first person people usually meet when they arrive here. I love welcoming new families and residents into the community and I feel privileged to help and assist the current residents too. It is a paced faced role and I love the variety the role gives me every day.

Tracy Sladyszyn
Tracy Sladyszyn
Floor Manager

Hello, I am Tracy, I’m the first floor manager at Metchley Manor. I have many years’ experience within the care sector, and I’ve worked within critical care settings as a field senior for brain and spinal injuries - I’ve gained many skills and much knowledge over the years. I am passionate about my job and dementia care, I enjoy working with a team with the same goals and beliefs. I enjoying watching residents move in and becoming part of our team.

Charles
Charles
Resident Ambassador

I was born in 1940 in Birmingham, my father was a consultant ophthalmic surgeon and my mother was a housewife. I attended Bournville infants and junior school and then onto Bromsgrove school, where I became head boy. I then gained a place at Keble College, Oxford, to read classics after my master's I was successful in receiving my diploma of education. I moved to Sheffield and taught at King Edwards V11 School where I eventually became Deputy headmaster. I was then promoted to Headmaster. I married Sue who was a senior sister at St. Marys hospice, Selly park. We both came to live at Metchley Manor a few years ago, sadly Sue is no longer with us. Metchley Manor is my home and I've enjoyed every part of my role as resident ambassador. This involves meeting and greeting visitors and potential new residents, assisting with interviews to represent my fellow residents during the recruitment process. I really feel I am part of a team and thoroughly enjoy every minute.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £842.10
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,122.10

Funding Types
Local Authority Birmingham
Region West Midlands
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding No
We Accept Local Authority funding with a Third Party Top-Up Yes

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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.

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Activities Are So Important

Our passionate and dedicated team encourage residents to stay active, make new friends, nurture interests, learn new skills and pursue favourite hobbies. The Activities Coordinator arranges exciting events, trips and onsite activities so there is always something to do.

Flower Arranging workshop - Every Thursday morning at 10.30am. Residents meet in our parlour for our beautiful flower arranging class. Whether you are interested in flowers for the everyday, flowers for the home, growing flowers to arrange, creating floral design, creative floral art, or simply watching flowers being arranged, this is a lovely social session

T’ai Chi - Every Other Tuesday. Gentle T'ai Chi for health, happiness, fun and wellbeing. Some of the benefits claimed for T’ai Chi include; fewer falls, enhanced flexibility and balance, more energy, lower blood pressure and improved heart health, better mood and lower levels of depression, stress and anxiety. Can be performed whilst sitting or standing. A hit with our residents.

Baking Club - Every Wednesday at 2pm. Baking with Sian Bradley. Learn new recipes and impress your friends and family. We bake, we eat and we talk about it over coffee.

Art Workshop - Friday’s at 10am. Our experienced activities coordinator runs an art club for expressive art therapy. Kelsey uses the creative process of art to improve a person's physical, mental and emotional well-being


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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, 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, Pilates, Quiz Games, Religious Services, Reminiscence, Residents' Committee, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games, Yoga.

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

Pets by arrangement of the home manager


Can You Bring Your Pet
Yes

We Welcome
Birds, Cats, Dogs, Horses.

5 Church Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham
West Midlands
B15 3SH

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 2nd February 2018
Last rated 22nd March 2018
Reports

22nd March 2018

Registration Date 1st August 2017
Service Provider Sunrise UK Operations Limited, E14 5LQ
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 Metchley Manor

Metchley Manor was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in March 2018.
Metchley Manor provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Metchley Manor has 98 rooms.
Prices for Metchley Manor start from £842.10 per week.
Metchley Manor is owned by Care UK.
Yes. Metchley Manor does offer Residential care.
Yes. Metchley Manor does offer Respite care.
Yes. Metchley Manor does provide care for people with Dementia.
Metchley Manor comes under Birmingham.
Metchley Manor does not accept Local Authority clients.
Kim-Marie Newton is the manager of Metchley Manor.

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