Withens Nursing Home

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Hook Green Road
Southfleet
Southfleet
Kent
DA13 9NP

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Profile Strength
Very Good 85%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Requires Improvement
Meet The Manager

Mr Amadu Timbo is The Registered Manager at Withens Nursing Home.

Amadu joined the RCH care homes in May 2020 after 23 years’ service as a Mental Health Nurse, Ward Manager and Clinical Service Lead in the NHS. Amadu has extensive experience of managing different services within NHS Mental Health setting. In the last 10 years Amadu managed a cost per case Rehabilitation service for people with complex mental and physical health issues. Amadu has had lots of experience of working with elderly residents in his previous role, hence is decision to move into the care sector to manage in an elderly care setting.

Amadu has since registered as a manager with the CQC. He has been able to support his team to cerate a safe and caring environment, where residents are cared for with the same love and respect as the elderly relatives, he grew up with.

In his spare time, Amadu enjoys raising awareness about Mental Health Issues within the Sierra Leonean community in London.

Mr Amadu Timbo

Situated in a pleasant rural location in a beautiful character building, Withens Nursing Home has been carefully designed to support our residents to live happy, fulfilled and comfortable lives.

Our team cares for our residents with the same kindness and warmth shown to members of their own family. Working closely together, they provide nursing care and end of life care

Located over two floors, our home includes a light and airy lounge and dining room, as well as a beautiful conservatory overlooking the gardens, spacious bedrooms, and a variety of communal spaces such as a quiet 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.


Life Goes on Safely in Our Care
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, End of Life, High Dependency, 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, Injection, Suppository.
Nursing Specialisms Aids, Bariatric care, Cancer, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Crohns, Depression, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Huntington Disease, Liver Disease, Lung Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Parkinson's Disease, Posterior Cortical Atrophy, Schizophrenia, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Challenging Behaviour.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, 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 Contact Tracing We have measures in place to identify and trace contact between people in 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
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”)

Our care home has mobile phone signal in some of our residents’ rooms.

Telephone for external calling

No, our care home does not provide a telephone in residents’ rooms.

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Minimum Age
65

Admission Category Support For
LGBTQ Welcome Yes
Our Building and Facilities

Located over two floors, our home includes a light and airy lounge and dining room, as well as a beautiful conservatory overlooking the gardens, spacious bedrooms, and a variety of communal spaces such as a quiet 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.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
No

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

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

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

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

Our Photos

Description

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


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 29
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 7

Type Of Room
Double Room, Shared Room, Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View, Step Free Access.

Room Facilities
Alarm, Internet Access, Wifi.

Our Photos
Description

Our team cares for our residents with the same kindness and warmth shown to members of their own family.


Our Team
Mr Amadu Timbo
Mr Amadu Timbo
The Registered Manager

Amadu joined the RCH care homes in May 2020 after 23 years’ service as a Mental Health Nurse, Ward Manager and Clinical Service Lead in the NHS. Amadu has extensive experience of managing different services within NHS Mental Health setting. In the last 10 years Amadu managed a cost per case Rehabilitation service for people with complex mental and physical health issues. Amadu has had lots of experience of working with elderly residents in his previous role, hence is decision to move into the care sector to manage in an elderly care setting.

Amadu has since registered as a manager with the CQC. He has been able to support his team to cerate a safe and caring environment, where residents are cared for with the same love and respect as the elderly relatives, he grew up with.

In his spare time, Amadu enjoys raising awareness about Mental Health Issues within the Sierra Leonean community in London.

Vicky
Vicky
Administrator

Vicky is Withen Nursing Home’s Administrator. She is the first welcoming and always smiling face you’ll meet when you come to our home or the cheering voice on the end of the phone who will do all she can to help you with your enquiry.

First joining the Withens family as a Health Care Assistant in 2017, Vicky took on the role as Administrator just over a year ago.

Supporting the home’s manager, nursing and care teams, Vicky is an intrinsic part of daily life at the home. She is also they key link with the residents and their loved one. “I have a variety of experience in elderly dementia care and I love my job supporting the home, the rest of the team and of course the residents who are at the heart of everything we do along with their families and loved ones. I am highly motivated and passionate about what I do. Every day is different and I will always go the extra mile to help with the smooth running of Withens Nursing Home.”

Funding Types
Local Authority Kent
Region South East
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Third Party Top-Ups Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

We are proud of the high quality of our meals here at Withens 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 showing what’s on offer, and cutlery and dinnerware that supports their independence.


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

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

Our Photos

Menu
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Activities Are So Important

Supporting our residents to enjoy every day living at Withens Nursing Home 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, there are floor games such as skittles and balloon tennis, quizzes, movie afternoons, and art therapy. We also take great pleasure in welcoming entertainers and groups to our home.

Our residents also love relaxing with hand and foot massages and, for those individuals who are nursed in bed, having one-to-one activities with our team. We also look forward to getting dressed up for our themed days throughout the year — complete with themed menus and decorations!


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

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

Hook Green Road
Southfleet
Southfleet
Kent
DA13 9NP

Regulator: CQC

Category Rating
Overall Requires Improvement
Safe Requires Improvement
Well Led Requires Improvement
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Read More https://api.cqc.org.uk/public/v1/reports/3f988884-9e49-4fac-a423-b6b67cf63339
Report Published 22nd October 2020
Registration Date 31st January 2011
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Methodist Church.

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

Frequently asked questions about Withens Nursing Home

Withens Nursing Home was given an overall rating of "Requires Improvement" by the CQC in October 2020.
Withens Nursing Home provides Nursing, Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Withens Nursing Home has 29 rooms.
Withens Nursing Home is owned by RCH Care Homes.
Yes. Withens Nursing Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. Withens Nursing Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Withens Nursing Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Withens Nursing Home accepts Local Authority clients.
Withens Nursing Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Mr Amadu Timbo is the manager of Withens Nursing Home.

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