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Excellent 90%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Louise Kay is Home Manager at White Ash Brook.

I have many years of experience working in the care sector. As Deputy Manager of two homes that achieved CQC ratings of Outstanding and Outstanding for Care, I am driven to making sure White Ash Brook also achieves this status.

In our home, people receive only the highest standard of care and respect. We're a strong team that enjoys caring for people and making a difference in people’s lives.

I’m fully qualified with NVQ’s in health and social care and leadership, a trained first aider, and qualified in movement and handling-Train the Trainer.

"White Ash Brook is a great place to live and work, with a great atmosphere and wonderful people. I want everyone at our home to be happy and content and to be independent to live their lives how they wish, and these are the values that my team and I strive for every day."

Louise Kay

White Ash Brook is a warm and friendly care home providing residential, dementia, respite, and day care for older people, with care delivered by our compassionate and experienced team. 

Situated in the lovely village of Oswaldtwistle, with spacious communal areas, bright rooms, and relaxing outdoor spaces, we offer an environment where our residents can socialise and enjoy life independently, with help there when they need it. 

Each person within our home is provided with a safe environment where dignity and independence are nurtured.


White Ash Brook 2021
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, End of Life, Mental Healthcare, Personal care.
Disability Support Bed Bound, Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Challenging Behaviour, Wandering .
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

Visiting Pod with intercom system, accessed without entry into the main home.

Safe Face to Face visiting area, accessed without entry to the main 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

Our care home provides a telephone in some of our residents’ rooms.

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Minimum Age
60

Our Building and Facilities

Every detail of our purpose-built home has been carefully tailored to offer the highest quality accommodation, colourful decor, beautiful furnishings, and seating options to suit every need, creating a pleasing and relaxing environment. 

Our rooms are bright and well equipped, all en-suite, with profiling beds available, plenty of closet space, TV and telephone points, WiFi, and 24- hour call bell.

We have well-furnished and spacious communal areas where people can relax, spend time together or enjoy the activities that happen within the home. People can enjoy our lovely outdoor space with gardens and patio, where they can sit and enjoy the countryside views and relax in the fresh air.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
1

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Scenic Views, Seating, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

Brochures
WhiteAshBrook Brochure 2021.pdf

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Description

All of our 53 rooms are comfortable, bright, and well-furnished, where people can add their personal touches, bringing their home luxuries with them. 

Our rooms offer adjustable profiling beds and TV and telephone connections if required, seating areas, and blackout blinds or curtains.

We also have shared bathroom facilities with bath and shower areas that cater to people who need assistance.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 53
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 53

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View, Step Free Access.

Room Facilities
Alarm, Internet Access, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Description

Our experienced and dedicated care team, always go the extra mile to ensure all of our residents find their stay comfortable and enjoyable. We enable those living in our home to continue to live as independently as possible by receiving care and support through our person-centered, care planning approach backed by our highly trained and thoughtful carers.


Our Team
Louise Kay
Louise Kay
Home Manager

I have many years of experience working in the care sector. As Deputy Manager of two homes that achieved CQC ratings of Outstanding and Outstanding for Care, I am driven to making sure White Ash Brook also achieves this status.

In our home, people receive only the highest standard of care and respect. We're a strong team that enjoys caring for people and making a difference in people’s lives.

I’m fully qualified with NVQ’s in health and social care and leadership, a trained first aider, and qualified in movement and handling-Train the Trainer.

"White Ash Brook is a great place to live and work, with a great atmosphere and wonderful people. I want everyone at our home to be happy and content and to be independent to live their lives how they wish, and these are the values that my team and I strive for every day."

Anita Dennison
Anita Dennison
Deputy Manager

I started in community care 10 years ago. I always knew I wanted to help people and I started my career as a Senior Carer at White Ash in 2019, learning and developing my care skills, and now support the team and home in my role as Deputy Manager.

I love being a part of White Ash Brook, the people who live here are its heart and add to the great atmosphere and the welcoming environment. I’m qualified with an NVQ 3 in Health & Social Care currently studying for my level 5, I’m also a trained first aider.

"I believe that every individual deserves to be treated with respect and dignity and enabled to live as independently as possible and believe it’s the little things we do that make the greatest difference."

Funding Types
Local Authority Lancashire
Region North West
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Third Party Top-Ups Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

Our kitchens offer delicious and nutritious meals and menus that cater to dietary requirements, prepared daily by our on-site chef. We create varied menus using fresh and seasonal ingredients. We regularly refresh our menus in consultation with the people living in our home, so that we are providing meals that are loved by everyone.

Outside of breakfast, lunch, tea, and supper each day, we also offer food from our 24 hour snack menu. This includes sandwiches, toasted tea cakes, crumpets, toast, biscuits, and cakes. We also have drinks available around the clock in the lounge with jugs of juices and water and a kitchenette that provides hot drinks.


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

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

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Menu
Sample_Menu.pdf
Activities Are So Important

We believe in creating a community and making sure every day offers different things to do. Our Activity Coordinator runs a great range of social and relaxing activities from art and crafts, bingo, pamper sessions, to quizzes and games that consider people's needs and interests, all to create meaningful experiences that enrich lives.

We run feature events within the homes with entertainers and musicians for our people to sit back and enjoy. We also run day trips for our people to enjoy the sights and sounds of the local area and further afield.

We hope our residents will take full advantage of these fun experiences and if they would like to maintain a hobby or interest, we are more than happy to accommodate.


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Timetables
Sample+activities+planner.pdf

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

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

By arrangement of the management


Can You Bring Your Pet
Yes

Thwaites Road
Oswaldtwistle
Accrington
Lancashire
BB5 4QR

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 4th March 2021
Last rated 21st August 2019
Reports

11th March 2021

21st August 2019

24th January 2017

11th October 2016

21st December 2015

Registration Date 7th April 2015
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

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

Frequently asked questions about White Ash Brook

White Ash Brook was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in August 2019.
White Ash Brook provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
White Ash Brook has 53 rooms.
White Ash Brook is owned by Each Other Care.
Yes. White Ash Brook does offer Residential care.
Yes. White Ash Brook does offer Respite care.
Yes. White Ash Brook does provide care for people with Dementia.
White Ash Brook comes under Lancashire.
White Ash Brook accepts Local Authority clients.
White Ash Brook accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Louise Kay is the manager of White Ash Brook.

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