Wren Hall Nursing Home | Care Home | Nottingham, NG16 6AB

Wren Hall Nursing Home

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234 Nottingham Road
Selston
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG16 6AB

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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,069.14
Regulator's Rating Outstanding
Meet The Manager

Anita Astle MBE is Registered Manager at Wren Hall Nursing Home.

Anita has been in post since Wren Hall opened in 1989.

Anita is a Registered General Nurse who specialised in Burns and Plastics Surgery and Intensive Care Nursing before leaving the NHS to lead our team at Wren Hall.

Passionate about high quality personalised care, Anita has worked collaboratively and strategically to raise the standards in care homes across Nottinghamshire. 

Anita is currently working towards gaining a Masters with Nottingham Trent University.

Anita was awarded the MBE in the New Year’s Honours list 2014 for 'services to older people'.

Anita has a real passion for quality care, workforce development and improving Dementia care.

Anita has had responsibility for the day to day management of Wren Hall Nursing Home for the past Thirty years and has loved every second of it!

Anita Astle MBE

Wren Hall was opened in November 1989. It is family owned by Doctor and Mrs Kesari and their daughter Ms Anita Astle MBE. Doctor Kesari was a General Practitioner for over 40 years. Together all have a wide range of health care experience.

Day to day running of the Home is led by the Manager, Ms Astle MBE, who as a Registered General Nurse, works "Hands on" acting as role model team leader, mentor and friend. The Wren Hall team comprises a total of a hundred and forty-five persons dedicated to providing the highest quality of nursing care, twenty four hours per day, to all Family members.

Wren Hall is equipped with modern up-to-date facilities in accordance with the National Care Standard Commission's guidelines. Wren Hall accommodates a community of fifty-four Family members, who are elderly and frail and maybe physically or mentally disabled, all of whom require nursing care.

The accommodation is laid out on two floors with eighteen rooms on the ground floor and twenty-nine on the first floor. A passenger lift in the reception gives ready access to the upper floor.


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Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Complex Care, Convalescence, End of Life, High Dependency, Mental Healthcare, Palliative, Personal care, Physiotherapy, 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, Cancer, Crohns, Crohn's Disease, Depression, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Huntington Disease, Korsakoff, Liver Disease, Lung Disease, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Pain Management, Parkinson's Disease, Posterior Cortical Atrophy, Prader Willi Syndrome, Schizophrenia, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Ulcerative Colitis.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia, Severe Dementia (EMI).
Dementia Behaviour Challenging Behaviour, 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

We go above and beyond Government guidance.

We test staff weekly and Family members (residents) 4 weekly.

We support staff and residents to be vaccinated.

We screen all visitors with LFD tests; by taking their temperature and by getting them to complete a questionnaire/risk assessment.

We ensure PPE is worn correctly and that stringent hand washing is followed.

We have stringent cleaning practices.

We conduct monthly infection control audits.

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

We offer two watertight and well ventilated internal visiting spaces. One area is our 'Sunroom' and the other our 'tearoom'.

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.

Family Portal

Yes, our care home has provides families with a family portal. Find out more about Family Portals here.

Social media provides an up to date window on the activities within a provider's setting.

With the restrictions on visiting during the pandemic, social media platforms such as these offer real insight when you are choosing a provider.

Infection Control Safe We are on Facebook

Minimum Age
65

LGBTQ Welcome
Yes
Our Building and Facilities

Wren Hall Nursing Home is a purpose-built accommodation linked to the original Wren House set in its own mature grounds of approximately two acres. It is situated at 234, Nottingham Road, Selston, a quiet village in Nottinghamshire, only a few minutes from Junction 27 on the M1 motorway.

Wren Hall was opened in November 1989. It is family owned by Doctor and Mrs Kesari and their daughter Ms Anita Astle MBE. Doctor Kesari was a General Practitioner for over 40 years. Together all have a wide range of health care experience.

Wren Hall is equipped with modern up-to-date facilities in accordance with the National Care Standard Commission's guidelines. Wren Hall accommodates a community of fifty-four Family members, who are elderly and frail and maybe physically or mentally disabled, all of whom require nursing care.

The accommodation is laid out on two floors with eighteen rooms on the ground floor and twenty-nine on the first floor. A passenger lift in the reception gives ready access to the upper floor.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

The Year Our Home Was Built
1 Nov 1989

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Bar / Pub, Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Chiropodist, Day Centre, Hairdressers, Lift, Minibus, Overnight Guest Stay, Smoking Area.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Pond or Lake, Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden, Summer House, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Electronic Visitor Register, Interactive Digital Touch Table.

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Description

The accommodation is laid out on two floors with eighteen rooms on the ground floor and twenty-nine on the first floor. A passenger lift in the reception gives ready access to the upper floor.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 54
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 42
We offer these types of ensuite rooms: WC and Basin, Wet Rooms.

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

Room Features
Direct Garden Access, Furnished, Garden View, Step Free Access.

Room Facilities
Alarm, Balconet, Freeview TV, Secure Access, Wifi.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Nursing Fees From / Price Per Week £1,069.14
Nursing Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,069.14
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £925.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Local Authority funding with a Third Party Top-Up Yes

Choice Dining Logo

Choice Dining is a food-focused accreditation designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare the dining experience within different care settings.

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.

Styles of Food Pink tick icon Pureed Pink tick icon Vegetarian
Dining Locations Pink tick icon Bedroom Dining Pink tick icon Café Pink tick icon Lounge/Diner
Dining Styles Pink tick icon A la Carte Pink tick icon Hot Trolley Pink tick icon Room Service
Hospitality Pink tick icon Guests are welcome for dinner (Covid permitting)
Specialities Pink tick icon Wren's Nest Evenings - Themed a la carte dining with family and friends.
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The preparation, nutritional value and presentation of food.

Pink tick icon Attractive drinks and adaptive cups/glasses are available and accessible where needed.


Pink tick icon Individual dietary needs are person centred.


Pink tick icon Meals reflect the nutritional needs of the residents.


Pink tick icon Our menu has been verified by a registered nutritional therapist or dietitian.


Pink tick icon Our menu is balanced.

Pink tick icon Snacks are provided for residents that require texture-modified food.


Pink tick icon Sweet and savoury foods are provided between meals (this does not just include cakes and biscuits).

Pink tick icon A la Carte


Pink tick icon Hot Trolley


Pink tick icon Room Service

A critical component for good health.

Rating badge

Pink tick icon 5 Star Rated by UK Food Standards.


Pink tick icon Hand hygiene for both residents and staff.


Pink tick icon We are following best practice including NICE guidelines as a standard.

Pink tick icon We are conducting internal and/or 3rd party food safety audits.

Pink tick icon We have allergen management policies in place.

A freedom to eat the food you want, when you want it.

Pink tick icon A Private Dining room is bookable for residents and their families.


Pink tick icon Families are invited for meals [Covid permitting].


Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have the same food options as elsewhere.


Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have their food presented to same standard as elsewhere.


Pink tick icon Residents have access to a Bistro.


Pink tick icon Residents have access to Dining Room.


Pink tick icon Residents have the option of dining in their own room.


Pink tick icon Staff also dine themselves with the residents they support.


Pink tick icon Staff sit with the residents they support when they dine.

Pink tick icon Residents can order food not on the menu, or have access to an ‘evergreen menu’.


Pink tick icon Residents have access to a flexible meal service beyond defined times.

Pink tick icon More than one option is available at mealtimes for all residents, including those with special and theraputic diets.


Pink tick icon Residents with dementia are shown food or visual menus to help them decide.


Pink tick icon There is a weekly menu.


Pink tick icon We offer catering for special events.

Pink tick icon Residents are involved in the creation of the menu.

Pink tick icon The best interest choices are made for residents unable to make their own choices.

Understanding the wants and requirements of every individual be it cultural, religious or dietary.

Pink tick icon Gluten-free food can be served.


Pink tick icon Vegetarian food can be served.


Pink tick icon We can support people with Diabetes.

Delivering a respectful and quality service.

Pink tick icon Residents are given appropriate and dignified crockery / glassware and cutlery.

Pink tick icon Staff are hospitality trained to present / serve meals.


Pink tick icon Tables are well laid.


Pink tick icon We have food theme days/nights.

Pink tick icon Staff understand and pre-empt potential meal-time behaviours which can impact nutritional intake.

Pink tick icon Staff always use appropriate and dignified language (e.g. it is an ‘apron’ not a ‘bib’).


Pink tick icon We promote an inclusive dining experience.

Pink tick icon There are no unnecessary disruptions during mealtimes.

Being environmentally and socially responsible and thoughtful.

Pink tick icon We correctly dispose of our waste.


Pink tick icon We have a waste management system.


Pink tick icon We monitor our food waste.

Pink tick icon Residents can get involved in the growing of food and/or ingredients on site.


Pink tick icon We grow some food and/or ingredients on site.


Pink tick icon We use locally sourced and locally grown or reared food.


Pink tick icon We use organically grown food.

Pink tick icon Our energy usage is well maintained.


Pink tick icon We are actively reducing food mileage.

Activities Are So Important

We have a full-time Activity & Well-being Coordinator who provides social activities for our Family members throughout the week.

A selection of daily newspapers are delivered to Wren Hall for the use of all Family members. Should you require your own personal newspaper or a magazine the Home can make arrangements for them to be delivered. You will then be billed directly by the Newsagents.


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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Crosswords, Dancing, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Pet Therapy, Quiz Games, Religious Services, Reminiscence, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Cinema, Garden Centre, Local Tourist Attractions, Park, Pub, Shopping, Shopping Centre, Theatre.
go green logo

The Go Green badge is designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare a care home’s sustainability and green practices.

The below statements are changes that the care provider has acknowledged they have implemented towards a more sustainable future.

The operation, maintenance, and repair of a property

safe-tick Do you use LED light bulbs? Yes
safe-tick Are your windows double glazed? Yes
safe-tick Do you use motion sensors? Yes
safe-tick Is your boiler less than 15 years old? Yes
safe-tick Do you have an EPC rating? Yes
safe-tick Do you use eco-friendly cleaning products? Yes

The sourcing of goods and the landfill/recycling journey

safe-tick Do you monitor your waste? Yes
safe-tick Do you train your team on recycling practices? Yes
safe-tick Do you have systems for recycling throughout the home? Yes

Energy reduction and renewable energy usage

safe-tick Is your boiler less than 15 years old? Yes

Using digital rather than paper based processes

safe-tick Do you use digital payslips? Yes
safe-tick Do you use online rotas? Yes
safe-tick Do you use digital care plans? Yes

In-home and community projects that protect the environment

safe-tick Do you carry out projects that support wildlife? Yes
safe-tick Do you compost? Yes
Our Pets

We have the following pets at Wren Hall:-

Conor - a loving therapy dog

Budgies and Canaries

Chickens

Ducks

Small aquarium

We have stables next door where we visit the horses.


Can You Bring Your Pet
Yes

How We Help With Your Pet
Feeding, Sanitation, Walking.

We Welcome
Birds, Dogs, Horses, Others (subject to review), Rabbits, Reptiles.

Our Pet Policy
Wren Hall owned pets information.docx

234 Nottingham Road
Selston
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG16 6AB

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Outstanding
Safe Outstanding
Well Led Outstanding
Caring Outstanding
Responsive Outstanding
Effective Outstanding
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 29th March 2022
Last rated 17th January 2020
Current Report

Wren Hall Nursing Home Care Home - Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)

Historic Reports

Wren Hall Nursing Home Care Home - Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)

Registration Date 25th January 2011
Service Provider Wren Hall Nursing Home Limited, NG16 6AB
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Methodist Church.

Nearby Services
Chemist, Church, Garden Centre, Hospital, Library, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops, Surgery.

Frequently asked questions about Wren Hall Nursing Home

Wren Hall Nursing Home was given an overall rating of "Outstanding" by the CQC in January 2020.
Wren Hall Nursing Home provides Nursing, Dementia and Respite care.
Wren Hall Nursing Home has 54 rooms.
No. Wren Hall Nursing Home does not offer Residential care.
Yes. Wren Hall Nursing Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Wren Hall Nursing Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Wren Hall Nursing Home comes under Nottinghamshire.
Wren Hall Nursing Home accepts Local Authority clients.
Wren Hall Nursing Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Anita Astle MBE is the manager of Wren Hall Nursing Home.

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