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Hope Corner Lane
Taunton
Somerset
TA2 7PB

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Profile Strength
Very Good 78%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Kim Leech is Care Home Manager at Aspen Court.

Kim joined Notaro Care Homes in January 2008 as registered manager of Aspen Court Nursing Home, a home she managed successfully until last October, when she temporarily transferred to open and manage our newest home, Casa di Lusso, Bridgwater. Kim has since returned to Aspen Court Care Home Taunton after spending a year at Casa, helping to establish our newest dementia nursing home.  Her career in care spans over 30 years, working for Somerset Mental Health Partnership in various capacities including Staff Nurse, Community Outreach Nurse and managing wards.  Throughout her career, Kim has gained many qualifications including her NVQ Level 4 Leadership & Management qualification for registered managers.

Kim’s love of her job and her residents is clearly displayed by her work ethic; she is a dedicated, loyal manager who is respected by all.

In her spare time, Kim loves watching F1, learning about local and national history and delving into a great book.

Kim Leech

Aspen Court Nursing & Dementia Nursing Home in Taunton is a modern, spacious specialist dementia nursing home, located in the peaceful northern outskirts of Taunton. A purpose-built care home in Taunton, providing excellent care and 24-hour nursing support, it is a popular choice for those looking for nursing dementia care and/or general nursing.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, Learning Disability (ALD), Mental Healthcare, Palliative, Personal care, Physiotherapy.
Disability Support Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
Nursing Specialisms Cancer, Epilepsy, Huntington Disease, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Parkinson's Disease, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Ulcerative Colitis.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Challenging Behaviour.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
Respite Care Yes

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Minimum Age
55

LGBTQ Welcome
Our Building and Facilities

You’ll experience a warm yet relaxed welcome when you arrive, we are proud of the peaceful atmosphere we have created here and it is quite often commented upon when people visit us.

We have spacious lounges and walkways which gives the home a light and airy feel and is easy for people living with dementia to navigate. Our conservatory with charming garden views is a special feature of the home and a place where we come to relax and often watch the wildlife.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

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

What Else Do We Provide
Chiropodist, Hairdressers, Hydrotherapy Pool, Library, Minibus, Physiotherapy.

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

Brochures
Aspen Court Dementia Care Home Taunton.pdf

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Description

Our homes may well be care homes, but first and foremost they are our residents’ homes. Each room and every space has been created to be a comfortable place to relax and enjoy for people living with dementia and nursing needs.



When coming to your new home we encourage you to bring the little things that matter to you; the things that make a place a home.
  


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 42
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 42

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Freeview TV, Internet Access, Wifi.

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Description

At Aspen Court Care Home Taunton, as in all of our nursing homes, we have Registered Nurses in constant attendance, day and night. Of course, nursing isn’t just about clinical and medical care. Our nurses are good communicators and listeners too,working well as part of a team alongside residents, families, friends and other specialists.


Our Team
Kim Leech
Kim Leech
Care Home Manager

Kim joined Notaro Care Homes in January 2008 as registered manager of Aspen Court Nursing Home, a home she managed successfully until last October, when she temporarily transferred to open and manage our newest home, Casa di Lusso, Bridgwater. Kim has since returned to Aspen Court Care Home Taunton after spending a year at Casa, helping to establish our newest dementia nursing home.  Her career in care spans over 30 years, working for Somerset Mental Health Partnership in various capacities including Staff Nurse, Community Outreach Nurse and managing wards.  Throughout her career, Kim has gained many qualifications including her NVQ Level 4 Leadership & Management qualification for registered managers.

Kim’s love of her job and her residents is clearly displayed by her work ethic; she is a dedicated, loyal manager who is respected by all.

In her spare time, Kim loves watching F1, learning about local and national history and delving into a great book.

Funding Types
Local Authority Somerset
Region South West
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

As we grow older a healthy balanced diet is vital to our physical wellbeing. Our appetites may change, and the way in which we consume food may change, but our need for nutrient rich food does not so it’s even more important to ensure that meals are planned to meet individual requirements.


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

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

At Notaro Homes we understand the importance of meaningful activities. They play a vital role in helping our residents live life to the full, whatever their physical ability. Our activities are not only designed to engage mind, body and spirit but to respect and honour our residents’ individuality. Our care home in Tauton and each of our homes have their very own Activities Coordinator who is responsible for organising and delivering a fun packed, varied programme which often includes trips out and visits from animal sanctuaries, community groups and theatrical companies.


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

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

Hope Corner Lane
Taunton
Somerset
TA2 7PB

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Requires Improvement
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 20th February 2019
Last rated 26th March 2019
Reports

26th March 2019

27th September 2016

13th December 2013

9th January 2013

27th March 2012

Registration Date 25th January 2011
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church.

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

Frequently asked questions about Aspen Court

Aspen Court was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in March 2019.
Aspen Court provides Nursing, Dementia and Respite care.
Aspen Court has 42 rooms.
Aspen Court is owned by Notaro Homes.
No. Aspen Court does not offer Residential care.
Yes. Aspen Court does offer Respite care.
Yes. Aspen Court does provide care for people with Dementia.
Aspen Court comes under Somerset.
Kim Leech is the manager of Aspen Court.

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