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21-29 Dooley Road
Halstead
Essex
CO9 1JW

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Profile Strength
Very Good 76%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Requires Improvement
Meet The Manager

Teresa Franze is Home Manager at Blackthorns.

Blackthorns Care Home is a 58 bed home situated in the rural village of Halstead, North Essex. This modern and spacious residential care home provides expert care for older people, including those living with dementia.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia 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 Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
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)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Telephone for external calling

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

More details coming soon

Minimum Age
65

Our Building and Facilities

This spacious Halstead care home provides expert care for older people, including those living with dementia.

We strive to create a varied and enjoyable environment at Blackthorns, and carers listen carefully to what you would like to do to make the day pleasurable and memorable.  All of the bedrooms are beautifully furnished, with en-suite bathroom facilities and we also have a dedicated area for dementia care, designed to enable those we care for to maintain their independence in a safe environment.


How Many Floors We Have
1

Who Owns Our Building
Private

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

What Else Do We Provide
Day Centre.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Seating.

Brochures
00000 - A4 2pp Blackthorns PROOF.pdf

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Description

All of the bedrooms are beautifully furnished, with en-suite bathroom facilities and we also have a dedicated area for dementia care, designed to enable those we care for to maintain their independence in a safe environment. 

We understand the value of individuality, so you will be able to personalise your accommodation with special familiar items you may wish to have around you, such as a favourite chair or pictures to go on the wall.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 62
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 58

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Unfurnished.

Room Facilities
Alarm, Internet Access, Safe, Wifi.

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Description

Our staff are selected not only for their experience and qualifications but also for their caring approach. Our aim is to ensure that our homes create an environment which really does feel like home, where friends and family are always welcome. We believe in "Dignity for Everyone, Every Day" and value the people we look after. We promise to provide a quality of life and sense of wellbeing and truly care for our residents.


Our Team
Teresa Franze
Teresa Franze
Home Manager
The Importance Of Meal Times

 Mealtimes are, to many, the highlight of the day and all of our meals are made of fresh produce, prepared by our own chefs and catering teams. We undertake to provide a nutritious and balanced diet around your preferences; we like our residents to have a say in what they eat as they did at home.


We Serve Food At
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegan, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

We take pride in our activities programme, and you will have the option to join in organised activities if you wish to do so. Our activity coordinators seek out and listen to residents who may have hobbies or pastimes, in addition to arranging a whole variety of activities and entertainment to stimulate all residents.


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Timetables
A4 WEEKLY ACTIVITY PLANNER.pdf

Activities At Home
Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Dancing, Excursions, Gardening, Reminiscence, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.

21-29 Dooley Road
Halstead
Essex
CO9 1JW

Regulator: CQC

Category Rating
Overall Requires Improvement
Safe Requires Improvement
Well Led Requires Improvement
Caring Good
Responsive Requires Improvement
Effective Requires Improvement
Read More https://api.cqc.org.uk/public/v1/reports/995f199e-0c35-4950-82fa-122e22ecce2c
Report Published 12th June 2019
Registration Date 16th December 2010
Transport
Bus Stop nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church, Methodist Church.

Nearby Services
Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Blackthorns

Blackthorns was given an overall rating of "Requires Improvement" by the CQC in June 2019.
Blackthorns provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Blackthorns has 62 rooms.
Blackthorns is owned by Runwood Homes.
Yes. Blackthorns does offer Residential care.
Yes. Blackthorns does offer Respite care.
Yes. Blackthorns does provide care for people with Dementia.
Teresa Franze is the manager of Blackthorns.

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