Goodwins Hall Care Home

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Profile Strength
Excellent 94%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,050.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Ula Jakoniuk is Home Manager at Goodwins Hall Care Home.

Ula started at Goodwins Hall in 2012 as a Registered Nurse before taking on the position of Clinical Care Manager. Over the last 9 years she has worked and supported both of the Athena Care Homes in Kings Lynn, developing her true passion of caring for people on end-of-life and palliative care. In her free time Ula likes reading books and listening to music.

Ula Jakoniuk

This 76-bedroom Norfolk care home is well known for its beautiful fountain centrepiece at the entrance and is well sought after for it’s amazing facilities. The home provides many different types of care whilst boasting a full activities schedule and it’s amazing facilities. The staff at Goodwins Hall are dedicated to helping all that live there lead happy and fulfilling lives.

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Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Complex Care, Convalescence, End of Life, High Dependency, Palliative, Personal care, Reablement, 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 Cancer, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Crohn's Disease, Crohns, Depression, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Huntington Disease, Liver Disease, Lung Disease, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Pain Management, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke, Ulcerative Colitis.
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 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


Just adjacent to our reception is our comfortable Sun lounge. Over looking the Fountain with comfortable seating , the Sunlounge makes a cosy quiet room to enjoy a visit with family or friends, while enjoying a coffee from our bean to cup coffee machine located just across the hall.

The Pod

Our purpose built COVID secure Pod.

For those who are not yet vaccinated or unable to wear PPE. Set within the Library the Pod is accessed via the garden for the visitor. While your loved one remains shielded behind the screen, comfortable and warm all year round.

The Gazebo

Situated in the Garden our Permanent heated Gazebo, offers a great place to take in the fresh air and spend some time with your relatives. Comfortable rattan style seating and weather resistant sides keep you feeling comfortable. The overhead heating lamp provides that bit of warmth on those days when there is a nip in the air. Giving us three seasons of use with this space.

Goodwins Hall Care Home 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)

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

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Our Building and Facilities

This 76-bedroom Norfolk care home is well known for its beautiful fountain centrepiece at the entrance and is well sought after for it’s amazing facilities. The home provides many different types of care whilst boasting a full activities schedule and it’s amazing facilities.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Hairdressers, Lift.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Combined Heat & Power (CHP), Individual Heating Controls, Interactive Digital Touch Table, Reduce Plastic Use.

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This 76-bedroom Norfolk care home is well known for its beautiful fountain centrepiece at the entrance and is well sought after for it’s amazing facilities. 

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 78
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 78

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Meeting needs with dignity and respect by being who we are. Treating each other with empathy, consideration and respect. Striving every day to be honest, transparent, trustworthy and professional.

Our Team
Ula Jakoniuk
Ula Jakoniuk
Home Manager

Ula started at Goodwins Hall in 2012 as a Registered Nurse before taking on the position of Clinical Care Manager. Over the last 9 years she has worked and supported both of the Athena Care Homes in Kings Lynn, developing her true passion of caring for people on end-of-life and palliative care. In her free time Ula likes reading books and listening to music.

Mala Agarwal
Mala Agarwal
Managing Director

Having worked in adult care since graduating, in 2014 Mala founded Athena Care Homes.

While the business has grown from one home to five, family values are still at the centre of everything we do. With Dignity, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork and Creativity the five visions and values of the company, you can be confident knowing that our family will care for yours.

In the last few years, we have won awards across our industry and, in 2020, Athena Care Homes was named as one of the London Stock Exchanges’ 1000 companies to inspire. We’re members of the Care Workers’ Charity and work hard to make sure our staff and homes are key parts of our local communities.

It's important to all of us at Athena that each of our homes have a warm, welcoming environment and that we provide an outstanding standard of care.

Lynda Tickell
Lynda Tickell
Quality & Compliance Director

Lynda has a great passion for working with older people and their families. Holding a BSc with first class honours in Nursing and an MSc in Advanced Practice, she is also a qualified supplementary and independent prescriber.

Lynda has been working with Athena since December 2016 and has many years of experience working with older people in both NHS and care settings. Previously our Clinical Care Manager and later Care Home Manager at our Aria Court care home in March, Cambridgeshire, Lynda is now our Director of Quality and Compliance. Lynda explains that her passion and inspiration for the care and support of older people came from her nursing career.

Adrienne Welton
Adrienne Welton
Regional Manager

Adrienne qualified as a nurse in what she describes as ‘the days of frilly hats and buckles’! For several years she worked on elderly wards before taking time away from nursing to bring up her family and work in a primary school, before returning to nursing in care homes nearly thirty years ago.

Adrienne has never looked back and believes that care and compassion should be at the heart of all we do. She says that ‘there is something very special about being entrusted to care for an older person and we can learn so much from them’. Outside of work loves to spend her time with her many grandchildren and enjoys walking, reading and renovating her very old townhouse.

Anton Goodwin
Anton Goodwin
Hospitality Services Manager

Anton started at Goodwins Hall in October 2020. He started his career in fine dining restaurants and country house hotels as a Chef, moving into catering management. At Goodwins Anton oversees the Catering, Housekeeping, Maintenance and Activities departments, he is also the point of contact for new Enquiries.

Samantha Uycoco
Samantha Uycoco

Sam started at Goodwins Hall as a college volunteer placement in 2017. Soon after she started working in the kitchen as a kitchen assistant, which she did for about 18 months before finally moving on to Reception. Along with her usual reception duties, Sam helps to organise visits for relatives, and is responsible for inducting new employees.

Tania Stowe
Tania Stowe
Business Administrator

Tania has been working in administration and finance roles for almost 30 years. Most of her working life has been in shopping centre management, both in the UK and South Africa. Before joining Athena she spent 5 years running a dog care business and enjoyed lots of fun and cuddles.

Nursing Unit Manager

Aysel has worked at Goodwins since 2015. After moving from Bulgaria she started working as a carer, whilst waiting for her Nursing PIN number. She says that gave her the opportunity to get to know the residents better. After a year, she became a registered nurse at Goodwins Hall and is now the Unit Manager for the Nursing community. She says she loves her job and looking after our lovely residents.

Residential Community Manager

Nicky has been working at Goodwins Hall for 7 years. She is currently community lead for our residential community, where she works alongside a great team of carers and team leaders. She ensures that the residents get the person-centred care they require. To achieve this she ensures their care plans are tailored to each of our residents, their medications are maintained and that all staff are aware of their needs and trained to a high standard to take care of the each day.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,050.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Norfolk
Region East
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

The kitchen team at Goodwins Hall served up innovative dishes and menus each week to suit all resident in their care. Working with resident’s person-centred care plans, our kitchens only serve up food that suits individual tastes. Our kitchens strive to find the perfect balance between delicious meals that are also providing nutritious value to our residents. Expect light meals in the summer, hearty dishes in the winter, and imitation takeaway nights and Sunday roasts on the weekends.

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

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

Goodwins Hall prides itself on a daily programme of activities that provide a variety of entertainment for our residents that help aid their mind, body and soul. The residents love to engage and interact with all of our activities, including quizzes, games, pub sessions, arts and crafts, alcohol tasting, cooking, baking and more. One to one activities are on offer too, and we also schedule regular visits, calls or video chats for friends and relatives that are far away.

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

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.
Our Pets

By arrangement of the home manager

Can You Bring Your Pet

Goodwins Road
Kings Lynn
PE30 5PD

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 20th August 2019
Last rated 18th September 2019

18th September 2019

22nd October 2016

30th July 2013

17th April 2013

17th May 2012

24th April 2012

Registration Date 7th January 2011
Service Provider Athena Care Homes (Kings Lynn) Limited, IG11 0RH
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

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

Frequently asked questions about Goodwins Hall Care Home

Goodwins Hall Care Home was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in September 2019.
Goodwins Hall Care Home provides Nursing, Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Goodwins Hall Care Home has 78 rooms.
Prices for Goodwins Hall Care Home start from £1,050.00 per week.
Goodwins Hall Care Home is owned by Athena Care Homes.
Yes. Goodwins Hall Care Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. Goodwins Hall Care Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Goodwins Hall Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Goodwins Hall Care Home comes under Norfolk.
Goodwins Hall Care Home accepts Local Authority clients.
Goodwins Hall Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Ula Jakoniuk is the manager of Goodwins Hall Care Home.

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