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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Residential | Nursing | Dementia | Respite
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £850.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Jane Farr is The Home Manager at Digby Manor.

Mrs Jane Farr is our long standing Care Home Manager at Digby Manor.  Jane and her team have an excellent reputation in the local area and we are rated 'Good' in all 5 standards by the regulator, CQC.  We have won 11 National Awards in the last 4 years and the Care Home continues to go from strength to strength.

Jane Farr

Digby Manor Residential Care Home located in Erdington, Birmingham caters for 26 residents across 24 bedrooms. It is a family run care home designed for people who like the intimacy and homely feel of a smaller care home.

We are extremely proud of our reputation for exceptional care and we strive for excellence in all we do from the food we provide to the quality of furnishings. Our incredible team go over and beyond to anticipate our residents every need.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Complex Care, Convalescence, Daily Respite Care, End of Life, High Dependency, Independent Living, Learning Disability (ALD), 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, Electronic Medication Management, Injection, Suppository.
Nursing Specialisms Aids, Alcohol and Drugs misuse, Bariatric care, Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, 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 Agitation / Restlessness, Challenging Behaviour, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Violent 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

Digby Manor has remained Covid-free throughout the pandemic thanks to the robust measures taken by Jane and the team.  All staff, friends and family adhere to the lateral flow testing before entry is permitted.  Families/friends have been kept up to date with our monthly newsletter and we will continue to ensure the safety and welfare of our residents is our number one priority.

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 follow a safe infection control procedures to ensure we remain Covid-Free.  We have remained  Covid-Free throughout the pandemic and  will continue to do everything to remain so for our wonderful residents.

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)

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

Yes, our care home provides a telephone in all our resident’s 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

We are extremely proud of our reputation for exceptional care and we strive for excellence in all we do from the food we provide to the quality of furnishings. Our incredible team go over and beyond to anticipate our residents every need.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

The Year Our Home Was Built
12 Jan 1981

How Many Floors We Have
3

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Bar / Pub, Bistro, Coffee Shop / Café, Conservatory, Dining Rooms, Library, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Chiropodist, Chiropractor, Cinema, Coffee Shop, Day Centre, Dentist, GP, Gym, Hairdressers, Hydrotherapy Pool, Library, Lift, Minibus, Nutritionist, Optician, Overnight Guest Stay, Physiotherapy, Smoking Area, Spa, Stairlift, Swimming Pool, Theatre, Therapy Room.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Greenhouse, Pond or Lake, Private Garden(s), Scenic Views, Seating, Secure Garden, Sensory Garden, Summer House, Vegetable Plot, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Biomass Heating, Combined Heat & Power (CHP), Electronic Visitor Register, Individual Heating Controls, Interactive Digital Touch Table, Reduce Plastic Use, Smart Home Remote Control, Solar Panel Heating, Virtual Reality.

Brochures
Digby-Manor-Brochure.pdf

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Description

Digby Manor Residential Care Home located in Erdington, Birmingham caters for 26 residents across 24 bedrooms.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 26
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 26

Type Of Room
Apartment, Bungalow, Double Room, Flat, Kitchenette, Separate Sitting Room, Shared Room, Single Room, Studio.

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

Room Facilities
Alarm, Balconet, Balcony, Catch up TV, Freeview TV, Fridge, Internet Access, Private Patio, Safe, Secure Access, Sky/Cable TV, Tea and Coffee-making Facilities, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £850.00
Nursing Fees From / Price Per Week £950.00
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £850.00
Nursing Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,000.00
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £1,000.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Birmingham
Region West 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 Gluten-free Pink tick icon Halal Pink tick icon Kosher Pink tick icon Pureed Pink tick icon Vegan Pink tick icon Vegetarian
Dining Locations Pink tick icon Bedroom Dining Pink tick icon Bistro Pink tick icon Café Pink tick icon Lounge/Diner Pink tick icon Restaurant
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)
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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.

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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 a Restaurant


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 Halal food can be served.


Pink tick icon Kosher food can be served.

Pink tick icon Gluten-free food can be served.


Pink tick icon Vegan 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

Our residents enjoy a varied calendar of social and other activities and our staff are dedicated to providing the highest possible levels of care while still allowing residents to retain their independence where possible.
To further engage the families and friends of our residents you will find we have very active social media channels as well as monthly newsletters and photo gallery updates so you can keep up to date on what your loved ones are doing even when you can’t visit.


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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Choir, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Dancing, Excursions, Exercise Class, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Music Therapy, Painting, Pet Therapy, Pilates, Quiz Games, Religious Services, Reminiscence, Residents' Committee, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games, Yoga.

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

Pets are allowed at the Manager's discretion


Can You Bring Your Pet
Yes

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

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

Our Pet Policy
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908 Chester Road
Erdington
Birmingham
West Midlands
B24 0BN

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 6th March 2019
Last rated 21st March 2019
Current Report

Digby Manor Care Home - Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)

Historic Reports

Digby Manor Care Home - Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)

Registration Date 6th March 2017
Service Provider D & L Care Homes Limited, UB10 8NR
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Buddhist Temple, Catholic Church, Gurdwara Temple, Methodist Church, Mosque, Synagogue.

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

Frequently asked questions about Digby Manor

Digby Manor was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in March 2019.
Digby Manor provides Residential, Nursing, Dementia and Respite care.
Digby Manor has 26 rooms.
Prices for Digby Manor start from £850.00 per week.
Yes. Digby Manor does offer Residential care.
Yes. Digby Manor does offer Respite care.
Yes. Digby Manor does provide care for people with Dementia.
Digby Manor comes under Birmingham.
Digby Manor accepts Local Authority clients.
Digby Manor accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Jane Farr is the manager of Digby Manor.

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