Douglas Bank Nursing Home

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Lees Lane
Appley Bridge
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN8 0SZ

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Profile Strength
Very Good 86%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £750.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

John Holland is The Home Manager at Douglas Bank Nursing Home.

John Holland is a Registered Nurse with several years of experience. He started his nursing career as an Assistant at the Royal Liverpool Teaching Hospital. During his training as a nurse, he worked at the Broad Green and Stoddart House in Aintree Hospital. Once he completed his nursing training specialising in mental health, John worked at Ashworth Special Hospital and Altcourse Prison.
Then, John decided to enter the private sector and decided that he wanted to work with the elderly. In the private sector, John worked various roles from charge Nurse to Clinical Nurse Specialist in Neurology and then moved to management.
Since then John has worked as a Deputy Manager for many years before stepping up as Manager.

John Holland

Douglas Bank Nursing Home is part of the We Care Group that operates other successful Care & Nursing Homes. The Home is registered and inspected by Care Quality Commission to provide Residential and Dementia care for both males and females as follows: Dementia – over 60 years of ages (DE(E)) – 40 places. Diagnostic and screening procedures. Treatment of disease, disorder or injury. The maximum number of Service Users allowed at any one time is 40.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.

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 have in-depth cleaning protocols in place.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
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
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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Minimum Age
60

Our Building and Facilities

Douglas Bank offers long term as well as respite and convalescent care, situated in beautiful countryside on the outskirts of the canal-side village of Appley Bridge, yet it is within easy reach by road and rail of the whole of the North West of England. Douglas Bank has been converted from The Dower House and buildings adjoining the original 17th Century listed farmhouse with private gardens to tempt one out at every opportunity.


How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

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.

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Description

Our bedrooms are beautifully decorated with en-suite facilities. Residents are encouraged to bring along some home comforts for the personal and familiar touch.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 40
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 22

Type Of Room
Shared Room, Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Telephone Point.

Our Photos
Description

Douglas Bank Nursing Home offers Nursing and Dementia care for the elderly. We aim to provide every Resident with a safe place to live that promotes: Hospitality, Dignity, Comfort and Care


Our Team
John Holland
John Holland
The Home Manager

John Holland is a Registered Nurse with several years of experience. He started his nursing career as an Assistant at the Royal Liverpool Teaching Hospital. During his training as a nurse, he worked at the Broad Green and Stoddart House in Aintree Hospital. Once he completed his nursing training specialising in mental health, John worked at Ashworth Special Hospital and Altcourse Prison.
Then, John decided to enter the private sector and decided that he wanted to work with the elderly. In the private sector, John worked various roles from charge Nurse to Clinical Nurse Specialist in Neurology and then moved to management.
Since then John has worked as a Deputy Manager for many years before stepping up as Manager.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £750.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Lancashire
Region North West
We Accept Self-Funding Clients 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 Lounge/Diner
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 Individual dietary needs are person centred.


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


Pink tick icon Our menu is balanced.

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

A critical component for good health.

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

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

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


Pink tick icon Residents have access to Dining Room.

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

Pink tick icon There is a weekly 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 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 Tables are well laid.

Pink tick icon There are no unnecessary disruptions during mealtimes.

Activities Are So Important

As a part of your care arrangement, you will be supported with basic and physical activities of daily living to live as ordinary life as possible, suited to your abilities.


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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Crosswords, Flower Arranging, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.

Lees Lane
Appley Bridge
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN8 0SZ

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Requires Improvement
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 23rd June 2022
Last rated 30th October 2021
Reports

30th October 2021

20th February 2021

20th May 2020

22nd January 2019

3rd January 2018

5th August 2017

14th July 2016

4th December 2014

29th August 2014

19th February 2014

26th November 2013

27th February 2013

30th January 2013

5th March 2012

Registration Date 25th January 2011
Service Provider Tudor Bank Limited, UB1 1QB
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

Nearby Services
Church, Hospital, Local Walks & Bike Rides, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Douglas Bank Nursing Home

Douglas Bank Nursing Home was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in October 2021.
Douglas Bank Nursing Home provides Nursing, Dementia and Residential care.
Douglas Bank Nursing Home has 40 rooms.
Prices for Douglas Bank Nursing Home start from £750.00 per week.
Douglas Bank Nursing Home is owned by We Care Group.
Yes. Douglas Bank Nursing Home does offer Residential care.
No. Douglas Bank Nursing Home does not offer Respite care.
Yes. Douglas Bank Nursing Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Douglas Bank Nursing Home comes under Lancashire.
John Holland is the manager of Douglas Bank Nursing Home.

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