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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £795.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Lynette Watkinson is Home Manager at Addison Court.

Lynette is a very experienced Home Manager with a passion for excellent care and for providing residents with the opportunity to live happy and active lives. 

Providing residential care for people living with dementia, Addison Court will offer both a comfortable 'forever home' and also welcome those in need of a shorter respite stay.


Addison Court
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care, Support for Couples.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, 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

We've taken the appropriate measures to ensure the safety of residents.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Regulatory Assessment We have been assessed by the care regulator in our approach to infection control.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.
Infection Prevention & Control (IPC) - Regulator’s Assessment
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, regulators have assessed the preparedness of care providers in relation to infection prevention and control. Details of the regulator’s latest findings can be found below.
Regulator: CQC
safe-tick Admission The provider assured the regulator that it was admitting people safely to the service.
safe-tick Policies The provider assured the regulator that its infection prevention and control policy was up to date.
safe-tick Premises The provider assured the regulator that it was promoting safety through the layout and hygiene practices of the premises.
safe-tick Staffing The provider assured the regulator that it was making sure infection outbreaks can be effectively prevented or managed.
safe-tick Testing The provider assured the regulator that it was accessing testing for people using the service and staff.
safe-tick Use of PPE The provider assured the regulator that it was using personal protective equipment effectively and safely.
safe-tick Visitors The provider assured the regulator that it was preventing visitors from catching and spreading infections.
To view the provider’s latest Inspection Reports, Click here.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space

We offer 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)

Our care home has WiFi in some of our residents’ rooms.

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

Our care home has mobile phone signal in some of our residents’ rooms.

Telephone for external calling

No, our care home does not provide a telephone in residents’ rooms.

Minimum Age
65

LGBTQ Welcome
Yes
Our Building and Facilities

Addison Court is a recently refurbished care home covering three floors. The home has large lounges and dining areas all designed with the comfort of residents, and their needs, in mind.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
3

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

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

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

Our Photos

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 50
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 50

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished.

Room Facilities
Catch up TV, Freeview TV, Sky/Cable TV.

Our Photos
Description

Dovehaven have a robust induction and ongoing training for all team members to ensure that they have all of the skills and knowledge they need to provide expert dementia care, with confidence. Of course, our Home Manager is always on hand to give support and advice to team members and family members alike.

The team at Addison Court are dedicated to ensuring that the home is a kind and safe place for residents to live and that all of the residents needs are met.


Our Team
Lynette Watkinson
Lynette Watkinson
Home Manager

Lynette is a very experienced Home Manager with a passion for excellent care and for providing residents with the opportunity to live happy and active lives. 

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £795.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Lancashire
Region North West
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding 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 Restaurant
Dining Styles 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 Hot Trolley


Pink tick icon Room Service

A critical component for good health.

Rating badge

Pink tick icon 5 Star Rated by UK Food Standards.


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 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 Dining Room.


Pink tick icon Residents have the option of dining in their own room.


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 We use locally sourced and locally grown or reared food.

Pink tick icon Our energy usage is well maintained.


Pink tick icon We are actively reducing food mileage.

Activities Are So Important

Everyone is encouraged to take part in the many daily activities offered in the home. Our Activity Co-ordinator designs a programme of events to engage people's attention and interest. Having meaningful activities ensures residents feel comfortable, safe and 'at home'. Helping our residents to relax, laugh, have fun and enjoy the company of others, just as 'family'.


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

Addison Street
Accrington
Lancashire
BB5 6AG

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last rated 13th February 2020
Registration Date 22nd October 2021
Service Provider DHCH21 Ltd, PR8 1QD
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

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

Nearby Services
Bank, Chemist, Church, Garden Centre, Hospital, Library, Local Walks & Bike Rides, Park, Post Office, Pub, Restaurant, Shopping Centre, Shops, Surgery.

Frequently asked questions about Addison Court

Addison Court was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in February 2020.
Addison Court provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Addison Court has 50 rooms.
Prices for Addison Court start from £795.00 per week.
Addison Court is owned by Dovehaven Care Homes.
Yes. Addison Court does offer Residential care.
Yes. Addison Court does offer Respite care.
Yes. Addison Court does provide care for people with Dementia.
Addison Court comes under Lancashire.
Addison Court accepts Local Authority clients.
Addison Court does not accept NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Lynette Watkinson is the manager of Addison Court.

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