Aspen Manor Care Home

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Barleythorpe Road
(Next to Lidl Store)
Oakham
Rutland
LE15 6GL

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Profile Strength
Excellent 95%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,500.00
Regulator's Rating Not Yet Rated
Meet The Manager

Sharon Almey is General Manager at Aspen Manor Care Home.

Sharon Almey is the General Manager of Aspen Manor. She trained as a nurse and has over 35 years of experience working within the healthcare sector, spending 20 years of that as a care home manager. She is well respected for her caring nature, empathy, and leadership skills. Sharon joined the Alysia Caring Group in 2015 and has commissioned Cherry Blossom care home in Peterborough and Grand View care home in Stamford. Outside work, Sharon loves spending time with her family and has a variety of pets including horses and dogs.

Sharon Almey

Aspen Manor Care Home is part of the family-owned Alysia Caring Group. The board of directors and the senior management team have over 50 years of care industry experience. The home is centrally located in Oakham in the beautiful county of Rutland.

Quality of care is of paramount importance to us at Aspen Manor. We have used all our experience and knowledge to design, build and furnish the home. The result is a beautiful home that we are proud of and; our residents will feel at home. Our beautiful and modern care home provides a range of premium facilities including a cinema, nail & hair salon and private dining facilities. We believe our environment is perfect to deliver high-quality care.


Aspen Manor Care Home
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.
Nursing Specialisms Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, 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), Parkinson's Disease, Stroke.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, 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

All visitors to the home are screened for Covid. The staff and residents are regularly tested for C-19.

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 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.
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 Shielding The provider assured the regulator that it was using personal protective equipment effectively and safely.
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.
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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)

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.

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Minimum Age
65

LGBTQ Welcome
Yes
Our Building and Facilities

Aspen Manor is centrally located in Oakham Rutland and will offer residents a high level of care and facilities. Our engineers installed a telephone system, WiFi Network and GHM’s own Nexus Care solution with smartphones. The telephone system and WiFi will ensure high speed coverage throughout the entire home and grounds, keeping staff members in contact no matter where they are onsite. Nexus Care will enable noisy nursecall alarms to be silenced. Instead, careers will receive the alerts directly to their new smartphones.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

The Year Our Home Was Built
29 Oct 2021

How Many Floors We Have
3

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Chiropodist, Chiropractor, Cinema, Coffee Shop, Day Centre, GP, Hairdressers, Hydrotherapy Pool, Library, Lift, Nutritionist, Physiotherapy, Therapy Room.

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.

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. All rooms have a smart tv to watch all your favourite programmes. Each room also has a landline telephone with own number to make and receive calls. Furthermore, there are no charges for local calls.  


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

Type Of Room
Flat, Kitchenette, Separate Sitting Room, Single Room.

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

Room Facilities
Alarm, Balconet, Balcony, Catch up TV, Freeview TV, Internet Access, Private Patio, Safe, Secure Access, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Description

Our caregivers are genuinely passionate about providing care and are committed to career development. We ensure staff are kept up to date on the latest training, so you can be confident that your loved one will always receive the very best care and companionship with us.


Our Team
Sharon Almey
Sharon Almey
General Manager

Sharon Almey is the General Manager of Aspen Manor. She trained as a nurse and has over 35 years of experience working within the healthcare sector, spending 20 years of that as a care home manager. She is well respected for her caring nature, empathy, and leadership skills. Sharon joined the Alysia Caring Group in 2015 and has commissioned Cherry Blossom care home in Peterborough and Grand View care home in Stamford. Outside work, Sharon loves spending time with her family and has a variety of pets including horses and dogs.

Caroline Symmonds
Caroline Symmonds
Receptionist

Caroline Symmonds is the receptionist at Aspen Manor Care Home and the first person any visitors will see. She has 20 years of experience doing what she enjoys most which are talking and meeting people. Caroline learned her craft at BT which has been a great asset throughout her working career. Caroline is a happy and courteous person who warms to people very easily and is always there to help people out whatever their needs may be. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming, yoga, and walking.

Teodora Andrei
Teodora Andrei
Administrator

Teodora Andrei is the administrator at Aspen Manor Care Home and is responsible for all administrative tasks. She has a degree in accountancy obtained in Romania and a degree in Healthcare obtained while studying in the UK. She has over 10 years of experience in the domiciliary care sector, working as a care assistant, care supervisor, and recruitment manager. Teodora is very passionate about providing the highest standard of care and support for the residents who stay at Aspen Manor.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,500.00
Nursing Fees From / Price Per Week £1,500.00
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,500.00
Nursing Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,500.00
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £1,500.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Rutland
Region None specified
We Accept Self-Funding Clients 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
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)
Our Menu Pink tick icon 52BD0235-52EE-4D33-AAC4-226FF40B84F7.jpeg Pink tick icon 1554AB4D-7AD5-4698-A6CC-73771C5AD5B2.jpeg Pink tick icon 0D38D255-5944-4819-AA31-4F962D9F898C.jpeg
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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 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 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 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

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


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

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

Please speak to the home manager


Can You Bring Your Pet
No

How We Help With Your Pet
Feeding, Walking.

We Welcome
Others (subject to review).

Barleythorpe Road
(Next to Lidl Store)
Oakham
Rutland
LE15 6GL

Regulator: CQC

Not yet rated.

Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

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

Nearby Services
Bank, Chemist, Church, Garden Centre, Golf Club, Hospital, Library, Local Walks & Bike Rides, Park, Post Office, Pub, Restaurant, Shopping Centre, Shops, Surgery.
Our Awards
Listed in Knight Frank Luxury Care Home Guide 2022 Listed in Knight Frank Luxury Care Home Guide 2022

Frequently asked questions about Aspen Manor Care Home

Aspen Manor Care Home provides Nursing, Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Aspen Manor Care Home has 78 rooms.
Prices for Aspen Manor Care Home start from £1,500.00 per week.
Aspen Manor Care Home is owned by Alysia Caring.
Yes. Aspen Manor Care Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. Aspen Manor Care Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Aspen Manor Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Aspen Manor Care Home comes under Rutland.
Aspen Manor Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Sharon Almey is the manager of Aspen Manor Care Home.

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