Fountains Care Centre | Care Home | Manchester, M27 4DZ

Fountains Care Centre

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Victoria Park, Swinton Hall Road,
Swinton
Manchester
M27 4DZ

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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Residential | Nursing | Dementia | Respite
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £735.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Evelyn Dickenson is Home Manager at Fountains Care Centre.

Evelyn joined Wood Care Group in in 2012 as a Care Assistant through Evelyn's hard work and commitment to first class care she has risen to become a manager in 2015.

She is very passionate about providing an extremely high level of person-centred care at all times, and is very aware that the residents are at the centre of the home.

Evelyn works closely with her team and likes to know that everyone who lives at The Fountains has a happy sociable life.

Set in leafy surroundings, right next to the beautiful Victoria Park in Salford, Manchester is The Fountains Care Centre. You will find a warm welcome and a genuinely caring environment. The home has been designed with personalised care in mind and is therefore divided into three houses, one providing the highest level of residential care.


Living in a Woodcare Home
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Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Nursing Dementia / EMI, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist , Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Challenging Behaviour, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
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 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.
To view the provider’s latest Inspection Reports, Click here.
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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With the restrictions on visiting during the pandemic, social media platforms such as these offer real insight when you are choosing a provider.

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Minimum Age
65

LGBTQ Welcome
Yes
Our Building and Facilities

We are a 98 bed Care Home that specialises in Residential, Nursing, and Dementia Care. The home has been designed with personalised care in mind and is therefore divided into three houses, one providing the highest level of residential care.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

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

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Chiropodist, Cinema, Coffee Shop, Dentist, Hairdressers, Lift, Nutritionist, Optician, Smoking Area.

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

How 'Smart' Are We?
Electronic Visitor Register, Interactive Digital Touch Table.

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Description

We are a 98 bed Care Home with tastefully decorated bedrooms. We encourage residents to personalise their rooms with pictures, trinkets and ornaments.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 98
We offer these types of ensuite rooms: WC and Basin.

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View, Step Free Access.

Room Facilities
Internet Access, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £735.00
Nursing Fees From / Price Per Week £910.00
Nursing Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,001.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Salford
Region North West
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 Lounge/Diner
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 dining-leaflet-web.pdf
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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 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 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 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 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 monitor our food waste.

Pink tick icon Our energy usage is well maintained.

Activities Are So Important

Activities play a vital part in the day to day running of the home, and in addition to singers and entertainers being provided, the home also has various day to day activities provided by our own in-house activity coordinator.


We have a varied activity programme designed to entertain and stimulate our residents. As well as this programme we hold regular events within the home.


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Timetables
daily-activities-leaflet-web.pdf

Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, 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
Park.
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The Go Green badge is designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare a care home’s sustainability and green practices.

The below statements are changes that the care provider has acknowledged they have implemented towards a more sustainable future.

The operation, maintenance, and repair of a property

safe-tick Do you use LED light bulbs? Partial
safe-tick Are your windows double glazed? Yes
safe-tick Do you use motion sensors? Yes
safe-tick Is your boiler less than 15 years old? Yes
safe-tick Do you use eco-friendly cleaning products? Yes

The sourcing of goods and the landfill/recycling journey

safe-tick Do you train your team on recycling practices? Yes
safe-tick Do you have systems for recycling throughout the home? Partial

Energy reduction and renewable energy usage

safe-tick Is your boiler less than 15 years old? Yes

Using digital rather than paper based processes

safe-tick Do you use digital payslips? Yes
safe-tick Do you use online rotas? Yes
safe-tick Do you use digital care plans? Yes
Can You Bring Your Pet
No

Victoria Park, Swinton Hall Road,
Swinton
Manchester
M27 4DZ

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Requires Improvement
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last rated 17th March 2020
Registration Date 23rd May 2022
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church.

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 Fountains Care Centre

Fountains Care Centre was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in March 2020.
Fountains Care Centre provides Residential, Nursing, Dementia and Respite care.
Fountains Care Centre has 98 rooms.
Prices for Fountains Care Centre start from £735.00 per week.
Fountains Care Centre is owned by Wood Care Group.
Yes. Fountains Care Centre does offer Residential care.
Yes. Fountains Care Centre does offer Respite care.
Yes. Fountains Care Centre does provide care for people with Dementia.
Fountains Care Centre comes under Salford.
Fountains Care Centre accepts Local Authority clients.
Fountains Care Centre accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Evelyn Dickenson is the manager of Fountains Care Centre.

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