Larkfield View Care Centre

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Burns Road
Greenock
Renfrewshire
PA16 0PS

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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £888.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Elsie MacLennan is Service Manager at Larkfield View Care Centre.

Elsie has over 40 years experience working for the NHS providing care and support to both younger adults with physical disabilities and older adults undergoing rehabilitation; during this time she was also a part time lecturer at Reid Kerr College teaching basic nursing skills. 

Elsie joined the private sector 14 years ago where she managed a care home, which was recognised for the quality of care delivered and achieving excellent grades from the Care Quality Commissioner. Elsie joined Holmes Care Group in December 2012 as Service Manager for Larkfield View, and most recently won the 'Care Home Registered Manager Award' at the 2017 North West Care Awards, and went on to win the 'National Care Home Registered Manager Award' at the 2018 National Finals.

Elsie MacLennan

Larkfield view is a purpose-built nursing home covering 3 floors, located in Greenock and only a short distance from both Greenock and Gourock town centres. Larkfield View has been designed with the aim of creating an enabling and engaging environment, that supports our residents in their day to day lives.

Part of the award-winning Holmes Care Group family, Larkfield View is a home that is committed to enriching the lives of our residents and their families, our employees and the local community and in turn, delivering high quality person-centred care that values relationships.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, Daily Respite Care, End of Life, Independent Living, Mental Healthcare, Nursing Dementia / EMI, Palliative, Personal care.
Disability Support Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth.
Nursing Specialisms Cancer, Huntington Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia, Severe Dementia (EMI).
Dementia Behaviour Mild Forgetfulness.
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.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

We are working within the government guidelines to help protect our staff and clients.

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 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.
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
65

Our Building and Facilities

As a family run business, our values are very important to us, that’s why we believe in creating a friendly environment, that promotes and supports the independence and individuality of each person while ensuring the well-being and comfort of our residents.

Larkfield View is a 90 bed, registered nursing care facility. Larkfield View provides quality, person centred care for those requiring, nursing care, dementia care and palliative care. The home is equipped with modern amenities, our bedrooms have bright and spacious single bed accommodation with en-suite shower facilities for privacy and convenience.

We want to ensure that the people we support are as comfortable as possible when they come to stay with us. We recognise everyone is unique and encourage that individuality, which is why we encourage residents to personalise their bedroom with personal belongings and small items of furniture.


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, GP, Hairdressers, Lift.

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

Brochures
Larkfield Brochure_FINAL.pdf

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Description

Larkfield View Care Centre offers a range of 90 beautifully furnished ensuite bedrooms.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 90
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 90
We offer these types of ensuite rooms: WC and Basin.

Type Of Room
Shared Room, Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Telephone Point.

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Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £888.00

Funding Types
Region None specified
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. Find out more about Choice Dining.

Styles of Food Pink tick icon Gluten-free Pink tick icon Pureed Pink tick icon Vegan Pink tick icon Vegetarian
Dining Locations Pink tick icon Bedroom Dining Pink tick icon Café Pink tick icon Lounge/Diner
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.

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Pink tick icon Pass 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 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 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 grow some food and/or ingredients on site.

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, at home and in the community.


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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Excursions, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Themed Events.

go green logo

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 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 monitor your waste? 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
Our Pets

Unfortunately pets are not allowed at Larkfield View.


Can You Bring Your Pet
No

Burns Road
Greenock
Renfrewshire
PA16 0PS

Regulator: Care Inspectorate - Scotland

Autumna uses the Care Inspectorate's combined grading data which combines information from their new quality framework evaluations and their previous quality inspection methodology. If no recent rating has been awarded, an older rating from a previous inspection will be displayed.
Category Rating
Overall Good
Wellbeing Outstanding
Care and Support Good
Environment Outstanding
Staff Good
Management Outstanding
Read More https://www.careinspectorate.com/index.php/care-services?detail=CS2004085044
Report Published 21st January 2020
Transport
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park on-site.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church.

Nearby Services
Chemist, Church, Hospital, Park, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Larkfield View Care Centre

Larkfield View Care Centre was given an overall rating of "Good" by the Care Inspectorate - Scotland in January 2020.
Larkfield View Care Centre provides Nursing, Dementia and Respite care.
Larkfield View Care Centre has 90 rooms.
Prices for Larkfield View Care Centre start from £888.00 per week.
Larkfield View Care Centre is owned by Holmes Care Group.
No. Larkfield View Care Centre does not offer Residential care.
Yes. Larkfield View Care Centre does offer Respite care.
Yes. Larkfield View Care Centre does provide care for people with Dementia.
Larkfield View Care Centre accepts Local Authority clients.
Larkfield View Care Centre accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Elsie MacLennan is the manager of Larkfield View Care Centre.

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