Silver Birch Care Home

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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,400.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Yvonne Allison is General Manager at Silver Birch Care Home.

Yvonne is a registered nurse and has been involved in care for thirty years. Yvonne qualified as a nurse in 2003 and has worked in various care settings. She is passionate about leading the team at Silver Birch and prides herself in delivering outstanding care. Leading by example, her team receives her full support enabling them to deliver excellent care and support for residents.

As the General Manager of Silver Birch, Yvonne is responsible for the day-to-day running of this beautiful home and residents are provided with outstanding care.

Yvonne Allison

Welcome to the new Silver Birch care home in Ipswich where we offer residents the chance to experience exceptional care in a luxury environment.

We provide residential, dementia, respite and nursing care in an inspiring, calm and beautiful environment. We are proud of what we have created here and, judging by the responses we have had from the wider community, we hope you will too.


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Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth.
Nursing Specialisms Cancer, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Liver Disease, Lung Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia, Severe Dementia (EMI).
Dementia Behaviour Challenging Behaviour, 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 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 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)

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

Our residential care rooms are based on the ground floor with some rooms having patio doors that open directly on to the beautifully landscaped gardens

We offer a variety of activities and entertainment each day. You can get involved in them as much as you want to. These activities will give you companionship and opportunities for social activities.

Our all-inclusive fee includes everything from exceptional care to private dining on special occasions, and newspapers, to use of our limousine. There are no hidden extras. This enables our residents and their families to plan ahead, without worrying about additional or unexpected charges.




    Is Our Home Purpose Built
    Yes

    The Year Our Home Was Built
    1 Oct 2020

    How Many Floors We Have
    3

    Who Owns Our Building
    Private

    Communal Rooms
    Bar / Pub, Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

    What Else Do We Provide
    Assisted Bathroom, Beauty Salon, Cinema, Coffee Shop, Hairdressers, Lift, Minibus.

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

    How 'Smart' Are We?
    Individual Heating Controls, Reduce Plastic Use, Virtual Reality.

    Our Photos

    Description

    Our residential care rooms are based on the ground floor with some rooms having patio doors that open directly on to the beautifully landscaped gardens.

    Your own comfortable en-suite room with beautiful furniture and fittings like in a five- star hotel.




      About Our Rooms
      Number Of Rooms 75
      Number Of Ensuite Rooms 75

      Type Of Room
      Single Room.

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

      Room Facilities
      Alarm, Balcony, Freeview TV, Internet Access, Safe, Secure Access, Tea and Coffee-making Facilities, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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      Weekly Fees Start From Fee
      Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,400.00
      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 Suffolk
      Region East
      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 Pureed Pink tick icon Vegan Pink tick icon Vegetarian
      Dining Locations Pink tick icon Bedroom Dining Pink tick icon Bistro Pink tick icon Café 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)
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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 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.


      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 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 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 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.

      Activities Are So Important

      We offer a variety of activities and entertainment each day. You can get involved in them as much as you want to. These activities will give you companionship and opportunities for social activities.

      Your friends and family can visit you any time and; you can take them to our café or the Railway Tavern for a coffee or a drink at no extra cost to you.


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

      Activities Outside Our Home
      Garden Centre, Local Tourist Attractions, Park.
      Can You Bring Your Pet
      No

      3 Europa Way
      Ipswich
      Suffolk
      IP1 5DL

      Regulator: CQC

      Current Ratings
      Overall Good
      Safe Good
      Well Led Requires Improvement
      Caring Good
      Responsive Good
      Effective Good
      Inspection Reports
      Last inspected 7th December 2021
      Last rated 7th January 2022
      Current Report

      Silver Birch Care Home Care Home - Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)

      Historic Reports

      Silver Birch Care Home Care Home - Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)

      Registration Date 1st October 2020
      Transport
      Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

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

      Nearby Services
      Garden Centre, Hospital, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

      Frequently asked questions about Silver Birch Care Home

      Silver Birch Care Home was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in January 2022.
      Silver Birch Care Home provides Nursing, Dementia and Respite care.
      Silver Birch Care Home has 75 rooms.
      Prices for Silver Birch Care Home start from £1,400.00 per week.
      Silver Birch Care Home is owned by Alysia Caring.
      No. Silver Birch Care Home does not offer Residential care.
      Yes. Silver Birch Care Home does offer Respite care.
      Yes. Silver Birch Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
      Silver Birch Care Home comes under Suffolk.
      Silver Birch Care Home accepts Local Authority clients.
      Silver Birch Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
      Yvonne Allison is the manager of Silver Birch Care Home.

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