Silver Birch Care Home

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Profile Strength
Excellent 92%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Dementia | Respite
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,190.00
Regulator's Rating Inspected but not rated
Meet The Manager

Wendy Harvey is General Manager at Silver Birch Care Home.

Wendy trained as a nurse and has nearly 40 years of experience working within the healthcare sector. She has been a care home manager for 18 years and won an award for Best Care Home Manager at the Great British Care Awards.

One of Wendy’s proudest achievements is a project she did with Anglian Water on hydration.

Wendy loves animals and has a toy poodle named Tilly that she adores!

Wendy Harvey

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.


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.
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 Contact Tracing We have measures in place to identify and trace contact between people in 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.

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Minimum Age
65

LGBTQ Welcome
Contract
Silver Birch Contract.pdf
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.

    Brochures
    Silver-Birch-Brochure (1).pdf

    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.

      Our Photos
      Description

      We have fully trained and qualified nurses on the premises 24 hours per day who would be able to assist you if you ever need them.


      Our Team
      Wendy Harvey
      Wendy Harvey
      General Manager

      Wendy trained as a nurse and has nearly 40 years of experience working within the healthcare sector. She has been a care home manager for 18 years and won an award for Best Care Home Manager at the Great British Care Awards.

      One of Wendy’s proudest achievements is a project she did with Anglian Water on hydration.

      Wendy loves animals and has a toy poodle named Tilly that she adores!

      Willow Bloomfield
      Willow Bloomfield
      Home Administrator

      Willow is responsible for most administrative functions at the home, including dealing with queries from the relatives. She reports to Wendy Harvey - the General Manager.

      Weekly Fees Start From Fee
      Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,190.00
      Nursing Fees From / Price Per Week £1,400.00
      Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,300.00
      Nursing Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,500.00
      Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £1,000.00

      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 Third Party Top-Ups Yes

      The Importance Of Meal Times

      Meal-times are special occasions at Silver Birch every day. We have a fully trained chef and catering team, providing locally-sourced, fresh, seasonal food – all prepared freshly on-site. Residents may choose from our extensive menu, including any particular favourites they may request. We cater for all dietary requirements whether it is medically required or by preference. The meals can be taken at our luxurious dining rooms or in the room if you do not fancy company on a particular day. All we want to ensure is that you enjoy your meals and drink plenty of fluids to stay healthy.


      We Serve Food At
      Afternoon Tea, All day snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

      Dietary Options
      Diabetic, Pureed, Vegetarian.

      Our Photos

      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.


      Our Photos

      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.

      3 Europa Way
      Ipswich
      Suffolk
      IP1 5DL

      Regulator: CQC

      Current Ratings
      Overall Inspected but not rated
      Safe Inspected but not rated
      Inspection Reports
      Last inspected 12th January 2021
      Last rated 26th January 2021
      Reports

      26th January 2021

      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 "Inspected but not rated" by the CQC in January 2021.
      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 £1,190.00 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.
      Wendy Harvey is the manager of Silver Birch Care Home.

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