2 Dunthorne Way, Grange Farm, Milton Keynes MK8 0DZ
Mallard House is a purpose built, specialist neurological care home situated in the heart of Grange Farm, a local community in Milton Keynes, with easy access to shops, leisure facilities and public transport.
Mallard's multi-disciplinary care team ensures everyone receives the highest quality of person centred care and are able to achieve and maintain the highest quality of life in an environment where their physical, psychological and social well-being are taken care of.
Mallard House also has dedicated and highly motivated activity teams who provide residents with a variety of therapeutic activities reflecting their personal hobbies and interests.
Mallard house is split into 2 units, Oakley and Brunel. Each provide a safe, homely and nurturing environment with specially designed lounges, landscaped sensory gardens and light open spaces to suit a variety of physical and mental health needs
Brunel, located on the top floor of Mallard House, is a 24 bed unit specialising in care for people aged 18 upwards who have a neurological condition with complex rehabilitation needs such as acquired brain injury and spinal cord injuries.
The unit offers the highest quality of on-going specialised care tailored to the resident’s individual needs - be it 24 hour nursing care.
Brunel also has two rehabilitation flats for residents who are preparing to return home, or require short term assessments and rehabilitation to enable them to live safely in the community.
Oakley is located on the ground floor of Mallard House and offers individualised and highly supportive care for people aged 18 years upwards with progressive neurological conditions and complex healthcare needs including difficult and diverse behaviours such as Huntington’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease, Muscular Dystrophy, cerebral injuries and other progressive neurological conditions.
Group: PJ Care Ltd
Person in charge: Amy Iddon (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Milton Keynes Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 53 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Eating Disorders • Mental Health Condition • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: AIDS/HIV • Alcohol Dependence (past or present) • Alzheimer's • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Cancer Care • Cerebral Palsy • Challenging Behaviour • Drug Dependence (past or present) • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Neuropathic • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Schizophrenia • Speech Impairment • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Pre assessment free of charge prior to admission. Ages 18+.
Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): German, Polish
Single Rooms: 53
Rooms with ensuite WC: 53
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
PJ Care’s approach to visitors is one of openness and welcome. We encourage visitors to come at any time, providing the visit does not interfere with the care of the residents. Admission to the building and each individual Unit remains at the discretion of PJ Care Ltd and their authorised representatives. Permission will only be refused if a visit is not in the best interests of a resident.
There are clearly times when it is inappropriate to be visiting a resident, or a Unit and visitors are respectfully asked to respect our staff and residents at those times. A full explanation will always be given in these circumstances.
There are a number of practices and procedures that all visitors are obliged to follow whilst on PJ Care premises. These are detailed in this policy, failure to follow any of these procedures may result in a visitor being asked to leave. All visitors are asked to respect that fact that there are some very ill people staying in our homes and individuals who have quite challenging and diverse behaviours. PJ Care are not responsible for the actions of its residents.
Free on-site parking at centre.
Latest CQC* Report on PJ Care Mallard House: click here
* Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Recipient: PJ Care Ltd
Date: Saturday 30 Nov 2013
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