Highfield Nursing Home, Ryde, Isle of Wight
Highfield Nursing Home, Ryde, Isle of Wight

Highfield Nursing Home is a converted Victorian Gentleman's Residence that is now fitted and fully-resourced for modern care requirements, with the addition of a purpose-built extension specifically designed for dementia patients.

A secluded outdoor courtyard is popular with residents, who also have the use of a sensory room, assisted bathrooms and a physiotherapy suite.

From day one the service is structured around person-centred goals, with the aim of promoting independence, supporting a relaxing lifestyle and better quality of life.

Group: Scio Healthcare Ltd

Person in charge: Yvonne Lawrence (Matron/Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Isle of Wight Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 43 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Cerebral Palsy • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Neuropathic • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 18+.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Romanian

Single Rooms: 43

Rooms with ensuite WC: 37

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £650 – £800 Nursing Care Single £750 – £1000

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Separate EMI Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on Highfield Nursing Home: click here

*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

Bed Vacancies

1 Bed Vacancy

posted 08 Nov 2015

Dementia or Nursing Care Beds.Local Authority, Continuing Healthcare or Privately Funded. Daycare, Respite and Convalescent Care.

Current Reviews

Review Score: 8.1 (8.064)

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I have been a resident in Highfield since November 2013 and am very happy here. The staff are very caring and look after you well. The matron is very accessible if you have any problems and so are the directors. Their menu is very varied and you can ask for something else if you don't like what is on offer.

How likely would you be to recommend Highfield Nursing Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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