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

Tel: 01983 811015

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: Margaret Duncan (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

Current Bed Vacancies Posted by Highfield Nursing Home

1 Bed Vacancy
(Dementia or Nursing Care Beds.Local Authority, Continuing Healthcare or Privately Funded. Daycare, Respite and Convalescent Care.)
posted 10 Nov 2014

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 7.8 (7.813)

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Review of Highfield Nursing Home

My wife received day care at Highfield Nursing Home from December 2006 until 2009 when the problems arising from her Polio and Parkinsons meant that she needed full time nursing. From 2009 until her death in 2013 she was a resident in Highfield. Throughout these seven years the nursing and medical care she has received has been of the highest order. In the last four years when she has been a resident, Highfield has always made me welcome and the hospitality given me has made it possible for me to spend almost every day with her. As the time of her death approached she and I, and our family, were comforted by the assurance that the end of life care plan previously discussed and agreed with the staff would take care of everything. Her death was as she hoped it would be, peaceful and in familiar surroundings and with staff she knew, and with her family with her.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by John Bean (Husband of service user) on Sunday 2 June 2013.

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