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Tel: 01908 543251

Owner: Rising Meadows Ltd

Person in charge: Caroline Vaz (Acting Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Northamptonshire County Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 34 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • No Medical Intervention • Old Age • Sensory Impairment

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

Admission Information: Nursing & Residential service user. Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 24

Shared Rooms: 5

Rooms with ensuite WC: 25

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £650 – £700 , Personal Care Shared (per person) £625 – £650

Nursing Care Single £700 – £750 , Nursing Care Shared (per person) £675 – £700

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest CQC* Report on The Meadows: click here

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

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 7.6 (7.568)

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Review of The Meadows on Friday 1 March 2013 by Carolyn Barnett (partner of resident's son)

My partner's mother came to a point where lots more support was needed. She could no longer manage at home and needed more help than we could provide. I came across The Meadows as a Health Care Professional and as I visit many homes, felt this was the most suitable for "Mum". Although I had arranged to visit with my partner to allow him to view the home we actually turned up about 7:30 pm the evening before our arrangement. This was no bother at all and we were allowed all over the building- speaking to other residents and staff on duty. "Mum" needed to be placed in care quickly and after speaking to the manager the following day a hospital visit was arranged and she was admitted that evening. I visited and found "Mum" pleasantly pleased at her new surroundings, she had been given a choice of room and introduced to staff and residents alike. Unfortunately "Mum's" condition is terminal and her demise is happening very quickly. Both my partner and I have nothing but praise for the care she receives. Not having many residents was a factor of choice for "Mum" as she prefers solitude - staff ratios have been excellent and nothing is too much bother for any staff member. Another deciding factor was the fact she could continue to have her family G.P visit- a change of care at this stage would have unsettled her. Again the staff have helped D.Ns - Palliative Nurses and G.P in every possible way. We both feel this home deserves more recognition - carers that actually care are hard to find. Well done The Meadows.

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Review of The Meadows on Thursday 5 April 2012 by Lisa Thorpe (Daughter of Resident)

Faced with the realisation that Mum needed more than we could provide for her at home, I began the sickening search for a nursing home. I decided I would go by my instinct rather than digest the Council's opinion and I am so very glad I did. I rather stumbled on The Meadows, calling in without appointment. I was welcomed and shown every corner including the kitchen. The reality was Mum only had a few months left with us but the care each and every member of staff gave to Mum was outstanding. On each visit I would be greeted and given every detail of Mum's day. I was shown such compassion at a very difficult time and was supported every step of the way. I simply do not understand how and why the Council have come to their conclusion. Unless you have to place your trust for a loved one elsewhere, you are not qualified to comment...

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

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