145 Beardall Street, Hucknall, Nottingham NG15 7HA
Shortwood House is a small and intimate family-run residential care home in Hucknall, Nottingham. The stone-built detached period home is set in well maintained gardens and situated in a residential area within easy walking distance to local shops and regular buses.
The home is for those who no longer feel safe or happy living on their own and want a homely and comfortable environment where they can be cared for whilst maintaining their health, wellbeing and dignity.
Shortwood House has three floors, made easily accessible via a lift and two staircases. There are 10 single rooms (one with en-suite) and one twin room. Residents are encouraged to bring their personal possessions to personalise their room, which are decorated and maintained to a very high standard.
Being a small family unit allows Shortwood House to offer the devoted and enthusiastic one-to-one care that residents need. The care team know each and every resident individually, taking the time to listen, recognise and respond to their requirements. All carers are fully Dementia Pathway trained and registered Dignity Champions.
The home has two talented cooks, who pride themselves on offering healthy and diverse, home-cooked meals, catering for all dietary requirements and unique tastes of the residents.
Residents are encouraged to partake in as many an activities as possible, both in and out of the care home. Regular social activities are organised, including coffee mornings, birthdays, anniversaries, outings, entertainers as well as Easter and Christmas parties. There are also regular events involving other organisations or volunteers, and specialist facilities.
Owner: Colette Thomas
Person in charge: Colette Thomas (Owner/Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Nottinghamshire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 12 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Parkinson's Disease
Admission Information: Ages 65+.
Single Rooms: 12
Rooms with ensuite WC: 0
Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £580 – £600 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Shortwood House to find out the exact price for your requirements.) (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Shortwood House to find out the exact price for your requirements.)
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Shortwood House: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Shortwood House