Faraday Drive, Shenley Lodge, Milton Keynes MK5 7FY
Bluebirds Care Centre is situated in the heart of Shenley Lodge, a local community in Milton Keynes.
Bluebirds is a purpose-built home that provides a safe and homely environment, with specially designed day lounges and gardens landscaped to suit a variety of physical and mental health needs. All single en-suite bedrooms are furnished to provide all that a resident may require, while carers encourage residents to personalise their rooms to their taste.
The care provider offers the highest quality ongoing care tailored to the residents' individual needs, with 24-hour nursing care. A highly skilled and motivated multidisciplinary team are able to anticipate the needs of residents and plan their care accordingly.
Every resident has a personalised health action plan and access to a range of therapies including: neuro-physiotherapy, neuro-occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and neuro-psychology. Other therapies are sourced in accordance with the requirements of the individual.
Bluebirds Care Centre also has dedicated and highly motivated activity teams who provide residents with a variety of therapeutic activities reflecting their personal hobbies and interests.
Where possible residents are encouraged to access the facilities within the local community using public transport or the home's own vehicles.
Group: PJ Care Ltd
Person in charge: Amy Iddon (General Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Milton Keynes Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 22 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Mental Health Condition • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: AIDS/HIV • Alzheimer's • Challenging Behaviour • Head/Brain Injury • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Neuropathic • Parkinson's Disease • Stroke
Admission Information: NHS referrals primarily and private placements. Ages from 18 to 65.
Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Afrikaans, Arabic, German, French, Hindi, Polish, Swahili
Single Rooms: 22
Rooms with ensuite WC: 22
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Separate Dementia Care Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • 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. Visitors are encouraged 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 of 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 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 the homes and individuals who have quite challenging and diverse behaviours. PJ Care are not responsible for the actions of the residents.
Free on-site parking is available at the centre.
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on PJ Care Bluebirds Neurological Care Centre: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Recipient: PJ Care Ltd
Date: Saturday 30 Nov 2013
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at PJ Care Bluebirds Neurological Care Centre