Wheldon Complex, Wheldon Road, Castleford WF10 2PY
Fairburn Vale is a rehabilitation service that cares for those with brain injuries and long-term neurological conditions. The focus is on increasing independence and developing life skills of service users.
Following an acquired brain injury, Fairburn Vale work with service users, families and professionals to develop a care and rehabilitation plan centred around the specific individual. It is important service users are cared for, are happy and can work towards their specific goals.
Two 10-bed units, Moor and Turner, have a choice of lounges, spacious dining rooms and a sensory relaxation bathroom. The new sensory bathroom boasts a sound and vision spa bath, awakening senses and providing comfort. Service users are encouraged to decorate their bedrooms as they wish, which allows them to feel more at home and relaxed within their environment. All bedrooms are fitted with TV and telephone points, have WiFi available and also boast an en-suite wet room.
A full-time physiotherapist, occupational therapist and two therapy assistants are on-site, readily available to work with service users in the Life Skills Kitchen, and physiotherapy room to increase independence.
Outings to local attractions, the cinema and entertainment centres are a regular occurrence at Fairburn Vale - a private, accessible minibus means transport is always available.
It is important to provide a healthy and balanced life through social activities, leisure interests and hobbies. The activity team at Fairburn Vale work together with service users to create meaningful activities for all, as well as encourage access to education and volunteering.
Group: Exemplar Health Care Ltd
Person in charge: Simon Nor-Mally (Home Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: City of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 20 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Challenging Behaviour • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Neuropathic • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Filipino, Urdu
Single Rooms: 20
Rooms with ensuite WC: 20
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
The home has an open door policy, welcoming friends and family at all times.
If a meeting with the Home Manager is required, please call in advance.
Meal times are protected - there will be no answer to phone calls or the door during these times. Please contact the home directly for information on these mealtimes.
Free parking on site.
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Fairburn Vale: 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 Fairburn Vale