Looking for a care home for your loved one can be a daunting task. Often families do not know what to look for in a care home, or what specific needs will need to be catered to. It is important to find a care home where your family member will be comfortable in their surroundings while also receiving the best care possible. The White House has laid out some important considerations when selecting the best care facility for you or loved one.
The care home you select for your loved one or patient should be based on the level of care they require. Whether they need a safe and secure place to stay or require special care for dementia, the care home you choose should facilitate every need.
The next thing to consider is the location. It is important to select a location close to friends and family members that will allow easier visits to the patient.
Your next step is looking at quality standards. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is an independent regulator of care homes and performs in-depth assessments of care homes throughout the UK. The assessments are carried out to measure the level of quality care in these homes. You can find The White House CQC report below.
There are three options available to help you pay for care. They are government support, self-funding, and receiving support from charities. Depending on your own financial situation, you may be eligible for government assistance to cover some or all of your care costs. If you do not qualify for government assistance, you might have to use personal funds to pay for your care. There are various financial advisors that can help you navigate through funding options. Please see carehome.co.uk for more fee information.
The White House Residential Home and Dementia Home is situated in the Peak National Park and is surrounded by open views, woodlands, wildlife, water, and crags. The home offers a warm welcoming atmosphere with friendly staff where residents to feel at home.
The White House specialises in respectful and dignified Dementia Care. The Dementia Home offers 16 en-suite rooms for elderly people with varying levels of Dementia or Alzheimers.
The Residential Home provides accommodation for 16 patients and provides a welcoming, friendly atmosphere where residents can relax and enjoy the comfort of this splendid home.
All rooms have superb views and accommodate 16 residents in single or double bedrooms and all are equipped with wash hand basins, telephones, TV points, and call buttons.
Specialised facilities include a ground floor wet room and bathroom as well as a passenger lift to the first floor.
The White House Residential Home and Dementia Home has a full 24-hour care service for all residents and additional services such as
chiropody, hairdressing, dental care, optical care and excursions.