The Bakewells Rest Home, 102 Junction Road, Deane, Bolton, BL3 4NE
The Deane is a bespoke newly built unit for 8 residents. The Deane is located separately on the ground floor of The Bakewells and is a specialised Dementia Unit with increased staffing levels of 1 member of staff to 4 residents who are fully trained in Dementia Care which will allow staff to give increased levels of Person Centred Care.
Each room is a minimum of 14 square metres, with wall mounted flat screen TV’s as standard and all have an Ensuite facilities, some having fully equipped wet rooms with showers. There is also a fully assisted bathroom should any of the residents prefer a bath instead of a shower. Dementia friendly signage enables residents to locate areas within the unit without becoming disorientated.
A specially designed lounge is available in the unit with doors opening directly onto a Dementia friendly garden. The garden is enclosed so residents will be able to use this facility freely as and when they wish. They will have access to potting shed, a greenhouse for gardening activities, lawned and paved areas to walk around safely, seating areas and a small children’s area for family to enjoy while visiting their relatives.
There is a separate communal dining area with a kitchenette attached for the residents to use while being supervised to allow as normal a routine as possible to that experienced within their own homes. There is also a fully equipped activities room where our activities coordinator with provide a stimulating programme of activities.
The whole facility has been designed with advice and guidance from Sterling University who are at the forefront of Dementia Care and Research. The colour schemes and interior design, floor treatments and specially designed dementia friendly furniture add to the calming influence of The Deane which will enhance and add to the individual wellbeing of individual service users.
Our aim is to improve the care facilities available in Bolton for people with dementia as we believe presently a facility of this size and standard is only available out of borough.