Q: Can we keep our own GP?
Yes, providing your existing GP is relatively local to the home. The GP also needs to be prepared to continue looking after you and to visit the home on request.
Q: What are your visiting hours?
The Springlawn Group operates an “open visiting” policy. So, our clients can have visitors at any time between 10am and 9 pm. The exception to this is mealtimes, unless family come to assist with the meal.
Relatives and friends will be welcomed. We also provide our telephone number should they wish to ring and chat to clients at any time.
Q: What activities do you provide?
The Springlawn Group employ Activities Therapist within all their homes on a full time basis. The Activities Therapists do activities to stimulate the clients and involve them in discussions and movements. They have excellent communication skills and will encourage and involve clients in what she is doing.
Our regular activities include:
- Musical entertainment
- Arts and crafts
- Movement classes
- Poetry reading
- Reading local newspapers and chat
- Hand care and nail painting