Recognising everyone as an individual, with their own needs, wishes and hopes.
Promoting a social environment , and encouraging the people we care for and support to maintain as much of their independence as possible, in a friendly social environment.
Community excursions play an important role in your support wherever possible, encouraging social inclusion and a healthy life style.
We are a small community that is part of the Swindon community.
Individuality is at the heart of our care. You are welcome to make your room your own, with special mementoes, photographs and items of furniture and in some cases pets can be accommodated. Your day can be structured around your personal preferences too. This includes our support in helping you to retain your independence and encouraging your interests in old and new hobbies. A home from home also means a high degree of privacy when you want it.
Exercising choice is very important to us all which is why we have a flexible daily schedule. You choose how much or how little you do.
Individual Choice and Independence
Your ongoing health and wellbeing is our primary concern, providing a tailored individual care pathway, regularly reviewed to meet your changing needs. Family friends GP and specialist care advisors will be a part of your care team.
An ongoing rigorous and robust training regime helps provide a highly qualified experienced team to support your stay with us.
24 hour access to nurses , and visiting professionals chiropodists & physiotherapists all support your care.
Recognising that retaining your dignity and privacy in a respectful manner, at all times & provide lockable cupboards.
A small safe can be placed in your room when required.
There is a medicine cabinet in all bedrooms.
From the start of your stay until your discharge you will be consulted and fully informed of the support being provided.
Dignity and Privacy
Meal times are a firm favourite of the day with a comfortable restaurant setting with waiter service, where our catering team maintains the highest standards of traditional home cooking, providing a choice of meals and tempting snacks around the clock.
Serving excellent meals from locally sourced produce, we pride ourselves on good quality freshly made food.
Wherever possible there are no restrictions on visiting hours as we like to welcome family and friends at all times - we all soon get to know each other. Each room has a direct line telephone and internet connection keeping the lines of communication open at all times.
Support people to challenge themselves
Person centered care "You are at the centre of all we do"
Remain socially active
Acknowledge and promote respect for "Diversity and Individuality"
Make it the perfect time to enjoy an active life, keeping up with old hobbies or taking up new ones. There is always plenty going on at Cheriton. We take pride in organising birthday parties, celebrating special events and remembering days gone by.
Our regular events include fayres, days out and talks from interesting groups. You might prefer to potter in the garden or greenhouse, sample different foods from around the world or simply picnic at the river edge.