Each and every one of us is accountable for the way in which we determine our lives. This does not change when an individual's circumstances change and the make the decision to move into a care home.
We ensure that every resident will continue to enjoy all aspects of their daily lives, which includes recreational, cultural, social and occupational activities. All residents will be assisted in exercising choice and control over their personal lives and issues. Differing expectations and preferences will be accommodated.
We understand that we are more than a provider of care services, we are the home of our residents and it is important to us that they quickly develop a sense of ownership. The management and care team respect the right of each resident to lead an independent and fulfilling life as possible. In this respect the following charter will be observed by all care staff.
It is our philosophy to promote and maintain the independence of each resident, we will do this by:
We aim to provide an environment that respects the need for privacy, and where residents are treated with courtesy, respect and dignity at all times. To support this, our residents:
We recognise the right of the individual resident to live the lifestyle of his/her choosing (subject to the appropriate risk assessment). As part of our assessment of need we will discuss the prospective resident's religious needs and how we can support them.