Outwood Lane FOREST COURT nURSing hOmE,
Leeds LS18 4UP miTChEldEan, glOUCESTERShiRE
tel: 0845 600 4622
aT T E n T I O n
Health at work services
Health coaching Forest Court is a tastefully converted and modernised Victorian
Health information private house. It offers dementia nursing care, respite, convalescence
Home healthcare and palliative care.
International health insurance www.bupa.co.uk/care-homes
Personal medical alarms
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W E L C O M E TO
A comfortable home with every modern convenience
Forest Court is surrounded by glorious landscaped ExPERT CaRE,
grounds and is situated in the picturesque countryside
near Ross-on-Wye, just outside the village of Mitcheldean. PROFESSIOnaL
Originally a private house it retains many of its original
period features, but has been thoroughly modernised aT T E n T I O n
and offers residents comfortable accommodation with
full lift access throughout.
The layout and relaxed, homely atmosphere encourages
all the residents to enjoy Forest Court in their own
individual way. Whether it’s watching their favourite
television programmes or chatting with friends and
visitors, the three attractively furnished lounges offer
our residents the perfect space. We also have a
dedicated activities room. At mealtimes residents can
THE BEST CaRE, E V E R YO n E ’ S
enjoy freshly cooked breakfast, lunch and dinner in the
spacious dining area or eat in their own room if preferred. WHEnEVER IT’S DIFFEREnT
And in good weather they enjoy sitting out in one of the
patio areas over looking the beautiful countryside or in
nEEDED E V E R YO n E ’ S
the pretty enclosed garden.
The on-site hair salon is a real favourite with residents and
other treatments and therapies are available on request.
Always a warm welcome Valuing individuality A wide range of care and support
At Forest Court, we want residents to feel at home At Forest Court each resident has a key carer or At Forest Court we provide specialist dementia nursing
with us, however long or short their stay. So we keep named nurse and we talk to residents and families care, respite, convalescence and palliative care.
rules and regulations to a minimum and aim to create about individual preferences and feelings. This allows
Bupa is one of the leading providers of dementia
a friendly, caring environment. We know it’s very us to create a personal care plan to meet the resident’s
care within the UK. We focus on the resident’s individual
important to strike a balance between providing care needs, and ensures we understand their particular
needs rather than the symptoms of the disease.
when it’s needed, and helping the resident to be as likes and dislikes.
Personalised, expert care is based upon the person first,
independent as possible.
with staff building a detailed picture of the residents’ life.
Forest Court maintains the highest standards of care Care based on understanding
and hygiene, so all the rooms are cleaned daily and We operate a unique care documentation system
there’s an on-site laundry where all the residents called Quest. This assesses all our residents’ health
We create memory boxes for dementia residents with
clothes are washed and ironed. needs and personal preferences. It reflects the
the help of their relatives. The boxes, which are fitted
person’s life experiences, their likes, dislikes and
outside their bedroom door, provide a link with the
We believe in creating a comfortable and homely choices. We gather all the relevant information from
Forest Court resident’s life and contain a selection of personal
environment with the reassurance of registered health and social care professionals, as well as
items; everything from photographs and keepsakes, to
nurses and well-trained care assistants on hand family and friends, and we encourage them to
certificates and trinkets. They help to orientate the
day and night. Some bedrooms are ensuite, and participate in the residents’ ongoing care.
resident, bring back fond memories and help carers have
many enjoy delightful garden views. All bedrooms
meaningful conversations with them.
have a 24-hour call system, with thermostatic Remembering and appreciating the past
radiators and a television point, and some can We create a ‘Map of Life’, to help us get to know a
accommodate two people if required. Our home is resident’s history. It illustrates what they’ve done and
designed to encourage mobility, in a safe and where they’ve been in a simple, interesting way. It also
supportive environment. acts as a reminder for the resident of past times, and
a guide to their interests and routine now.
InDIVIDUaL CaRE THaT
MEETS YOUR nEEDS
Local village pub
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S U P P O R T, FOREST
InTERESTS At Forest Court many of our
decorated bedrooms have
delightful views over the Cosy, well-equipped bedrooms with pretty garden views.
Very much part of the community surrounding landscaped gardens.
There’s plenty for our residents to enjoy at Forest
Court including music and movements sessions, Some bedrooms are ensuite, with
quizzes, sing-a-longs, pet and reminiscence therapy. garden views, and all have a
24-hour call system, thermostatic
We have regular visits from local entertainers, which radiators and television points.
everyone enjoys. And we can arrange for residents to Residents are encouraged to bring
meet up with local churches or religious groups. ornaments or photos to make
Residents are encouraged to pursue their own interests their room feel more homely.
or maybe try something new.
While we provide round the clock care, there’s always
the need for support from friends and family. So we
encourage them to get involved with all aspects of
The welcoming, attractively furnished dining room.
everyday life, including activities and community
events. There are plenty of places to spend time
together and we make sure that residents, friends
and family have the privacy they need.
Va R I E T Y a n D Number of rooms
I n S P I R aT I O n Daily cleaning
On-site parking Spacious beautifully maintained gardens with a relaxing patio area.
Something to enjoy everyday Yes
At Bupa we know that popular activities and stimulating Types of care
interactions are a vital part of good nursing care.
• Dementia nursing
If something interesting is planned every day it helps
to keep our residents’ minds active, and improves • Respite
their appetite. • Palliative
Our Community Connections team at Bupa supports
fundraising and volunteering. We regularly hold Additional extras
community events and invite friends, family, the • Therapies not in the care plan
local community, and people who live alone, into the • TV Licence
care home to meet the residents and join in some (for residents under 75)
fun activities. • Newspapers and magazines
FOR EVERY InDIVIDUaL
• Telephone bills
• Personal toiletries Just one of several bright,comfortable lounges.
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D a I LY M E a L S
Forest Court Nursing Home
Bradley Court Road, Mitcheldean,
Carefully chosen menus
Gloucestershire GL17 0DR
Mealtimes are an important part of our residents’ day. Phone: 01989 750775
Our experienced chefs create balanced meals
using the freshest ingredients. Soon after residents Lea Line
arrive, they meet our catering team to discuss their A40
personal preferences and dietary needs. There’s Lea
plenty of variety, and all our menus are assessed for Bailey Hill
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Residents can eat in their room, or join others in the
dining room over looking the courtyard, and friends
and relatives are always welcome. Every day we show
the menu in large clear type on display boards in the B4224
B U Pa
For residents who get hungry outside normal kitchen
hours, there’s a Night Bite menu - available between
6.30pm and 6.30am. This offers a range of snacks
including fruit, sandwiches, cereals, yoghurts and
P E aC E O F M I n D Mitcheldean
hot or cold drinks.
We frequently serve homemade cakes with tea Plump Hill
or coffee in the afternoon. Bupa care — for everyone Training and supporting our staff
There are over 300 Bupa care homes in the UK and you Bupa is proud to be one of the UK’s largest organisations Directions:
don’t need Bupa health insurance to benefit from our to gain the prestigious government backed Investor In From Gloucester follow the A40 signposted
care. In fact, over two-thirds of our residents receive People (IIP) award.
Ross on Wye. At the village of Huntley
some level of funding assistance.
continue straight ahead at the main set of
We conduct an independent survey to help us improve Help and advice on planning and financing care
Every resident is different, so our fees vary. Prices cover traffic lights. About eight miles after the
standards in areas such as activities, food and
single private rooms with 24-hour care, all meals and village of Huntley, turn left into Bradley Court
accommodation. Bupa has the highest number of
highly rated Care Homes in England by the Care laundry. The home manager can give you full details of Road at the small crossroads. The driveway
Quality Commission. the costs of a resident’s stay. There are additional charges to Forest Court is signposted a mile later on
such as physiotherapy, hairdressing and speech therapy. the left.
Specialist training How much you need to contribute to the overall cost will
From Monmouth on the A4136 continue
All our homes are run by experienced managers and depend on the type of care needed, and the amount of
teams of qualified nurses and carers. Our carers have capital available. For further information on Bupa Care through the village of Mitcheldean. At the mini
the highest NVQ achievement rate in the care sector. Homes and help and advice on funding visit our website roundabout take the first exit and continue
www.bupa.co.uk/care-homes through the village for approximately one
We have a unique staff initiative called ‘Personal Best’ to
help carers understand how important it is to meet the mile. At the edge of the village continue
Tailored requirements needs of residents. straight ahead for half a mile. Forest Court is
At Forest Court we know how important it to cater on the right.
We also run training programmes for dementia carers
for every resident’s dietary needs. Whether it’s weight
concerns, cholesterol or food intolerances, our menus
in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society, Joseph For further information about Forest Court,
Rowntree Foundation and Bradford University. either contact the home manager directly or
fulfil their needs, while always being enjoyable. If a YOU DOn’T nEED BUPa HEaLTH
resident has difficulty chewing or swallowing, we Our aim is for every resident to continue their daily lives InSURanCE TO COME InTO simply call in at any time.
prepare modified textured food to suit them. with privacy and dignity in a safe, caring environment.
OUR CaRE HOMES
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