Rutland Manor has themed areas with bright colours to enhance peoples’ moods and provide visual impact and distraction which incorporates the company Dementia strategy. All our nurses and carers are trained to a high standard in using effective communication to de-escalate what can at times appear challenging situations, we strive to improve the quality of life for the person and create opportunities for residents to express their own identity.
Rutland Manor has themed areas with bright colours to Residents are actively encouraged to move around the home as they wish and to keep themselves busy with day to day activities that stimulate their mind and help them feel valued as people. We employ an activities co- ordinators and a butterfly carer dedicated to tailoring activities that promoting independence, either one to one or in considered group therapy. We focus on ability rather than weakness, aiming to retain key skills for as long as possible.
People living with Dementia can often feel excluded from many social gatherings within society, at Rutland Manor our focus is based on individual care; ensuring that the individual is always at the centre of our thoughts. Where necessary, making best interest decisions for people that are based on extensive research of the person’s own values.
We recognise the enormous importance of good nutrition for enhancing the health and overall well being of people with dementia. To promote this we have protected mealtimes, free from unnecessary interruption, in our home allowing people to enjoy meal times where and how they choose, allowing people to graze throughout the day if they prefer. Snacks and drinks are provided during the day and night and we celebrate special events throughout the year with themed dinner parties.
We value the contribution and support from families and friends and invite you to be actively involved with events at the home, in any way you choose. We work with all our residents’ families to offer support and to help them understand the progression of dementia and how it is affecting their loved one.
RUTLAND MANOR offers accommodation with nursing care for people with dementia and associated mental health needs. The home specialises in supporting people with severe and complex conditions that compromise all areas of a person’s health and well being.
We welcome you to visit and kindly request you telephone for an appointment, so we can ensure you are given sufficient time and attention on the day.
Rutland Manor Nursing Home
99/109 Heanor Road
Derbyshire DE7 8TA
Tel: 01159 440322
Fax: 01159 321793
Staff selection is a major function of the management team at Rutland Manor to ensure we employ the right people to care for some of our most vulnerable residents.
All staff employed undergo thorough recruitment checks, involving police and previous employment histories, and complete an extensive induction and training programme to monitor their suitability for the role.
Registered Home Manager : Ann Summerfield