State of the art care home opens its doors to public

One of the UK’s most advanced facilities in elderly care will be throwing open its doors to the public this weekend.

On Saturday and Sunday Orchard care homes is inviting locals to a special family viewing weekend at its homes Clipstone Hall and Clipstone Lodge on Mansfield Road, Clipstone.

Between 10.30am and 3.30pm on both days staff will be giving tours and answering questions about the homes and all aspects of elderly care. Refreshments will be available.

The purpose-built homes have been designed using the latest research into care for the elderly and welcome both privately funded residents and those funded by their local authority.

All rooms are private with en-suite wet rooms, a mini fridge, flat screen digital TV and DVD player. There’s a hairdressing and beauty salon, dining room and a choice of TV lounges and quiet rooms for socialising with friends including carefully planned reminiscence rooms and themed activity areas. Secure sensory gardens with wander paths provide residents with the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.

As a winner in the UK Over 50’s Housing Awards, Orchard offers outstanding dementia care. Staff will be on hand to talk about the recent changes that have been put in place to make life much easier for those suffering from dementia.