Drovers Call Care Home
Tel: 01427 678300
Anna advocates a relationship centred approach to care, recognising and valuing the importance of positive relationships between older people, relatives and our staff. Anna has spent her career in health and care services, qualifying as a Registered General Nurse at Lincoln County Hospital 30 years ago and holds professional qualifications ENB941 (Nursing Older People); ENB998 (Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice); Registered Manager Award and A1 NVQ Assessor.
During Anna’s career, she has worked in the NHS leaving as a Junior Ward Sister to embark on over twenty years as a Registered Nursing Home Manager that has included commissioning of two nursing homes. Anna has worked as a nurse advisor in Ghana, West Africa and in London where she was involved with My Home Life, a national programme that promotes quality of life and delivering positive change in care homes.
Drovers Call is a care home providing personal and nursing care for up to 60 elderly people, including care for people physical disabilities and dementia.
Health-care profession providing physical and emotional care to the sick and disabled and promoting health in all individuals through activities including research, health education, and patient consultation.
Care of residents refers to care given to adults outside of the patients home. Care can be 24 hour care or partial care depending on the persons needs. Residential care services take into account the needs and wishes of the individual. Often people with disabilities, mental health problems, or learning difficulties are cared for at home by voluntary caregivers, such family and friends, with additional support from home care agencies. However, if this home-based care breaks down, residential care is sometimes required.
Respite care is the provision of short-term, temporary relief to those who are caring for family members who might otherwise require permanent placement in a facility outside the home.
An adult Day Care a facility specializing in providing activities for elderly. Most centres operate 10 – 12 hours per day and provide meals, social/recreational outings, and general supervision. Some centres maintain a nurse on-site. Occasionally, there will be a small room devoted to clients to have vital signs checked, etc. by a medical assistant/nurse when needed. They may also provide transportation and personal care as well as counselling for caretakers.
Intermediate Care services enable people to improve their independence and aim to provide a range of enabling, rehabilitative and treatment services in community and residential settings. The term has been defined as a range of integrated services to promote faster recovery from illness, prevent unnecessary acute hospital admission, support timely discharge and maximise independent living.