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For Healthcare Professionals

Our homes are not suitable for everyone as we are bound by our CQC regulated activities, insurance terms and conditions and our charitable remit.

Geographical restrictions.

We are bound to take persons from Shaftesbury and the immediate surrounding areas including the local villages and extending to nearby towns.  We can also consider applications from persons with immediate family or other local connections in the area.

Our local hospitals include Salisbury District Hospital, Yeovil District Hospital and Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester. In Shaftesbury, we have good working relationships with Westminster Memorial Hospital and Abbey View Medical Centre.

Residents’ Mental Capacity

Many of our residents lack capacity and we have robust procedures and processes in place to make their lives safe but maintain a homely environment.

Castle Hill House – Residential Care

Age Range Over the age of 18

Care Levels 1,2 and 3; however our bed rate reflects that we tend to take residents who require specialist care for their high dependency needs.  Any residents who are admitted and later require nursing can have priority assessments for our nursing facilities at The Cedars.

We can take residents with S117 funding, this is dependent on the Home Manager’s assessment of need.

The Cedars – Nursing and End of Life Care

Age Range 65+

Care level 4 and end of life.

Residents funding with either FNC or CHC eligibility is expected.

Platinum Status Gold Standard Framework attained in 2018 year by our care experts.

Specialism in end of life care for all residents.  We will admit the resident for specific end of life care with other conditions depending on the Home Manager’s assessment and resident’ personal preferences. We expect fast track CHC funding for these residents.

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