Exemplary nursing care has the ability to change an individual's quality of life. From administering medication to assisting with everyday tasks, nursing care is designed to relieve individuals of the stresses and worries that naturally occur when living with health conditions that affect day-to-day life.
Nursing care is care that is provided and supervised by Registered General Nurses and offered to residents that require continuous medical and private attention. Nursing care is also a great solution for those who need intensive rehabilitative care, after suffering from an injury or illness. No matter whether it’s in the middle of the night or during the day, residents receiving Nursing Care have access to support and medical care at all times, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Nursing care is for people with chronic health conditions or complex care needs who require regular assistance from a specialised team. This team usually includes two caregivers, a clinical nurse, a local care manager, and sometimes other healthcare professionals like district nurses and occupational therapists.
It can be provided on an ongoing basis for those with long-term needs or for a shorter duration, especially if someone is approaching the end of life. In essence, nursing care is there to help and support individuals dealing with various health challenges, ensuring they receive the necessary medical care and compassionate attention to improve their overall well-being.
NHS Funded Nursing Care (FNC) is a financial support scheme provided by the NHS in the United Kingdom to assist individuals who require nursing care in a care home setting. NHS Funded Nursing Care is designed to cover the cost of nursing home fees and is intended to ensure that individuals receive the appropriate level of nursing support.
To be eligible for NHS Funded Nursing Care, individuals must undergo an assessment by a healthcare professional, typically registered nurses, who will evaluate their nursing care needs. If the assessment determines that the individual requires nursing care, the NHS will provide funding directly to the care home to cover this aspect of their care. NHS Funded Nursing Care does not cover accommodation or personal care costs in a nursing home, which may be funded separately depending on an individual's circumstances and financial means.
There are several residential care facilities that provide nursing care, as well as nursing homes in the United Kingdom. Prior to admission to a care home, an individual will be assessed to determine whether they require nursing care or another type of care. The nursing team will then implement and monitor a personal care plan.
Nursing home residents who require expert medical care from a team of nurses and healthcare professionals often have access to a separate floor with dedicated space to execute medical care. Nursing equipment such as profile beds, hoists, nurse call systems, air mattresses, and transfer aids are commonly found in these rooms. To ensure that residents look forward to every meal time, the food served is suitable for everyone, with hot and cold options available, as well as soft and easy-to-eat meals.
A nursing home is facilitated with everything an individual with a medical and/or disability needs to support them with daily tasks. A nursing home care facility typically has at least one qualified and registered nurse on site, providing 24-hour medical and personal care, and skilled nursing support.
Alexander House is a newly built care home located in Exeter. Offering 67 beautifully decorated bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, our brand-new care facility is a private, all-inclusive home that provides exceptional living standards. Our dedicated staff provides first-class, person-centred care, including Nursing, Dementia, Respite, and Residential Care.
Alexander House Care Home proudly provides around-the-clock Nursing Care. Our medical professionals and qualified care assistants are highly qualified and compassionate to provide exceptional care to residents with complex medical conditions, physical disabilities, and, when necessary, professional palliative care.
We have adopted the “Key Nursing” method, whereby each resident is assigned a nurse who is dedicated to getting to know them on a personal level and who is responsible for the execution and scheduling of their care.
We are able to provide nursing care for the following registered care categories:
Coupling exemplary medical care with wellbeing support, ensures each resident is cared for comprehensively. Delivering person-centred care allows them to be freed of the worry and responsibility that comes with medical planning and care, and focus on enjoying their day.
We believe that people should be able to live a life they enjoy, and in addition to our first-class facilities, our full-time Activities Team ensures that every day is filled with diversity and choice, including an active social life.
We ensure daily life is as enjoyable as possible for our residents; by combining a high standard of care alongside our all-inclusive facilities. In addition, It’s essential our residents have access to the following medical services:
It is important to us that all residents are able to access the activities and facilities available at Alexander House. Residents of all abilities are able to enjoy:
We are always happy to answer any questions you may have regarding Nursing Care here at Alexander House Care Home. Our friendly team look forward to hearing from you. You can contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone on 01392 579 777. You can also complete our online Enquiry Form, and one of our staff members will respond to your message.