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SPRINGFIELD COURT

 NURSING HOME

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Springfield Court Nursing Home is a privately owned care home situated in the heart of rural Lancashire.

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality care and assistance to all residents of our lovely home and pride ourselves on being friendly, respectful and professional.

Excellent facilities, 60 hotel-style rooms, on-site café, Springfield's own theatre, top chefs and a host of well-planned activities make Springfield Court Nursing Home a care home with a difference.

WE ARE VERY PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR RECENT CQC RESULT

OUTSTANDING

We have all worked so hard to attain this wonderful achievement.

We are now among a very small percent of nursing homes in the country who boast the highest rating.

ABOUT US

Springfield Court is a 60-bed, private care home, established in 1989, providing a warm, homely environment with friendly, caring staff. All our residents are treated individually, choosing their own lifestyles in Springfield, (their new home), whilst we ensure that their nursing needs are continually monitored and met with sensitivity and professionalism.

At Springfield Court we pride ourselves on appointing qualified, experienced and gifted chefs to excite even the most jaded of palettes. The chefs ensure there is always a choice of food at every meal.

We have appointed dedicated activities organisers whom make it their concern to see that all our residents are provided with stimulus. A diverse range of activities, outings and games take place daily.

What makes Springfield Court unique is its Theatre of Dreams where national and international entertainers regularly appear on stage. Running alongside these spectacular evening events is an Enrichment Programme in which guest speakers are invited to talk on a wide range of subjects. These evenings are enjoyed by residents, their relatives, staff and friends of Springfield Court.

 

Please take a moment to view a short video featuring Springfield's extensive gardens plus an aerial view of the entire home. 

 
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

Management
Springfield Court is under the direct control of the Directors, who collectively, have over fifty years’ experience of the care industry.  The registered provider is:

Mrs. Wendy Wilkinson
Springfield Court Nursing Home
Springfield Road 
Aughton
Lancashire 
L39 6ST

The registered manager/director is: 
Mrs Linda Burrows 

Philosophy of Care

Springfield Court aims to provide residents with a secure relaxed environment in which their care is of prime importance.

All staff at Springfield Court will strive to preserve and maintain the dignity, individuality and privacy of residents within a warm and caring environment, and in doing so will be sensitive to the their ever changing needs.  Such needs may be medical/therapeutic, cultural, psychological, spiritual, emotional and social.

Staff within the Home will be appropriately qualified to deliver the highest standards of care.  A planned programme of staff training is implemented to ensure that these standards are maintained at all times.

Please see the attached documents below for our full Resident Guide and Statement of Purpose.

Resident Guide

Statement of Purpose

 
ACTIVITIES
 


Activities at Springfield Court are vibrant and vital for our residents well-being. On admission to the home we use their life history to ensure that we have activities that will inspire and encourage them to join in and give them a purpose and much to look forward to. A monthly activities sheet is displayed in each room.

We have seasonal celebrations throughout the year and celebrate many national events in the home. Some of these have included the Royal Wedding, Diamond Jubilee, Olympic Games, Wimbledon, and Chinese New Year. Special services are also held at Harvest and Christmas time. We commemorate Armistice Day which is very important to our residents who are rightly proud to display their medals, and are given the opportunity to remember those lost who were near and dear to them. We also have weekly term-time visits from St, Michaels Primary School Year 6 children who are welcomed enthusiastically each week by our residents. They play games and sing and generally bring with them lots of fun and laughter. We also welcome on a fortnightly basis Ormskirk Secondary School who bring with them a wealth of talent singing and dancing and playing musical instruments.

Every month we enjoy Tai Chi and an afternoon of relaxing music with a keyboard player from our local U3A group. Every two weeks we have an art class which is very popular with our residents who produce beautiful pictures which they display in their rooms. Films are shown regularly in our Theatre and visiting musicians regularly entertain the residents with uplifting sing-a-longs and a very wide range of music ranging from popular musicals to memory provoking songs from their era.
The residents are always encouraged to enjoy the beautiful grounds that surround our home and are taken out whenever we have good weather.
Baking, circle dancing and trips out are all activities which can be enjoyed on a regular basis. A cheese and wine evening every Thursday evening is also much looked forward to and enjoyed!

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CQC RESULT

Our last unannounced inspection by the Care Quality Commission, proudly awarded us an overall rating of OUTSTANDING. 

The five questions that the Care Quality Commission focused on were also all individually rated as GOOD and OUTSTANDING.   Our last inspection report can be found here

Our previous CQC reports are available to view here

We have earned the nationally-recognised ISO9001 award and are recognised by Lancashire County Council as providing a service to receive the highest ‘Band 1’ of funding.  Drop in any time – we will be only too pleased to help you with your enquiries.  An appointment isn’t necessary.

We have excellent cooking facilities and chefs who have continually achieved a 5* Food Hygiene rating -
(5 being the top mark).

 
STAFF

Reliable, Caring & Professional

Springfield Court Nursing Home is committed to the recruitment and retention of experienced qualified staff who consistently strive to attain professional and academic knowledge to enhance the care provision of service users.
Springfield Court employs a team of fifteen qualified nurses who, together with management and the clinical head nurse, assess, plan and implement the care of individual service users. This team has the experience, skill and qualifications to meet all assessed needs. The range of qualifications is:

  • 1st Level Registration.  NMC

  • 2nd Level Registration.  NMC

  • ENB 998 Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practise

  • ENB 931 Care of the Dying

  • D32/D33 Work Place Assessor

  • Basic Health and Safety

  • First aid at work - Appointed Persons

  • Key mover/handler, workplace based

  • District Nurse Certificate


 

All qualified members of staff attend regular study days in line with the requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

To assist and complement the qualified staff is a team of competent and motivated care assistants, who, under the guidance of the qualified nurse, deliver the planned programme of care to the resident.  Our senior care assistants have all attained their NVQ level 2 and 3.  Their lilac uniform identifies them; other members of the care team currently work towards their NVQ and can be identified by a light blue uniform.  All members of staff are subject to regular supervision sessions, which are designed to enhance existing skills and identify training needs.

All staff are encouraged to expand their skills through further training, which is relevant to the needs of the residents in the Home.

Staffing levels are determined by the needs of the service users, taking into account the assessed nursing input as defined by the N.H.S. Primary Care Trust and are calculated using the recommended Residential Forum, designed for the purpose.
In addition to the staff involved in the direct physical care of the service user, Springfield Court employs the following ancillary staff to ensure the house keeping aspects of the Home are attended to:

  • Catering staff, who provide an excellent, nutritional menu to cater for all tastes

  • Laundry staff, who ensure a continuous supply of fresh linens

  • Housekeeping staff, who maintain a clean odour free environment

  • Maintenance Team, who assist in maintaining the Home in a safe manner

  • Activities Personnel to organise a range of activities specific to each resident's needs

  • Receptionist to facilitate enquiries

  • Dedicated Bed-Making Staff offering a daily linen change

 

Springfield Court Nursing Home is recognised by the University of Central Lancashire, Edge Hill University College and The Nursing and Midwifery Council as an accredited training Centre for Student Nurses and Adaptation Students.

 
EVENTS

Theatre of Dreams

Here you can stay informed of upcoming events, concerts and lectures at Springfield Court.

Please bear in mind that we are a care home and politely request that you respect our times of arrival for the comfort and safety of our residents.

Thank you.

Tenorissimo - 2 Tenors
Saturday 25 January 2020

Times and prices, please contact Pauline 01695 424 344

 

An Audience with John Martin
Saturday 3 February 2020 - John has chosen this evening to film his new DVD

Times and prices, please contact Pauline 01695 424 344

Asa Murphy - Irish Night

Friday 13 March 2020.

Times and prices, please contact Pauline 01695 424 344

The last Asa Murphy Irish Night was such a huge success, we have decided to show it again. Please take a look at the video below to see what's in store:

 

Please enjoy a video featuring vocal performances by The Opera Boys and Rachael Russell, and comedian John Martin.

SPRINGFIELD COURT FACILITIES
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Springfield Court is a purpose built care home catering for those who are over the age of sixty-five and require general nursing care.  We have a small number of beds registered for the care of young physically disabled. The home is registered for 60 residents, with residential, nursing and respite care provided. 
The Home offers luxury hotel style accommodation in a tranquil setting.

The individual rooms are presented as: 
40 single en-suite rooms 
  3 double en-suite rooms 
10 single rooms with vanity unit 
  2 double rooms with vanity unit 

There are two bathrooms with hoists, three walk-in shower rooms and eight further toilet facilities interspersed throughout the Home.  All individual rooms and communal areas are provided with a nurse call system that is linked to points throughout the Home; this ensures help can be accessed quickly and efficiently.
To cater for individual choice and preference in relation to conversation, TV viewing and listening to the radio, the Home has one main lounge, two large, airy conservatories, two dining areas, a garden room, a café and a beautiful ‘Theatre of Dreams’ for entertainment.

All of the above facilities meet the CQC standards for the physical environment as identified in the Care Standard Act.

Springfield Court complies with all Fire Regulations, members of staff are trained in the prevention and detection of fire and we ensure weekly Fire Alarm tests are carried out.  A copy of the policy, in the event of a fire is included in the information pack.
We operate a smoke-free policy in all communal areas in the home, however, residents may smoke in the courtyard area allocated as a smoking area following a positive risk assessment with full requirements discussed and agreed.

 

  • Free wifi throughout the home

  • Court Café (located in the theatre)

  • Hairdressing available in the home on a weekly basis

  • Newspapers are delivered daily

  • Outings are arranged on an individual or group basis

  • Escorts for Hospital visits can be arranged if family members are not available, (there is a small charge of £10/hour for this service) 


We have CCTV throughout the communal areas and corridors at Springfield Court to assist us with maintaining a safe environment for all our residents, staff and visitors.

MEET THE DIRECTORS

Colin & Wendy Wilkinson

Bob & Margaret Pollitt

Linda Burrows

Directors - Colin and Wendy Wilkinson reside on the upper floor of Springfield Court Nursing Home and work closely with management and all personnel.

Director - Margaret Pollitt works closely with all staff and management.

Director - Linda Burrows, director and manager of Springfield Court works closely with all personnel in the home.

 

ADMINISTRATION

Pauline Lunt - Receptionist/Assistant to the Manager
 

NURSING & ANCILLARY

Jenny Green RN - Lead Nurse 

Lisa Wood - Financial Consultant
Elizabeth Wynne & Caroline Hannegan - Activities Organisers

Senior Care Assistants

 
CONTACT

We’d love to hear from you. If you have any questions or wish to arrange a viewing of our home, please contact us using the numbers provided. Alternatively, please fill in the contact form below, adding your address details in the message box with the heading Request a Springfield Court Information Pack. Thank you.

Our manager, Linda Burrows is available anytime on her mobile 07711 354 782

f: 01695 424 674

t: 01695 424 344

Springfield Rd, Aughton, Lancashire L39 6ST, UK

 

SPRINGFIELD COURT NURSING HOME

t: 01695 424 344

f: 01695 424 674    m: 07711 354 782

Springfield Rd, Aughton, Lancashire L39 6ST, UK

SPRINGFIELD COURT LIMITED - REGISTERED IN ENGLAND NO. 2351770 REGISTERED OFFICE: SHORROCK HOUSE, 1 FARADAY COURT, FULWOOD, PRESTON PR2 9NB
DIRECTORS: W. WILKINSON | C. WILKINSON | R. POLLITT | M. POLLITT | L. BURROWS