Our Bracknell Care Home is Open For New Admissions
Meet the Home Manager and team at the home for a cup of tea in one of our safe visiting rooms or garden area. You can enjoy the rest of the home via the virtual tour below or call us and we’ll be happy to talk you through the different facilities in the home and discuss your specific care needs.
Astbury Manor Care Home in Bracknell
Care Services Offered: Residential Care, Dementia Care and Respite Care
Astbury Manor Care Home opened in August 2017 and is one of most popular residential homes. This three-storey care home in Bracknell has two floors devoted to residential care and one to dementia care, and is designed to a very high specification throughout from the landscaped and terraced grounds through to furniture and furnishings. Our building has won awards for its design and the way the spaces breath life into the care home is evident.
The home is a ten-minute walk from the centre of Bracknell, a town currently undergoing exciting new regeneration and development, and has very good transport links, being close to the railway station and the A322 which leads on to the M4.
Sometimes moving homes is a challenge but staff at Astbury Manor make the transition as seamless as possible, focusing on the needs of every individual under their care, while at the same time involving family and friends in the process. Strong bonds of communication are essential to a happy and well-run elder care community. We run our own Facebook which we update regularly so that family can keep in touch with what we are up to.
As for the physical environment, there are spacious single rooms as well as some companion suites for couples. All rooms are decorated and furnished in a calm and soothing style and equipped with wet rooms, television and telephone points; rooms on the ground floor open out onto the gardens. Residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms as they please.
Each floor has its own café/seating area and large dining area, and on the top floor there is a cinema room, spa room and hairdressing salon.
The manager, Jane McAuley is keen that residents will feel integrated in to the world around them and has already forged links with the local Bracknell community, including local nursery schools as well as Bracknell & Wokingham College. As for activities and pursuits, Jane stresses that her staff and her Wellbeing team will be guided by the wishes of the residents and will set up whatever is requested. You can rest assured that there will be daily activities to keep both mind and body active such as yoga, tai chi, armchair exercises, book clubs and outside talks, making full use of modern technology and computers along the way. In our Bracknell care home you are never too old to learn!
The minibus will be at the residents’ disposal and take them to wherever they would like to go, whether it’s just a shopping or pub trip or a visit to a stately home or garden. There are plenty to interest in the local area.
Not only will residents be able to choose what they eat they will also be able to choose when they eat. Some might like their main meal at mid-day, others in the evening; some to eat in a communal setting, others on their own. Whatever the time of day or setting, all food is on the extensive menu is cooked to order, guaranteed to be fresh, locally sourced and of a high restaurant standard. Many of our suppliers and producers are based in Bracknell. Healthy snacks, teas and coffees are available all day at our nursing home. Naturally, all special diets will be catered for and personal favourites noted. At our care home in Bracknell, we understand the importance that food plays in the social life of the home.
There will be two private dining area where friends and families can arrange intimate get-togethers and parties for special occasions. Visitors will be welcome at any time to join the Astbury Manor family for a morning coffee or a full-scale meal and see, or rather taste for themselves the high quality we have on offer.
Care staff at Astbury Manor Care Home, in Bracknell, have just recently received their Playlist for Life accreditation. Well-being and Activities co-ordinator, Ben Lambert, documented how Playlist for Life was incorporated into their work with resident Jessie, who is living with dementia. He said, “Jessie reacted well to the fun songs. And we noticed that…
Astbury Manor Care Home in Bracknell are delighted to welcome highly experienced Care Home Manager, Jane McAuley, to their lovely home! Qualifying as a nurse at just 17, Jane brings a wealth of experience from the care sector in a variety of services and because she is dual registered for both learning disabilities and general…
The staff at Astbury Manor Care Home in Bracknell are delighted to announce that they have retained their double gold catering and housekeeping awards from the Continuous Advancement Programme (CAP) for the second year running! The CAP awards are given to services that show a high standard of catering and housekeeping. An independent assessor completes…
The Big Christmas Light Switch On at Astbury Manor Care Home, Bracknell was a huge success! All our residents and relatives had a jolly afternoon with music, lights and afternoon tea, accompanied by a glass of sherry with Avery Ambassador, Stage and TV actress Sherrie Hewson! The Mayor of Bracknell, Councillor Pauline McKenzie, and her…
Avery Healthcare was delighted that its new care home in Bracknell Forest, Astbury Manor, was shortlisted to a list of three finalists at the 2019 Pinders Design Awards. This prestigious annual event recognises the very best in new builds for the care sector and focuses on the quality of a building and the design and…
Many Avery residents retain a keen interest in all things culinary, calling themselves ‘foodies’, and have requested further involvement in food and cooking related activities. With this in mind, in November we launched our first Chef’s Table event at Astbury Manor with the incredible support of Juliet Gallop, Home Manager and Emilio Pascucci the Head Chef. It was a day…
Contingency planning for fire and building service issues is essential for safety and Avery has excellent training and policies in place in all our care homes. In October last year, this became extremely useful for Astbury Manor in Bracknell, when a hot water pipe in the ceiling of a first-floor bathroom sprung a rapid water leak. Home Manager Juliet Gallop was on annual leave on…
Continuing its first in the adult social care sector, Avery Healthcare, in collaboration with the CAP Awards (Continuous Advancement Programme), is delighted to announce that Avery’s Astbury Manor Care Home in Bracknell has won a double Gold Award for both Housekeeping and Catering. The CAP Awards promote and reward excellence in Catering and Housekeeping, in…
Ruby Rogers celebrated in style for her 100th birthday at Astbury Manor Care Home on Wednesday 26th September. Joined by family, friends and staff, Ruby opened her handmade cards from fellow residents and a special telegram from the Queen as she celebrated her big day. Our staff and residents crafted homemade decorations to display around…
“Care staff treat the residents with compassion, caring, dignity and respect.” This is just one comment from our first Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection report, where we are very proud to announce that Astbury Manor Care Home has been rated as ‘Good’! The CQC judged that we scored well in all five of its assessed categories of…
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