Hawthorns Aldridge 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.
The Hawthorns Aldridge Retirement Home
Care Services Offered: Residential Care and Respite Care (but not dementia)
Manager: Kate Gilligan
Care Quality Commission Rating: Good in all Categories
The Hawthorns Aldridge retirement home offers the best in elderly care in a high quality environment and some stunning features such as our rooftop garden. A sector-leading Well-being Programme underpins the first-class care provision, from professional care staff that receive on-going training support. The care is proactive and ensures that independence and mobility are supported in an active and enjoyable lifestyle. Adjacent to The Croft park in Aldridge, The Hawthorns is within easy access to local amenities.
Dining is of a very high standard with a dedicated and experienced culinary team, the Head Chef serves freshly prepared meals daily, focusing on a nutritional and varied menu that suits all tastes. All of the studio and one-bedroom apartments are spacious, light and airy and all have a kitchenette with fridge, flat screen TVs and en-suite shower rooms. All rooms on the ground floor have patio doors, offering direct access to the landscaped gardens.
In addition, the fabulous features at this care home include a cinema room, therapy room, hair salon, physiotherapist beautifully maintained gardens and a stunning rooftop garden which provides a charming space to enjoy a game of bowls or just sit and admire the flowers and herb planters with friends and family. The residents’ shop is a convenient way to ensure you never run out of those essentials.
We also provide first-class convalescence and respite care for those who are recovering from illness or operations and need that extra bit of support whilst regaining their full health and independence, and for those who are seeking to give their main carers or family a break or holiday.
To see what we get up to in our friendly retirement home please view our dedicated Facebook page for all our latest news, activities and events, call us on 01922 451882 or pop in anytime for a coffee and a chat.
Whether it is joining in with one of our popular hobby groups, going out on a trip in the minibus or just catching up with your friends and neighbours in one of our three coffee lounges, you will always have company in the Hawthorns retirement community. A lifestyle choice which embraces friendships and brings people together through common interests and experiences. Exciting links with the local Aldridge community bring fresh ideas into the home and encourages residents to remain involved with life outside the home too. Aldridge WI, local chess and bowling clubs, inter-generational visits from Aldridge schools and nurseries, youth musicians, and open Coffee mornings are just a few of the groups that regularly visit the home and engage with residents.
Your views count and at the Hawthorns the residents are very much involved with decision making through the residents committee. Our residents have their finger on the pulse of life in the home and they help influence change and implement new ideas.
Focussing on your well-being and mobility, you could join in one of the many gentle exercise classes that visit the home weekly. Our care home encourages an active, healthy lifestyle and if that’s not your thing, then take it easy over a nice pot of tea on the sun terrace or in the quiet, relaxing lounge areas. Our well-stocked library is a regular hangout for the weekly reading group and everyone enjoys the variety of entertainment acts that come into the care home to perform for the residents. Family and friends are welcome to visit and join in the activities and entertainment. So, why not take a fresh look at residential care and discover how the Hawthorns Aldridge is different from anything else you’ve seen before.
Dining at the Hawthorns retirement home is of an exceptional quality and table service is standard. A delicious treat for the senses set in a friendly, social atmosphere. Our head chef and his team use only the freshest of locally sourced and seasonal ingredients to present an attractive, well thought out, balanced and nutritious choice of dishes.
Lunch is a delicious three course meal served with wine or beer if you wish. There is no danger of you or your guests getting peckish between meals, tasty home-baked cakes and biscuits are available throughout the day in the coffee lounges for you to help yourself.
Listen to Heather Perkins, Avery’s Dementia Support Advisor, speak to BBC Radio West Midlands on everything our care homes have been doing during the coronavirus pandemic, particularly to help support residents living with dementia and their families. In honour of World Alzheimer’s Day, Heather spoke of the many incredible ways Avery have been allowing their…
It is with great pleasure that the staff and residents at Hawthorns Care Home, Aldridge are pleased to announce that the care home has just been rated as Good In All Categories after an unannounced inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). During the inspection, the CQC spoke to a variety of staff, residents and…
We had great pleasure in inviting Avery Ambassador Sherrie Hewson to Hawthorns Care Home, Aldridge on Friday 28th June to our National Care Home Open Day. At Aldridge, we had a ‘Rovers Return’ themed afternoon as a nod to Sherrie’s Coronation Street days. In the Reception area, we set up a drinks table, complete with…
Hawthorns Care Home in Aldridge, West Midlands, is passionate about utilising every inch of space in their fabulous home. Under new Home Manager, Kate Gilligan, the home is blossoming this spring with fresh new initiatives, including a resident-led shop, a new volunteering programme and revitalising their rooftop garden. With so much going on, it’s no surprise as to why they have been…
Head Chef at Hawthorns Care Home, Aldridge, Martin McKee has scooped the prestigious NACC Care Chef of the Year award for the Midlands Region for an incredible fourth consecutive year. Martin’s exceptional dishes of a pan-seared cod main course and white chocolate thyme and vanilla mousse dessert saw him win through to compete at the…
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Our talented Head Chef Martin McKee has cooked up a NACC treat before at least year’s National Association of Care Catering finals. He’s off to a flying start this year too, having won the Midlands regional finals of the NACC Care Chef of the Year, being awarded both best main course and best dessert. With…
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If you’d prefer to talk to one of our friendly managers, please use the information listed below. The Hawthorns Aldridge is open for visits 24 hours a day. Our Reception is open from 8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday.
The Hawthorns Aldridge
West Midlands WS9 8UH
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