St. Anthony's

Overview

St. Anthony’s
St Anthony's Care Home
Valorum Care
Wolverhampton WV4 5NQ
United Kingdom

St Anthony’s is a nursing home to the southwest of Wolverhampton set in beautiful countryside. We can support up to 34 individuals who require nursing care due to a physical disability or neurological condition in a purpose-built, single-story home. People aged over 18 years old live and thrive at St Anthony’s.

Our specialist, nursing staff team are proud to support people who have needs resulting from physical disabilities and neurological conditions including spinal cord injuries, acquired brain injuries, stroke, cerebral palsy, Huntington’s disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson’s disease, spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

Our dedicated staff team of Registered Nurses are highly skilled and trained to deliver specialist and complex nursing care and have significant experience with tracheostomy or PEG/NG care. We focus on supporting the individuals who live at St Anthony’s with all round health and wellbeing programmes, rehabilitation, community access, enablement and transitioning to more independent accommodation, volunteering, and purposeful activities.

We have a large lounge with cinema style screen, large dining area and activities room with accessible kitchen.

St Anthony’s benefits from our physiotherapist and our large accessible rehabilitation gym.

Fully accessible gardens featuring a water fall and sensory gardens are complimented with three wheelchair accessible vehicles are also available for the people we support at St Anthony’s for visits and accessing the community.

All bedrooms and bathrooms have fixed tracking hoists.

Our meals are freshly prepared and cooked by our experienced catering team, using pictorial menus and catering for specialised diets where required, all which can be enjoyed in our large dining room.

Individuals living at St Anthony’s benefit from our Activities Coordinators who plans activities based on individual’s interests and needs and alongside our wonderful Volunteer Network. Our visiting volunteers have supported us for many years and bring their own experiences and unique skills to support people living at St Anthony’s. Our volunteer network support us to plan and hold regular activities and events like coffee mornings, themed evenings, parties, fayres, quiz nights and regular trips out.

We can support individuals at St Anthony’s on a short term / long term basis and can also accept respite placements for shorter stays.

For any recruitment queries, please contact us on 0330 390 9500 or recruitment@valorumcaregroup.com

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Registered Manager

Nirmala Rattu

Hi, I’m Nirmala, and I joined the Valorum Care Group in November 2020. I am the Registered Manager at St Anthony’s. Wolverhampton. I have worked with people receiving care and support for over 30 years in a variety of positions both within the NHS and Care Providers. I am a registered nurse.

I am very passionate, committed, and, highly motivated. I make sure the dedicated team here at St Anthony’s always go the extra mile to ensure the individuals we support experience the best quality care and live a life of their choosing.

My door is always open, and I love receiving feedback – good or bad – so we can continuously reflect and improve. I encourage the people we support at St Anthony’s, or the people who are important to them, to speak to me so we can improve and deliver care and support that is personalised to each individual. I’m always out and about in St Anthony’s, working alongside my team to constantly improve and deliver amazing are and support.

We have great facilities at St Anthony’s and a really positive vibe. We are a close-knit family of dedicated staff, amazing individuals, and their supportive families. Working at St Anthony’s is a pleasure because I get to see how our amazing care and support can change and improve the lives of people with additional support needs.

 

Facilities

  • Occupational health and activities space
  • Activity programme for individuals and groups
  • Large cinema in the main lounge
  • Touch & tilt table with GRID 3 system utilised by speech and language therapists
  • Breakfast club
  • Regular fun events
  • Training kitchen with high/low hob and sinks
  • Sensory garden and accessible outside space
  • Day trips and holidays abroad assisted by staff team
  • Well-equipped I.T. suite include Eye Gaze
  • Person led projects (grow your own veg, gardening, art therapy)
  • Experienced catering team
  • Pictorial menus and specialised diet.
  • Single storey, accessible accommodation.

Accessibility

  • Access to the building is via security double entrance doors
  • Access into the building is via two sets of sliding double doors
  • Residents bedroom are all located on the ground floor only

Location

St. Anthony’s
St Anthony's Care Home
Valorum Care
Wolverhampton WV4 5NQ
United Kingdom

Review from carehome.co.uk

The core staff at St Anthony’s are absolutely brilliant. They do everything possible to look after and care for residents; they work very hard to make St Anthony’s a home from home with a real family feel. The rooms are excellent with en-suite facilities and patio windows to a private terrace and out

to beautiful grounds. The food is of a very high standard with lots of choices, and all the kitchen staff are an absolute asset – they provide heart to the home and a central, vibrant hub. The activities staff work so hard with lots of creativity and clever ideas so that everyone, whatever their ability, can join in and are encouraged to do so. The home is spotlessly clean, and, again, the domestic staff do so much more than clean; they add to the family environment. The management and office staff are efficient and always on hand to answer any questions or requests from family.

In short, this is a wonderful sanctuary of safety and care. I would highly recommend this home.