CARE HOME, NEW MILTON, HAMPSHIRE
CARE HOME, NEW MILTON, HAMPSHIRE
Lisa joined the Chestnut Court team in February 2016, initially working nights as a Team Leader. She is now being supported to develop her career and is Deputy Manager at Chestnut Court. She works hard to be supportive to residents, their family and friends and is on hand for a chat if there are any concerns. Lisa will always go the extra mile. She has grown in confidence since progressing to she values the support she receives from the team at Chestnut Court and the Business Support Centre. Lisa has a bit of a sweet tooth and readily admits that her weakness is chocolate cakes and biscuits.
Emma worked for a major retailer for eight years, before leaving in 2013 to pursue a new career in care at Chestnut Court. She has already completed all her mandatory training, and is now working towards her NVQ Level 2 in housekeeping. Emma’s pleased she made the move to Chestnut Court, which she’s found very friendly, and special in the way we care for the elderly.
Scott is an experienced chef having worked many years in hospitality and care home environments prior to starting at Chestnut Court.
Scott said he was made to feel very welcome by everyone on day 1, “it is what is says on the website it is a very friendly happy home, you could go as far as to say it’s like home from home”.
Scott found staff eager to help him and the training and support he received from his mentor allowed him to settle quickly into my new job. “I wasn’t rushed but given all the support I needed to feel confident and relaxed”. The managers are really down to earth and easy to get on with; they are approachable and supportive.
What Scott enjoys most about working at Chestnut Court is the relaxed friendly atmosphere, “it is a fun place to work”.
Prior to working at Chestnut Court Daniel worked in fast food and pub restaurants but has found working at Chestnut Court has given him a much better work/life balance, which makes it a pleasure for him to come to work each day.
Daniel told us: “I really enjoy coming to work, It’s just like being at home and cooking in your own kitchen I’ve got to say it’s the nicest job I have ever had. We are just like one big happy family and everyone works well together to achieve the best for the residents. The management team are very supportive, encouraging and down to earth you can have a laugh and joke with them, it makes for a very friendly place to work. I have been encouraged to progress, and been given the training required for the role”
Health Care Assistant [Nights]
Pam is our longest serving member of staff at Chestnut Court. Pam has worked in care since leaving school at the age of 16, getting the urge to work in care when she undertook work experience in a care home. Pam has many years’ experience delivering care to the elderly.
Pam told us: “I really enjoy interacting with the residents and making a difference to their daily lives, this is helped by the environment at Chestnut Court which is friendly and homely.
I have been given many opportunities to improve my knowledge and achieved a NVQ 2 in Health & Social Care. Chestnut Court encourages you to do your best and supports you to develop your career if you wish to do so”.
Health Care Assistant
Maria joined Chestnut Court Team in 2017 having first worked for an agency as a carer. Once Maria started working at Chestnut Court she didn’t want to leave. Maria is a lively, energetic member of the team who is very supportive of others and who always wants to do her best for the residents.
Maria told us: “Chestnut Court is like my second home, I enjoy coming to work and doing the best I can for the residents. I love being with the residents and the team, we really are like one big family!
I have received a great deal of support to improve my English and adapt to the culture. The support and encouragement I have received to improve my knowledge through training and learning on the job has been great!”
A snapshot of Chestnut Court
Providing specialist Residential care Chestnut Court is a welcoming haven for those requiring long term permanent care given by our experienced and dedicated staff team.
Home comforts with the advantage of 24 hour care and support, companionship and a sensitive understanding of personal choices and changing moods.
Alzheimer's & Dementia Care
Effective caring for Alzheimer’s and Dementia requires a team dedicated to delivering well-planned, patient, compassionate and consistent care with an understanding of the stages and changing behaviour associated with these conditions.
Respite, Convalescent & Day Care
Whether it's long term, short term or you are taking time for a break, perhaps following an operation or for no other reason than a short holiday, Chestnut Court is here for whatever you want it for.
The privilege of providing support at this time is one that we never underestimate, helping families and loved-ones is at the core of our care service. Compassionate and patient, our teams of registered, fully qualified staff deliver professional care around the clock.
All staff including our chefs and domestic staff understand the principles and values of person centered care, delivering, communicating and engaging with residents as per their individual assessed needs, wishes and preferences. Care staff are on hand to support residents with their physical, emotional and social needs whilst encouraging residents to remain as independent as possible. Activities are tailored to the needs, wishes and preferences of the resident and include day to day living skills such as basic household chores to visiting places of interest, carrying on with day care services and attending clubs. We also take into consideration as people grow older their interests may change and they may just like to do the quieter things in life.
Each of our five properties offers exceptional care as standard, with every member of staff dedicated to the delivery of appropriate, sensitive and discrete attention to our guests and patients at all times and in every circumstance.
- Own furniture if required
- Adapted bed facilities
- Emergency call system
- Pets by arrangement
- Phone point in room and mobile access
- Residents internet access
- Television point
- Wheelchair access
- Newspaper or magazine delivered (by arrangement)
MIND & BODY
Or activities and events
- Various outings in minibus
- Short walks or indoor ball games
- Meet and pet friendly dogs
- Talks and performances by local groups and volunteers
- A glass of sherry in our secure landscaped, mature gardens
- Variety of themed days such as our vintage tea
- Family and friends summer garden and Christmas parties
- Jointly organised events within the community
- Regular visits from local schools
FINE DINING & RELAXING SPACES
Home cooked food
- Dining suite
- Home-cooked food
- Two comfortable lounges
- Library and reading area
- Emergency call system in communal areas
MEDICAL & PERSONAL CARE
- GP surgery once a week. Own GP visit by private arrangement.
- Regular physiotherapist to help residents maintain and improve their mobility
- Regular district nurse visits, community practitioners, dentist and optician
- Chiropodist visit every six weeks
- Hairdresser visits weekly
- All personal laundry at no extra cost
Chestnut Court Care Home Timetables
Chestnut Court Care Home Manager:
Address: Chestnut Court Care Home, 9 Copse Road, New Milton, BH25 6ES
Chestnut Court Care Home Staff Studies
This is a staff story written by Charlotte (October 2019)
Hi I am Charlotte and I have been working at Chestnut Court Rest Home for 1.5 years and I love […]Read more
This is a staff story written by Daniel (October 2019)
Hello I’m Daniel and I have been working at Chestnut Court Rest Home for nearly 3 years as a chef. […]Read more
This is a staff story written by Scott Funnell (May 2020)
Hello I’m Scott and I would like to share my experience with you of my first month working at Chestnut […]Read more
A DAY IN THE LIFE
A snapshot of Chestnut Court Care Home
We provide specialist Nursing and Residential care for up to 25 people. Chestnut Court Care Home welcomes residents who require short-term care, rehabilitation or long continuing care.
Chestnut Court Care Home Case Studies
This is a Memorial to Marjorie Couzens who Passed away at Chestnut Court Care Home in Newmilton
RIP: 99 Years Marjorie was admitted to Chestnut Court on 21st May 2020, just as we were coming out of […]Read more
This is the case study for Jeremy Rogers written by his Wife Fiona Rogers
In recent times it had been a rocky, tiring road caring for Jeremy 24/7 and hard seeing him slowly decline […]Read more
This is the Case study for Harold Brighty known as Harry
This is the Case study for Harold Brighty known as Harold written by Chris Walsh (April 2021) Monday 26th […]Read more
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Single En- Suite Rooms
Activities and Events
Chestnut Court Care Home News
New Equipment has arrived
Our brand new hoist and stand aid is greatly received by all our staff at Chestnut Court.Read more
Birthday Wishes at Chestnut Court
11th January is a special day for one of our residents. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday, it was a […]Read more
Activities at Chestnut Court NewMilton
Our residents have been busy this week, here are some pictures of our lovely resident taking part in activities.Read more
I find the staff treat residents with care and kindness and have been very kind to me. I know my wife is in good hands; above all it is the staff that makes a care home the operative word being care.
LESLEY Y – HUSBAND OF RESIDENT
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