Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 6LH
Swallowfield Gardens is a three 10 bed specialist nursing home that supports people with complex needs in the Greater Manchester area, situated in Horwich, Bolton.
Welcome to Swallowfield Gardens
Swallowfield Gardens has been developed to provide the people of Bolton and Greater Manchester with a specialist service for people with mental health needs, cognitive impairment and complex care needs.
The home has been purpose built to provide an outstanding environment for the people who live in the home to enable an excellent quality of life.
The amenities and facilities are within walking distance of the University of Bolton Stadium and the local town of Horwich.
All rooms are en-suite and are tastefully furnished to a high standard, providing all furniture, a television point, telephone point and nurse call system in each room.
The facilities also include a variety of lounges, dining rooms and communal areas.
The home is spread over 3 floors that have 10 bedrooms each ensuring a homely and person-centred environment.
Each 10 bed unit can be separated into 5 bed units to provide a cosy, homely and safe environment for people to live in.
There is a large landscaped garden area, kitchens and sensory room for those with sensory needs.
The service provides specialist care for people with cognitive impairment, dementia (organic mental illness) and functional mental illness.
The home offers a 10-bed challenging behaviour unit (CBU) for the people of Bolton and greater Manchester who have organic mental illness and require specialist care and support.
The home also offers two units for people with functional mental illness who require long term specialist care in a safe and supportive environment.
Aims, Objectives & Philosophy
- To provide a community-based, service for people with complex health needs and/or mental health needs based on models of best practice and current research.
- To provide a safe and effective challenging behaviour unit (CBU) for people who require extra support, care and safety at difficult times in their lives.
- To provide a needs-led service with its Service Users and families.
- To provide Service Users with the best quality of life possible through community based living and community support.
- To provide individual support, goals and care planning for service users requiring continuing healthcare, long term care or short-term placements which require the additional staffing, nursing and local health connections Swallowfield Gardens provides.
- To provide an environment of trust, security and respect; to facilitate personal growth and development.
- To support Service Users to access generic services and ensure that their needs receive appropriate specialist resources.
- To support and care for people who may be coming to the end of their lives.
- To help Service Users develop positive feelings of value and self-worth, ensuring the highest levels of dignity and respect.
- To ensure that each Service User has individualised care plans, which set realistic and achievable goals, which are implemented and reviewed.
- To respect the confidentiality, privacy and dignity of Service Users and carers at all times.
- To ensure that the right skill mixes are available to meet Service Users needs by investing in staff development to provide a progressive and expert workforce.
- To keep Service Users, carers, staff and purchasers informed of decisions in an open and honest way, and to consult with people about decisions that affect them.
Services & Facilities to be Provided for Service Users
Each Service User will have their own private bedroom, and will be given a key to that room where appropriate to do so.
Each Service User will have an individually tailored care plan, based on assessment, which will incorporate some/all of the following core areas:
- Personal hygiene needs and support
- Individual and personalised plans of care and support
- Risk assessment and risk management
- Religious and spiritual needs
- Daily activities and meaningful activity
- Literacy and learning
- Budgeting & banking
- Problem-solving techniques
- Safety and support with complex behaviours
- Relationships and family involvement
- Self-advocacy and advocacy support
- Community connections
- Recreational & leisure activities
- Individualised clinical issues
- Mental health diagnosis and treatment
- Coping strategy enhancement
- Sensory needs
- End of life care and support
Quality and regulation
People living in Swallowfield Gardens can be assured that the treatment that they receive at the home is of the highest standards, due to continuous monitoring by our independent regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
What makes us a specialist service?
- A core ethos of reducing inpatient admissions and supporting people with complex needs in a community setting.
- Reduced placement breakdowns and high-quality nursing care.
- Fully experienced in-house clinical team, including Registered mental health nurses and general nurses.
- Regular MDT reviews and contact working alongside local community teams.
- High staffing levels to ensure people are able to access the community and have busy days filled with meaningful occupations.
- Psychological interventions, informed by clinical formulation to reduce risks and support people with complex behaviours.
- A highly trained team able to work with people who have complex and sometimes challenging behaviours.