HomeNursing Care Home
Nursing Care Home
in Buckinghamshire

Located in Buckinghamshire, our nursing home offers comprehensive 24-hour medical care and support for those who require assistance with daily living and cannot manage on their own.

Our services include expert nursing care, personal assistance with tasks such as bathing and dressing, therapeutic services including physical therapy, and various social activities. Designed to support elderly residents and individuals with complex health requirements, our facility ensures a nurturing and engaging environment.

Our nursing home in Buckinghamshire is committed to preserving our residents’ independence for as long as possible, we work closely with you to address your relative’s specific needs, ensuring peace of mind that they are receiving the highest quality care.

Nursing Care Home - Buckinghamshire - Austenwood Care Home

What is a Nursing home?

A nursing home is a dedicated residential facility designed to provide continuous medical care and support for individuals needing help with daily activities.

Nursing homes primarily serve elderly adults or those with illnesses, offering professional nursing care, personal assistance, and rehabilitation services. Qualified nurses and healthcare professionals ensure comprehensive support, including medication management and meal preparation, while providing social interaction among residents.

Nursing homes, like Austenwood Nursing Care Home, are strictly regulated to uphold higher care standards. This ensures a safe and nurturing environment that addresses both medical needs and quality of life.

Care Home or Nursing Home?

Finding the most suitable care for a family member involves evaluating multiple aspects to ensure their well-being and comfort.

Constant medical care

Austenwood Nursing Home offers 24/7 access to skilled healthcare professionals, ensuring immediate attention to medical issues and expert management of complex health conditions.

Customised daily living assistance

Residents receive personalised support with daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and mobility, preserving their dignity and enhancing their overall quality of life.

Increased safety and security

Our secure and monitored environment minimises the risks of falls, medication errors, and other health emergencies through continuous supervision and prompt response.

Social interaction & cognitive engagement

We provide a variety of structured activities and social opportunities to reduce feelings of isolation and promote mental stimulation, supporting the cognitive health of our residents.

By assessing these factors, you can select the best care option for your loved one, ensuring their needs and preferences are met while enhancing their quality of life.

For more detailed guidance and support, contact our team with any questions.

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Meet Our Expert Care Team

Our care team consists of highly trained professionals who are passionate about delivering outstanding service. Many of our staff members hold esteemed National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) in Health and Social Care, reflecting their advanced skills and dedication to the industry.

Additionally, we are fortunate to have two in-house GP’s at the nursing home. With a GP on-site, residents receive prompt medical assessments and treatment, reducing wait times and ensuring timely care for acute health issues.

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Nursing Home - Buckinghamshire - Austenwood Nursing Home

Our Facilities

Selecting the right home for your loved one is essential, and a purpose-built nursing home offers unparalleled advantages by catering specifically to its residents’ unique needs and safety requirements.

Our nursing home in Buckinghamshire exemplifies this approach, being designed and constructed to the highest standards of accessibility, safety, and comfort. This purpose-built facility features dedicated areas for medical care, therapy, and social activities, creating an environment supporting physical and emotional well-being.

Frequently Ask Questions

What are the qualifications and experience of the staff?

Our team consists of highly qualified nurses and care workers. Our care workers are trained in medication administration and hold National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) in Health and Social Care. All staff members are certified in basic life support and first aid.

Additionally, we are only one of a few care homes in Buckinghamshire that provide in-house GPs. Our GPs are fully qualified and offer regular check-ups and health screenings to identify potential health issues early, allowing for preventive measures to be taken before conditions worsen.

Can my loved one keep their current GP?

All our residents have the freedom to choose their own GP and are not obligated to use our in-house medical professionals.

However, our qualified GPs are always available to provide reassurance to residents and their families, ensuring that professional medical support is readily accessible.

What is the cost, and what does it include?

Our nursing care costs from £1,845 – £2,100 per week, depending on the individual’s specific needs. For a detailed and personalised cost estimate, please contact our team.

What training does the staff receive?

Our staff undergo comprehensive and customised in-house training designed to address the specific needs of our residents. This bespoke training program is tailored to equip our team with the skills and knowledge required to provide exceptional care.

Additionally, all staff members participate in mandatory ongoing training to ensure they stay up-to-date with the latest care practices and industry standards.

Next steps

Now you have an insight into our residential care in Buckinghamshire, feel free to arrange a visit to Austenwood Care Home to meet our staff and experience our fantastic facilities.

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