The Care at Blackdown
At Blackdown we pride ourselves on being able to provide comprehensive short and long term packages, carefully designed to meet the needs of each individual.
Nurses and staff are on duty 24 hours a day and our dedicated multi-disciplined team provides high quality personalised care. Our key focus is providing a safe, caring, homely and supportive environment with a positive person centred approach.
We have implemented the, CQC approved, Pool Activity Level (PAL) instrument to make sure we are always providing an effective and person centered care. By asking you to provide us with a life story of our client we make sure that we have a genuine understanding of the individual’s life, needs and interests before they developed dementia.
Care Plans are developed with the help and input of relatives, in order to support each individual resident according to their precise needs. The plans are regularly reviewed, to ensure that the most appropriate care is delivered at all times.
To ensure the well-being of our residents some of the areas of the home are secured with keypads, visitors will be provided with the codes of access when necessary.
Staff Experience and Training
We strive to excel and persevere a culture of absolute quality in the services we offer, to this purpose all staff are qualified and have extensive experience. We provide continuous training and updates to guarantee our high standards are maintained. Most training takes place in-house with external certified coaches.
Dementia Care is constantly changing as we learn more about this condition and how we can improve the daily lives of those affected by it. At Blackdown we take steps to keep well informed using Master Class Training, the David Shread Dementia Care Methodology and we keep up with the Devon County Council dementia programs.