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Highbury Rise

6 Highbury Road, Hitchin, SG4 9RW


Summary

  • Requires improvement

    Regulator's rating

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  • £900

    + per week

    Starting weekly rate

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  • 23 beds

    Maximum occupancy

  • 1985

    Date opened

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From the owner

Highbury Rise is a small friendly home offering specialist care for people living with dementia. It is located on Highbury Road, a short walk away from Hitchin town centre.

There is a varied program of events going on, organised by our engagement …

Highbury Rise is a small friendly home offering specialist care for people living with dementia. It is located on Highbury Road, a short walk away from Hitchin town centre.

There is a varied program of events going on, organised by our engagement co-ordinator, Kirsty, ask for a copy of the ‘Highbury Rise and Shine’ newsletter when you visit. Fresh, home cooked meals are prepared daily using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. with a menu designed by residents and regularly updated to ensure all tastes and dietary requirements are catered for.

We like to make sure residents feel at home so encourage them to bring furniture and personal belongings with them, when they move in.

There are a number of communal rooms for residents to use, including 2 quiet lounges, and the more lively dining area. Residents also have easy access to the landscape designed, dementia garden at the back of the property. It is bathed in sunshine year round and is a haven for the local wildlife, including rare black squirrels.

The registered manager, Linda Pennells has been in post since 2011. She has a number of professional qualifications including, leadership and management for care services, dementia care and advanced safeguarding. She is supported by a team of carers, house keeping, admin & kitchen staff.

From the manager

“I have been managing Highbury for 15 years and the time has flown. I couldnt imagine working anywhere else. ”

— Linda Pennells

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Care provided

  • Residential care

    Accommodation, meals, and assistance with personal care and medication.

  • Dementia care

    Specialist care designed to meet the challenges faced by people living with dementia.

  • Palliative and end of life care

    Care designed to provide quality support and comfort for people living with life-limiting conditions.

Care specialisms

This home offers specialised care for any of the following:

  • Adults over 65 years
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Convalescent care

Features

  • 23 beds
  • 21 single bedrooms
  • 1 bed in double / twin rooms
  • 1 en-suite room
  • Opened in 1985
  • Near public transport
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access
  • Personal furniture allowed
  • Grounds / gardens

Prices

From £900 per week

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The final price will depend on your individual requirements - contact the care provider for more details.

Funding for care in England

If your total savings and property assets are below £23,250, then you may be able to access local authority funding towards accommodation costs, personal care and nursing care.

To qualify, you must first arrange a care needs assessment.

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Regulator's inspection rating

Overall Requires improvement

Last inspection

07 Sep 2023

Safe
Requires improvement
Effective
Good
Caring
Good
Responsive
Good
Well led
Requires improvement
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Frequently asked questions

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