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Askham Place and Askham Court




Location and Contact details


13 Benwick Road
Doddington
March
Cambridgeshire
PE150TX

Telephone: 01354740269 ext. 221

Email: helga.miller@askhamcarehomes.com

http://www.askhamcarehomes.com

Type of organisation

  • Private Company Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Day patient
  • In patient
  • Residential
Nursing Care Home

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Mar 5, 2013

Further Details

Askham Place and Askham Court offer individualised care and support from an experienced team of nursing and care staff. Askham is able to cater to varying severity of Brain injury with fully equipped modern accommodation across both Homes.
At Askham, we work closely with the residents£ General Practitioner and with multi-disciplinary support teams in defining the care package most appropriate to the client. The specialised nursing provision available includes Altered Airways, Altered Nutrition, Skin Integrity Management, and Bladder/ Bowel Management.
Askham£s on-site Leisure & Therapy Centre plays a key role through its extensive reablement and rehabilitation facilities. These include an extensive PhysioTherapy Gym, a HydroTherapy Pool and extensive landscaped gardens. The Centre is staffed by professional PhysioTherapy personnel.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Assistive technology yes no no yes
Community support yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Day Centre yes no no yes
Equipment yes no no yes
Leisure Activities yes no no yes
Neuropsychology yes no no yes
Nursing yes no no yes
Occupational Therapy yes no no yes
Physiotherapy yes no no yes
Residential Care yes no no yes
Respite Care yes no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no no yes
Support Workers yes no no yes
Transitional rehabilitation yes no no yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:

CQC passed inspection 10 July 2012

Referrals can be made by

GP yes
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional yes
Self/Advocate/Family yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - free at point of access
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS yesnono
Social Care Services noyesno
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services noyesno

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

Typical duration that a service is offered

We offer services for a range of durations:
- respite services for days or weeks
- interim services for a finite period of weeks or months
- long-term services for a defined period of months or an undefined period

This Service was mapped by ABI London. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

REHAB IN HOSPITAL

[Code 40]
Patient description
Needs in-patient care due to physical dependency, or the need for specialist therapy equipment, a safe environment, supervision, or intensity of therapy, in a unit with the expertise and experience in rehabilitation of a condition (Level 1)which cannot be provided in a local specialist centre or in the community (Level 2) which cannot be provided in the community.

Sites
Level 1: Regional specialized centre Level 2: Local specialist centre, Acute or community hospital

Description of rehabilitation input
Needs inpatient care due to physical dependency, or need for specialist therapy equipment, safe environment, supervision or intensity of therapy which cannot be provided in community

A BRAIN INJURY REHAB UNIT

[Code 60]
Patient description
Medically stable, but low awareness or response persists beyond eg 3 weeks after sedation withdrawn, ICP corrected and medically stable. Able to benefit from medical and physical therapy to prevent complications and support recovery.

Sites
Community hospital or specialist inpatient

Description of rehabilitation input
Assessment/active rehabilitation phase which needs to be distinguished from long term care, although planning care increasingly important aim after some (eg 6) months. Patients may go to active participation unit if they improve sufficiently.

SUPPORTED HOUSING OR RESIDENTIAL CARE

[Code 75]
Patient description
Medically stable, requiring supportive environment/accommodation, able to actively participate with and benefit from therapy. Will include spectrum of initial severity of injury with a small minority derived from Code 05 category

Sites
Residential Care/Supported Housing

Description of rehabilitation input
Retraining and enablement in day-to-day domestic and community-based tasks in a non-hospital, home-like environment, aimed at community re-integration/ inclusion by enhancing independence, wellbeing, & assist return to work/ education. In collaboration with Social Services, neuropsychiatry, voluntary and statutory services. Help for family/carers in supporting the person in these roles, and with identifying statutory support available.

CONTINUING REHAB WHEN YOU NEED IT

[Code 100]
Patient description
Medically stable, but permanent disability

Sites
Domiciliary, residential or nursing home, respite unit

Description of rehabilitation input
Life long prevention of avoidable complications involving residual physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural problems, on a domiciliary, outpatient or respite basis.

A SPECIALIST NURSING HOME

[Code 105]
Patient description
Medically stable. Unable currently to live in the community.

Sites
Residential Nursing Home

Description of rehabilitation input
Provide comfortable and stimulating environment, with encouragement to pursue recreational activities and personal interests. Would include daily activity programme and outside visits. Rehabilitation facilities could possibly include cognitive and behavioural support. Experienced nursing and care staff available 24 hours a day. Support with diet & feeding where necessary. Family members involved and consulted.

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

Level 3A (other local specialist services): Treat patients with Category C needs and is led/supported by consultants trained in specialties other than rehabilitation medicine

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