Longfield Manor

This spacious and peaceful care home is located in Billingshurst, West Sussex. It provides specialist care and nursing for older people, including those with dementia. Longfield Manor also provides specialist care for older people who are mentally frail and living with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.

Philosophy

Our aim is to provide a home that offers a safe, comfortable environment with support and stimulation to help people maximise their potential physical, intellectual, emotional and social capacity. The people we support have the right to live as normal a life as possible and to have the respect of those who support them.

Care and Support

The home is led by an experienced Home Manager and is staffed with a qualified nurse 24 hours a day with a team of dedicated carers, experienced and trained in supporting older people. The 14-bed facility for those with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease is staffed by carers and led by an experienced manager who have all had specialist dementia care training.

Therapy Input

SHC has access to a range of trusted external therapists – physiotherapy, occupational therapy and reflexology are available on request. Experts are available to advise on any aspect of an individual’s care, recreational pursuits or environment. Chiropody and physiotherapy are available for the people we support.

Activities

A full programme of activities is available in the home, led by an experienced Activities Co-ordinator . The home

Catering

Our experienced chef prepares interesting and homely meals using fresh local produce and with attention to individual requirements and any special diets.

Training

All staff undertake an induction programme when joining SHC. In addition, a system of supervision and support for care staff enables them to gain experience and increase their skills. Extensive in-house training is provided by the SHC Training Academy, and QCF courses are undertaken in conjunction with local colleges.

To arrange for support at Longfield Manor call Tanya-Jane Watson on 01403 786 832 or email heretohelp@sussexhealthcare.co.uk

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We were very happy with the care my mother received.

Son of resident at Longfield Manor, May 2020

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