Lime Court – Meeting nursing and complex health care needs

Lime Court – Meeting nursing and complex health care needs

Tracey Dunkley, Care Manager at Lime Court

Lime Court is within walking distance to Erdington High Street and minutes away from Birmingham City Centre. Lime Court first opened in 1991 providing 24 hour comprehensive nursing care for 18 adults with Learning disabilities and complex health care needs.

Aerial view of Nursing Home

There are 4 bungalows, housing 4 to 5 bedrooms each. The nursing team are qualified first level registered nurses .We have an excellent skill mix of general, mental health and learning disability qualified nursing staff. Their professional expertise expands to many nursing interventions and related areas of care. All Service users are assigned to a named nurse and also a key worker, this enables us and ensures that person centred approach of care is being delivered.

The team at the home are able to meet varying degrees of healthcare and social care needs for those people aged over 18 with learning disabilities as follows:-

  • Epilepsy management
  • Diabetes
  • Sensory or communications impairments
  • Behaviours that may challenge
  • Enteral feeding, special dietary needs, etc
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Dementia/Alzheimers
  • Varying degrees of incontinence
  • Catheter care
  • Mental health needs
  • Haematological disorders
  • Musculoskeletal system disorder

The team at Lime Court work very closely with the NHS Community Multi disciplinary team for learning disabilities who are situated in the Jaffray Resource Centre opposite. The various healthcare specialists are easily accessible and we have excellent working relationships working towards personalised care for our Service users.

We pride ourselves on team work and ensuring that all who live at the home and those that visit are always welcome at anytime as we have an open door policy.

All service users are empowered to make informed choices and decisions about their quality of life and are very much involved in all aspects of health and social care needs. We have the following available for all to use.

  • Specialised mini buses with drivers
  • Local and our own community day centre
  • In house activities
  • Support to travel on holiday at home or abroad.
  • Aromatherapy and sensory rooms

We always strive for the best and excellent family friendly services, which we believe to be down to teamwork and utilising the resources available and always planning for the future.

To make a referral
or find out about the availability of our accommodation and services,
please contact us on 0121 377 2420 or info@jaffraycare.com

 

 

 

 

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Head Office

Address
Jaffray Care Group
The White House
39 Jaffray Crescent
Erdington
Birmingham. B24 8BE
Email: info@jaffraycare.com
Website: www.jaffraycare.com
Phone: 0121 377 2420
Fax: 0121 377 2438

Testimonials

...I have seen that Jaffray is a remarkable organisation, taking care of vulnerable adults. ...the phrase "you raise me up" comes to mind when I think of Jaffray...

Jack Dromey
MP for Birmingham Erdington

...they are the most loveliest people I have ever met and their approach to the clients is commendable. They are a credit to the Jaffray name.

About Jaffray Care staff
A relative of one of our clients