Nursing Care

We work collaboratively with residents and their families to develop individualised care plans for all of our residents, ensuring everyone receives the correct level of care for their needs. We have a highly experienced team who are supported to develop a holistic set of skills and experiences, that actively encourages independence, respect and dignity at all times.

We provide 24-hour nursing care for our residents. Our highly trained and attentive team are able to nurse those with more complex needs such as physical disabilities or a variety of high dependency needs.

Defining Nursing Care

Nursing Care is for individuals who require 24-hour medical care, as well as personal living needs. Our highly-trained staff are able to deliver intensive rehabilitative care such as peg feeding, supporting those with physical disabilities and caring for residents with long-term health conditions. Our purpose built home is designed to provide long-term care, offering facilities that are suitable for those with complex medical ailments and severe conditions.

A Holistic Approach to Nursing Care

Our approach is more than meeting care needs, it’s about caring for the health, wellbeing and interests of our residents as a whole. We have a team of highly skilled professionals who understand the support needed to enhance the lives of our residents and create a thriving and happy ambiance. We work in partnership with residents and their families to create an individualised Nursing Care plan, ensuring residents receive the right level of care for their needs. We have a highly experienced team who are supported to develop a holistic set of skills and experiences, that actively encourages independence, respect and dignity at all times.

Nursing Care at The Fleet Care Home 

Our Home Manager and Deputy Manager are supported by a dedicated team of Registered General Nurses, Senior Carers and Health Care Assistants, each of whom have a particular interest in care of the elderly and are experienced in caring for those with physical disabilities, those who are terminally ill, those with high dependency needs and those who become infirm. Delivered to residents on the second floor of our purpose built care home, residents receive the finest possible care at all times, day and night. With bedrooms fitted with niche facilities such as high low beds, air mattresses and pressure cushions, you can feel confident that all care requirements and well-being are met. Our person-centered approach to care means we look after our residents as a whole, delivering high-skilled Nursing Care while also looking after their wellbeing and providing an environment with which they can live confidently and happily while retaining as much independence as possible.

When is Nursing Care Suitable?

When considering a transfer into a care home for yourself, a friend or a family member, we realise how difficult it can be to know where to turn for advice. We understand that navigating through this time and knowing where to turn or who to turn to can be difficult. Here at The Fleet, we can provide guidance and support to our current and future residents, as well as their loved ones, when it comes to determining the best course of action.

Combining Quality Care, Friendship and Independence

Our approach is more than meeting care needs, it’s about caring for the health, wellbeing and interests of our residents as a whole. We have a team of highly skilled professionals who understand the support needed to enhance the lives of our residents and create a thriving and happy environment. The Fleet Care Home boasts an enriching and nurturing environment, with plenty of opportunity to make lots of new friendships and plenty of special memories to treasure. Making the decision to move to The Fleet Care Home should mark the beginning of a new and exciting chapter, one that allows residents to feel confident and happy while retaining as much independence as possible.

Nursing Care Includes:

We’re here to support our residents to continue living life in the way that they want to, with as much or as little support as they need. Care for residents as a whole, including mental and physical health, requires our staff to deliver a number of services and present a wide range of facilities; these include:

GP Visits

Residents have access to a GP who will look after their overall wellbeing. All residents are able to arrange an appointment with a Doctor and choose to attend alone or accompanied by a member of staff. We can provide a chauffeur driven car to residents.

Optician Appointments

All residents at The Fleet Care Home can be seen by an optician and have any vision-related issues addressed as part of their living expenses. Glass prescriptions are not included.

Dental Care

Residents who require dental care will have unrestricted access to a dentist at no additional cost. These appointments can be attended alone or with another member of the team.

Physiotherapy Sessions

Residents are able to access physiotherapy sessions, through either GP referral or booked privately, to help our residents feel more like themselves again.

Access to a Chiropodist

We can arrange for a Chiropodist to assess and treat residents with any foot related issues.

A Warm Welcome Awaits

The Fleet Care Home has been built and designed, entirely with residents in mind. We believe everyone who lives with us should have as much freedom as possible to make their own choices and live their life as they see fit. Our wide range of fantastic facilities enable us to provide a stimulating and active lifestyle for our residents, and our staff works tirelessly to provide the highest quality of care, ensuring that each person has all they need to live a fulfilling life. It’s important to us that our home feels like home right from the beginning and our admissions process is informative, relaxed and free from any unnecessary stress or anxiety; a warm welcome awaits you at The Fleet Care Home.

Enquire About The Fleet Today

Our friendly team is always ready to assist you in any way they can. If you have any questions regarding Nursing Care, or any other care service available here at The Fleet Care Home, please do not hesitate to get in touch. You can contact us by calling us on 01803 835 600 or emailing info@thefleetdartmouth.co.uk. Alternatively, you can also use our online Enquiry Form to get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.