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Ashtonleigh Residential Care home is pleased to announce a grand open day on the 28th of August 2013 to which everyone is cordially invited.
Refreshments and light snacks will be available from 2pm on that day.
This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone or any family member to visit this remarkable Horsham care home to view the care and wonderful environment that Ashtonleigh care home provides.
At present, Ashtonleigh which is one of the best care homes in Horsham consists of mainly single occupancy bedrooms, and a few twin bedrooms mostly with en suite facilities. The bedrooms are all spacious and well lit, but the addition of another twelve bedrooms all with their own en suite, and all on the ground floor with garden views make this one of the best care homes you could possibly envisage. In addition to these new bedrooms, there is a new 80 square foot conservatory in which residents can spend many happy relaxing hours.
Ashtonleigh is set in magnificent landscape gardens, and there is a spacious new car park which is an important factor for family and friends visiting the residents of Ashtonleigh.
The management of Ashtonleigh care home not only like, families to visit their relatives, but positively encourage them to participate in new ideas for the care home. Ashtonleigh care home in Horsham have resident meetings in which their families can also take part. This can be anything from deciding on a new rug or plasma television right through to the decor of the public areas.
Ashtonleigh is among the best located of Horsham care homes, as it is very close to the town centre and public transport.
Although some residents will not be able to use this public transport it is not really relevant, the staff take residents on trips in this very scenic area of Southern England.
Ashtonleigh the popular Horsham care home, is family run, and has been a care home since 1997 There are two other exceptional care homes in the group, and these are Ashton Grange which is situated very close to Ashtonleigh, and Avalon Nursing Home which is one of the best of it's kind in Eastbourne.
While Avalon offers excellent care for dementia sufferers, Ashton Leigh has residents who simply need a little bit of help to lead their lives in the way everyone should be able to after working hard all their lifetime. However Ashtonleigh provides a superb level of care to residents who have mild dementia.
Ashtonleigh is a complete home from home, and is a place where people can safely enjoy the Autumn of their lives, and where their families and relatives can be sure that their beloved mother or father are happy to call home, and a home in which they feel happy and secure.
In many care homes it is impossible for the residents to bring their own furniture and prized possessions, but at Ashtonleigh it is completely different. The management fully understand that everyone is an individual with their own tastes, and residents can bring their own furniture, paintings, photographs etc.
As individuality is paramount at this Horsham care home, every resident is encouraged to inspect their prospective bedroom prior to moving into the best of care homes in Horsham, and select the decoration for their living space before becoming a resident.
Food is an important aspect of existence for every human being, and the same is true for people of a more mature age. Again this is where Ashtonleigh stands head and shoulders above other Horsham care homes as the food is absolutely fabulous. The meals are all made from fresh produce and are prepared by head chef Dot Sheppard and her experienced team. Dot knows exactly what she is doing, as she has worked at Ashtonleigh care home in Horsham for seventeen years, and frequently engages with the residents in order to fully understand their likes and dislikes regarding their food.
This Horsham care home offers special diets for those suffering from the likes of diabetes, etc.
As can be seen, Ashtonleigh care home caters very well for the living conditions and food requirements of their resident, but they go the extra length in offering alcoholic beverages at meal times. For residents who like a little tipple, red or white wine is available at the dinner table along with port, sherry or whiskey.
The friendly professional staff at Ashtonleigh prefer residents to come to the dining room as they feel it is better for everyone to mingle. Never the less meals including drinks will be served in the bedrooms if the resident wishes.
The new bedrooms have created a number of staff vacancies, and anyone wanting to be considered for a position should contact Ashtonleigh by telephone, the number can be found on Ashtonleigh's website.
It is without doubt that if anyone is in the position to needing a little bit of care or a substantial level of care including mild dementia in their older years, this wonderful Horsham care home cannot be bettered.
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Ashtonleigh Residential Care Home
4 Wimblehurst Road
01403 588 003