About this service
Beech Trees includes a communal lounge and dining room. All seven rooms in Beech Trees have either an en-suite bathroom or wet room, with toilet and wash basin.
The home has a fully equipped sensory cabin in the garden which has a computer for residents to use. There is also an adult swing in the garden.
The home is conveniently located for access to Woking, which has a wide range of shops and other facilities. The home has their own vehicle and there are also many local bus services. The train station in Woking provides services to London Waterloo, Guildford, and the south coast.
What we offer
Each service user has an individual activity plan tailored around their likes and dislikes to ensure that they participate in meaningful activities, both within the home and in the community. Staff can also look into any other activities that an individual may want to take part in, that are not currently on offer; they are supported to maximise their independent living skills, through activities such as cooking within the home, and buying their personal shopping locally.
They also attend a local adult learning centre for activities including pottery, cooking, dance and the performing arts; plus access to hydrotherapy sessions at the White Lodge Centre in nearby Chertsey, which also provides a range of activities and opportunities for adults with learning disabilities to socialise. Service users also enjoy going to the local Red Cross for lunch or tea and cakes. Other accessible activities include swimming, going to the nearby Ambassador Theatre, eating out, bowling at the leisure centre, and local activities such as going for walks, visiting parks and attending a weekly disco in Woking.
Meet the team
The service manager, Anna has completed her NVQ 3 and will be working towards NVQ 5 Health and Social Care with 30 years’ experience in the Care Sector as a Care Worker and Manager.
Anna has managed several Domiciliary Care companies with staff numbers ranging from 10 to 60. Starting as a support worker part time progressing to management and starting up new care companies starting from 0 hours to over 1000 per week. Managing Beech Trees is a Dream Role it’s a perfect home from home environment and it’s a great honour to be part of the Team.
Anna has worked for Social Services previously so understands both sides of the care responsibilities especially the aspect of vulnerability and Safeguarding and placements. Over the years in Health and Social care Anna has attended and completed many courses which have helped her understanding and progression within the industry.
The team at Beech trees has over 50 years’ experience between them in the Care Sector. Specialist training such as “Manual Handling” is mandatory training for all staff.
All Support Workers have NVQ 2 and above any new support workers will be supported to sign up. The team are a well-established group with a combined 80 years experience. The staff team have had varied experience in health and social care and other vocations that enable them to transfer their skills into an individualised person-centred support package.