About the service
Situated on the outskirts of Redruth, Hillcrest is ideally located for the benefit of the people we support, their families and other multi-professionals. Hillcrest is a substantial two storey detatched home with a lovely landscaped garden situated on the outskirts of Redruth.
Redruth rail station is nearby with easy access to the A30 with Truro and Treliske hospital. Redruth has all the facilities you would except from a medium sized commercial town including a cinema and a wide range of shops and restaurants and the town centre is in easy walking distance from Acorn Park Lodge.
Carn Brae Leisure Centre is only a couple of miles from the service and provides for a range of sporting activities including a large swimming pool. Redruth has easy access to many of Cornwall’s fine beaches as well as being only 20 minutes by road, or 10 minutes by rail, fro m the cathedral city of Truro.
What we offer
Full needs and risk assessments completed by trained and experienced staff in liaison with the individual and anyone else they wish to be involved such as family, friend, or advocate. We will support people with a range of activities including budget planning and support with finances, along with meal planning, preparation and shopping, household tasks, including laundry and housework. Planning social and leisure activities including college, voluntary work, establishing community links, promoting self advocacy or supporting access to advocacy services. We provide continuity and consistency of support by experienced support workers chosen with the individuals involvement.
Meet The Team
Charlene Clarke is the Service Manager, and has worked in the care industry for around 15 years. Charlene has enjoyed many different roles with a variety of different client groups. Her passion lies with the Learning disability sector where she has achieved an overall outstanding from CQC during her time as Registered Manager. Charlene is the Registered Manager for Acorn Park Lodge and Hillcrest. In August 2016 she undertook a fit person’s interview with CQC. This led to CQC appointing her as the appropriate person to manage the regulated activities which take place at Acorn Park Lodge and Hillcrest.
Charlene believes that the residents are at the centre of everything we do, and this shows throughout the culture of Acorn Park Lodge and Hillcrest. She supports and works alongside her valued and trained team, where their philosophy and ethos is to provide the best possible long term care in a supportive, person centred, dignified and respectful manner. The people we support lead us, and we strive to fulfil every ambition, goal and aspiration.
As Registered Manager Charlene works alongside her team, residents, families and professionals to maintain an overall outstanding at Acorn Park Lodge. To achieve this again, Charlene will continue to work alongside her team on the floor, listen and respond to all of the residents, their families, professionals and aspire to be the best leader she can be.
Activities and Events
An important part of life at Clinton Lodge is ensuring that there are lots to do. We organise all sorts of activities and encourage the people we support to become active and valued participants whilst respecting individual’s choice and independence.
Activities we organise in house include:
• Painting and crafts workshops
• Music workshops
• Visits from external organisations and individuals to entertain and educate residents
Activities we organise away from the home include:
• Cinema and Theatre
• Restaurant and pub outings
• Beach trips
• Ten Pin bowling
• Swimming and other sports
All our activities are undertaken and supervised by experienced care workers when required to suit each individual’s goals, requirements, rights and independence.
Visitors are always welcome at the home and encouraged to participate in the activities, promoting the normal family values which make a pleasant place to live.
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