Welcome to East Riding Care Home
You'll find East Riding Care Home in the town of Morpeth, Northumberland. Here our expert team of registered nurses, carers, and support staff, provides 24-hour care based on individual needs.
We offer nursing and residential care, and have a dedicated suite for people with dementia.
Our handsome home is largely refurbished, and can be easily reached by road or train. It's set in mature landscaped gardens, with scenic views for the people living here and their visitors to enjoy.
Inside are bright spacious lounges. All bedrooms have great safety features. Most come with en-suites; many enjoy views over the gardens.
We love residents to personalise these spaces with their own furniture to make them more familiar and homely.
Life at East Riding Care Home
Our personal activity coordinator ensures the people living here can follow the pastimes and pursuits they know and love. And they also encourage new interests inside and outside the home.
There's a range of more and less strenuous stuff to do, including pottering on our allotment with raised beds, handicrafts, quizzes, trips to local places, and gentle exercises.
Meanwhile, our chef prepares tasty, nutritious meals, and menus that cater for all dietary and cultural requirements.
My mother has recently become a permanent resident, she is happy and thriving there and has even put on weight. I have no worries about her dignity, well being or safety. The staff without exception are caring, friendly and cheerful, and always available and willing to help. My mother says they spoil her. The entertainment and activities are many and varied thanks to an imaginative and energetic coordinator. East Riding is by far the best choice I could have made.
It is one of the hardest decisions you have to make when eventually your mother/relative has to go into full time care. I am so glad that we, the family, chose East Riding for my mother. All our normal worries and concerns were quickly dispelled as the staff reassured us. They welcomed our mother into the fold, and are always so helpful and caring attending to all her needs. The social activities are excellent which give me some precious quality time with mum. I am so grateful to East Riding.
I feel that many of the bedrooms could improve by updating. Most need repainting and some cheerful curtains. The rest of the home has been refurbished and looks really well.
I recommend East Riding as the staff are excellent and well trained, they show compassion and understanding to all their residents. They are entertained on a regular basis and they have many activities they can join in. The staff go over and above their normal duties to ensure the residents are happy and safe. Family members are regularly informed of any problems and we are made to feel we are part of the team in the care of our loved ones.
Every member of staff that passes a resident or visitor always smiles a greets them with a happy hello or if they have time a friendly conversation. It's really welcoming and warm and friendly if that makes sense.
Highly recommended. My mother has severe dementia and delirium and the standard of care has been excellent. The staff are very caring and sensitive to her needs and respond positively to any suggestions for improvements by me or doctors/psychologists etc.. E.R was very supportive when we carried out the CHC assessment for funding.
My husband has been a resident in East Riding for over a year. He was warmly welcomed into the home and I was reassured that he would be taken care of. The members of staff asked many questions about his likes, dislikes etc. I can honestly say that he has been well looked after and the staff have been exemplary. I don't know how they do it - I could not, but they are wonderful. My husband is settled and after four years in a mental hospital. East riding is heaven!
A few teething problems with clothes getting lost and bedding removed but hopefully this has been sorted. Could do with her teeth being put in to soak and a few more baths but overall mum is happy and well looked after. The staff are cheery and caring and helpful. I'm very grateful and so is my mum for all they do. The food is excellent - as good as a first class hotel - she loves the company and has made friends. Her room is fine. The door is hard to open and close though and the TV aerial restricts the channels to 1-5.
I cannot complain about the treatment my husband receives at East Riding. The carers are cheerful, kind and helpful - some over and beyond what might be expected. He is always clean and fully dressed - even when I pop in unexpectedly. The only quibble I have is, with all the paperwork the carers have to cope with. They do not have lots of time to spend with the residents. It would be nice to think that at least one carer was in the sitting room at all times. More staff might be the answer and perhaps more pay for the excellent work that they manage to do.
My late nanna spent the last few months of her life in this home. My nanna thought a lot of the nurses, carers and management and said herself she felt 'cared for' and 'you couldn't get better than this!'. Many going the extra mile to make my nanna feel at ease and even laugh and smile, despite her painful illness. The only area I feel needs improvement, would be the room cleaning. Toilet cleaned but no dusting or mopping of her laminate floor.
Types of care
This is for those who may need some help with daily activities such as eating, washing,...
People living with dementia have different needs, so either a residential or nursing care home...
Someone may need nursing care if they have a certain physical condition or difficulties. This...
Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at East Riding Care Home whether...
End of life / palliative care
It's vital that everyone gets the right care and support at this important and sensitive time....
Facilities & services
Making care special is at the heart of East Riding Care Home in Morpeth. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.
- On site hairdressing
- Quiet lounge
- TV lounge
- Landscaped gardens
- Flat screen TV in lounge
24 Apr 2017
As delayed transfers of care remain at record highs, how can we reduce unnecessary hospital stays for older people? That was the key question at an HSJ event held in association with Four Seasons Health Care.
The roundtable heard that the healthcare system often finds reasons not to deal with care home residents and looked at the success of an innovative collaboration between the NHS and care homes in Belfast.
With a collaborative approach between care homes and the NHS, older people are able to leave hospital and receive expert care, whilst assessing whether their long term future would be in their current home or a local care home. “The idea is that it would provide short term rehabilitation in conjunction with the two trusts in that area. The joint partnerships with the trusts I’ve worked with have just been amazing, and that’s what makes it work”, explained Janice Brown, Four Seasons’ regional manager for the Belfast and Newtownabbey area.
In addition to the improvements from a collaborative solution, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust reported that the joint partnership approach of providing a bed in a care home reduced their yearly cost by more than half.
You can read further thoughts and insights from the HSJ Roundtable, in association with Four Seasons Health Care, at HSJ Roundtable Guides
21 Apr 2017
Seven Four Seasons Care Homes from across the UK have been awarded ‘Top 20 Recommended Homes’ awards by Carehome.co.uk.
The prestigious award highlight the most recommended care homes in each region of the UK and are based on thousands of reviews and recommendations received from residents, family and friends.
The 7 homes who received the awards are:
- Elm Bank Care Home in Hexham
- Wansbeck Care Home in Choppington
- Botham Hall Care Home in Huddersfield
- Balmoral View Care Centre in Belfast
- Clandeboye Care Home in Bangor
- Hawthorn House Care Home in Belfast
- Longfield Care Home in Eglinton
Charlotte Oppong-Agyare, Sales and Marketing Director of Four Seasons Health Care said: “I’m delighted that seven of our homes have received this award in their regions. To be named one of the ‘Top 20 Recommended Homes’ is a fantastic achievement, and goes to show the feedback we are collecting through our Quality of Life programme is being mirrored with the reviews residents and family members are giving on carehome.co.uk.
Visit Carehome.co.uk to read the reviews on all Four Seasons Care Homes.
6 May 2016
East Riding Care Home in Morpeth is celebrating the success of Care Assistant Karen Donnelly after she successfully graduated from the Care Home Assistant Practitioner (CHAP) programme.
Kirsty Crozier, Home Manager said: “Everyone here congratulates Karen on her success. We’ve supported her every step of the way and it’s great to see her hard work pay off. Karen is a great asset to the home, and provides fantastic support to the residents here. She’s a great part of the team. Well done again! I can’t wait to see you putting your new skills to use.”
The newly qualified CHAP is now able to provide some general nurse duties, such as medication rounds. This benefit’s the home as it enables the nurse to deal with more complex issues.
Amanda Cunningham, North East Managing Director, said: “Here at Four Seasons we take great pride in our CHAPs programme, and everyone who undertakes the intense 12 week course. You have come through this long journey, and I want to thank you for your commitment and continued dedication. I also was to thank the mentors for their continuous help and support.
“By working together we can all help provide good quality care everywhere, ensuring resident get the service they deserve. Congratulations again to you all.”
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