Our Homes

A warm, safe and supportive environment:

All our Homes offer excellent facilities and a safe and secure environment for service users. Services and facilities at all our residential care homes include:

  • Pre-admission assessment to determine individual needs
  • Specialist, expert care and therapies for a range of complex conditions
  • Individual care programmes with key workers assigned to each individual
  • Meaningful activities
  • 24 hour cover, including waking night staff
  • An adaptable and flexible approach
  • Choice of freshly prepared, nutritional meals
  • Community integration programmes
  • Skills & Development centre
  • Access to external health care services as needed, including GP’s, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Psychiatrists, Chiropodists, Behaviour Therapists, Dental and Nursing services.
  • Access to local places of worship, leisure/shopping facilities and good transport links.

Staff Training

Staff within our Homes will be expected to undertake training (minimum qualification of NVQ level 2 or Health and Social Care level 2. It is intended that all staff progress their training as they and the company wish, and in line with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 requirements relating to workers.

The Homes will not employ people who do not wish to undertake training as the company view training as a vital issue and paramount to the quality of the service provided.

Keyworkers

Meadowview Care Ltd operate a key-worker system. Each service user will have at least one named key-worker who is responsible for ensuring that the service user’s needs are addressed and views are represented. The key-worker(s) also have more of a general administrative role ensuring that there is regular liaison between the home and family/carers, education, social workers, GP and other professionals as appropriate. Weekly key-worker sessions are held in our homes. As part of our on-going quality assurance, residents’ meetings are held approximately 6 weekly.

 

Healthcare

All service users will be registered with their local GP, Chiropodist, Dentist, Optician, Speech Therapist etc. to ensure prompt meeting of medical needs. Medicals will be arranged within 3 weeks of being booked by Meadowview Care Ltd and thereafter take place annually.

Meadowview Care Ltd will provide in conjunction with all parties, general information and advice on hygiene and healthcare where appropriate.

Great effort is made to accommodate individual dietary needs arising from medical needs, culture person/religious beliefs and own preferences. Healthy eating habits will be encouraged. Service users are encouraged to support in making their own food if they so wish.

Medicines are booked/provided by Boots Chemists and kept in a locked cupboard within the home. Self-medication will be encouraged only with the service users who show the ability to meet the requirements necessary to self-administer safely and effectively. The manager of each home is responsible for the storage and administration of all medicines and this will be done with guidance from the GP and pharmacy.

All medication administered by staff will be recorded including:

  • Date
  • Name of medication
  • Reason for use
  • Signature of staff dispensing
  • Whether it is prescribed medicine
  • When, where and how disposed of

Religious Beliefs

The welfare of service users is paramount, and where there is no conflict, service users beliefs will be respected. Facilities will be made available to allow service users to continue to practice their beliefs while being cared for by Meadowview Care Ltd staff  and support will be given to them to attend the nearest place of worship should they choose to.

Find Out More About Our homes


Priory House

Priory House is our first home, registered in March 2005. Priory House  is located in Halstead, Essex and is within walking distance from the high street   including a library, banks, doctors, hairdressers, a gym and sports centre. Priory House is registered to accommodate a maximum of 3 service users. Our staff, endeavour to create an […]

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The Tidings

The Tidings home which was registered in 2006. This 3 bedded home is registered to accommodate a maximum of 2 service users. The Tidings is situated in Halstead, Rural Essex. The home offers specious, warm and homely facilities. The staff in the home endeavour to create an environment that is safe, stable and culturally sensitive within […]

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Brewery House

  Brewery House, is also situated in Halstead in the beautiful countryside of Essex. Brewery House is a 5 minute walk from Halstead town centre which offers the usual amenities including a library, banks, doctors, hairdressers, a gym and sports centre.  The home is registered to accommodate a maximum of 2 service users. We have […]

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Allens Mead

Allensmead, is situated in Grays. Essex. The home is a 10 minute bus ride from the town centre, where you can easily access all aminities. Allensmead is less than 5 minutes walk from Blackshots Leisure centre. The environment at Allensmead is a unique element of the service, which operates as a single service. The home […]

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Aveley House

  We have carefully selected Aveley House, which is situated in the beautiful countryside of Essex. This home is a 5 minute drive from Lakeside shopping Centre and leisure facilities with access to good road and rail links (A13, M25 and A127) This impressive, magnificent home offers seven bedrooms for 7 adults with Learning Disabilities, […]

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Bethany House

  Bethany House is located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the beautiful countryside of Essex. Bethany House is less than 10 minute walk from all amenities including a library, banks, doctors, hairdressers, a gym and sports centre. Although the home is registered for 2 service users, Bethany House can function as a single service should […]

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Bethel Place

Bethel Place  Halstead, Essex. Tel: 01787 273437 , Email: meadowview_res@btinternet.com Home Manager: Mrs Ayshea Hutchison Regulated Activities: Accommodation for persons who require nursing or personal care Bethel Place is located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the beautiful countryside of Essex. Bethel Place is less than 10 minute walk from all amenities including a library, banks, doctors, […]

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Kind words from our customers

One of the really good things is that the management support you if you have any concerns.

Well Led - The Tidings

Parents and carers are able to discuss any concerns they might have with the staff and the manager.

Responsive - The Tidings

We have ‘Social Sundays’ where people can all get together to chat and spend time together.

Caring - The Tidings

The training is good. I have recently had some training in mental health which was useful.

Effective - The Tidings

There is always enough staff on shift each day.

Safe - The Tidings

Every single day we go out – we are only here for breakfast and dinner. People have a lot of energy.

Responsive - Bethany House

We have all bonded! I am very happy with my placement. The staff are so good to me.

Caring - Bethany House

staff are very good. They help you with anything you need. I have never had any problems.

Effective - Bethany House

The staff never leave us. I feel very safe.

Safe - Bethany House

One of the really good things is that the management support you if you have concerns.

Well Led - Bethany House