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Hyne Town House Visiting

Due to the changing Covid-19 situation, the visiting rules are changing on a regular basis.  We are reviewing Government Guidance on a regular basis and doing what we can to make sure safe visiting for you, our residents and staff

Visiting is by APPOINTMENT ONLY

Please call 01803 77 00 11 if you wish to make an appointment.  Our staff will explain the latest visiting rules and restrictions and agree a date for the visit. 

All visits must adhere to our visiting code (which includes hand washing, the wearing of PPE and completion of a health declaration form).  This is put in place ensure everyone's safety and wellbeing. 

Special arrangements will be made to facilitate visits for residents who are on End of Life Care.

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Jan 2021 - Huge Congratulations to Lynn, one of our amazing Co-Managers, who has passed her 'CQC Fit Persons Interview' with flying colours and lots of passion

The fit person interview is for the CQC to assess Lynn's fitness to be a registered manager, and to verify the information submitted in her application process. It is also to understand how Lynn promotes safe; effective; caring; responsive to our resident’s needs; and well-led, equality and diversity within the home.

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Dec 2020  - Christmas Panto

Our staff recently put on the Hyne Town House Christmas Pantomime - a splendid show of Cinderella.

Click here to see more photos and read the rave review!

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Dec 2020 Santa Came to Hyne Town House

Santa dropped in early this month and made a surprise visit to the residents.  The Home was filled with Joy and Laughter and Christmas Songs during Santa's visit.  Lovely Carol was being the Santa suit!

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Sept 2020

We are delighted to announce that Caroline Tovey and Lynn Aldridge has been appointed Co - Managers of Hyne Town House.   Jointly, they will be responsible for management of Hyne Town House. 

We are delighted that they have taken on this huge responsibility during such challenging times.  They will be supported.

 

A lovely bunch of flowers and a good luck card was delivered by one of the resident's families.  

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Tik Tok Video

Staff remain upbeat during these challenging times and have been keeping themselves and residents occupied through the production of their own TIK TOK video.  It has been lots of fun and laughter for both the staff and residents.

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Shout Out to Nicolas Dimbleby

A Huge Shout Out to Nicholas Dimbleby - A short familiar tune from his ‘Ode to Joy’ was co-ordinated across the UK by the conductor Marin Alsop, (isolated in ‘lockdown’ in America), who raised her conducting baton at 5pm last Friday 24th April  . Anyone who could manage the simple tune, on any instrument, was invited to sit outside, if possible, and join in a virtual orchestra of thousands. #TeamHyneTown #StaySafe

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Face Time / Skype / Care Control

During Covid-19 we have had to restrict non essential visits to the home.   We have purchase additional Ipads to allow residents and families to see and communicated with their loved ones.

We will continue to try to find innovative ways to improve communication between residents, their families and Hyne Town House.  

Residents can have access to Care Control - Electronic Care Planning system at Hyne Town House.  Please speak to the manager is you want to find out more about getting access to Care Control.

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Jan 2021 - Covid Vaccinations at Hyne Town House

We are pleased to report that the GP visited Hyne Town House this week to begin Covid-19 vaccinations. It was like a military operation, and the majority of Staff and Residents have now received their first dose of the vaccination.

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Dec 2020 New Covid Secure Visiting Booth

Hyne Town House welcomes its Covid secure visitor booth. We can now facilitate Covid secure visiting for families.   Please call 01803 770011 if wish to book a time to visit your loved ones. 

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Oct 2020

The Home is decorated ready for Halloween this week.  Our wellbeing staff have put up Halloween decorations around the Home

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Gift of a painting

Hyne Town House was gift a beautiful painting by Brodie and Ros McIntyre.  Brodie and Ros were the owners of Hyne Town House between 1993 and 2000.  In their recent house move, they found a beautiful painting of Hyne Town House from before the Dementia Wing was added.  Due to COVID-19, we were unable to show Brodie and Ros the current Hyne Town House.  We hope to welcome them back for a Tea and Cake with the residents when we can.  THANK YOU.

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The Ice Cream Shop

The Staff made their own Ice Cream Shop and served the residents a selection of ice cream to combat the heat!

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Winners of Hydration Competition

Team leaders, Beth and Ezster, won top price for their hydration station.  Keeping residents hydrated throughout the day is often a challenge at care homes.  Beth and Ezster create a hydration station, offering a selection of squashes and juices to ensure residents are properly hydrated.

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Covid - 19

Covid-19 has and is a very difficult time for us all.

We locked down our Home to visitors on 17th March 2020. From the outset we ensured we had adequate stocks of PPE for all our staff. We have followed all guidance we have received to protect our residents and staff. We have been COVID free to date.

We introduced social distancing where possible throughout the Home. Our staff all wear face masks when in the Home to protect our residents from the virus as social distancing is not always possible nor practical.

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