The home has 28 rooms – single, all meet with current standards. There are 19 rooms upstairs, 11 of which are en-suite, and 9 rooms downstairs, 5 of which are en-suite. Residents are accepted for long term respite care and day care.
All bedrooms are attractively furnished and residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms should they so wish. All rooms have TV points. There is a resident’s payphone and residents may have their own personal telephone line installed at their own expense.
There is a nurse call bell system available to summon assistance day or night. A smoke detection system is fitted. There is a shaft lift between two floors – so stairs are never a problem. Grab rails are well placed around the building to aid mobility. Spacious bathrooms are equipped with bath hoists.
There are two lounges on the ground floor – one is a quiet lounge – the other is a television lounge with a sun terrace, both lounges access the gardens. The lounges are comfortable well equipped and furnished to a high standard as in the décor of all the rooms within the home.
The excellent dining room is pleasant and comfortable with roomy tables and chairs and room to move around. A wide range of meals are served from a well-equipped adjacent kitchen.
We recognise the importance of social activities and events for our residents and provide substantial input in this area. Theatre group, memories group and clothes shows are all regular events. Weekly Movement to Music, and twice weekly going to the movies afternoon.
The residents enjoy trips to garden centres, Matlock, Chatsworth and every year have a Christmas Dinner at the Stuart Hotel Restaurant. The Gables also hosts a yearly garden fete and coffee mornings.