Staff at Forest Care Home are celebrating after it performed strongly in Your Care Rating 2016, a nationwide survey of care home residents. The results show it was given an overall score of 969 out of 1,000. You can read the report here

Forest Care Home is a state-of-the-art, purpose-built care home in Mansfield for adults living with a variety of physical and mental health conditions – including dementia – who require high levels of nursing care. This is delivered by our specialist, dedicated team that works within the care home, 24 hours a day.

Individuals at Forest Care Home have their own bedroom with en-suite bathroom facilities. There are separate bathroom facilities with specially designed baths, hoists and other equipment where more support is required. Individuals are encouraged to personalise their bedrooms and to bring in pictures and other items, including televisions, internet compatible computers and CD players.

Our care home has a number of dining rooms and a range of shared lounges to meet individual needs. There are a number of other facilities within the care home including a sensory room, activity and occupation room and lifestyle kitchen. There are also gardens with walkways.

The care home has its own minibus and there are shops, swimming pool, libraries, cinemas and theatres all close by. There are also local parks and historic buildings. 

Our philosophy is to create an environment where people we support are treated with dignity and respect in an open environment with strong community links. Visitors are made welcome and can utilise the on-site facilities, such as the community café and several purpose built quiet areas.

Forest Care Home shares the site with Forest Hospital which provides care for adults with a variety of organic mental health conditions. Please click here for more information on Forest Hospital.  

Life at Forest Care Home

Care, activities, facilities and food are all major focuses at our home. It is important that each of these services are tailored to the individual needs and preferences of residents, which is why we employ a wonderful team of professionals who can deliver support using a warm and person-centred approach.

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Our team

Our staff members are the life and soul of the services we provide, and are always excited when a new resident comes to join us. Each team, from nurses to housekeepers, are part of the reason why our home is such a unique place to live. They consistently deliver care and services to a high standard and strive to ensure that residents can live their lives to the fullest.

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Sonia Fairhurst

General Manager

Hi, my name is Sonia and I am the General Manager here at Forest Care Centre. I hope you find everything you're looking for on our website.

As the Manager, it is my goal is to ensure that we provide a high standard of care that reflects each individual's needs in a safe and homely environment and that every resident and their loved ones are treated with respect.

I have a number of years' experience working in healthcare as a registered nurse in specialist dementia homes and general nursing and in management positions. I look forward to leading the team in taking the home forward.

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Our care

The care we provide is delivered in a way that promotes independence for those who live in our home. Where possible, it is important that residents are encouraged to perform daily tasks independently or with minor support. Our services are devised with individualised treatment in mind for each person, so getting to know everyone and understanding their needs is imperative to delivering bespoke, person-centred care.

Types of care

Nursing Care

Nursing care is for people who need a qualified nursing care team available to them 24 hours a day.

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Dementia Care

Our highly skilled team of dementia experts work hard to ensure the highest quality of care, based on the latest research.

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Nothing short of great food is prepared and served in our homes

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Facilities

  • Wi-fi available
  • En-suite rooms
  • Pet-friendly
  • Step-free access

On-site

  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Bar/café
  • Flexible mealtimes
  • Internet access/wifi

Accessibility

  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Disability awareness/equality training

Accommodation

  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • En-suite toilet plus bath/shower
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
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Southwell Road West Mansfield NG18 4XX Get directions
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