Forest Care Home shares a site with Forest Hospital, and the two are collectively known as Forest Care Centre, together offering the best in dementia and mental health care.

Forest Care Home works exclusively with residents who have challenging and complex dementia.

It is a modern but warm home with an exceptional team of specialist and dedicated carers working to provide the best in modern dementia care.

Our residents often have a variety of physical and mental health conditions but are assessed and admitted to achieve a careful balance of people who can live and thrive well together in a home from home environment.

They can take advantage of a sensory room and facilities for a wide ranging activities calendar seven days a week. The lifestyle kitchen allows staff to fully support independent living wherever possible.

Forest Care Home has its own minibus and residents are supported to visit nearby shops, libraries, cinemas, theatres and the local pool – all within easy reach of this central Mansfield location. They also use it to enjoy regular outings and trips further afield throughout the year.

General Manager Sonia Fairhurst is an experienced manager and nurse who has a wealth of knowledge and a proven ability in the care of people with dementia. “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 all individuals and their families are treated with respect. We want life lived to the full for every resident and to grow a reputation as the best challenging dementia care available in this area.”

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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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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