Hickathrift House Care Home

217 Smeeth Road
Marshland St James

Wisbech

PE14 8JB

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01945 223 136

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All other calls 01945 430 636

Hickathrift House Care Home in Wisbech

Hickathrift House is a purpose-built residential care home set in the village of Marshland St James, situated between Wisbech and Kings Lynn. It is approximately 30 minutes from Sandringham and 40 minutes from Hunstanton.

Our Memory Lane Community specializes in innovative dementia care to enable every resident to thrive in an environment designed to stimulate and enrich their lives whilst giving families peace of mind and security. Our person-centred team is experienced in responding to the challenges that dementia presents, at whichever stage of the journey.

Our elderly care focuses on the individual; our dedicated staff works closely with families and key professionals to develop a personalized package of care that is regularly reviewed to ensure that it adapts with the individuals changing needs to support and maintain individuality, dignity, privacy and independence.

Our dedication can be seen across the board in our home: cooking, hospitality, house-keeping, administration and in organising activities for our residents and visitors.

Our most recent CQC inspection has shown us to be fully compliant in all areas. A copy of our CQC report is available on request.

We think you'll find we're ideally suited to meet your needs now and in the future.

We would be delighted if you would pop in to our home at anytime for a cup of tea and a chat - you are assured of a friendly and warm reception from all who live and work here!

Meet our dedicated team at our open day, who can answer any questions you may have about our home.

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Types of care

At Hickathrift, House we provide person-centred care services for elderly people in need of support or for individuals living with dementia. Our Memory Lane community specializes in innovative dementia care to enable every resident to thrive in an environment designed to stimulate and enrich their lives whilst giving families peace of mind and security. Our person-centred team is experienced at responding to the challenges that dementia presents, at whichever stage of the journey. Our focus is the individual; our dedicated staff work closely with families and key professionals to develop a personalized package of care that is regularly reviewed to ensure that it adapts with the individual's changing needs, with the end goal being to support and maintain individuality, dignity, privacy and independence.

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Residential care

Dementia care

Respite / Short stay

Facilities

  • Wi-fi available
  • En-suite rooms
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon

On-site

  • Activity room
  • Day trips
  • Exercise classes
  • Flexible mealtimes

Accessibility

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

Accommodation

  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
  • Nurse call system

Our Team

The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.

Ceri Mills

Ceri Mills

General Manager

Hello, I am Ceri, and I am very proud to be the General Manager of Hickathrift House. Welcome to our website!

I have been with Hickathrift House since 2009. I started as a Carer and was promoted to Senior Carer shortly after and, before long, I had worked my way up to Unit Manager. I was then appointed as the Deputy Manager in 2014, prior to becoming the General Manager in April 2018. During my time here, I have worked hard to gain an NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Health & Social Care and I achieved my Level 5 in Leadership & Management in October 2018.

I strive to enhance and improve the lives of those we support by delivering person-centered and high quality care to residents. One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is meeting and getting to know each resident and their loved ones. By spending time with residents and having an 'open door' policy, I hope that each of them and their loved ones can feel like part of the Hickathrift family.

What makes Hickathrift so special is the dedicated staff, as they make the home what it is: warm, full of character and filled with happiness. 

I look forward to welcoming you into our home – the kettle is always on!

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Life at Hickathrift House 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.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

Our fantastic catering team are always on hand to prepare tasty and nutritious food with fresh, seasonal produce that is cooked to the highest of standards.

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Activities & events

Activities

Our varied activities programme reflects the dedication of our skilled staff, who bring a certain uniqueness to the home, which can’t be found anywhere else.

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Care & Facilities

Care & facilities’

Our home is equipped with a number of facilities and features that serve to enhance the lives of those we support.

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What people say about us

Hickathrift House Care Home

CQC Overall rating

Good

21 May 2019

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