Hickathrift House Care Home

217 Smeeth Road
Marshland St James

Wisbech

PE14 8JB

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01945 223 136

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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!

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.

Paula Colman

Paula Colman

Acting General Manager

Hi, my name is Paula, and I am the deputy manager acting as general manager here at Hickathrift. Welcome to our website!

I joined Hickathrift House in 2015. My background is in nursing and I have vast knowledge and experience working with the elderly. After applying for a senior position, I was promoted to head of community in April 2016 and deputy manager in July 2018.

One thing I feel is really important is offering residents a lot of personal choice; I feel that as Hickathrift House is their home, they have the right to choose what goes on here.

I am hands-on in my role and I like to spend as much time as possible with the people I care for. I also really enjoy getting to know the residents' families and provide them with support when they need it.

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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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