The Manor Care Home

Haydon Close,

Bishops Hull,

Taunton,

Somerset,

TA1 5HF

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Care enquiries 01823 230 497
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The Manor Care Home in Taunton

Taunton’s The Manor is a modern, purpose-built care home that provides first-class 24-hour nursing and residential care. We offer support to older people, alongside diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative services to a range of younger adults with complex care needs. For example, we support people with tracheostomies who may require mechanical ventilation due to spinal injury, people with neurological conditions, people with sensory impairments, and people with physical disabilities.

The treatment we provide is delivered using care plans tailored to each individual and are regularly reviewed. We liaise with local health services to ensure that the best therapies are available to the people we support, and offer a wide and very popular range of activities.

As with all Barchester homes, we pride ourselves on having high standards of cooking, hospitality and housekeeping. The home is situated in beautiful grounds on the edge of the pretty market town of Taunton. It has easy access to a range of shops, interesting events and strong transport links.

Staff here at The Manor are genuinely committed to supporting residents and their families. We are always happy to offer advice and welcome visitors. Please feel free to ring us or call in personally to see our beautiful home for yourself.

Types of care

The Manor provides person-centred residential and nursing care to residents with a range of medical and mental health conditions. The home has three units that are individually tailored to meet residents needs. Staff have a wide range of experience and qualifications to ensure that residents receive the best care possible and that demonstrates best practice, guidance and support. We have a therapy team who are committed to helping residents maintain as much independence as possible in a way that is unique to them. We have a range of professionals that visit, whether that be in the form of entertainment, rehabilitation, chiropody, hairdressing, or beauty therapy, with goals of increasing the well-being of residents.

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Nursing Care

Residential Care

Respite / Short Stay

Services for Under 65

Facilities

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

On-site

  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Activity room
  • Internet access/wifi
  • Laundry

Accessibility

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

Accommodation

  • Double rooms
  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • En-suite toilet plus bath/shower

Our Team

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

Ami Livesey

Acting General Manager

Hi, my name is Ami and I am the Acting General Manager here at The Manor. Welcome to our website!

I began my nursing career in 2001 after obtaining my registered nurse qualification in Greenwich, London. I chose to work in the private care sector, and after spending several years gaining experience as a trained nurse, I joined The Manor in 2006 as Deputy Manager. I became the General Manager of The Manor in April 2013, bringing with me an NVQ Level 4 in Management, as well as certificates in coaching and leadership. Eventually, I moved to a Regional Director position within Barchester and I am now back at The Manor as General Manager in an acting capacity.

Myself and the staff team will seek to ensure that each residents' care needs are met, and will also encourage and support every individual to retain as much independence as they desire through the provision of a stimulating and pleasant environment, where they are free to exercise their right of choice as to their lifestyle. 

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Adriana Morcov-Marton

Deputy Manager

Hello, my name is Adriana and I’m the Deputy Manager here at The Manor Care Home. I began working at the home in 2014 and I’ve been in this post since May 2016. I am a Registered Nurse and I’ve completed my training in Romania, with my specialty being Complex Care, but I enjoy every part and aspect of nursing. I take great pleasure on working here at The Manor along with a fabulous team.

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Lisa Bale

Activities Coordinator

Hi there, my name is Lisa, and I am part of the activities team here at The Manor. I have worked with Barchester for over 10 years and have previously worked as a Unit Care Coordinator before taking on my current role.

I love coming in to work each day and the variety it brings. I particularly enjoy taking residents out for the day on the minibus; most recently, we have been to the seaside and ten-pin bowling. Having fun and making residents smile makes my job worthwhile and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

My love of being with people extends into my personal life and I enjoy cooking for friends and family in between renovating my new house.

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Marc Chidgey

Lifestyle Coordinator

Hello, my name is Marc, and I have worked at The Manor for over five years. I started off as a Kitchen Assistant and then took an interest in the activities provided and was given the opportunity to transfer teams. I love to spend time with residents just talking and sharing stories. My top priorities are to keep them as active as possible and, most importantly, to make them smile.

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Tina Hayes

Receptionist

Hi, my name is Tina, and I have worked at The Manor for over 20 years. I started as a Carer in 1997 and became the Head Housekeeper in 2010, which I really enjoyed doing. In 2016, I started to help out on reception and ended up staying in this position. I really enjoy my role, as I get to meet residents and their families when they come to The Manor.

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Lobeth Tanguanco

Nurse

I have worked at the Manor since 2015. I love my job because I can get to know residents really well and be with them through all their ups and downs.

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Kevin Brewer

Nurse

I have worked at the Manor since 2013. I trained at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London.The best part of my job is helping residents maximise their independence and to live a fulfilling life. I enjoy leading my team to create a cheerful and homely atmosphere.

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Peter Clarke

Maintenance Team

Hi, my name is Pete, and I am part of the maintenance team here at The Manor. I joined the home in 2007 and have loved my time here. I am a brick layer by trade, but this environment is a very different one.

I really enjoy the interaction with residents and having banter with them all as I go about the home. I am rewarded when I make a difference to their lives, as such a little thing can make a massive difference to them. In my down time, I enjoy DIY and always have a project on the go.

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Terence Boobyer

Maintenance Assistant

Hello, my name is Terence, but here I am affectionately known as Taz! I joined The Manor in 2011 as the minibus driver and my role slowly grew to include housekeeping, kitchen work and activities. I enjoyed working here and was happy to help in any way I could.  

I have more recently joined the maintenance team and it is our job to ensure the home runs smoothly for all those who live and work here. My job is varied and I enjoy spending time with residents in the home as I go about my daily work. 

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Sharon Clarke

Care Practitioner

Hello, my name is Sharon and I have worked at The Manor for over 25 years. Needless to say, I love it here! In 2015, I qualified as a Care Practitioner and my new role is challenging as much as it is rewarding. I have always worked in care, beginning on the day of my 18th birthday, and I absolutely love it.

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Rachael Yuill

Care Practitioner

Hi, my name is Rachael, and am a Care Practitioner here at The Manor. I joined Barchester many years ago, back in 2008, when I made a career change from hairdressing. The Manor has become a big part of my life and I enjoy making a difference to the lives of those who live here.  

My love of hair and beauty crosses over into my time at The Manor and I enjoy pampering residents - when we look good, we feel good - and I love seeing their confidence grow when I’ve done their hair or make up.

Pursuing the Care Practitioner qualification was a challenge for me and I was delighted to achieve this; I really enjoy the enhanced role I now have, with every day bringing something new.

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John Hill

Resident Ambassador

John has lived at The Manor since March 2018 and is a true advocate for the Home. John wears his badge with pride and takes his role seriously. He attends interviews with the General Manager and shows perspective new recruits around the home. He also assists in addressing resident meetings and is a voice for others who live in the home. We are very pleased John is on board with the team here at The Manor.

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Catherine Johnson

Physiotherapist

Catherine graduated from the Bristol School of Physiotherapy in 1989 and from Exeter University in 1996, having completed a Masters Degree in Health Studies. She has worked primarily in the NHS in several trusts and specialised in neurological rehabilitation. She completed The Basic and Advance Bobath courses and is an accredited user of functional electrical stimulation from the National Centre in Salisbury.

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Life at The Manor Care Home

Ensuring that we deliver high quality care to those we support isn’t our only priority here – we also want to offer excitement and, most importantly, to ensure that everyone feels at home. That is why we employ trained staff who are committed to delivering a stimulating activities programme and nutritious cuisine, which are supplemented by services and facilities that are designed to make life here as pleasant as possible.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

We offer a constantly evolving menu that caters to the tastes and dietary requirements of those we support.

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Activities & events

Activities

Our activities programme is planned with individual tastes in mind, and residents always have the opportunity to try new and exciting things.

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Care & Facilties

Care and facilities

Our facilities are designed to the highest standards and the care we provide is delivered by passionate and highly-trained professionals.

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What people say about us

The Manor Care Home

CQC Overall rating

Good

12 April 2017

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