Seaview House Care Home

Broadhaven Road , Wick , KW1 4RF   Map View

Seaview House Care Home in Wick

Situated on the outskirts of the market town of Wick on the North Coast of Scotland, Seaview House Care home is well known in the area for its warm and friendly atmosphere. Our home offers 24-hour nursing care and support to frail older people and to people living with dementia. We base our approach to care on maintaining dignity, independence and choice.

Dementia Care

The home's specialist Memory Lane Community utilises a careful blend of skills and techniques developed by leading experts in the field of dementia care, incorporating person-centred design in its use of colour and cues to help individuals navigate through the home, whilst thoughtful interior design features, such us adapted crockery and tableware assists with reminiscence. Communities are broken up into separate units with a family feel so people can feel safe and comfortable. Care is focused on independence, dignity and choice, with a person-centred approach. Staffing levels reflect the needs of residents, and people living with dementia are offered a range of activities to help preserve life skills, support interactions and retain a sense of purpose and selfhood.

The home is single storey and purpose-built, with well-maintained and secure gardens to the front and rear, which boast superb views across the sea and along the coastline. All rooms have en-suite facilities.

Our team of dedicated staff tailor their approach to care based on the individual needs of each resident. And our dedication can be seen across the board - in our care, cooking, activities, regular outings and pet therapy sessions for our residents.

We pride ourselves on our hospitality: meals are excellent. We take care to ensure that people have exactly the food and drink that they most enjoy and that their dining experience is relaxed and unhurried.

We think having a range of activities on offer is really important. Residents bake, garden and take regular trips out amongst other choices. By working with residents and relatives on personal care plans we can find out together what people most want to do and what we can do to help.

We have an active resident’s committee which ensures resident involvement in life at Seaview House

We are always happy to welcome visitors and to take calls – we will offer advice when we can.

Life at our homes booklet

Read our brochure ‘Providing great quality care and wellbeing’ for more information on how we’re here to help you and your loved one.

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Types of care

At Seaview we provide person-centred nursing care services for older people in need of care and support. It is important to us that our care services are delivered in a way that celebrates each person’s individuality and helps them to maintain as much independence as possible, so we tailor our services to meet the unique needs of each person providing meaningful activity each day. This could include personal one-to-one time with staff members when needed, regular visits from a chiropodist or just adhering to special dietary requirements.

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Nursing care

Respite / Short stay

Facilities

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

On-site

  • Activity classes
  • Activity room
  • Day trips
  • Exercise classes

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.

Wendy McGowan

Senior General Manager

Hi, my name is Wendy, and I am the general manager here at Seaview House. Welcome to our website!

I am originally from England, and moved with my family to Scotland in 2006. I started my career in the healthcare sector at age 18 and worked as a carer in a nursing home. Throughout my nurse training I regularly worked in this sector and, as a qualified nurse, often supported care homes in their provision of care.

I qualified as a nurse in 1996 and worked in emergency mental health team throughout the first 10 years of my nursing career. In that time, I developed a collaborative leadership style, and later on worked as a team leader for a specialist crisis intervention team in Southport.

The most rewarding part of my job is the relationships I have developed with residents, their family members and the staff who help support the people who live here. I am delighted that, through our provision of person-centred care, we have developed a homely atmosphere and a place people like to live in.

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Life at Seaview House Care Home

Life at our home is composed of many key elements, not least of all, a dedicated team who strive to deliver high quality care, exciting activities and delicious food for the individuals we support. These services are enhanced by our excellent facilities, which serve to make residents’ time here as comfortable 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 & Facilities

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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