Wheatlands Care Home in Shropshire
Wheatlands is a lovely country house, built in 1979 as a Barnardos home, and is set in tranquil landscaped gardens overlooking the Shropshire countryside. Close to the local amenities of Much Wenlock where the ancient Olympics originated, Wheatlands is a 46-bedded care home, offering support for individuals living dementia. who are supported in a perfect environment to live the best life possible.
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.
It is a home from home with lovely gardens and a dedicated team of staff who pride themselves on helping residents to retain their independence with dignity and choice. Our personal approach to care is based on plans agreed with residents and their family and friends to ensure likes, dislikes and interests are always recognised. Our activities team provide a focus for the day and every day includes a choice of things to be involved with if you wish, from baking and crafts to school visits and day trips. The home is a hub of the local community and our friends and neighbours are very welcome in the home to share their expertise and interests.
Types of care
Wheatlands provides person-centred residential care for the elderly frail and those living with dementia in our Memory Lane community. We provide 24 hour residential care and personal care & support to those who require assistance to meet their care, health and social needs. We aim to continually refresh our services to meet residents' needs and focus on improving and developing the quality of care, hospitality and choice we offer. Staff respect the people we support and aim to make their life meaningful and enjoyable.
Respite / Short stay
Our staff are like family
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Life at Wheatlands 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
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.Find out more
Activities & Events
Our varied activities programme reflects the dedication of our skilled staff, who bring a certain uniqueness to the home, which can&apost be found anywhere else.Find out more
Care & Facilities
Our home is equipped with a number of facilities and features that serve to enhance the lives of those we support.Find out more
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Your next steps to finding care
Our team are here to help you when you are ready to talk about the care and support you need. Please call our team to arrange a visit and come and take a look around our home.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Wheatlands Care Home offers Residential care, Dementia care, Nursing care, Respite / Short stay.