Afton Lodge Care Home

Afton Lodge Care Home

9-15 St Catherines Road
Merseyside L20 7AL

Telephone: (0151) 922 6183

Registered Manager: Wilson, Raymond
Provider Name: Mr Asif Iqbal Alvi & Muhammad Fayyaz Chauhdry
Care home beds: 27

Care Types: Care HomeLearning disability/autismOlder People

Our dedicated staff are headed by a registered manager, who has many years of experience in caring for the elderly.

Our managers provide hands-on supervision to maintain our tradition of excellence.

All Staff are DBS checked and trained to an appropriate level, many with NVQ qualifications. Training is sponsored by the company as part of an on-going commitment to training and retaining high quality staff.

Physiotherapy, Chiropody, Dentists and Opticians are all available on request. Local clergy of all denominations are encouraged to visit on a regular basis and can also be arranged on request. The home is visited by hairdressers and a range of complimentary therapies can be arranged on request at your own cost. Accommodation is fully inclusive of laundry.

Our trained chefs prepare a wide range of home cooked food using fresh local produce. The choice is based on traditional recipes and daily alternatives are provided at every meal time. Special diets are also catered for. A full programme of activities is available to our residents, tailored to their needs and abilities.

The home welcomes guests funded by Social Services and those who are privately paying clients. This home is inspected and accredited by CQC, in accordance with statutory government regulation. Afton Lodge also currently holds a five star PQR rating, which is an independent quality assurance mark and is also recognised as Investors in People.

Afton Lodge is a tastefully converted property, providing residential care for the elderly. It provides a homely environment and features a TV lounge and a quiet lounge.

As in all our establishments, there is full disabled access, lifts to all floors and specialised equipment is available, e.g. for assisted bathing. Although there is a non-smoking policy in the home, special smoking zones are designated and both smokers and non-smokers are accommodated in all our care homes. There is also an extensive walled garden and patio area with full disabled access.

  • GP Services available on request
  • Nurse Call in each room
  • Double rooms also available
  • TV in rooms
  • Internet facility available
  • Chiropody visits on a regular basis
  • Opticians and Dentists by arrangement
  • Hairdresser visits
  • Car parking available
  • Special diets available
  • Activities
  • Social events
  • Laundry services
  • Wheel Chair access available

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Last updated 17 November 2017
We carried out this inspection under Section 60 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 as part of our regulatory functions. This inspection was planned to check whether the provider is meeting the legal requirements and regulations associated with the Health and Social Care Act 2008, to look at the overall quality of the service, and to provide a rating for the service under the Care Act 2014.

This inspection took place on 12 October 2017 and was unannounced.

The inspection team consisted of two adult social care inspectors and an expert by experience with expertise in the care of older people.

Before our inspection we reviewed the information we held about the home. This included the Provider Information Return (PIR). A PIR is a form that asks the provider to give some key information about the service, what the service does well and improvements they plan to make. We also looked at the intelligence the Care Quality Commission had received about the home.

During the inspection we spent time with 6 people who were living at the home and they shared their views of the home with us. We also spoke to three relatives who were visiting at the time of our inspection. We spoke with six staff, including the registered managers, and the chef. We also spoke with three visiting healthcare professionals.

We looked at the care records for four people living at the home, four staff personnel files and records relevant to the quality monitoring of the service. We looked around the home, including people’s bedrooms, the kitchen, bathrooms, garden and the lounge areas.

Last updated 01:05:05 13th Dec 2017 - Update Now

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