|Since the acquisition of the business in
2002 by the current owners Hendra House has undergone a
considerable transformation, which has resulted in the
luxurious, but homely surroundings currently enjoyed by
all of the residents.
Local Transport - The
home is adjacent to Sandpits Road and is within 50 yards
of the local bus stop with a regular service to all parts
of the town and the local train station.
Access - The home is
accessed by a pedestrian access, which complies fully with
the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act,
thereby providing ease of access to residents and visitors
alike. Handrails are provided throughout the home for the
convenience of both residents & visitors.
The home operates on two floors with a mechanical lift
servicing both floors, in addition a flight of stairs is
available for those who do not wish to use the lift.
Rooms - The home
provides 28 single rooms all with en-suite facilities each
one decorated and furnished to a high standard to suit
individual needs and tastes.
The home offers three styles of rooms these being the
Executive, Premier and Standard. Each category being
determined by size, view, fittings and furnishings.
Nurse Call System -
All rooms are serviced by a nurse call system.
- The home offers both bathing and shower facilities for
its residents in modern bathrooms each equipped to a high
standard with the latest patient and staff aid facilities
incorporated. In addition facilities for visiting
hairdressers are available as required.
Food - Hendra House
prides itself on the quality of food delivered to its
residents, using the best locally sourced ingredients from
the same suppliers as some of the towns internationally
The nutritional benefits and quality of food
delivered at the home were recognised by the awarding of
the “Platinum Award” in the Shropshire Healthy Eating
Award scheme. In addition the home holds the ultimate 5
Star rating for Food Hygiene issued by Shropshire Council
and the Food standards Agency.This is the highest award
available issued jointly by Shropshire Council and
Shropshire NHS Trust.
Communal Areas -
Residents can enjoy the comfort and sociability of the
main lounge, or enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the quiet
area which is provided for those who wish to partake in
more relaxing activities. In addition the home offers a
large conservatory leading directly to a landscaped garden
area with easy access for residents and visitors alike.
Dining Room - The
dining room offers residents the opportunity to enjoy a
varied selection of home cooked fare in a modern but
Laundry - All laundry
is processed on site in our modern laundry with equipment
which is compliant with current regulations relating to
infection control, which ensures we minimise the risk of
any form of cross infection to our residents.
Treatment Room – The
home has a dedicated treatment room, which is fully
compliant with the latest infection control requirements
for use by all visiting healthcare practitioners.