Haughgate House

Woodbridge, Suffolk

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Our Home

Haughgate House was originally built in the 1920’s as a family home for the local Cobbold family.

The property was converted in to a nursing home in the 1980’s.  The home provides nursing care for up to 31 residents.  It has a good reputation in the local area for delivering high quality nursing care.

The home is set in a peaceful and tranquil setting with lovely grounds to enjoy.

Haughgate House boasts period features throughout.  Comfortable lounges provide wonderful views of the gardens.

Facilities

  • 30 bedrooms, 29 single, 1 double
  • Comfortable lounges with garden views
  • A visiting hairdresser
  • Visits from local healthcare professionals can be arranged
  • Gardens include two sheltered courtyards to enjoy, comfortable seating and all wheelchair accessible
  • A wide range of menu choices offered
  • Near public transport
  • Car parking

Activities

A wide range of activities are provided at the home.

Paul Adams Maintenance

What role did you carry out before you came to Healthcare Homes?

Maintenance

What do you think a person needs to do to be good in your role?

Flexibility, compassion, a sense of humour and thick skin

What’s your favourite part of your working day and why?

The moment after lunch enjoying a cup of tea with the residents, catching up with them and discussing any issues or ideas they have. Having been a carer here prior to maintenance, I feel this is important.

What qualities do you think make you stand out?

The ability to listen, be compassionate and lead from the front

What are your interests outside of work/how do you unwind?

Chairman of the local scout group. A volunteer at a local club for people with learning disabilities

Keiran Broadhurst Activities Co-ordinator

Please detail any relevant education/training

NAPA level 2. BACH Foundation Registered Practitioner.

Year started working at Healthcare Homes

2018

What role did you carry out before you came to Healthcare Homes

Carer

What do you think a person needs to do to be good in your role?

Balanced. To be upbeat, warm and compassionate. To have a good knowledge of individuals to support their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.

What’s your favourite part of your working day and why?

The morning – greeting everyone building a sense of good mood to prepare for the day ahead.  A bright, cheerful smile to boost moods.

What has been your biggest career highlight to date?

Winning ‘outstanding individual’, changing someone’s life, going the extra mile 2017

What qualities do you think make a good home manager?

Outstanding communication.  Valuing the team. A person who supports and encourages you as an individual

What are your interests outside of work/how do you unwind?

Reading, writing, attending a spiritual Church, readings as a medium, listening to music and movie soundtracks

What do you enjoy/are you looking forward to the most about working at this care home?

Building a social, enabling and sensory environment for all

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    Haugh Lane,
    Woodbridge,
    Suffolk,
    IP12 1JG