Care Home in Surrey
Nursing & Dementia Care
Located close to Woking in the heart of the Surrey countryside, Princess Christian Care Home is a Nursing and Residential Care Home in Surrey providing specialist 24-hour care for elderly people with Nursing needs or who have been diagnosed with Dementia. Purpose-built in 2009, this state-of-the-art modern accommodation offers outstanding amenities, and is staffed by a dedicated and highly skilled team nurses and carers, who are supported by the Administrator, Activities Co-Ordinator, Housekeepers, Onsite Maintenance Person and the Catering Team.
Princess Christian Care Home is close to local road links and public transport, and residents are allowed to bring their own furniture with them when they move in, and their pets to keep them company. The Home features specialist lifting and bathing equipment, lift access to all floors and wheelchair access throughout. We have a busy Activities timetable for those wishing to take part. We also organise regular external entertainers and we have our own Mini Bus to enable us to take trips out with small groups of residents. Princess Christian provides a varied, healthy and plentiful menu that is very popular with residents – catering for special diets and soft food diets.
As well as regular GP visits to the Home, residents can benefit from a range of Professionals who regularly visit the Home, including: Acupuncturist, Alternative Therapist, Chiropodist, Dentist, Dietician, Hairdresser, Optician, Physiotherapist, Specialist Nurses and Speech therapist.
We have a core team here at Princess Christian Care Home who are expertly trained to look after residents with complex needs, including individuals with a diagnosis of Dementia. We involve a multidisciplinary team in conducting thorough assessments and action plans to ensure that our resident’s well-being is at the heart of our care. We also conduct Dementia Care Mapping – an established approach in achieving and embedding person-centred care.
Princess Christian Care Home has achieved the Gold Standards Framework accreditation, an acknowledgement of the expertise of our superior End of Life Care services. This is something only five percent of UK Care Homes have achieved and we are extremely proud of our exceptional staff teams. We tailor our care and resources around our residents’ needs and our staff are champions in promoting respect and dignity at all times.
Princess Christian Care Home was awarded Investors in People Gold award in July 2016 and celebrated with an offical visit from the local Mayor of Surrey Heath Borough Council on 31 August 2016. For organisations to be awarded with the Investors in People accreditation, they must undergo a rigorous assessment, which reflects their workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. After interviewing about 40 staff across all departments, the assessor commented that Princess Christian Care Home was, “One of the most consistently enthusiastic and motivated groups of staff that I have ever had the pleasure to meet – a truly energising experience.”
Interactive Me is a brand new online tool used to create bespoke memory boxes as a valuable person-centred care tool for our elderly residents or those with Dementia. We are extremely grateful for our residents Mary Hardy and Brian Stock, and their relatives Sue Havell and Sylvia Stock who helped bring this wonderful video to life. Interactive Me could make an ideal gift for a relative – click here to watch the video.
Click here to read A message from the Manager.
Care service offered:
- Day Care & Weekend Care
- Dementia Care
- End of Life Care
- General Nursing Care
- Nursing Dementia Care
- Residential Care
- Respite Care & Short Breaks
- Onsite Hair Salon
- Physiotherapy Treatment Room
- Extensive Secure Gardens
- Two Lounges
- Two Dining Rooms
- Sensory Room
- Cinema Room
- 89 Single Rooms, 2 Shared Rooms – all en-suite
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Activities & Lifestyle:
Daily life is fun and varied. The more we know about an individual’s hobbies and interests, the better we can tailor their daily activities and lifestyle within the Home.
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"Mum was in Princess Christian for 3 weeks after a long stay in hospital before passing away. I could not have asked for a more supportive, compassionate and well run home for mum to end her days in. The staff looked after mum with such love that we felt she was almost a family member. Even down to looking after us and feeding us when we stayed over night for mums final days."
CE, relative of resident, January 2016, Princess Christian Care Home in Surrey
"The manager and all the team are absolute angels and that's the only way to describe him and his team. The ethos of the home putting their clients first and also looking after the family involved with loved ones at life's end is unbelievable, the love and care they took with my mum and ourselves. The managers words to me "Everyone needs everyone else" will remain with me forever."
SH, relative of resident, December 2015, Princess Christian Care Home in Surrey
"I was very impressed by the professionalism, sensitivity and pro-active helpfulness of all the staff with them I had dealing. The nurses were particularly sympathetic and caring. I throughout was thoroughly informed at every stage of my mothers illness."
CH, relative of resident, November 2015, Princess Christian Care Home in Surrey
"The care and kindness shown by Princess Christian staff was first class. My Mother was a resident in Princess Christian Care Home for the last month of her life, following discharge from hospital. It was unfortunate that Nursing Care in another local Home where she was resident for 2.5 years deteriorated to the point where another Home had to be sought. However, the care and kindness shown by Princess Christian staff was first class and my Mother passed away peacefully in no pain, in a warm, comfortable environment which is all we can ask."
MB Family, February 2015, Princess Christian Care Home in Surrey
"I cannot praise the Nurses and carers enough for their kindness and constant support. My Mother was a resident at Princess Christian Care Centre for just over three years and has recently died. I cannot praise the Nurses and carers enough for their kindness and constant support. If Mum needed the Doctor, the Nurses would always call me to tell me the outcome of his visit and keep Mum monitored. The staff always had a smile for everyone and I never once saw any of them looking cross or flustered despite being constantly busy. All I can say is one very big THANK YOU to everyone there including Mario, the Manager - Mum thought he was wonderful - so do I and I am eternally grateful."
MK Family, January 2015, Princess Christian Care Home in Surrey
"She was withdrawn…they changed all of that. My Mother has been a resident Princess Christian Care Home for nearly 4 years. When she went in she hardly spoke, was withdrawn and did not participate in any activities. They changed all of that, although now her Dementia has taken it away again."
GW Family, January 2015, Princess Christian Care Home in Surrey
A message from the Manager
Hi, I’m Mario Taherian and I’m the Registered Manager of Princess Christian Care Home in Surrey. Working as a Home Manager for several years I can understand that it can be very difficult choosing the right Care Home for your loved one. If you are looking for a Care Home place in our area, I would recommend you visit us at Princess Christian Care Home before making a decision. You will get to know the quality of our team, our services and see the range of daily activities we provide for our residents, which are tailored to their interests and hobbies. Our goal is to provide a ‘happy home’ for all of our residents, which means making sure everyone feels as independent as possible in a warm, homely environment. At Princess Christian, we recognise each person as an individual with their own unique set of experiences and values.
Princess Christian Care Home is one of the largest and most popular of its kind in Surrey – caring for the elderly and for people with a diagnosis of Dementia. Situated in the beautiful village of Bisley, near Woking, the Care Home is well known for its achievements and pioneering commitment to Dementia Care. We have achieved Investors in People (Gold) and we are accredited by the Gold Standards Framework – an acknowledgement of the expertise of our superior End of Life Care services.
Princess Christian is a 93-bedded Nursing and Residential Home and it has a history of almost 100 years as a Care Home – formerly as a Home for elderly war veterans. This home was rebuilt in 2009 to look identical from the outside, but to modern building specifications. The interiors have been transformed into purpose-built facilities for residents with Dementia or related illnesses. Each of our bedrooms has en-suite facilities, optional flat screen TVs and telephone points. There are several lounge areas, two large conservatories, two dining rooms and one large fully functioning restaurant style dining area within the building. We also have an onsite Hair Salon, a Cinema Room, a Sensory Room, comprehensive personal care facilities and landscaped secure grounds.
For the convenience of managing a large home, we have three independently managed units – each of which is led by a Senior or Lead Nurse. Princess Christian always has a minimum of three qualified Registered Nurses on duty 24-hours a day, supported by three unit managers, one deputy manager and myself. All our staff members are competent in delivering the highest quality care from a person-centred approach, according to each person’s likes and preferences. We also have the service of a chartered physiotherapist available to consult regarding your loved one’s mobility or functional issues.
I have to say that I am currently leading the most amazing team of staff at Princess Christian. They truly know about connecting to people. They want to enrich the lives of our residents by reminding the rest of the community that Care Homes are filled with unique, intelligent and charming people, and run by staff who really value their job. They all are keen in upholding our values – caring, compassion, communication, competence, commitment and courage.
We love to involve family and friends and listen to their views on their loved ones’ care and on the day-to-day running of the Home. This is the reason why we have “Friends of Princess Christian” (FOPC), which is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation designed to bring relatives, residents and staff at Princess Christian Care Home together. We meet regularly and talk about how to make positive changes in the Home, continually contributing towards enriching the lives of its residents. FOPC meets once a month to discuss anything related to the Care Home or its services. This also provides an opportunity for us to build a larger community around our residents so that they don’t feel segregated from the rest of the world.
I can’t wait to meet you and show you how proud our residents feel when they actually sit for these meetings and have their say on the day-to-day running of the Home. We also organise regular social events, fundraising events to support charities and educational sessions etc. to which residents, their friends and family are welcome at any time.
In our restaurant, you will be able book in advance to dine together with your loved one as a family, or on special occasions, and you will be treated with delicious homemade food.
We are keen to welcome all who are interested – please consider visiting the Home in person. Spend time talking to staff members, managers and residents. Enjoy a tour of the wonderful Home and its surroundings. Fancy staying for lunch? Even consider working for us or have time for volunteering at Princess Christian Care Home?
Please feel free to call me on 01483 488 917.