Life at Summerhayes

  • Accommodation - All our bedrooms are individual and have their own character as we encourage our residents to bring personal belongings with them to make them feel more at home. We have four bedrooms with en-suites and all other bedrooms are provided with hand was basins. There are four bathrooms one of which has a hydraulic chair to assist those who are unable to get in and out of the bath easily and one is also a shower room with wheelchair access. We have a stair-lift to help those less mobile to access the first floor bedrooms for which help is always available. For the safety and reassurance of our residents a call bell system is installed in every bedroom, bathroom and all communal areas. Each bedroom has a tv ariel point. Summerhayes offers a large lounge and dining area and a sun lounge all of which have televisions and music centres.
  • Setting - Summerhayes is situated on the Wimborne Road close to the bus routes and amenities in the Kinson area. The garden sweeps around the building, with a car park for visitors at the front. Summerhayes has a well-stocked garden with level access on three sides of the home.
  • Activities - Summerhayes encourages residents to maintain their own personal interests and hobbies at all times. Entertainment is provided on a daily basis for those who would like to participate which includes local entertainers and a mucic and exercise therapist, we also arrange for theatre companies to visit to bring a variety of pantomimes for all to enjoy. The local library provide both standard and large print books regularly and are also able to provide audio books. A hairdresser visits fortnightly, a Chiropodist visits every six weeks and arrangements can be made for a Dentist and Audiologist to visit if required. The local church visit once a month to hold an hours service.      
  • Dining - Summerhayes has a large dining area which offers you the opportunity to socialise and relax with other residents whilst enjoying your meal. All our meals are cooked and prepared on the premises. Summerhayes is able to cater for special diety requirements including soft diets, diabetic diets and other specialised requirements. Snacks and drinks are offered throughout the day and night but can also be requested at any time. Our meals are well presented, fresh, nutritional and very appetising. We have a variety of meals available on our rotating menu but alternatives can be catered for. A member of staff will ask you your requirements and preferences for every meal.