Welcome to MillviewWhen you’re looking for a care home, either for yourself or a loved one, it’s important thatyou feel confident with your decision. This means choosing somewhere that offers thehighest standards of care, comfort and support, with friendly and experienced staff whoreally get to know the resident and provide care that’s individual to them.Situated in Barrhead, a residential area of Glasgow just four A warm, homely environment.miles from Paisley town centre, Millview is on a main bus route Whether they’re staying with us long-term or just for a shortand has shops within walking distance. The home has been period, we want every resident to feel very much at home. Wespecifically designed to meet the needs of residents primarily welcome visitors at any time, and we take care to createwith elderly dementia care or daily nursing and residential care comfortable, homely surroundings. We believe in striking aneeds. As you’d expect from Bupa, our standards of care are balance between providing care and support when it’s needed,second to none, and we employ highly trained registered and helping the resident to maintain their independence – andnurses and care assistants who provide 24-hour professional we encourage each resident to lead as full and active a life assupport. possible. Our warm, friendly atmosphere means that our residents can continue their daily lives with privacy andAt Bupa, we appreciate that every resident is different, so each dignity, in a safe, caring environment.person living with us has their own personal plan that’s uniqueto them. This covers not only their care needs, but also their Our homepersonal preferences and tastes. We also ask residents and A modern, purpose-built home, Millview has been carefullytheir relatives to complete a ‘Map of Life’ so we can really get designed to create a pleasant, well equipped home with helpto know each resident, and meet their emotional and social – and companionship on hand. Four spacious, well furnishedas well as physical – needs. lounges and two dining areas provide a meeting place forWe also offer our staff plenty of specialist training, including residents to relax and entertain guests. With a quiet room asour award-winning ‘Personal Best’ customer service well as our activities taking place around the home, there isprogramme. Bupa Care Services is one of the largest always a place to socialise, watch television or simply spendorganisations to have Investor in People status, reflecting this some quiet time. We know how important it is to keep incommitment to training and development. touch with friends and family, so our door is always open to guests.
Millview also has an easily accessible landscaped garden and patio area, where residents can sit on sunny days, enjoy the water feature in the sensory garden or take afternoon tea with guests. Various activities and an annual fete are also held outside. Our single bedrooms are all en-suite and attractively decorated to a high standard, with some having views over the gardens. Each has a telephone and aerial point, thermostatic radiators, smoke detectors and a 24-hour nurse call system. To make their rooms feel as much like home as possible, we encourage residents to bring in their own belongings, such as pictures and ornaments. Fresh and varied meals Meals are an important part of the day at Millview, and our experienced chef creates a wide range of balanced, nutritious dishes, prepared daily using only the freshest produce. Residents can choose to eat in our dining rooms, or in their bedrooms if they prefer. All our menus are nutritionally checked, and our chef caters for all tastes and diets and we will discuss our residents’ preferences and any special requirements they may have. We also serve biscuits with mid-morning tea or coffee, and resident’s day – and offer them something to look forward to. cake with tea and coffee in the afternoon and drinks in the This is why we like to look at daily tasks, such as flower evening. arranging or helping to tidy up, as activities rather than chores. We also appreciate how important it is to offer variety. So ourStimulating daily activities activity co-ordinator ensures there’s always something Everyday activities are extremely important for encouraging enjoyable and stimulating to do for residents of all abilities – healthy bodies and minds. They help to bolster a resident’s from reminiscence therapy to quizzes and art club - plus visits strength and energy, improve their appetite and humour, and from local entertainers and musicians. offer an opportunity for them to interact with staff and other We also have a mobile hairdresser who visits weekly. Activities residents. As well as providing this physical and mental don’t just take place in the home as we organise visits to local stimulation, activities can also help give structure to a places of interest such as the local garden centre and Barrhead shops and café. Millview checklist Different types of care Number of rooms 40 At Millview we treat every resident as an individual. For this Staff training Excellent NVQ programme reason we offer several types of stay depending on the level of Other services Occupational therapy, speech support required, from long-term care for those who need therapy, chiropody and daily nursing, to respite or nursing dementia care. We are also physiotherapy available on request registered to care for those with learning disabilities. Laundry On-site Religious services Arranged on-site Bupa’s commitment Lift Yes At Bupa, we believe in the highest standards of care and Visiting times Anytime, day or night, at the comfort, provided in a way that is individual to every resident. resident’s convenience We aim to achieve this by employing dedicated, well-trained Extra costs Occupational therapy, speech staff and providing comfortable and homely surroundings. therapy, chiropody, physiotherapy, Bupa is a health and care company that does not have any telephone, hairdressing, newspapers shareholders. As a result, it can reinvest all its profits into the business and focus on its customers.
See for yourselfThe best way to see what sets Millview apart is to pay us a visit. Please feel free to pop in at anytime, or contact our home manager on 0141 881 2040 to arrange an appointment. They willbe happy to answer any questions. How to find us If approaching from Barrhead on the A736 Main Street, go along to the roundabout, take the third exit into Dovecotehall Street, then take the next turning on your left into Carlibar Road and left again into the cul-de-sac. Millview is situated at the right hand side of the cul-de-sac. Paisley Road Fern D Barrhead rive De als to n et Stewart Stre ssmill A Rd Cro l Road d v R uf R oa Ave e oria park flees Ave Vict s Tree Commercia t ve lS Fereneze Gro rie Mu d lie St B771 Roa St h am Carlibar a Gr 36 A7 et rthur Millview S tre ain M ss A ro C Millview Care Home Barrhead, Glasgow G78 1BD Telephone: 0141 881 2040 Facsimile: 0141 881 8122 www.bupacarehomes.co.uk Millview is registered with The Commission for Social Care Inspection www.carecommission.com The world of Bupa • Medical cover Financial health protection Travel cover • • • International medical cover Care homes Health assessment • • • Home healthcare Childcare Health and care assistance • • Call 0800 00 10 10 in UK www.bupa.com TEBAYS1008