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A Fond Farewell & Latest News From Bank Close House

Well here at Bank Close House we have hit the ground running entering 2020, but before we tell you what has been happening here, we would like to wish two of our staff a fond farewell as they move on to pastures new.

Kyle (Senior carer) has left us to go and join the team at Ashgate Hospice, we wish Kyle all the best for his future and thank him for 10 years’ service to Bank Close House, you will be greatly missed.

Also, we say bye bye to Pauline you has left us and again thank her for all her hard work and dedication.

Here are some photos of Kyle on his last day.

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This week our residents have been enjoying games of Bingo, Dominos and Target games which is not only good fun but is great for our residents’ hand eye co-ordination.

We have a lot of things happening here at Bank Close House so keep an eye out for information on all things happening here.

Here are some photos from this week’s activities:

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Devonshire Care Acquires Morton Manor Care Home Gainsborough

Morton Manor care homes GainsboroughDevonshire Care is pleased to announce the acquisition of Morton Manor care home in Gainsborough (formerly The Manor, Dog & Duck Lane).

With our ethos of having the most beautiful “homes from home”, set in stately surroundings and providing a safe and stunning environment for our residents, we decided to acquire and fully refurbish Morton Manor.

Morton Manor now caters for up to 30 residents, providing high quality nursing and residential care in beautiful surroundings.  The home is situated in the village of Morton, just 1.2 miles away from Gainsborough and a mile from Thonock Park.

The refurbishment sees all rooms being furnished to a very high standard, with new equipment and decor, as well as lockable storage facilities.

Facilities & services include:

  • Day care
  • Palliative care
  • Respite care
  • 24 hour care
  • Convalescent care
  • Dementia care
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair access
  • Own GP access
  • Visiting Dental – Yearly checks
  • Visiting Opticians
  • Visiting Chiropody
  • Weekly Hairdresser
  • Personal laundry service
  • Own Furniture if required
  • A varied daily menu catering for individual dietary requirements
  • 24 hour refreshment facilities
  • Close to Local shops

And our activities coordinator organises regular events in house, such as crafts, games and entertainment, as well as:

  • Trips out
  • Quiz nights
  • Entertainers
  • Social evenings
  • Shopping trips

If you’re looking for a care home in Gainsborough, contact us on 01427 612796 and arrange to have a visit of our newly refurbished care home.  There is also more information about the facilities and services on this page.

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Latest News From Bank Close House Care Home in Chesterfield

Just quick update on what has been happening here at Bank Close House to start the new year.

silver award care home ChesterfieldAge UK – Strictly No Falling Scheme Silver Award

We are currently in the process of working alongside Age UK ( ) and completing the Strictly No Falling scheme, which sets out to reduce the number of falls in a Care Home.

We have just received the Silver Award and are working towards obtaining the Gold Award, a very well done to Katy for all your hard work to achieve the silver award.

food hygiene award care home Chesterfield5 Star Food Hygiene

Our yearly Environmental Health food hygiene rating has been carried out and we have been awarded 5 Stars on our rating, which we have proudly displayed on our front door.

calendar nursing home ChesterfieldA Competitive & Creative New Year!

Our Residents have been busy this new year, enjoying a very competitive game of Dominos and making calendars for their bedrooms. Our manager even has one attached to her office door and says “thank you Liz for my lovely calendar”.


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