Facilities Our facilities: an overview Number of bedrooms: 41 There are no facilities for smoking in the bedrooms Residents are encouraged to bring personal effects Residents are encouraged to bring in their own furniture, by arrangement with the manager (must be fire-retardant) There are several Residents' lounges Two Conservatories and a quiet lounge TV lounges Hairdressing salon Private visitor's room On-site laundry There are several secluded seating areas in the garden affording our Residents adequate space and privacy to entertain their visitors. General facilities: We have full wheelchair access A passenger lift and a wheelchair lift We offer Nursing Care and Residential Care We work with the Gold Standard system after having piloted the scheme in this area Relatives and visitors are welcome any time There is a bus stop very close to the home and a good network of motorways in the close vicinity The local authority with whom we work is Wakefield Metropolitan District council Catering: Mealtimes are flexible Varied Menu choices Special diets are catered for Family/friends can share a meal with their Relative Health We encourage our Residents to retain their own GP/dentist if possible. We have a regular hairdresser, manicurist and chiropodist  There is occupational and diversional therapy Spiritual The local Anglican Minister performs a church service monthly. He offers communion to Residents in private if appropriate The local Catholic also visits us regularly and sees his parishioners individually The Chestnuts also make every effort to fulfill the Spiritual needs of every one of our Residents and welcome diversity
“Thank you so much for the wonderful care you took of our dear mum.  We are eternally grateful.  I cannot praise you enough for the professional and dedicated way you have gone about looking after my mother throughout her illness”.  Family Member.
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The Chestnuts, Church Road, Altofts, Normanton WF6 2QG Tel : 01924 220 019
The Chestnuts, Church Road, Altofts, Normanton WF6 2QG Tel : 01924 220 019
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