Welcome to Dolphin Care – Supporting you to take the next step

Nursing and Rehabilitation

Dolphin Care is a specialist provider of nursing and rehabilitation services to clients with an acquired brain injury and neurological conditions. Our first unit, Kingfisher Court just outside Southampton, Hampshire opened in January 2013. Contact us now to find out more.

Dolphin Care was specifically created in 2011 to provide specialist accommodation and rehabilitation facilities for those with Acquired Brain Injury and associated neurological conditions. At Dolphin Care we place the individual at the heart of everything that we do to ensure that our clients are able to achieve their goals within a personalised care pathway.

Inside Dolphin Care

Our purpose built unit at Kingfisher Court is a 17 bedded unit just outside Southampton and includes:

  •  24 hour on-site nursing care
  •  Single Bedrooms all with en-suite wet rooms
  •  Medical Gas piped to all upstairs bedrooms
  •  Air conditioning / Climate conditioning system throughout, including a Passivent air system for continuous fresh air
  •  Intelligent Lighting system
  •  Sensory Bathroom including different audio and coloured lighting settings
  •  Training / Assisted Daily Living Kitchen to assist in the rehabilitative process
  •  Separate Consultation / Treatment room
  •  Access to Neuropsychological Consultants

We are commitment to ensure our clients are happy, receive the highest level of care, have opportunities to learn new skills and are safe.

Philosophy of Care

We aim to provide a ‘Person Centred’ approach to care. Person Centred means doing things in the way that the person wants, placing them at the centre of the process. Taking into consideration their family and friends and focusing on their ability ‘what is important to the person and the supports needed.’

Sharing the commitment to action and change and not focusing on the disability but rather on their ability. Person Centred Planning does not finish when the plan is written. It begins here, and requires continuous listening, learning and action as the person develops and opportunities unfold.

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If you are looking for a placement or enquiring about a possible referral, please contact us.

If you are looking for a placement or enquiring about a possible referral, please contact:
Aaron Comley - Referrals and Assessment Manager on 02392 475219
Email: aaron.comley@dolphinhomes.co.uk
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Facilities

Dolphin Care Ltd has been formed to specifically provide services for adults with Acquired Brain Injuries and associated neurological conditions. We will provide these services under the following definitions of regulated activities by CQC.

  1. Accommodation for people who require nursing or personal care.
  2. Treatment of disease. disorder or injury.

Our service includes the following different service types:

a) Care Home Service with Nursing

We provide care for adults aged 18-65 with acquired brain injury and associated neurological conditions or complex cognitive impairments and/or physical disabilities. This will include active rehabilitation, slow-stream rehabilitation and long term placements. Both the care that people receive and the premises are regulated.

b) Long-Term Conditions Services

We will initially provide these services in South Hampshire for the following reasons.

  1. The need for a specialist facility dedicated to the care of people with Acquired Brain Injury and associated conditions such as epilepsy. There is no specialist facility within Hampshire.
  2. The proximity to the neurological unit at Southampton General Hospital.
  3. The demand from the local Primary Care Trust and local Social Services offices for better, more specialised facilities within county.
  4. Increasing demand for facilities able to cope with service users that have complex health needs and rehabilitative services due to the improved life expectancy as a result of continued medical advances.
  5. Pressure on local NHS health facilities that do not have the capacity to look after service users beyond the initial emergency stage.

Activity Services

Dolphin Care provides individualised care packages for clients with Acquired Brain Injury and associated neurological conditions within an established care pathway.

This can include active rehabilitation,slow stream rehabilitation, or long term care placements.

Our facility at Kingfisher Court has a range of bedrooms which have been designed to cater for clients with differing needs and abilities, including those with additional physical disabilities and complex health needs.

Our range of support programmes can be designed to focus on meeting nursing needs and maintaining a general quality of life, right through to a comprehensive rehabilitation programme, to enable our clients to re-enter a community setting.

Activities are an important way of improving independence and providing stimulation and Dolphin Care provide a variety of these. Our caring staff will assist clients to access and enjoy activities as part of their individual person-centred care.

Contact

Tel: 023 92475219
Fax: 023 92471760

enquiries@dolphinhomes.co.uk

Kingfisher Court

Rownhams Lane
North Baddesley
Southampton
Hampshire
SO52 9LP

 

Head Office address:

Dolphin Homes Ltd
Unit A3
Endeavour Business Park
Penner Road
Havant
Hampshire
PO9 1QN

Company Reg No: 01685034

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