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Avalon Nursing Homes Eastbourne

About Us

This Eastbourne Nursing home was first opened in 1968 and has nearly 50 years’ experience in providing quality nursing care for the residents of Eastbourne. The home has a strong history of providing first class nursing care such that we often find a resident chooses Avalon because a relative often a mum or aunt had be cared for their previously. Most of the nursing homes referrals are from people who had loved ones cared for at Avalon in their past and thus they know it’s a safe pair of hands. Often some of the staff from many years ago might still be present from previous visits in the past as we have a lot of very long serving staff some of whom have been with the Eastbourne Nursing Home more than 20 years.

Where are we?


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Avalon Nursing home is one of the oldest in the country and was first opened in 1968. It is located in the Hampden Park area of Eastbourne, close to Hampden Park and St Marys Church and a short walk from Hampden Park shopping centre and train station.

It has two wings, one for 22 residents who have pure nursing needs and a New Wing for 16 patients who have EMI Nursing requirements. Dementia not Emi & a discrepancy with how many residents we take. Need to make it all the same font & size. Can’t say nursing wing for pure nursing needs as it isn’t. More dementia than nursing.

Nursing Wing

The Nursing home in Eastbourne is based in a large, detached, converted building with private front and rear gardens situated in Hampden Park on the outskirts of Eastbourne. Situated near an attractive park it is within walking distance of the village, with easy access to shops, public transport, GP’s and dental surgeries.

On the ground floor of the nursing wing there are 10 single and 2 double rooms, an entrance hall, a large lounge/dining room area with sufficient space for group activities, a conservatory area, clinical area, 2 sluice rooms, 2 assisted bathrooms, 3 further WC’s, kitchen and store room, staff room with toilet and changing facilities and the matron’s office.

On the first floor of the nursing wing there are 4 single bedrooms and 1 double bedroom, 1 assisted bathroom, a WC suitable for use by disabled people and a sluice.

Dementia Nursing Wing

Recently this Eastbourne Nursing Home opened a Dementia wing based in a detached house with 2 floors which is linked directly to the nursing wing.

On the ground floor of the Dementia Nursing wing there is a large lounge/dining & conservatory area providing sufficient space for all Dementia residents, 1 assisted bathroom, 6 bedrooms – all having en-suites and 5 of which are provided with a wet room facility.

On the first floor there are 10 bedrooms all of which have en-suites and 7 of which are provided with a wet room facility. In addition there is a communal wet room and toilet, sluice & wheelchair access via a ramp.

 

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Care Quality Commission

Since the inadequate rating in November 2016 Avalon' original Matron Lynn Shingfield has returned to Avalon as a Senior Manager in January 2017. Lynn has worked hard along with her team to return the home to its previous high standards. The feedback from Social Services and families has been positive and we await our re inspection.


SPRINKLER SYSTEM INSTALLED THROUGHOUT

    Protection of our vulnerable residents is the most important thing for our home and thus we have installed the best life safety sprinkler system - where this may not be ascetically pleasing it is the equivalent to having a fireman in each of our bedrooms 24 hours per day. Fire alarms will only warn us about fires however the sprinkler system we have installed extinguishes the fire itself making the home safe for fires.


 

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