Vicarage Court Care Home is situated at North Featherstone, Pontefract. It is ideally located between the 5 local towns and just off the M62, making it accessible to Wakefield, Leeds, Bradford, York, etc.
It has idyllic surroundings within beautiful Yorkshire countryside. The Home is on a large 3 acre site, with 2 acres dedicated to a beautiful garden. The Home is close to many local amenities; post office, public house and various shops. There is ample free car parking for visitors at the front of the Home.
Vicarage Court has been a Residential Dementia Home since 1983 and is very established within the local community. In 2014, the home established a general nursing unit and a general residential unit.
The Singh Family are the proprietors of Calsa Care Ltd and the Vicarage Court Care Home and through their daily personal contact ensure that all the residents personal needs are met.
The management team is highly experienced. Helen, the Nurse manager has been a nurse since 1980, and has 3 decades of nursing home management experience. She has worked with residents with extensive nursing needs, brain injuries, complex care and dementia needs.
The Head of Clinical Care is Dorothy. She has had a diverse career working primarily in the NHS as a nurse practitioner and ward manager. In the last 10 years, she has worked in the private sector as a clinical nurse specialist, with young disabled and elderly residents.
This means there is an enormous amount of experience in caring for the elderly and meeting their needs and expectations. Their experience includes residents with Parkinsons, Huntingdons, brain injuries, obesity, diabetes, ventilated patients, epilepsy, dementia, cerebral vascular incidents, and many other areas of care.
The Home has 24 hour RGN cover. It also employs two unit managers for each of the dementia, young physically disabled and residential units, so that senior staff are available at all times. All the Homes staff receive significant on-going training, both mandatory and specialist. Many have formal qualifications such as NVQ’s.
The Home employs approximately 95 staff (including the proprietors) in the Care and accommodation for the elderly. The Home was awarded " Employer of the Year" in 2014 by Wakefield College. The home has consistently been regarded as the top nursing home in Yorkshire according to relatives feedback.
The home is closely involved in a multi-disciplinary team which involves our staff liaising with GPs, district nurses, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists, dentists, opticians, hearing aids specialists, and many other care professionals.
The care home motto is "When excellence becomes tradition, greatness knows no limit."