Our Mission Statement

The Broughtons

2 Moss Street, Salford, Manchester. M7 1NF
T: 0161 708 9033 F: 0161 792 8144 M: mail@broughtonhouse.org.uk

Situation

Broughton House is situated in the Lower Broughton area of east Salford close to the administrative boundary with Manchester. Our architect designed home was purpose built in 1989 and boasts thirty seven (37) single rooms. 31 of them having en-suite facilities. The home has a drive in forecourt which leads to a secure car park for some 15 - 20 cars. To the rear of the property is an attractive well maintained, mainly lawned garden with a terrace across the rear of the property.

Facilities

The first impression a visitor has when entering Broughton House is one of comfort and friendliness. The home has a five person lift, grab rails and wide corridors with no awkward steps. Everything has been taken care of to make life easy and trouble free as possible. All 37 bedrooms are furnished to a high standard with 31 of them having en-suite facilities. All rooms have a nurse call system installed. Residents are encouraged to bring in personal possessions to achieve as homely an environment as possible. All rooms have TV aerial facilities and televisions can be supplied at an extra charge. Residents may have telephones installed at their own expense. There is 1 large lounge, dining room and large conservatory, most with views of the garden. The locally praised and vibrantly colourful garden is an oasis to be enjoyed in the summer by both residents and visitors alike. In addition a fully ventilated smoking room and dedicated shower / wet room.

Dining Arrangements

Dining is regarded as the focal points in the day. Meals are prepared using fresh ingredients with a diverse menu range produced by our much acclaimed and fully managed kitchen. Special diets are catered for where necessary and personal preferences taken into account. Residents are able to dine in their rooms or in the communal dining areas in the Home. There are 3 main choices of meals and desserts or any special request for lunch time menu and a choice of a hot or cold supper with dessert. Hot drinks are served throughout the day and evening with biscuits and cakes but beverages and snacks are available at all times. Meals are a very sociable occasion and residents are encouraged to leave their rooms but may be served with meals there if they wish. Relatives and friends are welcome to join residents for meals by prior arrangement but can visit for coffee or tea at any time. During the summer refreshments are served in the garden and can be a pleasant interlude for all concerned.

Services

Laundry

Personal clothing suitable for machine washing is undertaken free of charge. Dry cleaning can be arranged at an extra charge.

Hairdressing Salon

A hairdresser visits every Monday with a full compliment of equipment in-house. Prices are available on request. Broughton House has a dedicated Hairdressers room fitted out like a salon with hairdressers sink etc.

Chiropodist

Visits every six weeks, charges are extra. Price available on request.

Treatment Room

A dedicated room used by District Nurses when privacy with our residents are needed.

Activities

Activities are arranged following discussion at residents meetings that are held at regular intervals. This allows residents to raise any concerns and for local information to be passed on. Social events are arranged and residents are encouraged to attend local events. Regular bingo, Cinema Nights, Reminiscence Nights and quiz sessions are held by the activities organiser. During the day residents can occupy themselves with a book from the library, board games, jigsaw puzzles, audio library and video library. A computer is available to allow you to surf the web or keep in touch with your family and friends via email or even video calling. Our own instructor will give you simple tuition to get you started. All our homes have a 120" electronic motorised screen complete with projector. Perfect for movies!

Shopping

Outings are arranged and organised on regular occasions at resident's requests.

Medical Services

Residents are able to retain their own GP if this is possible. Emergency visits are made as required. Medications are supplied by the local chemist.

Out- Patient Visits

Where possible residents are taken to hospital and dental appointments or other arrangements are made for transportation if required.