The Minster Grange Care Home is an 83 bed Care Home with nursing providing care for Physically Frail, Dementia, Younger Physically Disabled residents, Respite Stays and End of Life Palliative Care. Our Care Home provides a calm and tranquil atmosphere and the home is ideal for those looking for somewhere safe and comfortable to live. It is registered with the Care Quality Commission and is within easy reach of local facilities and easily accessible by road, bus or train. Please feel free to visit or telephone at any time for viewing and advice.
Experienced registered nurses and care assistants, selected for their skills, operate a 24 hour service, delivering quality care to suit individual nursing care needs. An experienced Manager supervises the day to day running of the home and ensures that the care delivered encompasses social, physical, psychological and environmental needs.
Modern design, spacious with natural light, which makes it comfortable and relaxing. Lifts provide access to all floors. All bedrooms are single occupancy with en-suite amenities. Residents may personalise their bedrooms with their own possessions such as a piece of furniture or ornaments. There are lounges, a dining room and activity room where friends can join you. A secure garden with circular walks can be used when you wish. A comfortable multi-sensory room. We work at your pace giving you the help that you need.
Individual care plans enable staff to continually monitor each resident's progress and general health. This is monitored by our Quality Assured procedures, which have an ongoing review, to ensure the care provisions meet the needs of the individual.
Wholesome, home cooked food will be provided in a relaxed atmosphere at times convenient to you. Dietary needs and cultural preferences are catered for. Individual CareResidents needs will be assessed by a nurse. Realistic plans of care will be put into place to give you the assistance and support needed. Access to specialist services are available. Equipment, like special beds,hoists and baths help you receive care in a safe, comfortable and dignified manner. Opportunities to pursue one's interests and wishes will be supported by our activities co-ordinator.
All bathrooms and shower rooms have disabled access. Our hair salon has all the latest facilities and the hairdresser is available two days per week.
Visitors are welcome at any time, to our "home from home". Meals can be taken in one of the dining rooms or in the privacy of their own room. Laundry services are provided by our housekeeping team.
Sep 08th, 2017
Minster Grange Care Home are proud waving resident Mr Terry Clark off to spend the day meeting and greeting at RAF Leeming before being guest of honour at tonights formal dinner. Terry is Yorkshire’s only surviving member of the Battle of Britain Squadron and author of the book “Five of the Few”. All our residents are special to us but we felt particularly proud of Terry and so grateful to him and his squadron.
Jun 14th, 2017
For Hannah’s birthday at Minster Grange Care Home her mum booked these birds of prey and then invited us all to meet them. It was a very informative as the man from Eagle Eye Falconry explained everything about the birds – I didn’t know why they had different coloured eyes. We all celebrated Hannah’s birthday with a special tea and we all had a lovely day thanks to Hannah's mum...
May 25th, 2017
These three lovely ladies, Oenone Pashley, Sandra Vardy and Christine Spencely are starting a new group to support relatives at Minster Grange Care Home.
It’s not always easy moving home and these three are here to help. They know their way round Minster Grange and can help you help your relative as only another relative can.
Please contact Richard, Alison or the nurse of Beech Unit at Minster Grange Care Home if you would like to speak to them or join the group. It is a new idea and still evolving so let us know how you think they can help.
Apr 28th, 2017
Minster Grange Care Home staff and residents loved watching the musical duo Keith and Patricia's April performance. Residents were singing and even instructing staff members on how to cha-cha-cha. A great afternoon was had by all.
Residents also enjoyed making the most of the beautiful York weather for St Georges Day. Happily overindulging in an English high tea in the garden. Brier staff have been working with residents to help them complete a new jigsaw puzzle...
Apr 20th, 2017
Staff at Minster Grange Care Home getting into the Easter spirit, all very determined to win the egg and spoon race. Residents loved celebrating Good Friday by creating Easter bonnets for our afternoon Easter Bonnet Parade. Residents and staff shared in lots of Easter eggs, an Easter egg hunt and cuddles with friends and family.
A huge thank you go Salvation Army York who came to Minster Grange to give a beautiful Good Friday Service. All our residents, staff and family members enjoyed the afternoon and are already looking forward to the groups return in the summer...
Apr 12th, 2017
Congratulations to the lucky winners of our Minster Grange care Home Grand National sweepstakes. And to the rest, better luck next year.
And a huge thank you to Calvary Chapel York who came to perform a beautiful Palm Sunday Service. Our residents, staff and families members all really enjoyed sharing in the afternoon mass.
Mar 17th, 2017
Minster Grange Care Home was proud to host York City Football Club Foundation for a sports memorabilia coffee morning. Residents enjoyed chatting with York City Football Club players and staff about past sporting triumphs of both the club and general sporting achievements whilst enjoying some tea and cake. York City Football Club have also been kind enough to offer some of our residents free tickets to upcoming YCFC games.
Mar 17th, 2017
Minster Grange Care Home residents, relatives and staff alike, all enjoyed the musical styling of Matthew Jones-Green. A North Yorkshire guitarist who provides not only music but some reminiscence therapy throughout his sessions. Staff and residents were up dancing around all afternoon and have already requested another concert from Mr Jones-Green in the coming months.
Feb 03rd, 2017
" I am with my wife for at least three hours, seven days a week at Minster Grange Care Home, York. I see the care and attention given to my wife; This is not just caring, this is love given. Her needs are taken care of whatever they are. I can go home and sleep at night knowing she is in excellent care".
Lewis K (Husband of resident)
Jan 26th, 2017
Bar night at Minster Grange Care Home.
Residents and staff alike loved recreating the famous British game show "Play your cards right". Happily shouting out the answer along with many of Bruce Forsyth's famous sayings such as "you don't get nothing for a pair, not in this game".
Jan 08th, 2017
Minster Grange Care Home Christmas Carol Performances
A very big thank you goes out to both Calvery Chapel York along with The Parish Church of St Thomas York who came to give our residents a bit of Christmas cheer over the holiday period. Singing many of our favourite Christmas hymns and Christmas carols whilst enjoying a glass of mulled wine and a few to many mince pies.
Nov 22nd, 2016
Residents from The Minster Grange recently enjoyed a bonfire night party. Residents enjoyed hot chocolate with marshmallows and cream, Bailey's optional, while they enjoyed music and indoor fireworks. The kitchen cooked a special bonfire night tea including pumpkin soup, chilli, hot dogs and pumpkin pie. A great time was had by all.
Nov 22nd, 2016
Minster Grange Care Home held its first annual remembrance service. Residents and staff had spent the week personalising our giant poppy's which were dedicated to those who served in the wars or those who still serve in our armed forces. Throughout the service staff and residents read poems or readings from the Bible. After some war time songs everyone sang the national anthem. Terry, who is 98, was a navigator in the war and kindly carried and laid our poppy wreath.
Nov 22nd, 2016
Andy and Mark, from The Minster Grange young disabled unit, enjoyed a trip to see the Queen Extravaganza concert at the Barbican. The show was amazing and everyone enjoyed singing along to the well known songs. It is definitely a group we would go and see again.
Oct 07th, 2016
Residents recently enjoyed a trip to the Castle Museum in York. The museum itself is the site of York Castle, originally built by William the Conqueror in 1068. The museum contains the original debtor's prison with interactive cells. You can also explore Kirkgate, a recreated Victorian street, an exhibition on toys through the years as well as an exhibition commemorate the centenary of the First World War. The residents have enjoyed it so mych it will become one of our regular trips.
Sep 23rd, 2016
Minster Grange celebrated our oldest residents birthday on Wednesday 14th September. Alice Sharpe turned 98 and had a marvellous party. Staff and relatives came in to enjoy the celebrations with everyone popping in to the photo booth and dressing up... Fun was had by all See more images on Facebook
Sep 23rd, 2016
On the 13th September the staff and residents of Minster Grange enjoyed a lovely trip to the piglet farm. The sun was shining and it was a glorious day to be exploring the farm. We were incredibly lucky to get to meet the 3 day old piglets and the young chicks. All the residents really enjoyed the day, seeing and feeding the animals. After we had lunch in their on site cafe, which was delicious. See more images on Facebook
Aug 30th, 2016
Minster Grange Care Home residents enjoyed a trip to Scarborough. They all had fish and chips by the sea. Some residents went to explore Peasholme park while others enjoyed the beach for the afternoon. The weather was glorious and a fabulous day was had by all. See more images on facebook
Aug 22nd, 2016
Lots of fun at Minster grange Care Home who had their own mini Olympics. See more pics on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/lifestylecarehomes/photos/?tab=album&album_id=628489953977342
Jul 01st, 2016
National Open Care Home Day was a fabulous success at Minster Grange Care Home. Residents and their families all had a wonderful time and I'm not too sure that staff gave all the animals back! Thank you to the Activity Team at Minster Grange and to Purple Pig Company for helping make the day such a success.
Jun 10th, 2016
Fun in the sun yesterday on Copper Unit balcony at Minster Grange. We did Music & Movement and played around with the bubble machine with Senior Carer, Leigh. The residents really enjoyed it, lots of laughter and catching bubbles! Sheryl, Activities Coordinator x
May 16th, 2016
The Minster Grange YPD residents Lisa and Gavin at Scarborough, it was a little windy but they had a wonderful time. Resident Lisa (in the middle) enjoys all the fun of the fair. Thank you to Danielle, Lizzy and Melissa for organising the best day ever for Lisa and Gavin.
Apr 29th, 2016
In the morning we had a coffee morning where we played our favorite British hits and sang the national anthem. In the afternoon we had some performers in and had a garden party, with cakes and refreshment. Around 30 people attended and there were real crowns for people to wear. The residents and families really enjoyed the afternoon and said how lovely it was to have such a nice party out in the sunshine. We carried the celebrations onto the evening where residents were 'treated like royalty'' at our bar night with plenty of pampering and cocktails.
Apr 27th, 2016
Staff got involved and paid a pound towards the residents comfort fund. The residents enjoyed picking out what pj's they wanted to wear. In the afternoon we had a slumber party in our home theatre room. We watched Mary poppins and staff, residents and families enjoyed singing along. It was such a success residents have asked for another one.
Mar 29th, 2016
In the morning we had a prayer meeting. This included the story of easter, readings by staff and residents and a selection of easter hymns. In the afternoon we had an easter tea party with music, dancing and some crafts for residents to enjoy.
Jan 07th, 2016
No words can really thank you all enough for the care and companionship you have given mum over the best part of 3 years. You have been our extended family sharing in Mum’s ups and downs, her joy and happiness.
The atmosphere you have all created on Beech Unit is one Mum was delighted to call her home. A place where she was truly relaxed and happy. Where she made friends and loved the outings and activities etc.
Also, I wish to mention Jack and Jill the cats. Whilst there has been some controversy on the unit by their presence Mum and I have enjoyed them. Jack in Mum’s room the days before her passing and his guarding of Mum in her bed when she had gone was so touching. I hope they will be allowed to stay and give joy and companionship to other residents in the future.
All of you on Beech Unit and I mean everyone Mum came into contact with day and night staff; are what makes the Care Home and the care you provided was the best. It has been a privilege to know you.
When times are fraught , remember you do make a huge difference to the lives of the residents in your care and their families. Remember Mum’s smile and carry on knowing you are respected, appreciated and loved even if at that moment in time it is not always apparent.
My family wish to thank you so much for everything.'
Rosemary Morgan and Family.
Jan 06th, 2016
This Photo of a rose was taken by a resident on Copper Unit in our Photography Club which has been organised by one of the Minster Grange Carers, Sheryl Hadley.
We also have Choir practice happening with Laura Eastwood on Ash Unit every week. The Choir did a great job at our recent carol service. All residents, relatives and staff are welcome.
Dec 03rd, 2015
Next Choir Rehearsals
16th December 2pm
19th December 11am
11th December 2pm
Choir Performance With Mince Pies & Sherry
17th December 3-4pm
Christmas Clothes Day
19th December – Film 2-4pm
Mar 13th, 2015
Red nose day started early at Minster
Grange, with Micheal Dodds a resident on Ash being put in the stocks. He also took to reception with the management
team who were asked to wear uniform for the day. Alison is in the maintenance uniform, Holly,
Richard, Nicky and Helen are in the nursing uniforms. Micheal has been made Director of Public
Relations for the day. Alison was so
impressed with the beautifully decorated stocks that she tried them out. The stocks were made by Ricky's Dad and
decorated by residents and staff from Copper
Feb 14th, 2015
Minster Grange York had a valentines themed afternoon with red roses, chocolate fondue and strawberries for the residents with the room especially decorated with roses and petals.
Aug 20th, 2013
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