At Abbeyfield Ballachulish, we've done our best to create a Web site that anticipates and satisfies our customers' needs. With that goal in mind, we've compiled a list of frequently asked questions. If you do not find an answer to your question here, contact us at 01855 812950 or email . firstname.lastname@example.org:
Who is Abbeyfield Care Home for?
Anyone over retirement age who no longer able to cope or does not wish to live alone at home. Particular consideration is given to local people or to those with local connections. Abbeyfield practice equal opportunities and thus is open to all, regardless of race, gender, colour, religious beliefs and ethnic origin.
What are the charges?
The charges vary and further information is available by contacting us. Please click on contact us.
Can I get help with the Charges?
You may be entitled to some assistance depending on your circumstances including the level of your savings. Advice and assistance is available to you through Health and Social Care services or alternatively through the Citizens Advice Bureau.
Will you need to know my financial circumstances?
The Society will need to ask how you will meet the charges and will request you sign an agreement to pay. All personal information is always treated in the strictest confidence. You may wish to ask for help in claiming certain benefits.
What happens if I become ill?
Illnesses are managed within the Care Home with the help and support of our care team.
Is smoking allowed?
Smoking is not allowed within the building.
Can I bring my pet?
They are not allowed within the registered care home.
What about a telephone and television?
All rooms in our buildings have access to a telephone extension for internal and external calls which we will bill you for. An aerial point is provided in each room to which you can connect your own television. You may, however, wish to install a telephone line including broadband and digital television services at your own expense.