The information contained in this website is for general information only. It is provided by Canwick House Care Home Limited (CHCHL) and while we endeavour to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose.
Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.
Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, CHCHL takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
Who we are
CHCHL is a controller of personal information for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018. Our head office is located at Canwick House Care Home Hall Drive Canwick LN4 2RG.
Under the GDPR, CHCHL has a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you, or have about you from other sources.
The GDPR has a set of rules and guidelines we must follow when handling your personal information. These are referred to as Data Protection Principles.
All personal data we store is held securely and we have security measures in place to protect it.
CHCHL is registered with the Information Commissioners Office as a Data Controller. Our registration number is Z687766X.
If you would like to find out more about how we use your personal information, you can contact the Group Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
How we use and store your personal information
This privacy notice tells you what to expect when we collect and store your personal and information.
It also tells you the purposes for which we process your personal information and the legal basis for the processing (‘processing’ includes us keeping your personal information).
It applies to information we collect about: + Members of the public
We may collect and process personal information about you in the following circumstances:
Personal information is stored on our computer systems. It is held securely and we have security measures in place to protect it.
We will process personal data regarding website enquirers where it is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by OHGL or by a third party to process your information. We can do that as long as we do not interfere with your fundamental rights or freedoms.
How we manage your personal information
We process your personal information in accordance with the principles of GDPR.
We will treat your personal information fairly and lawfully and we will ensure that information is:
The categories of personal data that we collect are:
The source of personal data would either be via our website, pay per click campaigns or 3rd party marketing companies.
Access to personal information is restricted to authorised individuals on a strictly need to know basis. We are committed to keeping your personal details up to date, and we encourage you to inform us about any changes needed to ensure your details are accurate.
Who might we share your personal information with?
Normally, only CHCHL staff will be able to see and process your personal information. However, there will be occasions when we will need to share personal information with third parties for the purposes as outlined or where we are legally required to do so.
We also share information:
CHCHL will never sell personal information to a third party.
International transfers of personal data
Our website is hosted within the UK. Our other systems are generally located on our premises, or elsewhere within Europe, but some services used for email campaigns, responding to enquiries regarding our care homes and completing online surveys are located outside of Europe.
Where data is transferred outside Europe, we will make sure that transfers will only be made to countries in which the European Commission has made an ‘adequacy decision’, or where appropriate safeguards are in place.
How long do we keep information?
We have a retention schedule, which sets out how long we keep different types of information for. We follow legal requirements and best practice.
Please contact us if you’d like a copy of the schedule.
Your rights under GDPR
Access to personal information
Under the GDPR, you have the right to ask us what personal information we hold about you, and to request a copy of it. This is known as a ‘subject access request’ (SAR).
We have a Subject Access Request form which provides further information to help you submit your request. We will also request photo identification. To make a subject access request, please complete the online form. Alternatively you can email us at email@example.com, or let us know by contacting customer services at 01522 522275.
We will respond to your request with all the information we’re legally required to provide within 30 days.
If you need to correct any mistakes contained in the information we hold about you, you can let us know by contacting customer services at 01522 522275.
Erasure (‘right to be forgotten’)
You have the right to ask us to delete personal information we hold about you.
Restriction on processing
You have the right to require us to stop processing your personal information. When processing is restricted, we are allowed to store the information, but not do anything with it.
Objection to processing
You have the right to object to processing where we say it is in our legitimate business interests.
Withdrawal of consent
If the basis on which we are using your personal information is your consent we will seek your consent to contact you for non-essential services.
How to contact us
If you want to find out more about this, you can email the Group Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to Data Protection Officer, Canwick House Care Home Hall Drive Canwick LN4 2RG. Alternatively, you can find here other ways to contact us.
CHCHL aims to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. You can raise a complaint with us if you think that our collection or use of information was unfair, misleading, inaccurate or inappropriate.
If you are still not happy with our response, you have the right to appeal directly to the regulator – the Information Commissioners’ Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Telephone: 0303 123 1113.
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What happens when you link to another site?
If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact us.
Please fill in the form to send a message.
We shall respond at our earliest convenience.
We look forward to hearing from you.
We risk assess each visit and do our utmost to make visits happen as well as facilitating communications including telephone calls, video calling, emails, letters, window visits and so on.
Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, it is important that we protect all our Residents and staff.
Typical symptoms of Coronavirus include a high temperature, a new, continuous cough and a loss or change to sense of smell or taste. These symptoms may progress more in people with weakened immune systems, older people and those with long-term serious health conditions.
With this in mind, we wanted to let you know the steps we are taking in order to minimise the chances of the virus spreading within our Home.
In addition to our high standards of infection control already in place, Canwick House has successfully launched an initiative called “Healthy and Happy”, bringing a new and continued focus on cleaning and sanitisation in direct response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Focusing our efforts on infection control is paramount and we have staff allocated to cleaning within the home including frequent sanitising of all surfaces as well as regular deep cleans. This is monitored with routine audits carried out by the management team.
Our Home provides environment to implement natural ventilation into daily life, with lots of large social areas to enjoy as well as spacious bedrooms with en-suite facilities to allow plenty of personal space for each Resident.
How fortunate were we at Canwick to secure funding to commission the build and installation of our safe space. Our Covid safe pod allows for visiting in a totally safe environment. This is bookable in advance as strict infection control measures are in place.
A floor to ceiling dividing screen with intercom in our brand new pod, overlooking the garden and the Home means you get privacy and time with your loved one, in our cosy space.
You will liaise with the home directly to book an appointment. Visitor code and policy is made accessible for all visitors to follow.
We encourage you to book in a visit with us, following Government Covid-19 guidance, we will facilitate your visit to be completely safe and compliant.
We are a warm Home with compassionate, professional Staff who look forward to welcoming you to Canwick House.
Welcoming Shelley! Our Foot Care Practitioner
We are so fortunate to have Shelly as part of our Health Care team for our Residents.
"I qualified as a nurse from Pilgrim hospital in 1997 and worked on ENT till 1999. I then went into the community till 2006 when I finished my training as a Foot Healthcare Practitioner. Since 2016, I have been a practice nurse 2 days a week at my local surgery and care for feet 3 days a week"
“Shelley has done wonders to my feet! I almost feel 21 again, performing my ballet.” Evril
"Shelley treats our Residents with total care and professionalism, managing the most nervous of Residents, to become calm and composed . Marie has driven foot-care to the forefront of care highlighting the importance of healthy feet and has developed staff learning around chiropody." Catherine, Care Home Manager
Gemma says,"“Knowing that Shelley has a nursing background fills us with confidence and pride that each of our Residents will be seen, with the care and experience they deserve. She is skilled at what she does and I’m over the moon to refer our Residents to Shelley for all foot care needs.”
We understand how important being mobile is, remaining safe and independent. From bath hoists, to walking frames, from wheelchairs to Sara Stedy, we have a range of equipment to support Residents and regularly undertake training to remain at the forefront of skill when using this equipment.
“Whether it’s a walk to the dining room, or venture out into the picturesque village of Canwick, we shall support you, every step of the way”
Rosa, Care Assistant
Our Homehealth Team supports your health.We contact our Advanced Nurse Practitioners who are on hand every day.
“The Home Health Team nurses build up a rapport with you, so we get to know what your “normal” is. Changes can therefore be identified quickly and support given effectively. This promotes your comfort, your well-being and your quality of life. This is so important to us at Canwick House”
Michelle, Senior Care Assistant
Our Blue Box, recognised within the NHS, assists our Staff to conduct clinical assessments and communicate the results to healthcare professionals. These results are communicated instantly to our HomeHealth Team - a wonderful team of Advanced Nurse Practitioners Working together, in the best interests of our Residents.
Effective and efficient care which maintains quality of health and wellbeing of our Residents.
Our district nursing team provides Canwick House with total nursing care and support, contactable day and night, Residents who are terminally ill, physically disabled or with complex needs can be cared for by our trained and qualified nurses.
“I cannot stress how reassuring it is to work with such an outstanding set of nurses who support us to deliver the very best care to our Residents. Making the right decision in a timely manner is what is important here and I feel we absolutely make this happen with effective communication and a team of cheerful, professional nurses”
Rachel, Senior Care Assistant
Protected Meal Times
Breakfast: 9:30- 10:30
Mid-morning: Refreshment snacks
Dinner: 12:30 – 13:30
Mid-afternoon: Refreshment snacks
Tea: 16:30 – 17:30
Canwick House is committed to foods that are fresh, wholesome and promote the health, well-being and vitality of our Residents. A healthy balanced diet is scientifically proven to reduce cancers, high blood pressure and heart disease.
Food and refreshments are available throughout the day and Residents may request their meal at a preferred time in a preferred place. Although choice is always offered, we find our Residents prefer the routine of dining together in our spacious dining room overlooking our beautiful garden.
“Witham Court” mental health services support psychological and / or emotional problems often the effects of Dementia.
We communicate regularly to ensure the emotional and psychological needs of our Residents are being maintained. The trusted relationship Canwick House has built with our community psychiatric nurses means we get support and assistance quickly.
“ Working efficiently and with good will, means our Residents mental health is never compromised and is always at the forefront of our care”
Gemma, Deputy Manager
All your haircare needs are managed by Jane, our wonderful hairdresser who visits us fortnightly.
“Hairdressing is a very rewarding job and I take this very seriously. Offering the ladies and gents at Canwick House the pampering they deserve. I enjoy getting to know you as this helps me to understand exactly how you like your hair. With over 40 years experience in hairdressing I am confident I can help you to look and feel Great!”
Jane - Hairdresser, Canwick House
"Jane enhances each Resident’s experience whilst at Canwick House, it’s amazing what Jane can do by spending time with each Resident. This is an essential service at Canwick and we are so fortunate to have such a caring Hairdresser." DeeDee - Care Assistant, Canwick House
After dedicating over 10 years as a carer at Canwick House, Shirley now leads activities through the week. Shirley effortlessly involves everyone, whether Residents join in, or simply watch on and cheer. Shirley is A real asset to our team and laughter and song is never too far away.
"It starts with building a trusted relationship, once this important bond is established I then guide our time effectively. Communication is my key skill here, and it doesn't always have to be verbal"
Shirley, Activities Co-ordinator
The super talented Jeremy spreads smiles and song throughout our Home. Leading Residents down memory lane as he performs all the classics we know and love. Jeremy is such a joy to have and our Residents vote for him to return, every time! Through music, Jeremy connects with all.