The Poplars Exterior and Garden

The Poplars

Chapman Street
Market Rasen
LN8 3DS
United Kingdom

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A warm welcome to our home

  • Long Term Dementia
  • Dementia Respite
  • Long Term Residential
  • Residential Respite
  • Day Care

Residents can enjoy the daily social activities going on in the central communal areas with the hairdressing salon open during the week. Our cosy lounges give more privacy for socialising with friends and family or watching TV.

Dementia Household Lounge area

Surrounded by peaceful and beautifully tendered gardens, residents can take a seat on one of the homes patios or stroll through the colourful flower beds. Our lovely landscaped gardens are there to enjoy throughout the year.

The Poplars summer house and garden

We try to learn as much as possible about each person who lives with us, so that we can provide them with care and support tailored to their individual needs and preferences.

Dancing in the garden at The Poplars

Services & Facilities

Our friendly, professionally trained team are on hand around the clock to support our residents, ensuring they spend their day how they wish and enabling them to enjoy a fulfilling and independent lifestyle.

The attentive care team focus on the individual needs of the residents, with a tailored care plan for each person. Their aim is to improve the quality of life for our residents by creating lovely, comfortable, homely surroundings and by providing care, activities and other services designed around each resident’s needs and wishes.

 

Meet the team

The talented chef and kitchen team prepare tasty, home-cooked meals on site daily from our own kitchens. We source quality produce for our excellent breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. All-day dining is available for lighter meals and snacks and all dishes are carefully balanced to get the best nutritional value and cater for individual dietary requirements and preferences.

OSJCT Menu

Seasonal produce is chosen whenever possible and of course, relatives and friends are always welcome to join us. The menus change daily, and the kettle is always on. Our chef bakes every day so there is always a fresh cake for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Residents are also encouraged to help prepare their own food and to make snacks whenever they choose.

Download sample food menu

Whether it’s wet or dry outside, we at OSJCT feel that activities are essential in providing the best caring environment to live in.

Hobbies don’t simply stop when living with us at The Poplars. We have a dedicated Activities Co-ordinator who works closely with our residents to create a programme of fulfilling activities and events, tailored around each resident’s requests, hobbies and interests. The programme of events and activities provide a source of fun and laughter, to help each resident live their life to the full and make new friendships.

We are also fortunate to have the support of many volunteers of all ages from the local community, strengthening our links to this thriving town. Here is a sample of activities on offer:

  • Trips to garden centres, cafés, pubs, sporting events, National Trust parks, wildlife parks, aquariums and museums.
  • Visit from Pets as Therapy Dogs
  • Exercise and wellness activities, for example Seated Yoga, Zumba
  • Fun activities with the local toddler and nursery group
  • Board game competitions and quizzes
  • Music therapy sessions
  • Gardening
  • Arts and crafts
  • Communal Church services

OSJCT Activities Guide

Download sample activities schedule

With so many well-being activities for body and mind on offer, we also recognise that everyone needs some personal space for relaxation and mindfulness for personal reflection. The cosy lounges offer an opportunity for some quiet time or to host family and friends.

And that’s not all:

We’ve had silent discos, hoe downs, Chinese banquets, Oscar parties and so much more.

Many of the activities feature Reminiscence Therapy to aid those living with Dementia to remember events, people and places using sight, touch, taste, smell and sound.

As we are on the outskirts of a thriving town - within a vibrant community, there's never a dull moment. We run regular activities for all to join in:

  • Coffee Mornings
  • Care Home Open Day
  • Summer and Autumn Fetes
  • Christmas parties

View our full events calendar to see more upcoming events taking place at The Poplars.

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Meet the team

Home Manager

Maxine has been the Manager at The Poplars since 1 April 2013, having previously managed the Trust’s Foxby Court care home in Gainsborough. Maxine has over 20 years of experience working with vulnerable adults and children. Prior to working for OSJCT Maxine worked for Lincolnshire County Council as a Registered Care Manager for the Community Supported Living Team, supporting adults with learning disabilities to live an independent life in the community.

Maxine started her career as an administrator for the learning disability team in 1989, working for the West Lindsey NHS Trust. The Trust merged with Lincolnshire County Council and Maxine secured a post as Community Care Officer for the same learning disability team staying with the team until seconded into a Team Leader post for a Day Service in Louth Lincolnshire. This position led to her successfully becoming the Registered Manager of the Community Support Team.

Maxine holds NVQ Level 4 in Managing Care, Registered Managers Award, and Diploma Level 3 in Dementia Care along with many other qualifications that support her to ensure the residents receive the best care whilst at The Poplars. Maxine’s passion is to work with a person-centered approach whilst supporting vulnerable people and those living with Dementia to remain as independent as they possibly can.

Maxine sets high expectations for her own conduct and performance and has high standards of care from the staff team at The Poplars. As a result, she is proud to say that she continues to have excellent results from both CQC and the Trusts own internal audits.

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Call: 01673 843319

Chapman Street
Market Rasen
LN8 3DS
United Kingdom

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