Inside Maristow House Nursing Home, Salisbury

Key Information – Maristow House Nursing Home, Salisbury.

Maristow is a nursing home with 16 bedrooms. Bedrooms are of mixed sizes and are furnished and include TV’s and wash basins. Some rooms have en-suites. Medical beds and mattresses are included in furnishings. It is possible to use own furniture if suitable.

There is a qualified Nurse on duty at all times. They are supported by Care Assistants who undertake a staff training programme whilst employed at the home.

The minimum staff ratio for maximum occupancy, practised at Maristow is:

  • 8am to 2pm. 3 Care Assistants and 1 qualified Nurse.
  • 2pm to 8am. 2 Care Assistants and 1 qualified Nurse.
  • 8pm to 8am. 1 Care Assistant and 1 qualified Nurse.

We also have a Chef each day and a housekeeper during the week and the Directors office is also at the home.

We predominantly care for persons of 65 years and over with physical disabilities or medical conditions. We provide end of life care and can care for people living with dementia. We will make a personal assessment of need to verify that we can meet a person’s needs safely.

Please note that the actual care that each resident will receive in our home will depend on their individual care needs.

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Maristow accepts residents who are self-funding or who are using state support to do so including by the NHS through Continuing Healthcare. There are times where a fee top up by a third party may be required if state support does not meet the actual cost of care at Maristow. The ‘top up’ being additional funding that bridges the funding gap by another person or organisation.

Weekly fee’s cover the costs of your personal care, all accommodation costs, Food and drink and general personal laundry.

Hairdressing, taxis, dry cleaning, newspapers, batteries and other such small sundry items are charged in addition at cost. Private telephone lines, private internet service and TV subscriptions are the responsibility of the person ordering the service.

Members of staff can be booked to accompany you to appointments, functions, trips etc. This costs £12ph for care assistants and £22ph for nurses. It is impossible to guarantee to you that we will have staff availability for this but we will always try to accommodate your request.

No additional charges will be made to persons in Maristow without their prior consent.