Visitor Information – September 2020

Important – Please read the following guidance

  • Please use anti-bac hand gel on arrival and regularly throughout your visit
  • Visitors to enter the caravan around the back – please follow arrows
  • Clients to enter the caravan through the front door
  • Wipe all touchable surfaces before and after use with anti-bac surface wipes
  • You must keep 2 meters apart
  • Visitors can use the outside toilet – please anti-bac wipe after use
  • Drinks can be made in caravan due to screen being in place
  • Drinks can be made in beach hut on your own (not with your relative)
  • Visitors can only be inside with their relative if the screen is in place and the room is well ventilated.
  • If possible, it is safer to visit your relative outside

Please note that the council have also advised the following:

  • Wearing masks
  • Only 2x consistent visitors per resident
  • Visitors to be supervised at all times – however as we know you all we are working on a trust basis with this.
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Covid Health and Safety

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Appreciating what we have at home, sunset at The Mount during lockdown

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Newsletter – Lockdown 2020

Newsletter – Lockdown 2020

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Clap for Carers

The people we support and staff at the Mount have created a huge rainbow to show our appreciation of the fantastic work being done by Carers, the NHS and all Key Workers during this pandemic! The rainbow is proudly displayed in our yard and is made up of over 240 hand-painted and cut out handprints. Stay home and stay safe!

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Coronavirus safety measures at The Mount

Visitors are only permitted if a risk assessment is carried out by a manager and the risk is acceptable for managers. Visitors when visiting  can use the visitors room that is located in the outside grounds and not within the house if it is deemed an acceptable risk.  Visitors can also use the outside grounds of the care home and/ or outside games field. Toilet, sink and refreshments are available outside. If using the outside visitors room please open the door and some windows to ventilate the room. It is acceptable to turn the heating on in the visitors room whilst the door and windows are open we apologise in advance if it is cold please bring warm clothing if needed.
If planning to visit please contact a manager prior to the visit in order for the manager to complete a risk assessment.
An example of a risk assessment when staff interviews have been carried out they have been carried out in the activities field on a day when the weather is known to be good sat at distance. Visits now have to be planned and risk assessed. If visits are unannounced may risk being asked to leave.
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Isle of Wight Holiday Home

We purchased a holiday home during March 2014 to expand the services Rebecca Homes Ltd offers. The holiday home is for people we support to enjoy holidays. We also let the home to the public, staff and other associates of the company for holidays.

We hope that many people have enjoyable holidays there. Town centre location with sea views and a ten minute walk from the beach. Ventnor is on the beautiful Southern Coast of the Isle of Wight, which has the warmest climate in the UK.

Pets are permitted with prior permission of owners.

Fandango contains the following:

  • Three bedrooms, and a sofa bed in the lounge
  • A bathroom with shower and bath
  • A separate toilet
  • A kitchen
  • A dining room
  • A small back garden with seating

The dining room and kitchen are in the basement. The dining room contains a CD player.

There are two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor with a separate toilet. The master bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom contains a double bed. The ground floor bedroom contains a super king bed. The lounge on the first floor has a double pull out sofa bed. This room has a TV, with freeview box. The kitchen and dining room are in the basement accessed via stairs.

The basement and ground floor has access directly into the street. This is because the street slopes down to the back of the house. Therefore on two floor levels in the house there is access direct onto the street. This is very helpful for ease of access and health and safety reasons. Maximum the house sleeps is nine people.

There is a shower and toilet in the basement.

There is an antique pair of binoculars at the house, they are old but are great to use, they are located in the lounge.

Bedding and towels are currently provided.

Smoking is not permitted inside the house, an ash tray if provided for outside please ensure your cigarette is fully extinguished and do not throw ash on the garden the grass is plastic.

There is Wi-Fi at the house.

The house is non-smoking. Smoking is not permitted in the house.

The house is in Ventnor on the southern part of the Isle of Wight, Ventnor.

To book the holiday home or if you require further information please contact Rebecca Cork, Neil or Cliff on 01543 472081 or email

The house can be rented on its own as a holiday home rental or alternatively upon assessment Rebecca Homes staff can take individuals on holiday if they need support and there are no carers or family available to do this. A price list will be published soon for holiday lettings only. If you need staff to also go then a price would be discussed on assessment.

Ventnor is a Victorian seaside town situated on the southern side of the Isle of Wight, right in the heart of the famed Undercliff, much of which is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Sheltered from the north by the national trust owned St Boniface Downs, Ventnor benefits from its own micro climate. This climate provides an ideal haven for a variety of flora and fauna, many species of which are only found in Mediterranean countries.

Ventnor town’s crest bears the figure of Hygeia, the goddess of health, who serves to remind us that, since Victorian times, many visitors have benefited from the revitalizing and restorative properties that this micro climate offers.

Visitors to Ventnor will find a great variety of established local shops, restaurants, public houses and holiday accommodation. All provide a friendly service both to their local community and its visitors. Many serve local freshly caught fish and locally brewed ales. The town is currently undergoing a revival with exciting developments including its harbour and off-shore deep sea moorings and a range of new accommodation, restaurants and retail outlets.

“The prettiest place I have ever saw in my life, at home or abroad” – Charles Dickens

You can view a gallery of the house and surrounding area below:

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2019 Yearly Survey Results

2019 Survey Results

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Xmas 2019 Yearly Newsletter

Xmas 2019 yearly newsletter

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2019 Newsletter Edition 2

2019 Newsletter Edition 2

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