Thomas Gabrielle EMI Residential Home (TGEMI) is a brand new purpose built care home for 26 service users, it is situated at the rear of Thomas Gabrielle but is run as an independent home with a kitchen and laundry on site.
It is run on a similar method to that of Hollylodge and specialises in the care of service users with Dementia.
The home itself is a two storey building which is decorated with contrasting colours and furnished with dementia service users in mind.
All the 26 rooms are single rooms with their own en-suite shower room and various memory aids such as memory boxes outside the door, the rooms are also equipped to receive Internet and have wireless light switches and nurse call buttons which can be placed at any location the service user or family wish
The layout of the home is a simple layout mirrored over the two floors with a passenger lift and stairs for access.
There is also a landscaped garden with raised flower beds for gardening activity in the nice weather.
The home also sustains itself utilising green technology by the use of solar photovoltaic panels to create electricity and an air source heating system with under floor heating to lower the carbon footprint of the home.
The staff are trained in the same way as Hollylodge and receive specialist dementia care training.