Why Choose Alderwood A beautiful home and outstanding levels of personalised care and support

The highest quality care

The residential, nursing and dementia care offered at Alderwood, Colchester is highly personalised to an individual’s holistic needs, focused on improving overall health, wellbeing and quality of life. Holding registrations for all three types of care means that our residents should never find themselves in a situation where we are unable to care for them should their needs change, avoiding the upheaval of a move to another home – peace of mind for everyone.

Award-winning care and nursing team

We invest in our people recruiting and retaining the very best nursing and care team, who complete on-going training and development to ensure they continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our residents. Our quality approach has been recognised by us winning the Best Care Team award at the Great British Care Awards, East of England regional finals in November 2015.

Outstanding facilities and a uniquely-styled environment

A beautiful home furnished to an exceptionally high standard in comforting and spacious surroundings with beautiful landscaped gardens.  Facilities available at Alderwood Care Home are truly like no other local care home and provide comfort and a home from home.

Support for families and our team

Unrivalled levels of support are provided to our team, including supervision and coaching to ensure they are the best they can be and excel in their roles – providing the highest standards of care our residents should expect.  We value our relationship with our resident’s families and provide support at every step of the way, including hosting of a number of events that bring families together for support and to share experiences – reassurance just when you need it.

Keeping couples together

At Alderwood Care Home enable couples to continue living together whilst receiving personalised care and support.

Exceptional value

Unlike other local care homes, we don’t charge an ‘administration fee’ in order to move into our home and all our fees, plus any extras required, are clearly laid out for you to see. That means full transparency so that you can financially plan for the future.