Personalised care focused on maintaining independence and enhancing lifestyle
WHAT IS RESIDENTIAL CARE?
Often people move into our Colchester care home as they have struggled to cope and stay safe living in their own home independently. This may be due to their changing care needs or because their home is not designed to support their ageing years.
Before living with us, and often despite regular visits and support from loving family and friends, many of our cherished residents have found themselves become more isolated over time – lacking the companionship of people their own age, as well as the mental and physical stimulation of accessible hobbies and interests.
DISCREET AND KIND RESIDENTIAL CARE AROUND THE CLOCK
At Alderwood, we pride ourselves on being one of the leading residential care homes in Essex. Our dedicated and trained Outstanding team deliver loving, high-quality care 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year within the comfort and safety of our beautiful home.
With our kind and caring team on hand throughout the day and night, including our skilled registered nurses, and our sensitive and respectful approach to care, we are able to provide support and reassurance to our cherished residents whenever they need it, as well as provide much-needed peace of mind to loved ones.
Our team members are skilled at delivering kind and discreet care, which is personalised to each resident’s needs, likes, dislikes and aspirations for the future, coupled with gentle encouragement so each person can remain as independent as possible. This is just one of the qualities which set us apart from other residential care homes in Colchester.
Whilst the level of care is specifically tailored to each resident, it may include personal care, taking medication, relishing a home-cooked meal, enjoying one of the many activities and events on offer or socialising whilst developing new hobbies.
Within our beautiful home, we have a range of features and areas which support our cherished residents to not only spend their days in the comfort of a relaxing, warm and welcoming environment but also surrounded by opportunities to live life to the full.
WHERE FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME
Family and friends remain a vital part of many of our residents’ lives and we welcome them with open arms at any time at our residential care home in Essex. Whilst we’re there to take care of each resident, their loved ones are able to spend quality time with them, whether that’s enjoying a meal together in our private fine dining area, chatting over a coffee and fresh pastry in our stylish brasserie, taking part in an activity or simply catching up in one of our quiet areas.
We also understand at times, it can be difficult to see your loved one’s needs changing or the effect their health condition has on them. This is why we’re also always there for family and friends to have a chat over a cuppa, bring you up to speed on the exciting things your loved one has been involved with, and provide general reassurance and guidance. Our regular carer events are also the perfect time to receive professional advice on things such as funding care and understanding dementia.
A HOME FOR LIFE
We are proud of our ability to provide residential care, dementia care, nursing care and end of life care within our home. This provides flexibility for people, whether that’s initially for those who prefer a short-term stay or day care whilst they get to know us and settle in before a permanent move or, as someone’s needs increase over time.
Our specialist dementia trained team members and registered nurses are there to provide more intense and acute care and support where needed, meaning our residents should never find themselves in a situation where we are unable to care for them if their needs change.
We understand that navigating the care system can be confusing and it’s sometimes difficult to know where to turn and what to do for the best. With this in mind, the team at our Outstanding rated residential care home in Colchester, Essex are on hand to offer guidance, chatting through options and supporting you. Contact us now to speak to a member of our caring team.