Due to open May 1st 2019

Southwell Court is a care home for the elderly situated within the village of Melbourn. Black Swan have completely refurbished the care home and it now has fully en-suite wetroom facilities.

The home also has its own salon, cinema room, library, games room and lounges, as well as a private dining room which is free for families to use.

Whilst the refurbishment is yet to be fully complete, our show rooms are available for viewing from 18th March. A manager, Loreta Moss has already been appointed and comes directly from a care home where she achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating with the Care Quality Commission at her last inspection. Loreta looks forward to welcoming you to look around the home so please feel free to get in touch to arrange a viewing.

Recruitment of staff will begin mid-March.

40

Registered for 40 residents

65+

For residents aged from 65

For the elderly

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At a glance

Manager

Loreta Moss

Address

Hinkins Close
Melbourn
Cambridgeshire
SG8 6JL

Telephone

01763 750006

Email

southwellcourt@blackswan.co.uk

Southwell Court
Hinkins Close, Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, SG8 6JL

Dining

Dining is a hugely important factor in many lives, it is more than simply sustenance. Culturally, both food and dining are at the core of our most joyous experiences in life; weddings, festivals, birthdays and holidays to name just a few.

We encourage our residents to invite their loved ones into the home for lunch, dinner and even breakfast so that meal times offer the same opportunities for socialising as they would’ve done throughout each individual’s life.

What is unique about the dining experience we offer here is ‘choice’, which extends beyond simply WHAT you wish to eat, it includes WHERE, WHEN and WHO WITH. Not only do our residents have a superb choice of meals each day but they have the freedom to eat them wherever they like, whenever they like, and with whomever they choose.

We often incorporate food into our activities, providing buffets at parties and BBQs during summer garden parties. We have even hosted ‘Come dine with me’ style evenings in which favourite meals are pitted against one another, diners then voting for their favourite.

Our catering staff are highly skilled and in addition to their knowledge within hospitality they are subject to our programme of care related training, this gives them a broad understanding of the often complex needs of our residents. Our dining team cater for a diverse range of dietary requirements and have experience in tailoring menus to suit every individual’s specific needs.

 

Entertainment

Regular activities include flower arranging, art and craft sessions, quiz nights and tea parties. As well as fun events in the home, entertainers often come and visit us too. We have recently been visited by the Salvation Army, musicians and local drama students.

As you would expect, special holidays are incorporated into our activity calendar and birthdays are always celebrated with a party and a big slice of cake!

We invite our residents to join in with choosing and planning activities and encourage those moving in with us to continue with their current hobbies and interests.

News

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