The Moat House Nursing & Residential Care Home

The Moat House, Great Easton, Great Dunmow CM6 2DL

The Moat House Nursing & Residential Care Home, Great Dunmow, Essex
The Moat House Nursing & Residential Care Home, Great Dunmow, Essex
The Moat House Nursing & Residential Care Home, Great Dunmow, Essex

The Moat House Nursing & Residential Care Home is a purpose-built care home divided into five suites offering residents the residential, care or dementia support they require in an intimate atmosphere.

The rooms are all private with en-suites, while communal areas are designed to offer comfort and luxury.

The home has a dedicated activities co-ordinator who works with residents to plan a calendar of events. These include coffee mornings, quizzes, pamper sessions, craft activities and performances by visiting schools, groups and speakers.

Group: Retirement Villages Ltd

Person in charge: Sharon Thompson (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Essex County Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 72 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Challenging Behaviour • Epilepsy • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Contact Mrs Sharon Thompson. Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 72

Rooms with ensuite WC: 72

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single from £1000

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Separate EMI Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Bar/Cafe on premises • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest CQC* Report on The Moat House Nursing & Residential Care Home: click here

* Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

Bed Vacancies

6 Bed Vacancies

posted 29 Jan 2016

Newly opened Thistle Suite, 12 large bedrooms all with ensuite wet rooms.Beautiful lounge and Dining room facilitiesHotel servicesFantastic views from all areas. Home cooked food

Current Reviews

Review Score: 8 (8.011)

The user Review Score of 8 for The Moat House Nursing & Residential Care Home is based on 4 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 8.011 is made up of 4.5 Points relating to the ratings and 3.511 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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Mum has been well cared for since she moved in. She is treated with respect and dignity. The staff are extremely welcoming to all of her visitors. They also keep us well informed. Mum seems to be very happy.

How likely would you be to recommend The Moat House Nursing & Residential Care Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I have been at The Moat House over 1 year, I receive all the help and support I need as I am blind. I go regularly to activities: arm chair exercises and knitting, quizzes. The staff are friendly and helpful.

How likely would you be to recommend The Moat House Nursing & Residential Care Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Satisfactory

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Opinion is that this care home is better than any other and I get all the help I need. They're very kind and I enjoy my offer of meals and the sleeping arrangements, its excellent.

How likely would you be to recommend The Moat House Nursing & Residential Care Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Satisfactory

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Staff are caring and considerate of residents. Permanent staff put in a huge amount of effort into making residents comfortable and content. An excellent care home. Food is good.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Satisfactory

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Job Vacancies

Care Assistant

Up to £10 per hour (Care Home / Nursing Home • Full Time or Part Time)
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Nurse

Up to £18 per hour (Care Home / Nursing Home • Full Time or Part Time)
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Bank Cook

up to £10 per hour (Care Home / Nursing Home • Temporary / Cover)
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Kitchen Assistant

£7.20 per hour (Care Home / Nursing Home • Part Time)
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Chef Manager

Up to £11 PER HOUR (Care Home / Nursing Home • Full Time)
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Laundry Assistant

£7.20 per hour (Care Home / Nursing Home • Part Time)
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Domestic Assistant

£7.20 per hour (Care Home / Nursing Home • Full Time)
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Maintenance/Gardener

£7.76 per hour (Care Home / Nursing Home • Full Time or Part Time)
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