Coley Avenue, Woking GU22 7BT
Anchor’s Heathside in Woking, is a purpose-built home supporting up to 51 older people to live a comfortable lifestyle, as well as specialising in dementia care. Heathside is home to residents of different ethnicities and religions, with staff who speak many different languages including Italian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Polish, Chinese and Nepalese.
The home strives to deliver a range of residential care services, including convalescence care; respite care, and long term care for those who can no longer look after themselves.
Anchor's care team gets to know customers and work with them to organise stimulating activities which match individual and group interests, both in the care home as well as in the local community. Each customer’s individual needs are regularly assessed to ensure their care plans meet their lifestyle requirements. Meals are cooked fresh and from locally sourced and seasonal ingredients where possible by highly trained chefs and kitchen staff.
Anchor is one of England’s largest providers of housing and care for those over 55 years of age and has almost 50 years’ experience as a not-for-profit provider of services to older people. Anchor reinvests the money made into its retirement properties and care homes, to continually raise standards to provide a high-quality service to surpass customers’ expectations.
Person in charge: Wayne Cooksey (Home Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Surrey County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 51 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's
Admission Information: Ages 65+.
Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Chinese - Cantonese, Hindi, Italian, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Urdu
Single Rooms: 51
Rooms with ensuite WC: 51
Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Stairlift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room
Heathside is close to local services and amenities including:
Woking Train Station is within quarter of a mile.
Woking Shopping Centre is within quarter of a mile of Heathside.
Bus service 40 runs along Coley Avenue.
There are doctor's surgeries within a mile of the home.
The nearest hospital (with an Accident and Emergency department) is St. Peter's Hospital.
Latest CQC* Report on Heathside: click here
* Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.