266 Dereham Road, New Costessey, Norwich NR5 0SN
Norwich Respite Centre - Grays Fair Court is a dedicated specialist respite centre, one of only three in Norfolk. With this unique specialism they can accept advance bookings as well as taking emergency bookings this is unlike other homes offering respite who generally cannot accept advance bookings.
The Respite Service offers short breaks in hotel style accommodation with 24 hour care provided by qualified care staff. Why not take advantage of the opportunity to rest or recuperate following an accident or illness or have a break away from home. The service also offers support to individuals who care for relatives or friends by helping them to plan for holidays or a break away.
Situated in New Costessey, near the city of Norwich, this purpose built Age UK Support Centre was constructed in 2008. The building comprises of a 20 bedded respite unit, day services facility and 34 flats offering Housing with Support and Care. All services are staffed and managed by Age UK Norfolk and the building is owned by Saffron Housing Trust.
Group: Age UK Norfolk
Person in charge: Kate Rudkin (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Norfolk County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 20 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment
Specialist Care Categories: Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Multiple Sclerosis • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Short term care only. Ages 50+.
Single Rooms: 20
Shared Rooms: 0
Rooms with ensuite WC: 20
Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Sheltered Housing • Own GP if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public 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 Norwich Respite Centre – Grays Fair Court: click here
*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Review Score: 8 (8.000)
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Submitted by Heather B (Wife of Resident/Service User) on Tuesday 4 February 2014.
Grays Fair is outstanding both for day care and respite. The staff are so caring and kind, and do everything to make the people in their care feel special. The whole of Grays Fair is always so clean and nice, with good food and excellent facilities. I would not want my husband to go anywhere other than Grays Fair. I have complete rest in knowing he is in excellent hands.
Care / Support: Excellent
Food & Drink: Good
Safety / Security: Excellent
Value for Money: Excellent
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