The Oaks Care Home, Colchester, Essex
The Oaks Care Home, Colchester, Essex
The Oaks Care Home, Colchester, Essex

Acquired by New Century Care, 1995, The Oaks Care Home continues to offer a high standard of nursing and residential care for up to 55 residents, many of whom have physical disabilities.

Residents of The Oaks enjoy large garden areas, skilfully home-cooked food for a number of dietary requirements, and a welcoming attitude from a professional team.

The Oaks is also able to offer more extensive care for four residents, through its Acorn Unit, which consists of four executive suites for those in special need of care, attention and comfort.

Group: New Century Care

Person in charge: Emma Plane (General Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 61 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Physical Disability

Admission Information: Ages 18+.

Single Rooms: 55

Shared Rooms: 3

Rooms with ensuite WC: 58

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on The Oaks Care Home: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

4 Bed Vacancies

posted 24 Jun 2015

General nursing and residential care

Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 7.8 (7.808)

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The Oaks Care Home

My father spent 6 weeks in respite at The Oaks, Colchester he has been extremely ill and was sent straight from hospital. When he first arrived he was extremely anxious and the staff at The Oaks went above and beyond their duty to settle him in and deal with his terrible night anxiety etc. After his 6 weeks my father settled in so well he wanted to stay as a permanent resident. He has come on in leaps and bounds since then due to the care of Emma's dedicated staff. He is now 86 years old and is settled and as well as we could expect him to be and I believe due to staff at The Oaks he will see a few more years yet! I can't praise them enough.

How likely would you be to recommend The Oaks Care Home? Extremely likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

The Oaks Care Home

Staff are very pleasant & helpful. My Husband is very satisfied with the care he receives. I'm always made to feel welcome. Emma the manager is excellent, she can't do enough for the residents.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

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