Morton House, 12-14 Lewisham Park, London SE13 6QZ
Glebe Court at Morton House is a purpose built residential catering for the needs of older adults. The building has three floors with pleasant decor throughout and offers individual accommodation with cosy communal area on each floor. All care is based on personal needs and choice.
It is situated close to Lewisham hospital mid way between Lewisham and Catford. The surrounding area is leafy and residential with a pleasant park for a short stroll. The transport links are good.
Provided is a wide variety of activities, including arm chair exercises, arts and crafts, hairdressers, manicures, music therapy. A Pet for Therapy dog also visits.
The Christian ethos is met through full time chaplain; regular prayers and bible book club as well as visiting ministers.
The home has good links with the local authority and visiting professionals.
Group: The Salvation Army
Person in charge: Hilary Upjohn (Home Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Lewisham Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 27 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Speech Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 65+.
Single Rooms: 27
Rooms with ensuite WC: 0
Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single from £707 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Glebe Court to find out the exact price for your requirements.)
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Glebe Court: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Job Title: Home Manager
Hilary is a registered manager at Glebe Court having completed NVQ level 4 in health & social care and also in management. Hilary has 26years experience in the changing world of older adults, plus 13years in a pastoral ministry within the Salvation Army. She also trained in person centred counselling. These experiences enable her to work with and promote a strong relationship centred ethic within the care home for residents relatives and employees.
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