103-107 Crouch Street, Colchester CO3 3HA
Crouched Friars is a registered care home for the elderly that aims to provide a high standard of care to residents, whilst encouraging them to live as independently as possible by receiving care & support consistent with their needs. It is a Part Grade 2 listed building, which is a designed care home for the elderly.
Crouched Friars is set in the centre of the historic town of Colchester. It's set in a dream central location, literally a 1 minute stroll to the main shops and amenities in the town centre. Local amenities are on the door step, which include local shops, pubs and restaurants. The home also has various lounges and dining rooms, with attractive views of the garden area. The grounds within which Crouched Friars is located can be easily accessed and residents are able to make use of this beautiful area. Seating areas and patio are present to assist clients with poor mobility, enabling all residents to enjoy the benefits of outdoor exercise. The garden has lots of wildlife in the area, which help to create a welcoming and stimulating environment for residents and family members.
Anyone over the age of 65 male or female, including married couples or partners, who have reached a stage in their lives where they prefer to live in a home where all the support required for daily living is provided. The team are also are specialists in accommodating anyone suffering from Dementia in a seperate dementia wing. A caring team of staff provides cooked meals, refreshments, housekeeping and laundry services as well as personal care for residents.
Owner: S A & J O Care Ltd
Person in charge: Monika Reid (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Essex County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 56 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's
Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): German, Hindi, Polish, Tagalog
Single Rooms: 56
Rooms with ensuite WC: 56
Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Television point in own room
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Crouched Friars: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
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