Chelfham House Residential Care Home

Chelfham, Barnstaple EX31 4RP

Chelfham House is a residential care home providing specialist dementia care for older people. The home is quietly situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, enjoying superb views and yet conveniently only a few minutes drive of Barnstaple town centre.

Person-centred care is provided in a safe and homely atmosphere, whilst respecting an individual's privacy, dignity and independence at all times. Highly skilled staff are on call 24 hours a day to provide all necessary personal care, and a dedicated activities coordinator is always busy organising daily activities and regular trips out.

The accommodation designed to make residents feel comfortable in their surroundings. The home actively encourages residents to decorate their room with their own belongings to promote a sense of familiarity. There is a selection of tastefully decorated bedrooms, most are en-suite, all have nurse call, TV and telephone points.

There is a choice of four lounges and two dining rooms for residents to use, offering a relaxed and homely environment in which to enjoy mealtimes, watch television, listen to music or to receive visitors. There is a four person shaft lift which serves all floors, and the home now boasts its very own hairdressing salon, which is available for residents to visit every day.

The cuisine at Chelfham House is all locally sourced and freshly prepared each day. The chef provides a varied and balanced menu and happily caters for special diets and preferences, where requested. Fresh fruit and vegetables from our local suppliers are offered daily.

Chelfham House has an 'open door' policy with regard to visitors, and feel strongly that this forms an important part of the homely atmosphere.

Owner: M Hammond

Person in charge: Wendy Plant (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 41 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Single Rooms: 33

Shared Rooms: 4

Rooms with ensuite WC: 27

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single from £569 , Personal Care Shared (per person) from £569 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Chelfham House Residential Care Home to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Chelfham House Residential Care Home: click here

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

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