The Elms Care Centre, Saltash, Cornwall
The Elms Care Centre, Saltash, Cornwall
The Elms Care Centre, Saltash, Cornwall

The Elms Care Centre is based in Saltash, a town situated by the banks of the Tamar, the border between Devon and Cornwall. The City of Plymouth is few miles away across the Tamar Bridge, while Dartmoor, Bodmin moor and the beaches of the South coast are all close by. The town offers a full range of amenities including banks, building societies, church, shops, chemists, post office, library, community hospital with minor injury unit and GP surgeries.

The Elms Care Centre is registered and regulated by Care Quality Commission (CQC) to provide Nursing and Residential Care for maximum of 37 residents over 65 years of age.

Services include: Long-term or short-term stay; Regular recreational and social activities; Care under strict medical supervision; Regular visits from doctors, chiropodist, dentists & hairdressers etc.; Church services; Any-time laundry services; 24 hours care; Individual and highly customized nursing care packages (according to the requirements).


The Elms Care Centre schedules events and activities from time-to-time. Activities are planned around the interests and abilities of the residents.

The centre schedules activities which may include crafts, art, singing, newspaper reading, trips, church visits, local memory cafe. Keeping active is always important for good health so the activities coordinator will organise and bingo etc.

Residents who have special hobbies or interests are always encouraged. Newspapers and magazines can also be delivered at extra cost.

Owner: The Elms Care Centre Ltd

Person in charge: Heather Maxwell (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 37 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability

Specialist Care Categories: Cancer Care • Head/Brain Injury • Multiple Sclerosis • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Stroke

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): French, Hindi, Thai

Single Rooms: 37

Shared Rooms: 0

Rooms with ensuite WC: 16

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • 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 • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on The Elms Care Centre: click here

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

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