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Cedrus House

Trusted to care in Stowmarket, Suffolk

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Discover more about the care we provide

Here at Cedrus House, we are experienced in providing a wide range of 24-hour care to suit different needs.

Our highly experienced teams allow your loved one to enjoy supportive person-centred care in a safe, comfortable environment. We continue to support residents even when their needs changes. We’re here with you and your loved one until the end.

We know that looking for the perfect care home isn’t something you do every day. That’s why we’ve created this handy guide to the care types offered at Cedrus House.

Types of care at Cedrus House

Residential care

Our team take your loved one’s likes and desires into consideration, enabling them to continue living the lifestyle they love. Whether they enjoy a particular hobby, like to have a Sunday lie-in or want their room laid out in a certain way, we go the extra mile to ensure their preferences are catered for. 

As well as enjoyable outings, activities and entertainment, our chef prepares healthy and delicious meals daily. En-suite rooms are comfortably furnished, offering space and privacy, if desired, and your loved one can decorate with personal items and treasured possessions. 

Our team of carers will attend to the cleaning and laundry when required and are on hand to discreetly help residents with any personal care they may require.

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Nursing care

With a highly qualified and experienced team of nurses and medical professionals providing care, we are able to assist with a range of complex needs, including motor neurone disease and multiple sclerosis. Our team designs a tailored care programme for every resident, working with GPs and specialist healthcare professionals to ensure your loved one is given the best care possible.

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Nursing dementia care

Our nursing team at Cedrus House understand the challenge dementia brings to carers. They have the knowledge, patience and understanding to provide top quality, around-the-clock care for your loved one, allowing them to retain their independence for as long as possible. Our Learning Academy ensures our team members receive ongoing training to ensure their skills and knowledge are up to date.

Respite care

Caring for an older member of the family at home is often emotionally and physically tiring, and having time to recharge is important. Our short term respite care team can give you the opportunity to take a break and enjoy some relaxation. Cedrus House also offers convalescent care, helping your loved one transition from hospital to being at home.

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End of life care

As your loved one approaches the end of their life, providing compassionate care that allows them both dignity and respect. Working with you, your family and your GP, alongside medical colleagues, we design a compassionate palliative care plan, ensuring any pain is minimised.

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Day club

Caring for your loved one at home can be difficult and if you would like some extra help, we can provide this. Our day club offers a friendly stimulating environment for older people who still live in their community by providing tasty, nutritious meals, enriching activities and discreet personal care, where necessary.

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Dementia care at Cedrus House

We know the particular challenges faced by people living with dementia as their abilities change. Our experienced team ensure that your loved one continues to enjoy an independent, enriched lifestyle. Daily activities, such as art and exercise, are enjoyed by residents, while the bright colours and clear signage allow people to easily move around the home.

Getting to know you

We take the time to get to know you and your loved one, putting each individual's needs, desires and choices at the heart of the care we provide.

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Dementia friendly environments

Our immediate surroundings can have a huge impact on our quality of life, particularly when trying to make sense of the world around us. We work with academic partners to create care home environments that help people living with dementia to live as independent and stress-free a life as possible.

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Our people and training

Our people are chosen for their attitude, dedication and caring nature and we are committed to their on-going training and development. From our carers and nurses, to our activity coordinators, chefs and maintenance teams, we will go the extra mile to build strong relationships – not just with individuals living in our care homes, but also with their friends and family.

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Support for families and carers

We understand that a dementia diagnosis will affect more than just one individual and we're here to support you and your family. Seeing a loved one change can be a difficult and heart-breaking experience and often the process of needing or delivering care can change family relationships significantly.

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Delivering quality care

At Care UK every member of our team has a personal and professional commitment to providing excellent care.

At Care UK our teams hold our values of caring, passionate and teamwork at the centre of the care they deliver.

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The care we provide is built around the latest academic research and knowledge. Our teams recieve award winning training and induction programmes when they join us which is clearly evident in the care we provide.

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Our dedicated and highly trained teams constantly strive to maximise the safety of residents, visitors and colleagues while keeping life as normal and fulfilling as possible for the people we care for.

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Delivering quality care
Delivering quality care
Delivering quality care

FAQs

We’ve brought together many of the questions that families often ask us. If you need more information, or have any other questions, give our friendly team a call.

FAQs

We understand people’s anxieties about moving a loved one into a care home. That’s why we make a promise to every new customer about what they can expect from any Care UK home.

We are proud to be the most awarded care home provider for the last two years, with more outstanding rated homes than any other provider. We work with residents and relatives to get their regular feedback, in meetings in each home, through surveys or just in day-to-day conversations. 

Our people are recruited for their positive and caring personalities as much as for their skills. Ultimately, all our care is person-centred – everything we do is tailored to the individual’s needs, preferences and interests.

Whenever you have a question about any aspect of your relative’s care, please bring it up as quickly as possible with any of the home team. Usually any issues can be resolved quickly and efficiently, and the earlier we know about it, the better. At Care UK we take quality extremely seriously and we strive to deliver exceptional care to all our residents, but sometimes things do go wrong. In the unlikely event that you have serious concerns about your loved one’s care, please talk to the home manager immediately who will put a plan in place to resolve the issue to your satisfaction.

Yes, the majority of Care UK homes do provide quality, short term respite care. Many family carers find it a helpful option if they need time to themselves. It’s also a good ‘taster’ of what permanent care would be like. Fees vary from home to home and will depend on your loved one’s needs, so the best option is to contact the home you’re interested in to get a clear idea of cost.

Absolutely. We care for older people who have a variety of needs through residential and nursing care, so you can rest assured that your father will receive the best of care. We also help residents to continue to enjoy a great lifestyle, including doing lifelong hobbies while discovering new interests and enjoying superb food.

Because we provide such a broad range of services, we can support residents with very high intensity needs. This means that as a person’s condition changes, they can stay in the same familiar home environment supported by people they know and trust.

We will always ensure that we support and provide the best quality care for your loved one from residential, dementia through to nursing and palliative care. We will always inform you of the changes in your loves one's needs and discuss the options with you.

Yes we can. The majority of our homes provide specialist dementia care in dedicated dementia suites. These suites have their own dining area and lounge, as well as a number of en-suite bedrooms. They are designed to minimise hustle and bustle, which people living with dementia can find unsettling. The staff who work in these areas have specialist dementia training and experience and can cater for residents with these very specific, high-level needs.

Yes, Care UK provides specialist dementia care. We care for people living with all types of dementia. While we tend to care for older residents, we are able to care for those who live with the condition at a young age. Please do talk to the friendly team at your local Care UK home to find out how they can support you. They’re here to help.

Find out more about our approach to dementia care.

There’s no ‘one size fits all’ approach to care ratios. Our care ratios are calculated to take into account the complexity level and general care needs of each resident, so these will vary from suite to suite in each home.

We understand people may feel more comfortable with a carer who is the same gender when receiving personal care and will always to do our utmost to ensure residents' wishes are met.

Our approach to living with Coronavirus

 

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