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Foxbridge House

Trusted to care in Orpington, Kent

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Discover more about the care we provide

At Foxbridge House, we offer the highest standards of specialist care for older people, from residential and nursing care to short term respite care.

Care UK’s beautifully decorated, purpose-built care home, has been designed to create a warm, family atmosphere, enabling residents to enjoy themselves every day. Our ethos is to provide tailored, person-centred care, and the experienced, compassionate teams at Foxbridge House can do just that. 

We’ve compiled the following guide to show you exactly what care we offer.

Types of care at Foxbridge House

Residential care

The facilities at Foxbridge House include a hair and nail salon, a luxurious retro-themed cinema – with a film club run by residents, and a coffee shop. The latter, Cherries, has recently been refurbished and is a popular place to socialise with friends and family.

There’s also a rich programme of events, entertainments and outings, as well as creative pursuits and light exercise, including art, music and handicrafts. 

Our daily menu offers a choice of dishes for each meal and individual dietary requirements are always catered for. We are on hand at all times to provide discreet, considerate support.

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Nursing care

Every resident receives full clinical care at Foxbridge House, and we work closely with GPs and medical professionals to produce a tailored care plan. Our qualified team provides expert care for a range of needs, including motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis and arthritis.

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Nursing dementia care

Residents living with dementia receive first-class clinical care at Foxbridge House. Our team of nursing specialists are there around the clock and know every resident personally.  This knowledge, whilst working with GPs, and other medical specialists  means that your loved one is provided with tailored, person-centred care.

Respite care

For busy carers, it’s important to sometimes take a break from the stress of looking after a loved one. Our understanding team offers short term respite care, giving you the chance to recharge. We also provide convalescent care for hospital leavers who are returning home, easing that transition.

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End of life care

We believe that every person deserves dignity and respect in all aspects of their care. This is perhaps most important as they approach the end of their life. Our professional and compassionate team works with your family, your loved one and their GP to plan palliative care. Effective pain management, and allowing your relative to be comfortable, is crucial in their last days and hours.

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Dementia care

Foxbridge House is designed for your loved one to enjoy life with independence and dignity. We organise fun, stimulating activities, such as music, art and gentle exercise, all proven to slow the memory loss that can be associated with dementia.

Colour-coded rooms allow residents to move around the home easily, fostering a sense of independence, while supportive care is never far away.

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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