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Mountfitchet House

Trusted to care in Stansted, Essex

Trusted to care in Stansted, Essex|With 40 years’ experience,
Care UK are experts in delivering award winning care|Care UK is the most awarded care home provider with more outstanding homes across the UK|Discover why Care UK is trusted to care by over 9,000 families


Discover more about the care we provide

The fully qualified team at Mountfitchet House provides compassionate, round the clock care for older people with a wide range of needs.

At Mountfitchet House, we’re passionate about delivering person-centred care. Committed to understanding your loved one’s needs and preferences, we offer fully tailored support. Mountfitchet House is operated by Care UK, one of the country’s foremost providers, affording you complete reassurance in our years of expertise.

Types of care at Mountfitchet House

Residential care

Promoting an enriched, fulfilled lifestyle, our comfortable lounges and luxurious dining rooms invoke a hotel-style feeling, whilst the in-house coffee shop, hair salon and sumptuous cinema allow residents to enjoy the highest standard of living. Regular outings, activities and social occasions all increase the sense of community and inclusion that we encourage.

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Nursing care

Mountfitchet House provides clinical care for a variety of complex conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, stroke and Parkinson’s disease. Working closely with GPs and other medical professionals, we tailor your loved one’s care plan, focusing on their specific requirements.

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Respite care

At Mountfitchet House we offer short-term respite care, which we know can be a lifeline for those who are caring for someone. Whether that’s for a fortnight or several weeks, our team will look after your loved one, giving you chance to relax and recharge, for all the hard work you do. Residents who have come for respite at Mountfitchet House, often enjoy the chance to meet new people and try out new things.

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End of life care

At this emotional time, we offer the highest standard of palliative care, both for pain relief and to provide a calm and comfortable atmosphere as your loved one reaches the end of their life. Working closely with your GP and specialist professionals allows us to produce a detailed plan, taking into account your family’s wishes, and ensuring your loved one’s final days and hours are peaceful.

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Dementia care at Mountfitchet House

Dementia is different for everyone, so the care we give to our residents is tailored too. At Mountfitchet House we enable residents to maintain the quality of living they enjoy and sometimes even improve residents physically. Our entire team have undergone in depth specialist training delivered by the University of Worcester to understand what it feels like to live with dementia. This helps the team relate to residents and give the best care possible.

Getting to know you

We take the time to get to know you and your loved one – this starts from our very first conversation. We find out everything about them, their life story and personality, so we know what will calm them and ensure they are happy. No two days are the same for residents at Mountfitchet House.

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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 – this can be from colour palettes, textures, even down to sounds played!

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Our people and training

Our people are chosen because of their passion, attitude, and caring nature. With 20 different nationalities represented in our team, diversity and inclusion are integral to us. We enjoy learning and participating in each other’s cultures, this can range from themed meals and days to activities shared with residents as part of the lifestyle programme. This is something we pride ourselves on, so we were pleased to be awarded the Diversity and Inclusion award at the Essex Care Awards 2023.

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Support for families and carers

At Mountfitchet House we are there for the families as well as residents. Our team do everything we can to support and reassure families. We regularly host relative meetings, where we share updates on what is happening in the home and it’s a great way to meet other families. We often host informative events on a wide range of subjects such as understanding dementia and falls prevention, to share our knowledge and expertise. 

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Namaste care

We are proud to offer namaste care to residents living with advanced dementia. The purpose of namaste care is to give comfort and pleasure through sensory stimulation. Our namaste sessions are run by trained carers and involve individual caring touch, such as a hand or foot massages, music therapy, themed sensory and gentle movement sessions, or simply reminiscing.

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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.

We believe choice should be at the heart of every resident’s care. That’s why our teams are trained to deliver person-centred care. Residents and their families are involved in decisions about their care and are treated as individuals with unique wishes and needs.

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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


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.


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, the majority of our homes provide 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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Our approach to living with Coronavirus