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Pear Tree Court

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Discover more about the care we provide

Pear Tree Court is a modern home providing quality care to older people with a wide range of needs, 24 hours a day, all year round.

We pride ourselves on our passionate approach to personalised care, meaning we’re looking forward to really getting to know your loved one to the best of our ability. Our goal is to make residents feel welcome and for them to enjoy a ‘home for life’ with us. 

When choosing a place for your loved one to live, we know it can be a confusing experience. That’s why we’ve prepared the following guide to the types of care we offer.

Types of care at Pear Tree Court

Residential care

There’s never a dull moment for residents, with a full roster of events and entertainment every day. Your loved one will benefit from their own en suite room, furnished to a high standard and kept beautifully clean, where they can indulge in quality ‘me time’ and can be sure of a good night’s rest. We’ll help with personal care where necessary, so they’re always looking and feeling their best - ready for whatever their active lifestyle brings. At no time of the day or night will your loved one be more than a few footsteps away from a qualified team member.

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Nursing care

Our capable team is highly experienced in supporting older people with a variety of complex conditions including multiple sclerosis, stroke, Parkinson’s Disease and Motor Neurone Disease. We’ll work closely with GPs and specialist medical professionals to create a comprehensive plan tailored to your loved one’s exact requirements, reviewing it on a regular basis. Whilst with us, you can trust that our medically trained team is on hand 24/7 to provide expert care to your loved one, whatever they should need.

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Nursing dementia care

We have years of experience in supporting older people living with dementia, as well as providing for a number of additional physical complications such as multiple sclerosis, stroke and brain injury. Working to a carefully prepared plan in conjunction with local specialists, we’ll focus our entire approach around your loved one’s specific needs, making sure to accommodate if there are any changes in their abilities as time goes on. You’ll find total reassurance in our capable colleagues, who will be available to your loved one no matter what the hour, for whatever they might need.

Respite care

For busy carers looking after a loved one in the local community, we’re happy to be able to offer a valuable lifeline in the form of our excellent short-term respite care options. Reach out to us to help - we can provide expert care while you enjoy a short break or even a much-needed holiday, allowing you to recharge physically and emotionally from the great work you do. We can also step in to ease the transition between hospital and returning home, for outpatients in need of extra TLC.

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End of life care

Our empathetic team is here to make the emotional journey of your loved one’s final days and hours as calm and comfortable as possible, for them, you and your family. We’ll work to follow a plan meticulously tailored around your loved one’s exact wishes and requirements, with the help of GPs and clinical specialists locally. At this difficult time, you can take solace in knowing that our experienced colleagues are here to support your loved one every step of the way.

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Dementia care at Pear Tree Court

We’re committed to creating the perfect environment for your loved one living with dementia that helps them to thrive and find fulfilment every day. Every aspect of life is tailored to supporting them to maintain a sense of identity and independence, from engaging therapeutic activities such as music and art sessions, to events and entertainment designed to aid reminiscence. There’s so much in the way of safe and stimulating experiences for them to choose from.

Getting to know you

We take the time to get to know you and your loved ones, putting each resident’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 across the UK.

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, as rated by the Care Quality Commission in England and the Care Inspectorate in Scotland.

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 and feel their day has been a success simply when they see residents smiling and enjoying life. Ultimately, all our care is person-centred – everything we do is tailored to the individual’s needs, preferences and interests.

Absolutely. We care for older people who have a variety of needs, from ongoing healthcare needs to dementia and mental health challenges. We provide 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 loved ones 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 and 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 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’ for your loved one 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.

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

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 find themselves having to 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.

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.

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.

Our response to COVID

 

As the Government’s latest guidance evolves, keep up to date with the latest information in relation to visiting, new admission procedures, vaccination roll-out, and the protocols in place to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents.

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