About our dementia-friendly residential care homes: Brentwood Care Centre, Essex
Brentwood Care Centre in Brentwood, Essex specialises in care for people living with dementia as well as those with complex medical and physical needs.
Our centre provides a warm, homely environment where residents can relax, make friends and enjoy life. We give the highest levels of care at all times and promote independence, supporting residents make their own choices so that they stay in control and maintain their individuality. The result is a safe and happy home filled with friendship and laughter.
Our home has an established team of highly trained care staff, many of whom have worked at the home since it opened in 2006. All our staff complete a full and comprehensive induction and training programme that enables them to give high quality care with confidence.
We provide each resident with an individual care plan that meets all of their medical, physical, social and psychological needs. We want our residents to enjoy a full and varied life and offer a wide programme of activities designed to meet the needs and preferences of all our residents. Activities include trips into the community for social events as well as activities and entertainment within the home.
We have an in-house own hair salon, which a hairdresser attends three days every week. We also respect our residents’ religious and spiritual preferences with regular church services at the home for those that wish to attend.
Meal times at Brentwood Care Centre are a social occasion where people meet to enjoy delicious food and chat with others. Sherry and wine are available for residents who enjoy these, both at mealtimes and other times. There is also a selection of hot and cold drinks available throughout the day and night for residents and visitors.
Residents are able to access medical facilities via their registered GP practice and local hospitals. In addition, we can provide support for residents and their families if visiting medical establishments, such as hospitals and clinics.
Menus at Brentwood Care Centre are carefully designed to meet nutritional needs as well as being tasty and appetising.
Inside Brentwood Care Centre
All entrances at Brentwood Care Centre have wheelchair access and the wide corridors make it easy to move around the building. There are also two lifts, providing access to all three floors.
The centre has 112 light, airy and tastefully decorated single rooms with high quality furnishings to enhance comfort and style. The heating in each room can be controlled individually, so that residents can adjust the temperature to their preferred level.
Residents can also have their own personal telephones, allowing them to keep in touch with friends and relatives. Our beautifully decorated communal areas provide relaxing spaces where residents and visitors can sit and talk.
Situated in Pilgrims Hatch on the outskirts of Brentwood, Brentwood Care sits in its own grounds and has a well-established garden for residents and visitors to enjoy. We are easy to reach by private or public transport, with a bus stop located by the main entrance, and are conveniently located close to a wide range of local amenities.