The Cedars - exterior and garden

The Cedars

High Street
Purton
SN5 4AF
United Kingdom

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A warm welcome to our home

  • Long Term Dementia
  • Dementia Respite
  • Long Term Residential
  • Residential Respite

Residents can enjoy the privacy of their own room or socialise with family and friends in one of the open plan living areas or smaller comfortable lounges. We encourage the personalisation of residents bedrooms, with treasured belongings, pictures and memories.

The Cedars Lounge

Outside the attractive gardens provide interesting scents, shapes and colours all year round, as well as raised beds so that residents can join in the gardening activities if they wish. Or in good weather, take advantage of the seating areas as a perfect place to meet with friends and family.

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Residents regularly enjoy the daily social activities going on in the central communal areas with the hairdressing salon open during the week.

Bedroom at The Cedars

Services & Facilities

Our friendly, professionally trained team are on hand around the clock to support our residents, ensuring they spend their day how they wish and enabling them to enjoy a fulfilling and independent lifestyle.

The attentive care team focus on the individual needs of the residents, with a tailored care plan for each person. Their aim is to improve the quality of life for our residents by creating lovely, comfortable, homely surroundings and by providing care, activities and other services designed around each resident’s needs and wishes.

 

Meet the team

The talented cook and kitchen team prepare delicious, home-cooked meals on site daily from our own kitchens. We source quality produce for our excellent breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. All-day dining is available for lighter meals and snacks and all dishes are carefully balanced to get the best nutritional value and cater for individual dietary requirements and preferences.

OSJCT Menu

Seasonal produce is chosen whenever possible and of course, relatives and friends are always welcome to join us. The menus change daily, and the kettle is always on. Our chef bakes every day so there is always a fresh cake to enjoy.

Residents are also encouraged to help prepare their own food and to make snacks whenever they choose.

Download sample food menu

Whether it’s wet or dry outside, we at OSJCT feel that activities are essential in providing the best caring environment to live in.

Hobbies don’t simply stop when living with us at The Cedars. We have a dedicated Activities Co-ordinator who works closely with our residents to create a programme of fulfilling activities and events, tailored around each resident’s requests, hobbies and interests. The programme of events and activities provide a source of fun and laughter, to help each resident live their life to the full and make new friendships.

Here is a sample of activities on offer:

  • Trips to garden centres, cafés, pubs, sporting events, National Trust parks, wildlife parks, aquariums and museums.
  • Visit from Pets as Therapy Dogs
  • Exercise and wellness activities, for example Seated Yoga, Zumba • Board game competitions and quizzes
  • Music therapy sessions
  • Gardening
  • Arts and crafts
  • Communal Church services

OSJCT Activities Guide

Download sample activities schedule

With so many well-being activities for body and mind on offer, we also recognise that everyone needs some personal space for relaxation and mindfulness for personal reflection. The cosy lounges offer an opportunity for some quiet time or to host family and friends.

Many of the activities feature Reminiscence Therapy to aid those living with Dementia to remember events, people and places using sight, touch, taste, smell and sound.

As we located within a vibrant community, there's never a dull moment. We run regular activities for all to join in:

  • Coffee mornings
  • Care Home Open Day
  • Summer and Autumn fetes
  • Christmas parties

View our full events calendar to see more upcoming events taking place at The Cedars care home.

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The Key Facts document has information regarding this care home which can be used in comparison with other care homes or can be printed and taken on your visit

Meet the team

Home Manager

The residents at The Cedars Care Home are cared for by a committed and friendly team of staff which includes carers, catering, housekeepers and administrative staff. The home is led by the Registered Manager who is supported by a Head of Care and a team of Care Leaders.

Frederic joined The Orders of St John Care Trust in June 2019. Prior to joining The Trust, Frederic worked as a Registered Home Manager for a private company located in Bath. Frederic gained valuable experience with a diverse group of elderly people over the past four years, this included general nursing and dementia nursing. Before joining the care sector, Frederic was a front of house supervisor at a luxury 5 star hotel in London. Frederic is in the process of completing his QCF level 5 in Leadership and Management. He is always looking to expand and enhance his knowledge. Prior to this qualification, Frederic obtained a Diploma in Hotel Management and Tourism from Switzerland. Frederic is passionate about building strong relationships with both the residents and the staff. He believes a successful home lies in knowing the residents personality and preferences. This allows the team to provide an individualised tailored experience. Moreover, he believes in constantly striving to improve the home by getting everyone involved, with the aim of providing a service above and beyond.

Head of Care

Sharon started her career with The Orders of St John Care Trust in 2016 in the role as Care Leader. In February 2018, Sharon stepped up into the role of Acting Head of Care to support the Acting Home Manager.

Sharon has over 15 years’ experience in care, originally starting her career as a Carer in Dementia Specialist Unit and later developed into senior positions. Sharon has worked in Residential, Dementia Specialist and Nursing care settings.

Sharon has completed her National Qualification in Health and Social Care Level 3, in addition to a Team Leading and Level 3 End of Life qualifications, Sharon is continually looking to enhance her knowledge and skills which she can pass onto the team.

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Call: 01793 772036

High Street
Purton
SN5 4AF
United Kingdom

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