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Edwardstow Street

Edwardstow Court

Fosse Way
Stow on the Wold
GL54 1BX
United Kingdom

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A warm welcome to our home

  • Dementia Care
  • Dementia Respite
  • Long Term Residential
  • Residential Respite
  • Day Care

In addition to the first-class care we provide, it's our wealth of facilities and activities that really stand out. The purpose-built home environment has been specifically designed to support the needs of older people and those with dementia, from aiding memory in day-to-day living and reminiscence therapy, to reinforcing personal identity and navigating the home. Carefully chosen artwork, soft furnishings and themed corridors have been selected that are of an era likely to be familiar to our residents or are of meaningful subjects such as music or crafts.

Edwardstow Bedroom

This delightful home features small households with eight bedrooms. Every household has its own comfortable beautifully furnished lounge and kitchen dining area, with easy access to assisted bathrooms and cosy sitting rooms.

Edwardstow Residents and Staff

Individual rooms are tastefully decorated with luxury fittings and furnishings. All rooms also have en-suite facilities, remote controlled colour television and a state-of-the-art nurse call system. A personal haven for each resident.

Edwardstow lounge

Edwardstow Court offers an outstanding home environment, with a thoughtfully landscaped garden. The sunny courtyard is protected from the wind on all sides around a beautiful pergola with many of the rooms facing onto this. We pride ourselves in the maintenance of our garden and residents get involved and plant out the tubs and planters producing a splendid array of colour and blooms for everyone to enjoy. There are a number of wooden benches so that residents are able to sit and talk to each other in the warmer months and plenty of flat pathways so the whole garden can be accessed.

edwardstow back garden

Services & Facilities

All our Care Team are professionally qualified and trained to the highest standards. Every member of the team holds the Care Certificate. Your Care Team at Edwardstow Court consists of a Home Manager, Deputy Manager, Head of Dementia Care, Activity Co-ordinators, Carers, Admiral Nurse, Handyperson, Housekeeping Team and the homes Chef.

Meet the team

Our talented chef and kitchen team prepare tasty, home-cooked meals. The freshly prepared, delicious dishes are carefully balanced to get the best nutritional value and cater for individual dietary requirements and preferences. Seasonal produce is chosen whenever possible, and of course, relatives and friends are always welcome to join.


The menus change daily, and the kettle is always on, so hot drinks are available throughout the day. Our chef bakes daily so there is always a fresh cake to enjoy.

Each of the 6 households have their own small and personal dining room where residents enjoy their meals if they wish. Residents are also encouraged to help prepare their own food, and to help make snacks whenever they feel hungry.

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 Edwardstow Court. 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.

We are also fortunate to have the support of many volunteers of all ages from the local community, strengthening our links to this thriving market town. Here is a sample of activities on offer:

  • Trips to local attractions, for example garden centres or cinemas
  • Visits from Pets as Therapy Dogs
  • Exercise and wellness activities, for example Seated Yoga, Zumba
  • Board game competitions and quizzes
  • Music therapy sessions
  • Coffee mornings
  • Resident birthday parties
  • Lunch club
  • Nursery club
  • Visits from entertainers, including musicians and theatre companies
  • Visits from the Beaver Troop
  • Christmas parties
  • Summer fetes
  • Church service
  • Gardening


Download sample activities schedule

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

As we are in the heart of a market town - within a vibrant community, there's never a dull moment. We run regular activities for all to join in: (all community events are currently on hold, call Edwardstow Court on 01451 799100 for more details).

  • Friday Coffee Morning: 10.30am – 11.30am.
  • Afternoon Cream Tea: 3rd Tuesday of each month, £3.50 per person 2:30pm.
September 2020

Care fees vary depending on the level of care required and this will be confirmed upon completion of a care assessment prior to moving into the home.

Below is indicative pricing for self-funded residents per week.

Care TypeFees FromFees To
Dementia Long Term£1355£1355
Dementia Respite£1560£1560
Residential Long Term£1190£1355
Residential Respite£1370£1560

Our home charges self-funder rates for the services we provide. We accept third party top ups for individuals funded by the Local Authority up to the self-funder rate.

We understand that paying for long-term care can often be a complex subject, and with several options available to you it can be confusing. You will find helpful guidance on our Paying for Care page.


Key Facts

The Key Facts document contains information regarding this care home which can be used in comparison with other care homes or can be printed for reference and brought with you when you visit the home.

Edwardstow Court Key Facts Document

Meet the team

Home Manager

Lynne joined the trust in May 2019 with a vast amount of experience having most recently worked for a local retirement village. Lynne has a wide range of experience working in the health and social care sector, specifically working with older people. Lynne commenced her career in the NHS over 30 years ago and then diversified into the independent sector, working all over the country managing care homes and domiciliary care services.

Throughout her career Lynne has gained various qualifications in health & social care, administration, business & finance to enhance her experience and knowledge within the care sector.

Lynne has chosen to work in the care sector to support and encourage people to continue to live meaningful and fulfilling lives.

Lynne has lived in the Cotswold's with her dog, Bobby, for the past three years. In her spare time Lynne enjoys spending time with her daughter and her granddaughter and going for walks countryside or catching up on recent documentaries.

Deputy Manager

Sian Howse has 14 years experience in health and social care and is the Deputy Manager at Edwardstow Court Care Centre. Sian joined OSJCT in March 2009 as a Housekeeper and has since progressed to the position of Deputy Manager. Sian has gained experience by working her way up in the care industry and has earned her NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care. Sian fell in love with the industry, as she always felt she wanted to make a difference and says this is how she can accomplish it. She believes that it is very important to get to know each resident and treat them as an individual and support them to live the way in which they choose.

Sian is very excited to be part of the team at Edwardstow and to help it become a home for the residents.

Activity Coordinator

Gemma Joynes is the Activities Coordinator at Edwardstow Court Care Centre. She joined the Trust in 2013 as a housekeeper before becoming Activities Co-ordinator and Dementia Lead in 2014. She has completed her BTEC Level 2 Award in Supporting Activity Provision in Social Care. Gemma has lived in Stow-on-the-Wold since she was a child and has great knowledge of the local area. Gemma is looking forward to making Edwardstow Court part of the community and is especially interested in encouraging the younger generation to come to the home.

In Gemma’s spare time, she loves to spend time with her two children and husband and having family days out.


Michelle Dobbs has been working for OSJCT for over 17 years and has been in the care industry for 22 years so Michelle brings a great deal of experience to her role as Bursar at Edwardstow Court. Michelle has studied to obtain a level 3 diploma in Business and Administration and a level 3 qualification in Health and Social care. Having worked in many OSJCT homes Michelle loves her role as everyday is different which keeps her very busy. Michelle’s proudest moment in her career to date was receiving a bronze medal from the BASMOM awards, the award (also known as the Order Pro Merito Melitensi) which gives recognition to members of the community who have excelled in their field. Outside of work Michelle enjoys gardening, baking, running and travelling.

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Call: 01451 799100

Fosse Way
Stow on the Wold
GL54 1BX
United Kingdom

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