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Fives Court

Angel Lane
Mere
BA12 6DH
United Kingdom

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A warm welcome to our home

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

A welcoming and relaxed atmosphere will welcome you as you arrive at Fives Court. Supporting the atmosphere is a much loved, tendered and accessible landscape garden for all to enjoy. The spacious, open plan dining room creates an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the home-cooked meals prepared by our dedicated kitchen team.

Accessible raised bed gardens

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 chef and kitchen team prepare tasty, 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.

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.

menu

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 Fives 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 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

activity timetable

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.

There's never a dull moment. We run regular activities and events for all to join including:

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

View our full events calendar below to see more upcoming events taking place. Simply click on any day with a dot to find out more... 

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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£`1060£1090
Dementia Respite£1166£1199
Residential Long Term£925£965
Residential Respite£1025£1110

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.

Fives Court Key Facts Document

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

Brenda Martin is the Home Manager of Fives Court. She joined the Trust in 2000 and has worked at Fives Court in a variety of roles before becoming Home Manager in July 2018. 

The most rewarding part of Brenda’s job is seeing the clients and team members laughing together and enjoying each other’s company.
Brenda currently has a Level 5 Diploma in Health & Social Care, and has a special interest in the training opportunities for her team. 

For fun, Brenda enjoys walking her dog, holidays in Cornwall and a recently acquired love of aqua aerobics.

Head of Care

Bella has been in the care industry for over 10 years. She started with the Trust in 2008 as an Activities Coordinator, before working her way up to Head of Care. On her journey she has completed her Level 2 NVQ and Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care and is soon to be working towards her Level 5. She was drawn to the care industry as she wanted to make a difference and help those that needed support.

Bella’s favourite thing about her role is forming close relationships with our residents, gaining their trust, and seeing residents’ faces light up with happiness when you are doing your best for them.

Outside work, Bella enjoys spending time with her family and daughters.

Activities Coordinator

Tatum has been in the care industry for 10 years. She started with the Trust in 2016 and has completed her Level 2 NVQ in Health and Social Care. She feels the care industry chose her, as after starting her career as a carer, she wanted a change within it, and so found this role.

Tatum’s favourite thing about her role is that no day is the same, and the residents’ always make her smile. She likes the challenge of keeping the residents’ active and stimulated, finding new ways to spark their interests and encouraging them to learn new things.

Outside work, Tatum enjoys all the arts: music, painting, sewing, gardening, baking etc.

Admin Assistant

Tracey has been in the care industry for over 6 years. She started with the Trust in 2013 until 2015, before returning in 2019. On her journey she has completed her Level 2 NVQ in Team Leading and Level 3 Diploma in Customer Service. She was drawn to the care industry as she likes being part of a team that helps to enrich peoples’ lives.

Tracey’s favourite thing about her role is that no day is ever the same, and she enjoyed learning different things about and from the residents.

Outside work, Tracey enjoys spending time with her family, long countryside walks, reading, music and cooking.

Head Housekeeper

Catharine has been in the care industry for five years. She started with the Trust in 2018 and has completed her Level 2 NVQ Business Management and is currently working towards her BA (Hons) Health and Social Care. She was drawn to the care industry as she wanted to help people feel happy and ensure they are well cared for and not lonely.

Catharine’s favourite thing about her role is interacting with the residents and hearing their memories and life stories.

Outside work, Catharine enjoys spending time baking and going on long walks.

Care Leader

Fay has been in the care industry for over 10 years. She started with the Trust in 2016 and has completed her Level 2 NVQ and Level 3 Diploma.

Fay’s favourite thing about her role is achieving happiness with both her carers and her residents, and problem solving within the home to ensure the home is happy and content.

Outside work, Fay enjoys spending time with her granddaughters and walking the dogs.

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Call: 01747 860707

Angel Lane
Mere
BA12 6DH
United Kingdom

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