The Lakes Garden

The Lakes Care Centre

Spine Road East
South Cerney
GL7 5TL
United Kingdom

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A warm welcome to our home

  • Dementia Care
  • Residential Care
  • Respite Care
  • Day Care
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19

The home offers compassionate, individualised residential, dementia, respite and day care for up to 64 residents. The purpose-built home environment has been specifically designed to support the needs of older people including those with dementia, from aiding memory in day-to-day living and reminiscence therapy, to reinforcing personal identity and navigating around the home.

The lakes resident and colleague

Cosy lounges are available to relax in, as are the safe terraces to take advantage of on sunny days and social activities take place daily for your enjoyment. If you’d like a little more privacy, then your own spacious bed-sitting room, with en-suite ‘wet room’ shower facilities, offers a peaceful oasis.

The Lakes Visitor Room

The Lakes Care Centre is surrounding by stunning scenery and a host of leisure facilities including cafes and restaurants. The home is located close to the popular destination of Cotswold Water Park which boasts 180 lakes and a host of activities.

The Lakes Living Space

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

A 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.

OSJCT Menu

The menus change daily, and the kettle is always on, so hot drinks are available throughout the day.

Each of the four households have their own personal kitchen-dining room where residents u can take their meals if they wish. Residents are also encouraged to help prepare their own food, and to make snacks.

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 Lakes Care Centre. 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:

  • Arts and crafts
  • ‘Pat the dog’ – a visit from a trained dog
  • Coffee mornings
  • 100th birthday party
  • Lunch club
  • Manicure and massage
  • Gents’ club
  • Flower arranging
  • Visiting musicians
  • Knit2gether
  • Visit from the Beavers
  • Christmas party’s
  • Summer fete
  • Church service
  • Gardening
  • Mind song (music therapy)

Download sample activities schedule

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.

We run regular activities for all to join in: (all community events are currently on hold, call The Lakes Care Centre on 01285 314141 for more details)

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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£1325£1375
Dementia Respite£1525£1580
Residential Long Term£1250£1325
Residential Respite£1440£1525

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

Meet the team

General Manager

Shelley joins The Lakes Care Centre with a wealth of experience having worked in the care industry for many years. Shelley initially started as a Housekeeper at OSJCT in 1995 and has progressed to an experienced Home Manager. When Shelley is not at work she enjoys walking her two dogs or getting out in her caravan any chance she gets to explore new places.

Customer Relations Manager

Robyn joined The Lakes Care Centre in Autumn 2021 having previously worked in events management, including planning lots of weddings. Robyn loves making a positive difference to people’s lives and enjoys spending time with the residents.

When Robyn is not at work she can be found knee deep in a DIY project transforming her home.

Activities Co-ordinator

Annie joined The Lakes Care Centre as an Activities Co-ordinator in November 2019. Annie has 8 years’ experience working as a carer where she enjoyed spending time with residents and the relationship that built from hearing their life stories.  Annie finds the role of Activities Co-ordinator exciting and enjoys the joy it brings when a resident accomplishes something that they didn’t think they could do or simply seeing residents enjoying themselves, seeing them smile or hearing them laugh.

Outside of work Annie loves spending time with family and friends, playing darts and taking care of her garden. When Annie has some downtime, she enjoys a good book or completing a craft project.

Head of Dementia Care

Samrit Kaeokon joined The Lakes Care Centre in January 2021 with over 4 years’ experience working in care. Sam has previously worked in domiciliary care where he worked as a care worker before working his way up to a senior carer.

Sam enjoys working in the beautiful surroundings of The Lakes Care Centre, he has enjoyed getting to know the residents and loves the variety of each day bringing a new challenge. 

Sam loves to make residents smile and getting involved with activities, Sam says "It always makes my day when the residents smile back, and I know they are happy”.

Outside of work Sam enjoys cycling, walking and exploring new places.

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