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Skirbeck Court Exterior

Skirbeck Court

Spilsby Road
Boston
PE21 9NU
United Kingdom

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A warm welcome to our home

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

Skirbeck Court offers residents a real home from home in a calm and friendly environment. Cosy bedrooms look out onto landscaped gardens with raised planters, vegetable patches and water features, whilst comfortable lounges and friendly dining areas ensure residents can relax and enjoy all the usual home comforts.

Skirbeck Gardens

Residents can enjoy the daily social activities going on in the central communal areas with the hairdressing salon open during the week. Our cosy lounges give more privacy for socialising with friends and family or watching TV.

Skirbeck Bedroom

Surrounded by peaceful and beautifully tendered gardens, residents can take a seat on one of the homes patios or stroll through the colourful flower beds. Our lovely landscaped gardens are there to enjoy throughout the year.

Older people enjoy 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.

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 for residents and visitors 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 Skirbeck 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 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
  • Fun activities with the local toddler and nursery group
  • 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.

And that’s not all:

We’ve had silent discos, hoe downs, Chinese banquets, Oscar parties and so much more.

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 are on the outskirts of a thriving town - 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 Skirbeck Court.

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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.

Care TypeFees FromFees To
Dementia long term£895£960
Dementia respite£945£1010
Residential long term£760£895
Residential respite£810£945

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.

Skirbeck Court Key Facts

Meet the team

Home Manager

Jill Lawie is the Home Manager at Skirbeck Court.  Jill has worked in the care industry for the last 40 years, she started her career as a carer and worked her way up to becoming a Manager in 1988. Jill previously worked for OSJCT from 1994 to 2004 and returned in October 2019 to manage Skirbeck Court.

Head of Care

Sacha Thornalley is the Head of Care at Skirbeck Court. She has 13 years experience in the care industry. Sacha has previously worked as a night carer, Activities Co-ordinator, Carer, Senior Carer and Deputy Manager. All prior to commencing work at Skirbeck Court as Head of Care in May 2020.

Administrator

Steph Tate is the Administrator at Skirbeck Court. She has worked in this role at Skirbeck Court since June 2014. All of her working experience has been within admin, working for local companies in the Boston area.

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