Services offered: Day Care Dementia Care Residential Care Respite Care
Located in the heart of the Cotswold market town Stow-on-the-Wold, Edwardstow Court is designed with an eye to a traditional manor house, with a blend of Cotswold stone and contemporary construction. Opened in March 2018 Edwardstow Court offers compassionate, individualised residential, dementia, respite and day care for up to 48 residents.
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.
About the Home
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.
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 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.
A friendly, professionally trained team
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 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 around each resident’s needs and wishes.
Food and Nutrition
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 in our café.
Each of the households has their own small kitchen dining room where residents can take their meals if they wish. Residents are also encouraged to help prepare their own food and to make snacks whenever they choose.
Residents can enjoy social activities every day in the central communal areas including a hairdressing salon, the ‘village shop’ and the outdoor terrace. The comfortable coffee shop on the ground floor is a perfect place to meet family and friends for a cup of tea and a slice of the freshly made cake of the day. The dedicated Activities Co-ordinators are there to make life as stimulating and varied as possible, they work with our residents to shape the schedules of activities, here is a sample of activities they might organise:
- Arts and crafts
- Trips to the local gardening centre
- Birthday party
- Visit from PAT dogs
- Board game competitions and quizzes
- Seated yoga
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.
Community and Family Events
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:
- Friday Coffee Morning: 10.30am – 11.30am.
- Friday Lunch Club: 1st Friday of each month 12.00pm - 2pm, £5 per person, Lunch is served at 12.30pm.
- Afternoon Cream Tea: 3rd Tuesday of each month, £3.50 per person 2:30pm.
- Care Home Open Day: Friday 28th June 10:00 - 4:00pm
- Summer Fayre: Saturday 13th July 2:00 - 4:00pm
Book on to one of these events by emailing Val Miles at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephoning 01451 799100.
Visit the home
The best way to find out all that we can offer you or your loved one is to come along, have a chat and see for yourself. Do give us a call to make an appointment - we'll be delighted to welcome you.
What we offer
Regular visits by health professionals
Awarded for meeting all the criteria set out in the internal audit relating to dementia care, and successfully undergoing an unannounced observational visit. The team has demonstrated an outstanding on-going achievement in providing high quality, compassionate, personalised care, to support people to live well with dementia within the care environment and that there is an on-going commitment from all team members to uphold excellence in dementia care. This accreditation is endorsed by Dementia UK.