Services offered: Dementia Care Nursing Care Residential Care
Opened in 2011, Meadowcroft offers nursing, residential, dementia and respite care in a quiet, residential location, close to the centre of the historic market town of Thame. The specialist home environment has been designed specifically to enhance the quality of life of people living with dementia, and incorporates a number of features to promote reminiscence as therapy.
Nursing care at Meadowcroft provides residents with expert medical support within a specialist environment that is tailored to their specific needs. Care and treatment is administered round the clock at times that are convenient for residents.
About the Home
Meadowcroft offers a comfortable and homely environment. The private, en-suite bedrooms are your personal haven and there are cosy living areas in each of the households, along with kitchenettes and dining rooms and the hairdressers which is located on the ground floor
The secure, wrap-around garden is available to enjoy sunny days and social activities take place daily for your enjoyment and 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.
If you are joining us for respite care you will be able to enjoy all of the facilities, which include your own en-suite bedroom, our delicious home‑cooked meals and daily activities.
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 is headed by a registered nurse and focusses 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.
Each of the households has its 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 and the outdoor seating in our garden. The comfortable 'heart of the home' area on the ground floor is a perfect place to meet family and friends for a cup of tea. The dedicated Activities Co-ordinators are there to make life as stimulating and varied as possible and they work with our residents to shape the schedules of activities. Here is a sample of activities they might organise:
- Seated exercise
- Poetry group
- Scrabble and dominoes club
- Animal therapy and PAT dog visits
- Visiting entertainers
- Varied crafts
- Weekly coffee morning,
- Regular church services
- Regular trips on mini bus
Community and family events
Nursing Care Information Events: 30th May, 20th June and 25th July, 2pm-4pm
Care Home Open Day: Friday 28th June 11am-4pm
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.
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What we offer
Regular visits by health professionals
Awarded for attaining an internal audit score of 100% and the achievement of excellence in the areas of the audit which relate to the care and welfare of our residents. This achievement demonstrates the commitment and passion towards providing all those living in the home with the highest quality lived experience.
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.