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Alexandra House Care Home

GoodCQC Rating
Communal Lounge of Alexandra House in Harwich, Tendring
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Care Home Location

Alexandra Court,  12 Marine Parade, Dovercourt, Harwich, CO12 3JY
Bus Stop0.10 miles
Local Pub0.03 miles
Train Station0.20 miles
Nearby Shops0.10 miles
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Overview

Situated in the small Essex seaside town of Harwich, Alexandra House is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, dementia and respite care to older people. This well-established MHA care home boasts a range of modern facilities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite wet rooms, a selection of stylish lounges and quiet spaces, a hairdressing salon and manicured gardens with inviting patio areas. The dedicated team here at Alexandra House ensures no two days are the same, whether it be partaking in award winning music therapy to help alleviate isolation for dementia residents, playing bingo or arts and craft. Residents can also access support from MHA's dedicated Chaplain.

BrandMHA (Methodist Homes)
Purpose BuildYes
Opening Date1962
Beds47
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care*

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Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

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Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

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Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

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CQC Safe Rating
Good
CQC Effective Rating
Good
CQC Caring Rating
Good
CQC Responsive Rating
Good
CQC Well-led Rating
Good
CQC Publication Date: 20/08/2020

Care Home Facilities

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Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer! 65% of care seekers want high-speed Wi Fi in their care home.

Garden Area

A care home’s garden is considered to the most important facility with over 84% of care seekers voting it as a must have!

Hair & Beauty Salon

38% of care seekers told us that having a hair & beauty salon was a key consideration to their selection process.

Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer! 65% of care seekers want high-speed Wi Fi in their care home.

Garden Area

A care home’s garden is considered to the most important facility with over 84% of care seekers voting it as a must have!

Care Home Activities

Where is Alexandra House located?

It is situated in Harwich and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Alexandra House?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Alexandra House is rated good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Alexandra House?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: respite, dementia, residential.

How many beds does Alexandra House have?

Currently, there are 47 beds at the home.

Who owns Alexandra House?

This care home is owned and operated by MHA (Methodist Homes).

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Alexandra House, including: Book & Poetry, Wellbeing Classes, Arts & Crafts

What is the cost of care at Alexandra House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Alexandra House the cost of care starts from £939 per week.