Alexandra House Care Home

CQC Rating Good
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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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 BuiltYes
Opening Date1962
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Alexandra House*

Lottie care
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.

Lottie care
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.

Lottie care
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.

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

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

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Visits from Children
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 as 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: Gardening & Flower Arranging, Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Book and Poetry.

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.

It's best to call the home directly on 01255 444275 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.