Brookside Care Home

GoodCQC Rating
Exterior of Brookside in Melksham, Wiltshire
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Care Home Location

Ruskin Ave,  Melksham SN12 7NG, UK
Bus Stop0.10 miles
Local Pub0.30 miles
Train Station1.20 miles
Nearby Shops0.20 miles
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Serving the local and wider Wiltshire community for over 40 years and sitting in the town of Melksham, Brookside care home provides expert residential, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This established Orders Of St John home boasts a variety of useful amenities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a cosy communal living area, a resident’s pub, landscaped gardens and even a sweet shop. Whether it be giant bowling in the garden, enjoying a trip to the theatre or getting active with seated yoga, the dedicated team ensures there is an activity for everyone here at Brookside.

BrandThe Orders Of St John Care Trust
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date1970
Ensuite Facilities0%
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 Publication Date: 15/10/2019

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Care Home Activities

Where is Brookside located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Brookside?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Brookside?

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

How many beds does Brookside have?

Currently, there are 50 beds at the home.

Who owns Brookside?

This care home is owned and operated by The Orders of St John Care Trust.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Brookside, including: Hair & Beauty Treatments, Children Visits, Arts & Crafts

What is the cost of care at Brookside?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Brookside the cost of care starts from £1,225 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01522 302283 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.