In the beautiful Dorset market town of Gillingham, the experienced team at The Mellowes home provide expert residential, respite and nursing care to the elderly. With the residents’ wellbeing at the heart of everything at this Bupa home, residents are encouraged to take part in daily activities that are tailored to suit their individual abilities. Not only is The Mellowes home blessed with beautifully decorated and spacious bedrooms, the there are a range of facilities and activities to enjoy, including a cafe, pet therapy, and comfy lounge areas where residents can relax. The excellent activity programme ensures no day is the same at this care home.
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.
Individuals who require 24-hour assistance and care from qualified nurses due to medical conditions and/or personal living needs. This may include people that require intensive rehabilitative care following a stroke, or simply need support using a peg feeding tube.
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.
It is situated in Gillingham and is close to popular amenities.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. The Mellowes is rated good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.
The following types of elderly care are available at this home: nursing, respite, residential.
Currently, there are 44 beds at the home.
This care home is owned and operated by Bupa.
There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Mellowes , including: Arts & Crafts, Gardening & Flower Arranging, Children Visits
Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Mellowes the cost of care starts from £900 per week.