Frank Foster House Care Home

CQC Rating Requires improvement
Cheryl Wright
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Care Home Location

Frank Foster House,  Loughton Ln, Theydon Bois, Epping CM16 7LD
Bus Stop0.30 miles
Local Pub0.40 miles
Train Station1.10 miles
Nearby Shops1.00 miles
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Located in the leafy village of Theydon Bois near Loughton, the 80 bedroomed Frank Foster House has been chosen as one of the Top 20 care homes in the East of England by the residents and their families. The expert team offer residential, respite and dementia care, Frank Foster House is also home to different sensory areas including sensory items on the walls to touch, listen and see. As well as a themed tea room, facilities also include a chapel and a 21st Century room where residents can surf the internet and enjoy time together on the Wii.

BrandRunwood Homes
Purpose BuiltNo
Opening Date1994
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Frank Foster 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.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Convalescent Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

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

CQC Rating

requires improvementOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating requires improvementCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating requires improvementCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 19/04/2023

Care Home Facilities


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

Not Available

Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children

Not Available

Baking & Cooking
Book and Poetry
Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes
Where is Frank Foster House located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Frank Foster House?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Frank Foster House?

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

How many beds does Frank Foster House have?

Currently, there are 80 beds at the home.

Who owns Frank Foster House?

This care home is owned and operated by Runwood Homes.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Frank Foster House, including: Gardening & Flower Arranging, Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Exercise & Fitness.

What is the cost of care at Frank Foster House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Frank Foster House the cost of care starts from £1,250 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01992 945936 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.