Don Thomson House Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Exterior of Don Thomas House Care Home in Harwich, Essex
Bedroom at Don Thomas House Care Home in Harwich, Essex
Bedroom at Don Thomas House Care Home in Harwich, Essex
Communal Area at Don Thomas House Care Home in Harwich, Essex
Dining Room at Don Thomas House Care Home in Harwich, Essex
Garden at Don Thomas House Care Home in Harwich, Essex
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Care Home Location

42 Low Road,  Harwich CO12 3TS, UK
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Overview

Nestled in the tranquil Dovercourt, Essex, Don Thomson House Residential Care Home exudes a familial ambiance with a devoted team, many with years of service. Offering residential, respite, and dementia care, as well as pre-bookable respite care, the home's serene gardens, complete with a summer house and wheelchair-accessible gardening club, provide a picturesque backdrop. Conveniently located near Harwich and Dovercourt Beach, the home offers diverse activities, from music classes to pampering sessions. Following recent internal refurbishments, residents at this Sanctuary Care home can relax in inviting spaces. With a dedicated chef, nutritional home-cooked meals, including fish and chip Fridays, and delightful afternoon teas complete a homely and enjoyable atmosphere for all.

BrandSanctuary Care
Purpose BuiltYes
Date Opened1989
Beds28
Ensuite Facilities96%
All InclusiveNo

Availability & Pricing

Permanent

Residential Care - Available

Permanent

Residential Dementia Care - Available

Permanent

Nursing Care - Unavailable

Permanent

Nursing Dementia Care - Unavailable

Respite

Residential Care - Available

Respite

Residential Dementia Care - Available

Respite

Nursing Care - Unavailable

Respite

Nursing Dementia Care - Unavailable

Types of Elderly Care Available at Don Thomson 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

Physical Disability

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physiotherapy
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission' 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: 16/03/2018

Care Home Facilities

Available

Dining Area
Gardens
Hair & Beauty Salon
Lift
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area
Wifi

Not Available

Activity Room
Bar
Cafe or Restaurant
Cinema
Computer Room
Family Room
Gym
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Spa
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities

Available

Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Meditation & Yoga

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Don Thomson House.

Where is Don Thomson House located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Don Thomson House?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Don Thomson House?

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

How many beds does Don Thomson House have?

Currently, there are 28 beds at the home.

Who owns Don Thomson House?

This care home is owned and operated by Sanctuary Care.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Don Thomson House, including: Exercise & Fitness, Arts & Crafts, Book and Poetry.

What is the cost of care at Don Thomson House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Don Thomson House the cost of care starts from £1,237 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01255 441046 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.

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