The Oaks Care Home

CQC Rating Requires improvement
Exterior of The Oaks care home in Colchester, Essex
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Care Home Location

15-25 Oaks Dr,  Lexden, Colchester CO3 3PR, UK
Bus Stop0.20 miles
Local Pub0.30 miles
Train Station1.00 miles
Nearby Shops0.60 miles
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Located in the vibrant town of Colchester, The Oaks care home provides a haven for up to 61 elderly individuals requiring dementia, nursing, and residential care. This Essex-based residence offers not only expert care but also a beautifully designed home exuding a warm and inviting ambiance. A dynamic social calendar, orchestrated by dedicated activity coordinators, ensures residents remain engaged and stimulated. The home boasts a cinema lounge, quiet areas and expansive dining area with WiFi throughout. Additionally, its award-winning garden adds to the overall allure, enhancing the living experience for all who call The Oaks home.

BrandAurem Care
Purpose BuiltNo
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at The Oaks*

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
Nursing Care

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.

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
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Day Care
Mental Health
Dementia 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 goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 13/01/2023

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Hair & Beauty Salon
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Visits from Children

Not Available

Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes
Where is The Oaks located?

It is situated in 15-25 Oaks Drive and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of The Oaks?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Oaks?

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

How many beds does The Oaks have?

Currently, there are 61 beds at the home.

Who owns The Oaks?

This care home is owned and operated by Aurem Care.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Oaks, including: Baking & Cooking, Dance & Music, Gardening & Flower Arranging.

What is the cost of care at The Oaks?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Oaks the cost of care starts from £1,150 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01206 581369 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.