The Glen Care Home

GoodCQC Rating
Exterior of  The Glen Care Home in Shepton Mallet, Mendip
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Care Home Location

Shapway Lane,  Shepton Mallet BA4 6JS, UK
Bus Stop0.50 miles
Local Pub0.60 miles
Train Station4.10 miles
Nearby Shops0.40 miles
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Set within 5.9 acres of stunning grounds, and surrounded by rolling Mendip hills, The Glen is a warm and welcoming care home that provides specialist residential, nursing and dementia care three miles from Shepton Mallet. This attractive 52-bed Victorian home features purpose-built bedrooms with wonderful views, three bright communal lounges, a special sensory room and ample outdoor space, with a large lawn, inviting summer house and sun terrace for residents to enjoy the Somerset sunshine. Dedicated activity coordinators ensure that there is always a tailored and diverse programme of activities available, and actively invite loved ones to contribute suggestions based on the residents' personal interests.

BrandIndependent Care Home
Purpose BuiltNo
Opening Date1995
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveYes

Types of Elderly Care*

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.

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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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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.

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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: 01/01/2022

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Care Home Activities

Where is The Glen located?

It is situated in Shepton Mallet and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of The Glen?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Glen?

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

How many beds does The Glen have?

Currently, there are 52 beds at the home.

Who owns The Glen?

This care home is owned and operated by The Glen and Swimbridge House Group.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Glen, including: Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Book & Poetry, Arts & Crafts

What is the cost of care at The Glen?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Glen the cost of care starts from £990 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01749 608279 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.