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The Laurels Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Communal Area of The Laurels Care Home in Wells, Mendip
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Care Home Location

Westfield Ln,  Draycott, Cheddar BS27 3TN
Bus Stop0.30 miles
Local Pub0.30 miles
Train Station12.10 miles
Nearby Shops2.40 miles
Non specific map


Located within the peaceful village of Draycott, just a stone’s throw away from Cheddar at the foot of the Mendips Hills, The Laurels care home provides residential, respite and dementia care within a beautiful Somerset setting. Facilities include 21 ensuite bedrooms where personalisation is encouraged, fully furnished lounge and dining rooms, rooftop terrace and a landscaped garden complete with views of the rolling hills of Somerset. The Laurels’ in-house Chef, Katie, provides a delicious seasonal menu which is tailored to individual requirements and preferences. The daily enrichment and wellbeing programme, ensures that residents enjoy a busy social calendar and can interact and engage with activities, entertainment and the local community.

BrandCountry Court
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date1984
Ensuite Facilities81%
All InclusiveYes

Types of Elderly Care Available at The Laurels*

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
Physical Disability

Not Available

Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
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: 23/08/2023

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Dining Area
Meditation Area
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Computer Room
Family Room
Hair & Beauty Salon
Library & Reading Room
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
Meditation & Yoga
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Hair & Beauty Treatments

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about The Laurels.

Where is The Laurels located?

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

What is the CQC rating of The Laurels?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Laurels?

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

How many beds does The Laurels have?

Currently, there are 21 beds at the home.

Who owns The Laurels?

This care home is owned and operated by Country Court.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Laurels, including: Baking & Cooking, Arts & Crafts, Book and Poetry.

What is the cost of care at The Laurels?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Laurels the cost of care starts from £1,100 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01934 317587 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.