Sweyne Court Care Home | Care Home | Rayleigh, SS6 8EB

Sweyne Court Care Home

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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Residential | Dementia | Respite
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,133.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Maxine Calverley is Home Manager at Sweyne Court Care Home.

Maxine has worked in the care sector for over 19 years, starting as HCA and then Deputy Manager, where she supported children and young adults with learning disabilities. She started working at Sweyne Court in 2012 and progressed to Deputy Manager & now Home Manager. Maxine holds an NVQ level 3 in Health & Social Care and is working towards her Level 5 management award. Maxine is a Champion for Dementia & Dignity and holds a distinction in End of Life and Equality & Diversity and is adult safeguarding lead.Award Winner in 2014 and 2018 for outstanding contribution in the Essex region, for going above and beyond supporting residents to achieve their goals and commitment and dedication for continuously striving to improve the home. Maxine was a part of team who won the award for Dementia Care at the care home Uk awards in 2019.

Maxine Calverley

An award-winning, bright and cosy home with a warm and friendly atmosphere, Sweyne Court is close to the bustling Essex town of Rayleigh, just 7 miles from Southend-on-Sea, with lovely grounds and delightful views of the surrounding countryside.

As a family-owned care home, we take a nurturing, attentive and person-centred approach to the care we provide, offering a range of long-term and respite care options for people who need residential, residential dementia, end of life and daycare.

Our hand-picked and professional team, many of whom live in the local areas of Rayleigh, Benfleet and Hockley, deliver care with respect, kindness and attention to detail – providing a high quality of life for the residents and peace of mind for their families.

With our varied activities calendar and on-site day centre, residents of Sweyne Court have an abundance of opportunities to enjoy life, form new friendships with like-minded people and spend their time doing things they love.

Sweyne Court Care Home
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Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Mild Forgetfulness.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, Frontotemporal, Lewy Body, Mixed Dementias, Vascular Dementia.
Respite Care Yes

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

We are working within the government guidelines to help protect our staff and clients. Regular testing, high standards of IPC, PPE, regular cleaning of touch points, visitors health questionnaire

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.
Infection Prevention & Control (IPC) - Regulator’s Assessment
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, regulators have assessed the preparedness of care providers in relation to infection prevention and control. Details of the regulator’s latest findings can be found below.
Regulator: CQC
safe-tick Use of PPE The provider assured the regulator that it was using personal protective equipment effectively and safely.
To view the provider’s latest Inspection Reports, Click here.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space
Connectivity for resident testing, monitoring & communications

Infection control and the safety of both residents and staff often requires quarantine measures and the isolation of care home residents. To test, monitor and allow residents to communicate with relatives, the prevalence of room-level connectivity within the home is becoming increasingly relevant.

Wireless Internet access (WiFi)

Yes, our care home has WiFi in all our resident’s rooms.

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

Yes, our care home has mobile phone signal in all our resident’s rooms.

Telephone for external calling

Our care home provides a telephone in some of our residents’ rooms.

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Minimum Age

LGBTQ Welcome
Our Building and Facilities

Across our home we benefit from stylish communal lounges, dining rooms and quiet rooms, which are attractively decorated and furnished to provide lots of space and choice for residents to spend their time.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Day Centre, Hairdressers, Lift, Smoking Area.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Combined Heat & Power (CHP), Electronic Visitor Register, Interactive Digital Touch Table.

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We find that residents settle into life here quickly, thanks to our kind, compassionate approach to caregiving. For example, we encourage all residents to make their rooms their own, decorating them with personal belongings and their own soft furnishings.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 43
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 43
We offer these types of ensuite rooms: WC and Basin, Wet Rooms.

Type Of Room
Shared Room, Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View, Unfurnished.

Room Facilities
Alarm, Internet Access, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,133.00
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £1,203.00
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £1,133.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Essex
Region East
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept Local Authority funding with a Third Party Top-Up Yes

Choice Dining Logo

Choice Dining is a food-focused accreditation designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare the dining experience within different care settings.

To be awarded the Choice Dining badge, a care home will have committed to delivering exceptional dining experiences with a strong focus on preference, individuality, hygiene and the environment. You can explore the specifics of all participating homes in the tab below to learn more about the food on offer, how it is served and presented and what they’re doing to cater for your personal taste. For more information about Choice Dining please click here.

Styles of Food Pink tick icon Gluten-free Pink tick icon Pureed Pink tick icon Vegan Pink tick icon Vegetarian
Dining Locations Pink tick icon Bedroom Dining Pink tick icon Lounge/Diner
Dining Styles Pink tick icon Hot Trolley Pink tick icon Room Service
Hospitality Pink tick icon Guests are welcome for dinner (Covid permitting)

The preparation, nutritional value and presentation of food.

Pink tick icon Attractive drinks and adaptive cups/glasses are available and accessible where needed.

Pink tick icon Individual dietary needs are person centred.

Pink tick icon Meals reflect the nutritional needs of the residents.

Pink tick icon Our menu is balanced.

Pink tick icon Snacks are provided for residents that require texture-modified food.

Pink tick icon Sweet and savoury foods are provided between meals (this does not just include cakes and biscuits).

Pink tick icon Hot Trolley

Pink tick icon Room Service

A critical component for good health.

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Pink tick icon 5 Star Rated by UK Food Standards.

Pink tick icon Hand hygiene for both residents and staff.

Pink tick icon We are following best practice including NICE guidelines as a standard.

Pink tick icon We are conducting internal and/or 3rd party food safety audits.

Pink tick icon We have allergen management policies in place.

A freedom to eat the food you want, when you want it.

Pink tick icon A Private Dining room is bookable for residents and their families.

Pink tick icon Families are invited for meals [Covid permitting].

Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have the same food options as elsewhere.

Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have their food presented to same standard as elsewhere.

Pink tick icon Residents have access to Dining Room.

Pink tick icon Residents have the option of dining in their own room.

Pink tick icon Staff also dine themselves with the residents they support.

Pink tick icon Staff sit with the residents they support when they dine.

Pink tick icon Residents can order food not on the menu, or have access to an ‘evergreen menu’.

Pink tick icon Residents have access to a flexible meal service beyond defined times.

Pink tick icon More than one option is available at mealtimes for all residents, including those with special and theraputic diets.

Pink tick icon Residents with dementia are shown food or visual menus to help them decide.

Pink tick icon There is a weekly menu.

Pink tick icon We offer catering for special events.

Pink tick icon Residents are involved in the creation of the menu.

Pink tick icon The best interest choices are made for residents unable to make their own choices.

Understanding the wants and requirements of every individual be it cultural, religious or dietary.

Pink tick icon Gluten-free food can be served.

Pink tick icon Vegan food can be served.

Pink tick icon Vegetarian food can be served.

Pink tick icon We can support people with Diabetes.

Delivering a respectful and quality service.

Pink tick icon Residents are given appropriate and dignified crockery / glassware and cutlery.

Pink tick icon Staff are hospitality trained to present / serve meals.

Pink tick icon Tables are well laid.

Pink tick icon We have food theme days/nights.

Pink tick icon Staff understand and pre-empt potential meal-time behaviours which can impact nutritional intake.

Pink tick icon Staff always use appropriate and dignified language (e.g. it is an ‘apron’ not a ‘bib’).

Pink tick icon We promote an inclusive dining experience.

Pink tick icon There are no unnecessary disruptions during mealtimes.

Being environmentally and socially responsible and thoughtful.

Pink tick icon We correctly dispose of our waste.

Pink tick icon We have a waste management system.

Pink tick icon We monitor our food waste.

Pink tick icon Residents can get involved in the growing of food and/or ingredients on site.

Pink tick icon We grow some food and/or ingredients on site.

Pink tick icon We use locally sourced and locally grown or reared food.

Pink tick icon We use organically grown food.

Pink tick icon Our energy usage is well maintained.

Pink tick icon We are actively reducing food mileage.

Activities Are So Important

With our varied activities calendar and on-site day centre, residents of Sweyne Court have an abundance of opportunities to enjoy life, form new friendships with like-minded people and spend their time doing things they love.

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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Dancing, Excursions, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Pet Therapy, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Garden Centre, Local Tourist Attractions, Park, Pub, Shopping, Shopping Centre.
Our Pets

Pets are welcome

Can You Bring Your Pet

How We Help With Your Pet

Hockley Road

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 16th March 2020
Last rated 17th April 2020
Current Report

Sweyne Court Care Home Care Home - Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)

Historic Reports

Sweyne Court Care Home Care Home - Care Quality Commission (cqc.org.uk)

Registration Date 23rd December 2010
Service Provider Sweyne Healthcare Limited, EC1R 5HL
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Car Park on-site, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Cathedral, Anglican Church, Methodist Church.

Nearby Services
Bank, Chemist, Church, Garden Centre, Hospital, Library, Local Walks & Bike Rides, Park, Post Office, Pub, Restaurant, Shopping Centre, Shops, Surgery.

Frequently asked questions about Sweyne Court Care Home

Sweyne Court Care Home was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in April 2020.
Sweyne Court Care Home provides Residential, Dementia and Respite care.
Sweyne Court Care Home has 43 rooms.
Prices for Sweyne Court Care Home start from £1,133.00 per week.
Sweyne Court Care Home is owned by Excelcare Holdings.
Yes. Sweyne Court Care Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. Sweyne Court Care Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Sweyne Court Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Sweyne Court Care Home comes under Essex.
Sweyne Court Care Home accepts Local Authority clients.
Sweyne Court Care Home does not accept NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Maxine Calverley is the manager of Sweyne Court Care Home.

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