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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Amanda Thackery is Manager at Waterfield House.

Waterfield House is a great example of a modern, well-established and purpose built care home situated in the charming market town of Hadleigh, close to Ipswich in Suffolk. Enjoying a pleasant location in a quiet cul-de-sac this bright and spacious 75 private bedroom care home residence offers professional, high quality care for range of needs, including specialist provision for those living with dementia or requiring palliative attention.

Reception, Cafe and Garden
Lounge diner
Assisted living apartment
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Palliative, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
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.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
Covid-19 Emergency Support Framework
The regulatory body has assessed care providers on their ability to manage four key areas during the pandemic.  Click here to download their assessment.
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

Yes, our care home provides a telephone in all our resident’s rooms.

More details coming soon

Minimum Age

Our Building and Facilities

Waterfield House residents can enjoy socialising and relaxing in in comfortable communal lounge areas and feel a true sense of peace and belonging. We are also proud to offer a dedicated area for dementia care, designed to enable residents to maintain their independence in a safe and protected environment. Being completely access-friendly to all mobility levels, including wheelchair users, residents can feel confident of being able to enjoy the freedom to go where they like in safety.

With a full range of additional amenities, Waterfield House also features a lovely tea room/cafe area within the home, offering delicious homemade cakes and biscuits, as well as 'help yourself' tea and coffee facilities. This provides a wonderful additional space for residents to meet, entertain visitors and enjoy some company. This is particularly popular for residents who are living with dementia - allowing them to benefit from the experience of going out without having to leave the protective environment of the care home.

Externally, Waterfield House has lovely gardens for residents and visitors to enjoy, with well maintained lawns, patio (with adequate shade), wildlife section, a planting & gardening area and even some pet rabbits to play with!

The heart of Waterfield House are our compassionate, attentive and professional staff, all of whom are dedicated to providing the very best individual care and support to each one of our highly valued residents.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms.

What Else Do We Provide

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Seating.

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Our superior level of accommodation features attractively decorated and beautifully furnished private bedrooms, which residents are free to personalise with their own items, complete with ensuite bathrooms and pleasant views - matching the bright, airy and cheerful surroundings of the rest of the home.

Waterfield House also has assisted living accommodation. Our first and second floors consist of seven self-contained suites, small apartments designed for assisted living for those considering a move into a care home whilst maintaining their independence. This is a perfect couples suite to enjoy together with the reassurance of the support of our carers on hand 24 hours a day if required. 

Each suite has a furnished open plan bedroom, lounge, kitchenette and en-suite wet room.

All laundry and meals can be accommodated for and you will be safe in the knowledge that staff will be present 24 hours a day.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 76
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 76

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Unfurnished.

Room Facilities
Catch up TV, Freeview TV, Sky/Cable TV.

Our Photos

Our staff are selected not only for their experience and qualifications but also for their caring approach. Our aim is to ensure that our homes create an environment which really does feel like home, where friends and family are always welcome. We believe in "Dignity for Everyone, Every Day" and value the people we look after. We promise to provide a quality of life and sense of wellbeing and truly care for our residents.

Waterfield House prides itself on consistently delivering expert 'person centred' care and genuinely compassionate support for all our residents - 24 hours a day.

Residential Care

Waterfield House delivers excellent residential care in Hadleigh, Ipswich, and provides a range of facilities for those who may find it difficult to manage without assistance. Residents are encouraged to maintain their independence as much as is possible, with dedicated staff on hand 24 hours a day ensuring their wellbeing, safety and dignity at all times.

Residential Dementia Care

Waterfield House is perfectly suited to those living with dementia or Alzheimer's, complete with the appropriate facilities and highly trained carers to provide distinguished support and care. Runwood Homes leads the way in specialist residential dementia care, with over 600 dedicated dementia leaders across all our homes who have undergone specialist training.

Short Stay and Respite Care

We provide peace of mind for those who are seeking short term care. Our attentive, professional team offers round the clock support, including specialist provisions for those requiring dementia-specific care, with the option of permanent residency if and when required.

Reablement Care

Waterfield House is a fantastic rehabilitation care centre in Ipswich for people able to be discharged from hospital, yet not being fit enough to resume full independence at home. Our reablement care offers all the support your loved one or family member needs until they are full back on their feet.

Our Team
Amanda Thackery
Amanda Thackery
Funding Types
Local Authority Suffolk
Region East
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

Our residents enjoy a full range of tasty, healthy meals, prepared with fresh ingredients, by our own talented on site chef and catering team. As well as providing a nutritious and balanced diet we can easily cater for including residents who are vegetarian/vegan, are gluten intolerant or diabetic, as well as medically prescribed, textured or fork mashable dietary requirements.

We Serve Food At
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegan, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

Our comprehensive activity programme ensures that residents enjoy a full range of stimulating and engaging pastimes, including age-appropriate health & fitness, a 'Knit & Natter' group and memory boxes for reminiscing. Our activity coordinators readily take into account resident’s hobbies, needs and interests to produce activities which are varied and enjoyable, as well as other special entertainment events.

Our Photos

Activities At Home
Animal Petting, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Crafts, Exercise Class, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Painting, Pet Therapy, Religious Services, Reminiscence, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment.

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


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Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 7th May 2021
Last rated 15th May 2021

15th May 2021

10th December 2020

25th November 2020

16th November 2018

1st July 2016

21st June 2013

23rd February 2013

30th January 2013

1st August 2012

23rd July 2012

30th May 2012

Registration Date 8th August 2011
Bus Stop nearby.

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

Nearby Services
Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Waterfield House

Waterfield House was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in May 2021.
Waterfield House provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Waterfield House has 76 rooms.
Waterfield House is owned by Runwood Homes.
Yes. Waterfield House does offer Residential care.
Yes. Waterfield House does offer Respite care.
Yes. Waterfield House does provide care for people with Dementia.
Waterfield House comes under Suffolk.
Amanda Thackery is the manager of Waterfield House.

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