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The Withywindle
Celeborn Street
South Woodham Ferrers


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Profile Strength
Very Good 81%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Sharon Osborne is Home Manager at Windle Court.

Windle Court is a purpose built 76 bedroom care home situated in a welcoming residential area of South Woodham Ferrers, close to Chelmsford in Essex. This spacious South Woodham care home provides expert care for older people, including those living with dementia.

Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, 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.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe

Our focus is to keep residents, staff, and visitors safe. We ask that you respectfully follow our updated visiting guidelines, so that we can promote the wellbeing of everyone involved in the home.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space
Windle Court 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)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Telephone for external calling

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

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Our Building and Facilities

We strive to create a homely environment at Windle Court and we provide all the comforts of good food, good company and friendly staff, in a calm and restful atmosphere. The bedrooms are beautifully furnished, with en-suite bathroom facilities and TV's. Windle Court in South Woodham Ferrers also has excellent amenities, including comfortable lounges in which residents can relax and two hairdressing salons. In addition we have a dedicated area for dementia care, designed to enable those we care for to maintain their independence in a safe environment. Set in the grounds of Windle Court is a smaller building, known as Jasmine Lodge, suitably catering for our residents who are living with dementia.

We have a bright and airy cafe at Windle Court decorated and furnished to a fantastic standard, designed to enable residents, families and friends to meet in a modern and relaxing social environment, and enjoy a day-out experience without having to leave the home. Residents may also choose to take part in a monthly memory worship service at Windle Court, including prayer, hymns and social time, hosted by South Woodham Ferrers Holy Trinity Church. A weekly gentleman's club see's table top game challenges played out. 

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

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

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Hairdressers, Lift.

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

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The bedrooms are beautifully furnished, with en-suite bathroom facilities and TV's. We understand the value of individuality, so you will be able to personalise your accommodation with special familiar items you may wish to have around you, such as a favourite chair or pictures to go on the wall.

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, Telephone Point.

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.

Our Team
Sharon Osborne
Sharon Osborne
Home Manager
Funding Types
Local Authority Essex
Region East
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

Mealtimes are, to many, the highlight of the day and all of our meals are made of fresh produce, prepared by our own chefs and catering teams. We undertake to provide a nutritious and balanced diet around your preferences; we like our residents to have a say in what they eat as they did at home.

We Serve Food At
All day snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegan, Vegetarian.

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Activities Are So Important

We take pride in our activities programme, and you will have the option to join in organised activities if you wish to do so. Our activity coordinators seek out and listen to residents who may have hobbies or pastimes, in addition to arranging a whole variety of activities and entertainment to stimulate all residents.

Our activity programme ensures that residents remain stimulated and engaged and our activity coordinators take into account resident’s hobbies, needs and interests. The activities at Windle Court are varied and, alongside enjoying themselves, residents can receive a wide range of health and fitness benefits by taking part.  

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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Dancing, Excursions, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Pet Therapy, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Our Pets

Pets by arrangement of the home manager.

The Withywindle
Celeborn Street
South Woodham Ferrers

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 15th August 2019
Last rated 5th September 2019

5th September 2019

25th September 2018

6th April 2018

6th January 2017

10th November 2015

1st July 2015

22nd August 2014

26th March 2014

21st March 2013

3rd May 2011

Registration Date 16th December 2010
Bus Stop nearby, Train Station nearby.

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

Nearby Services
Garden Centre, Hospital, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shopping Centre, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Windle Court

Windle Court was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in September 2019.
Windle Court provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Windle Court has 76 rooms.
Windle Court is owned by Runwood Homes.
Yes. Windle Court does offer Residential care.
Yes. Windle Court does offer Respite care.
Yes. Windle Court does provide care for people with Dementia.
Sharon Osborne is the manager of Windle Court.

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