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1 Douglas Street
Ivy Square
DE23 8LH


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Profile Strength
Very Good 81%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £795.00
Regulator's Rating Good

We offer high standard of affordable care in a comfortable and compassionate environment. Our residents are encouraged to lead an enriched life, supported by our engaging social programme packed full of clubs, trips out and regular entertainment.

We have comfortable and well-equipped bedrooms and lounges and our pleasant sensory garden hosts patio seating areas and an aviary. Our friendly, well-trained, caring team ensures person-centred care for residents. Residents with dementia are supported with sensory areas, reminiscence activities and memory boxes.

What residents think of Douglas Court
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, End of Life, Personal care, Physiotherapy.
Disability Support Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist , Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth, Electronic Medication Management.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Challenging Behaviour, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness, Wandering .
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

We've taken the appropriate measures to ensure the safety of residents.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
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 Testing The provider assured the regulator that it was accessing testing for people using the service and staff.
To view the provider’s latest Inspection Reports, Click here.
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 have a great choice of lifestyle facilities within the home, including a hair salon where our residents regularly get together and enjoy a little ‘me time’.

With two separate restaurant-style dining rooms, our residents have a great choice of formal or casual dining options, and we take pride in offering high-quality food, chosen by the residents and prepared by our experienced catering team.

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Dining Rooms.

What Else Do We Provide

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden.

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We have comfortable and well-equipped bedrooms and lounges and our pleasant sensory garden hosts patio seating areas and an aviary. Our friendly, well-trained, caring team ensures person-centred care for residents. Residents with dementia are supported with sensory areas, reminiscence activities and memory boxes.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 43
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 18
We offer these types of ensuite rooms: WC and Basin.

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities


Our staff are trained to a high standard and will be respectful towards you and your family. We believe that a person-centred approach and an understanding of individuals specific needs, helps promote the individual’s sense of wellbeing, whilst also ensuring their privacy and dignity, which is of great importance.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £795.00
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £794.99
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £795.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Derby
Region East Midlands
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare 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 Pureed Pink tick icon Vegetarian
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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 Vegetarian food can be served.

Delivering a respectful and quality service.

Pink tick icon There are no unnecessary disruptions during mealtimes.

Activities Are So Important

Our residents enjoy a varied and engaging program of activities and events, designed to enhance the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of all our residents. From creative activities such as painting, baking and gardening, to regular visits from entertainers such as singers, dancers and musicians, religious services and outings, our activities are intended to inspire and engage our residents as individuals and as a community.

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

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

1 Douglas Street
Ivy Square
DE23 8LH

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Requires Improvement
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 16th February 2022
Last rated 10th January 2020

10th March 2022

2nd April 2021

10th January 2020

15th December 2016

14th February 2014

28th November 2012

11th January 2012

Registration Date 7th December 2010
Service Provider Douglas Court Care Home Limited, LE10 2DJ
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Mosque.

Nearby Services
Church, Hospital, Local Walks & Bike Rides, Park, Post Office, Restaurant, Shops, Surgery.
Our Awards
Outstanding Smaller Group Care Provider (up to 25 homes) Outstanding Smaller Group Care Provider (up to 25 homes)

Frequently asked questions about Douglas Court

Douglas Court was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in January 2020.
Douglas Court provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Douglas Court has 43 rooms.
Prices for Douglas Court start from £795.00 per week.
Douglas Court is owned by Adept Care Homes.
Yes. Douglas Court does offer Residential care.
Yes. Douglas Court does offer Respite care.
Yes. Douglas Court does provide care for people with Dementia.
Douglas Court accepts Local Authority clients.
Douglas Court accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.

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