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Admirals Reach

Ridgewell Avenue, Chelmsford,
CM1 2GA

Welcome to Admirals Reach Residential and Nursing Home in Chelmsford

Being a large home, Admirals Reach is perfectly set up to deal with a wide range of care needs. Our 158 rooms are separated into five houses and focus on different care requirements. Three houses care for people with dementia, one offers residential care and Drake House is designed to help our more able residents to prepare for returning home.

Regardless of which house our resident is living in, they will receive a high level of care, 24 hours a day. Every resident has a unique care plan, as well as a named nurse and carer.

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Care types

  • In addition to person centred care, we provide nursing staff to support residents who require qualified nursing care.

  • We offer 24-hour personal support to those with a condition that requires frequent specialised, qualified nursing care.

  • Provides accommodation, meals and personal care for those who find it increasingly difficult to cope at home without assistance.

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Customer Satisfaction Report

We're always striving to improve our treatments and services so feedback from residents and relatives is very important to us. The results of this help us provide the best care possible.

Care Quality Commission Report

We are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This helps us to identify how we can deliver person-centred care for the people living in Bupa homes.


Life at Admirals Reach Residential and Nursing Home

There's something going on every day at Admirals Reach and we try to vary the programme of events and activities so there's sure to be something for everyone.

Our activities

We want to make sure that our residents have the freedom to spend their days exactly how they wish. Whether that's taking a stroll around the gardens, catching up with what's on the TV or a good book, or taking part in one of the many activities organised by our in-house activity co-ordinator.

Bupa's proud of its Community Connections scheme, and has recently worked with Marie Curie to take part in Bupa’s Communi-tea week welcoming older people living on their own in the local community to join us at Admirals Reach for a tea.

Additional information:

  • Gardening
  • Regular trips out
  • Religious services
  • Local community and charity events

Our food

We're particularly proud of the care and attention our chef and staff put into creating menus every day. Residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to their meals, as the chef will meet with them personally on a regular basis to make sure they are getting the food they want and need – so it's both tasty and packed with nutrition.

Additional information:

  • Fresh, homemade meals
  • Homemade cakes daily
  • Personalised menus
  • Night Bite menu

Come and visit us for afternoon tea and we will show you around

We have a team on hand who will be happy to answer any questions you have about our homes

How do I arrange a visit?

We have an open door policy, so you are welcome to pop in to the home at any time. However, we recommend you avoid visiting at main meal times as these can be very busy. If you would like to speak to the home manager when you visit, you can make an appointment by calling us first.

Can I bring my own furniture?

Depending on its size, new residents are welcome to bring furniture to their new room. Many of our residents bring a favourite armchair or pictures and other small belongings to personalise their room.

How soon can I move in?

This depends on availability of rooms in the home, understanding the cost of care and the person moving in receiving a care assessment.

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Home facilities

Our rooms

The standard of the rooms at Admirals Reach is extremely high; regardless of the house they're in. All bedrooms come with ensuite bathroom facilities, views onto the delightful gardens, points for both TVs and telephones and also a 24-hour call system so that our residents can contact a nurse or carer day or night.

Additional information:

  • Rooms cleaned daily
  • Laundry service
  • 24-hour call system
  • Wi-Fi available

Care facilities

  • Individual diets catered for
  • 24 hour call system
  • Residents access to a GP
  • Highly trained nursing staff
  • Specialist dementia staff
  • Specialist Parkinson’s staff
  • Additional therapies (payable separately)
  • Access to a Sensory room
  • Personalised care plan
  • Access to an Optician
  • Access to a Nutritionalist
  • Access to 24 hour care
  • Dedicated activity coordinator
  • Electric profiling beds
  • Laundry and cleaning services
  • Access to a Memory Box
  • Access to Physiotherapy onsite

Room facilities

  • Direct garden access
  • Ensuite facilities
  • Telephone points
  • TV points

Indoor facilities

  • Communal flat screen TV
  • Conservatory
  • Dedicated activity room
  • Library
  • Quiet lounge
  • Smoke detectors
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wifi hotspot

What's next?

Book a visit

Call now to book a visit and meet our care home manager, who can answer any questions you may have.

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There's a lot to figure out when it comes to funding. Pop in for a visit and we will be happy to talk it over.

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