How we’re keeping our residents safe from coronavirus (COVID-19)
As ever, the care and safety of our residents and our people continues to be our highest priority during these unprecedented times. That’s why we’re doing everything we can to look after our residents and their loved ones.
We’re following strict infection control measures in all our homes
Be assured we’re taking extra measures to prevent the spread of infection in each of our homes, including frequent deep cleaning and rolling out testing for our staff and residents.
We have all the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
All our homes have been supplied with the necessary supplies of PPE, and our in-house procurement team is ready to source further supplies if needed.
We’re keeping residents and their loved ones connected
We’re doing everything we can to keep our residents connected to their loved ones and the wider community, from video calls to letters and our new Bupa Buddy service.
For the latest updates, support and guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit our information hub.
Discover everything you need to know about our home with our latest video tour. It’ll give you an overview of our home, from the care we provide to the facilities on offer, with photography of the bedrooms and living areas too.
High-quality care in an airy coastal home
An architecturally modern home that provides a unique personality to give our residents a place to be proud of. There are amazing views of the coast line and residents can visit the local amenities.
Great places to socialise, enjoy an activity or have quiet time
Residents can use our seaside view café to catch up with friends and family as well as any of our lounges. A cinema room and salon are always available for our residents to use.
Stroll through our wrap around landscaped gardens
Attractively landscaped gardens wrap around the home, with a variety of places to stroll or sit and enjoy the surroundings.
Admire the views from our roof top terrace
At the very top floor is a sea-view café leading out onto our huge roof terrace that offers expansive views of the coast.
Give yourself some pampering in our salon
Our hair and beauty salon can attend to all your pampering needs with a variety of beautician options.
There’s no typical day at Dean Wood, we arrange plenty to do, both here at the home as well as out and about.
Enjoy the art work produced by our own residents
Our art café often houses much of the art work from our residents and we actively encourage them to participate in expanding the collection.
Watch your favourite movies in our cinema afternoons
Our cinema room is equipped with a flat screen Tv and we have a vast selection of movies for residents to watch.
What do others say about this home?
“People were supported in a stable and caring environment. The staff promoted an atmosphere which was kind and friendly and staff had developed positive relationships with people. Visiting was not restricted and people were supported to maintain relationships with people that mattered to them. People had built caring relationships with staff. Staff treated people with respect and recognised people's needs for privacy.”
“Recently I had my first meeting with my mother since the second lockdown. Your staff could not have made this reunion more comfortable. Despite the inability to visit, she has been so cared for and that shows with the staff. You are all so brilliant, so thoughtful and your care and professional standards. I thank you from the bottom of my heart."
Daughter of resident, 17 May 2021, carehome.co.uk
“My dad was fast-tracked to Dean Wood from hospital. Dad was given all the care he needed in a very professional and caring way. The nurses were always polite and kept me up to date with how dad was getting on they are all a credit to the home.”
Daughter of resident, 14 April 2021, carehome.co.uk
“The staff have been fantastic. There have been two members of staff in particular that have been so kind and helpful. I can't thank them enough. Dad is settled and joining in social activities and is very pleased indeed."
Daughter of resident, 3 November 2020, carehome.co.uk
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