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64 Places for Nursing Care and Dementia Care

Fitzwarren House sits alongside MHA’s innovative Stanton Lodge apartments on the outskirts of Swindon. It was purpose built in 2005 at a cost of £4.5 million and officially opened by Glastonbury Festival Founder Michael Eavis. The building is spacious, has innovative use of colour and its design was featured at the 2006 Dementia Care Conference.

Half of its 64 places are reserved to provide individualised care for people who require nursing support and 32 places offer personal care to older people living with dementia.

A model of the holistic approach to which all MHA homes aspire, Fitzwarren House works to support spiritual and emotional needs as well as physical ones. Both the home’s own Chaplain and a Roman Catholic priest pay regular visits, each of them offering friendship, fellowship and formal services. Pet therapy is also popular and Fitzwarren House has pets for residents to enjoy and relax with.

Other forms of therapy also support the home’s focus on well-being, both stimulating and also comforting residents. Music and movement encourages physical activity and can help some residents recall thought processes as well as stimulating speech. There is also the pleasure of the surrounding environment as Fitzwarren House backs on to Stanton Park and its' plethora of wild birds and animals.

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CQC overall rating for Fitzwarren House

Good

4th May 2016

Privacy and independence, friendship and support - 24 hours a day

Fitzwarren house offers care and comfort, compassion and friendship. At the heart of all we offer is our assurance that you will be treated with the respect and dignity that we all deserve, and if you need anything at all, we’re here to help, 24 hours a day.

Whether in the privacy of your own room or relaxing in the company of your friends and neighbours, we will support you to spend your time doing the things you enjoy. Let us know if it’s music, a favourite newspaper, exercise or a spot of pampering at the salon. Landscaped gardens invite you to appreciate the fresh air, or tend the plants, if you wish. There’s a wide range of social events, so you never need to feel bored or lonely.

Meal times are a special part of the day for you to savour tasty food, freshly cooked by our chef to suit you and any dietary needs. And, of course refreshments are available throughout the day for you and your visitors, who are welcome at any time.

Fitzwarren House has the latest safety and security design features so you can live life to the full with peace of mind.

Our commitment to your well-being

Our highly-trained, dedicated members of staff will always be on hand to provide your care and support in the way that best suits you, in the comfort of your own room with en suite facilities.

We choose the people who work with us very carefully

They need to share our values and respect people, their life experience and personal choices.

We take pride in the cleanliness and maintenance of your home and provide a thorough and friendly cleaning service. Your personal washing will be carefully laundered and returned to you, clean and fresh.

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Reviews

JR

28th November 2016

I find the home warm and friendly with everyday activities for the residents which are well organised and enjoyable. My sister also enjoys her hairdresser appointment every week. I like the communal kitchen where visitors can make a drink for themselves and the residents they are visiting. Staff are very obliging indeed.

M W

23rd November 2016

All staff are so helpful and friendly. The home is always spotless and has no horrible smells. The manager is excellent along with all staff whenever you walk in and I always get a warm welcome. I would recommend this home to anybody.

S C

17th November 2016

Everyone at Fitzwarren House has made every effort to make my mother feel at home. Nothing is too much trouble. The atmosphere is great with music often playing, carefully thought out activities and very caring staff. Visitors are always made welcome. As a family, we feel that Fitzwarren is a happy home with a great understanding of the very different needs of our lovely mum and the other residents with dementia.

Wendy P

4th November 2016

The building is welcoming, well designed and fit for purpose. Cleanliness is exceptional. Carpets and soft furnishings are attractive and regularly refreshed or renewed. The communal areas are spacious and comfortable. Individual bedrooms are well furnished with an en-suite wet room. The nursing staff are friendly and sincerely care for the residents with compassion and expertise. Carers are upbeat, kind and work hard to keep residents comfortable and clean. Activities are organised daily for those who can take part. As a relative of a resident, the support I have received from nurses and carers have been fantastic.

Margaret T

1st November 2016

I visit once a week to see a friend who is a stroke patient and has been in the home for five years. I have always found the home to be clean and the staff are friendly and helpful.

Graham V

25th October 2016

Generally, we are very happy with the care and support for mum. Suggestion - implement a 'board per resident' process so that the office/nurses/helpers are all aware of "comings" and "goings" at all times.

Janie B

2nd October 2016

My Mum has been at Fitzwarren House for one year. I have nothing but praise for the care , kindness and good humour of the staff . Nothing is too much trouble and I have complete peace of mind . Her room is lovely, she is always immaculately dressed, clean and well groomed. The laundry service is excellent. The food is tasty and appetising and there are always snacks to be had. Mum does have 'off days" however, the staff know how to deal with it and never hesitate to call the doctor if needs be. This has to be the best care home in Swindon and I am so glad that my Mum is safe and well cared for. Well done and many thanks to all staff .

J P

15th September 2016

My father spent the final six months of her life in Fitzwarren house and I could not have wished for a better place for him. The standard of care he received was second to none and nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff. He was unable to get out of bed so spent all his time in his room. However, there was always someone around to say hello or have a quick chat with him. I'm sure many people have pre-conceived ideas of what a nursing home is like but Fitzwarren House will blow these ideas out of the water. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this home to anyone.

Tony P

13th September 2016

My father-in-law was a resident at Fitzwarren House from February 2016 until he sadly passed away in August and in that time it was evident he was receiving an absolutely outstanding level of care. His all too brief stay was a very happy one and shortly before the end he took the time to tell us how comfortable he was at Fitzwarren House and how nice everyone was. In my opinion, the staff and management deserve huge credit for their dedication and professionalism. Every aspect of the home portrays a feeling of calm, well-being, comfort and happiness, with all residents clearly content and comfortable. I cannot speak highly enough of Fitzwarren House and only wish there was a category on this review of above "excellent".

Sarah S

1st August 2016

I spent quite a few days visiting my grandma with my family (including our dog!) and found everyone who worked and helped grandma wonderful. They took time to get to know her in the few months that she was there, and seemed to have a keen affection for her which was of great support. The care I received during grandmas last week is something I won't forget. Thank you all for being so lovely, friendly and kind.

All reviews have been submitted through the independent website carehome.co.uk and are subject to the carehome.co.uk terms and conditions

Contact info

Fitzwarren House 
Kingsdown Road 
Swindon 
SN3 4TD

Finding us: If using a sat nav please use the alternative postcode SN25 6SF to direct you to Kingsdown Road. From the main road please look out for the site sign post to direct you to your destination.  

Tel: 01793 836920

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