Torrwood Care Home

Torrwood Care Home

Gilbert Scott Road, South Horrington Village, Wells, BA5 3FB

  • Dementia Care
  • Nursing Care
  • Respite Care
  • Palliative & End of Life Care
Respite Care

Torrwood is a purpose-built care home for 82 people with residential, dementia and nursing care needs. With countryside surroundings and within close proximity to the pretty cathedral city of Wells, we offer long term and respite care in safe, warm and welcoming surroundings. All our rooms have en suite wet rooms.

We understand that personal tastes and needs vary, so we encourage residents to personalise their rooms. We also have one room that can accommodate a couple, which means that a couple who share different care needs can remain together at Torrwood.

What makes Torrwood special?

  • Light and airy accommodation with en suite wet rooms 
  • A dedicated Chaplain offering pastoral care
  • Compassionate colleagues who care for everyone as an individual
  • Personalised care plans, developed with residents and their family
  • Music therapy – group and 1-2-1 sessions
  • Extensive activity programme 
  • Secure, landscaped gardens 
  • Hair salon
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Care & Facilities

Torrwood provides care, comfort, compassion, and friendship to ensure that all residents are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve. Our highly trained and dedicated staff are available 24/7 to provide assistance whenever needed, ensuring the provided care and support is tailored to each individuals needs.

  • 24 hour care
  • Activities schedule
  • Chapel
  • Chaplain
  • En suite bedrooms
  • Hair salon
  • Home cooked meals
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Music therapy
  • Snacks & drinks
  • WiFi

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

Torrwood 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.

Torrwood 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.

Your next steps to finding care

Our team are happy to help you when you are ready to discuss the care and support that you, or your loved one may need. You can call us directly, arrange a tour of our home or submit an enquiry and we’ll contact you.

Visit us here at Torrwood

Take the time to visit us, look around and get to know us here at MHA Torrwood or request a callback.

Contact us

Call us today to enquire about a care home placement. Our opening times are 8am - 5pm.
01749 608 137

Fees and Funding

Indicative fees for self-funding residents at Torrwood care home, Wells (1st April 2023 - 31st March 2024).

Why Choose Us

There are countless reasons why you should choose an MHA care home From our award-winning, person-centred care and activities coordinators to music therapy and chaplaincy support.

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Our High Standards

MHA is dedicated to providing some of the highest quality care and support to older people across Great Britain - and we're proud that this is reflected in our independent care inspection reports.

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Keeping You In Touch

We recognise the importance of keeping in touch with your loved ones so we actively encourage this across our care homes. There are several ways in which you can stay in touch with your loved ones.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What facilities and services are offered at Torrwood? 

Torrwood has 82 places for residents, including places for people with living with dementia. It offers en suite rooms, communal lounges and dining areas, a hair salon, secure landscaped gardens, and a dedicated Chaplain offering pastoral support. It also provides personalised care plans, 24-hour nursing care, activities and events, spiritual support, and end of life care.

What type of care is offered at Torrwood? 

Torrwood provides a range of care options including residential, nursing and dementia nursing care.

Residential care offers support with everyday tasks such as cleaning, laundry, and personal care, ensuring that residents feel comfortable and well-cared for. Care staff are always ready to lend a helping hand with bathing, dressing, and mealtimes, whenever needed.

Nursing care is a type of care that provides 24-hour support from qualified nurses for people with complex health needs or long-term conditions. Nursing care also includes personal care, such as help with washing, dressing, eating and medication management.

Respite care offers short term stays and a secure, nurturing and fulfilling home from home for your loved ones when you need time for yourself. You can contact the team at Torrwoods to discuss your respite stay and your individual requirements.

How much does it cost to stay at Torrwood? 

The cost of staying at Torrwood depends on your individual needs, type of room chosen and funding options. Indicative weekly fees, including what’s included in your fee, are outlined in the key facts document on this webpage.

You can also find out more about the funding and benefits available for care home residents in our how do I pay for my care guide.

Why should I choose Torrwood? 

As a leading national charity that has been providing care and support for older people for over 80 years, MHA enables people to live later life well, with respect, dignity and purpose. MHA's nursing and care offers:

  • Access to high quality 24/7 care and support from qualified, supportive and experienced staff
  • A personalised care plan that reflects each individual's needs, preferences and personalities
  • A wide and varied schedule of activities and events that promote meaningful engagement, friendship, interaction, mental stimulation and wellbeing
  • A warm and welcoming local community in the heart of Wells that fosters friendship and belonging
How can I contact or visit Torrwood? 

You can find out more about Torrwood care home and arrange a tour at a time and date that’s convenient for you by calling our friendly team or submitting an online enquiry using the form on this webpage.

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CQC overall rating for Torrwood Care Centre

Good

2nd Sep 2021

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