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Bramley CourtHiston, Cambridgeshire

Bramley Court

Bramley Court in Histon, Cambridgeshire, takes the high level of elderly care throughout the residential, nursing and dementia services it provides very seriously.

This is Bramley Court’s forte and testament to this is being classed in the top five per cent of care homes achieving the Butterfly Service Home kite mark across the country for its specialist dementia care service. This accreditation is attributed by Dementia Care Matters – an organisation dedicated to bettering the care of those with the illness.

The stylishly-decorated accommodation spread over three floors has a homely and welcoming feel, with a variety of spaces like the bar and lounge areas for social interaction and a well-stocked library for private time.

The person-centred care the 65-strong team delivers is what makes the home outstanding. Staff are dedicated and compassionate in everything they do, which means residents feel loved, warm and comfortable at Bramley Court.

The best thing about what I do is making a difference, whether it’s for the residents, their families or our staff. Rachael Watts, Home Manager

Life at Bramley Court

The purpose-built residential care home enjoys a variety of facilities, which include an on-site hairdressing salon and external services like visiting therapists and chiropodists.

SONAS therapy is very popular at the home, which is an innovative technique that evokes the senses through a series of one-to-one and small group sessions. The effect it has on residents is a dramatic one, particularly with dementia sufferers. They are more responsive, alert and engaged.

The home has close links with the local community and the many events the home holds, like summer fetes or 1940s days, are also open to the community. While, residents enjoy visits from local talent like entertainers and fitness instructors.

Type of care

  • Residential
  • Nursing care
  • Dementia care

Facilities

  • 67 en-suite bedrooms
  • Lounge and dining areas on each floor
  • Treatment room
  • Hair salon
  • Manicured gardens
Active Living

We promote an active lifestyle at Bramley Court and a wide variety of activities and events are organised to keep our residents occupied each day.

We have forged close links with the community and are constantly visiting local places of interest, as well as bringing in local entertainers into our home.

An example of our activities.

Monday

2.30pm - Music Therapy 

Tuesday

11.15am - Exercise and fitness class 

Wednesday

2.30pm - Art Class

Thursday

All day - One to One Aromatherapy

Friday

2.30pm - Entertainment Afternoon

Address

Bramley Court

Chivers Way
Histon
Cambridgeshire
CB24 9AH

BramleyGM@carebase.org.uk

Tel: 01223 797 096

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Bramley Court holds Dementia Care Matters' Butterfly Service kite mark, which is testament to the exceptional level of care our team provides. Each employee is dedicated and compassionate in helping residents feel happy, warm and loved at the home.

  • Rachael Watts, Home Manager

    Rachael loves being a home manager because it allows her to make sure that the residents at Bramley Court are cared for as she would want to be cared for herself.  She ensures all her staff are always caring, understanding and compassionate, sharing both Rachael and Carebase’s vision of what great care should look like.

We love to hear from family members and friends about their experiences of life at Bramley Court. How they feel about our home, the care we give and the team that make that possible.

Knowing the ways in which we have made a difference and touched the lives of those in our care – and their loved ones – is what keeps us focused on delivering the highest standard of care at all times.

  • Dear Bramley Court Staff

    My mother could not have wished for better care during her stay at Bramley Court. Thank you so much for making her time there so pleasant. Your caring attitude made such a difference.

    Thank you again for everything,

    With best wishes,

    Heather Turner

    Heather Turner, Ruby’s Daughter

    25th March 2014

  • To everyone who cared for Doreen, I would like to say how wonderful you all were, especially to Maureen and her team in the Cherry Unit. You made her stay at Bramley Court extremely happy and every aspect of her care was exemplary. As relatives you made us feel so welcome and very confident to leave someone so precious to us in your safe hands, and we were able to reassure all her friends and family with this as well.

    We will always be grateful to all of you at Bramley Court.

    With very best wishes and thanks,

    Vivian, Jenny and Family

    Vivian, Jenny and Family

    1st July 2013

  • Dear sirs,

    In essence, we are extremley pleased with the care that my mother-in-law receives, and commend all the staff for their kind, cheerful and caring attitude. 

    Yours faithfully, 

    M. Unstead-Joss 

    M. Unstead-Joss

    28th December 2012

  • Dear Maureen, 

    I have written an official letter of thanks to you to let you know how privilidged we feel to have had Mary placed at Bramley Court. 

    I am very grateful to all the staff on Cherry Unit. I saw how skilled and kind everyone was to Mary but I also appreciated the time you took to acquaint me with what was happening. You gave me great support and confidence. Thank you. 

    Yours ever, 

    Gareth

    Gareth

    21st December 2011

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