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Browns Field House

★★★☆Good

Location and contact details

25 Sherbourne Close, Cambridge, CB4 1RT
www.abbeyfield.com01223426337

Browns Field House is a purpose built residential dementia care home for 27 older people. The home is situated in a quiet residential area of Cambridge which is close to the loacal amenities such as shops,post office and pub that serves food, there is also a very good reliable bus service which goes directly into the town centre which offers many tourist attarctions from resteraunts and museums and the all of the local collages. Residents at Brownsfield house have access to a range of communal areas within the house from the lounge where they can enjoy taking part in the daily activities or just have a chat while enjoying a cup of tea or a small sherry, there is also the dining room where they can sit down and enjoy a home cooked meal where we also have the facility for residents to have guest join them for lunch in a small private area in the home  we just need 24hours notice. Brownsfield house also has a small number of in house facilitys for the residents to use ranging from a post office to a sweet shop and a small toiletries shop where residents are able to purchase small items.

Registration summary

Managers: Bethanie Rosanne Ahmed, Sally Smith
Registration Date: 16 March 2011
Last CQC inspection: 17 June 2016
Local Authority: Cambridgeshire
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Caring for adults under 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 29

CQC Rating for Browns Field House

Where this care home can improve
Overall
★★★☆Good
Safe
★★★☆Good
Effective
★★★☆Good
Caring
★★★☆Good
Responsive
★★★☆Good
Well-led
★★★☆Good

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 19 July 2016.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

Services offered at Browns Field House

Residential - Shared Spaces

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  • Secure access to the building:
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  • Disabled access throughout the home and gardens:
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  • Good access to public transport links:
  • Recreation room:

Brownsfield house offers a range of the above facilities such as a residents kitchen where they are able to make drinks and snacks, daily activities both mornings and afternoons as well as having monthly church services regular entertainment and regular reviews with the residents GP's. Brownsfield house kitchen also caters for any special diets from allergies to vegetarians offering a good choice of meals.

Residential - Your Room

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  • Rooms with full en-suite bathroom:
  • Pets allowed:
  • TV and telephone point in resident rooms:
  • Shared rooms available for couples:

All rooms at Brownsfield house are equiped with a built in vanity unit to enable to residents to recieve personal care in the privacy of their own room. All rooms are fitted with a call bell system so residents are able to ring for help any time day or night. The grounds at Brownsfield house are secure allowing residents to enjoy the grounds freely. All rooms are fitted with their own telephone and TVpoints.

Transport

Brownsfield house has its own car park for the use of visitors, there is also several bus stops very close to the house giving easy access into the town centre, hospital and other surrounding places.

Care at home - Personal

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Shared Lives/homeshare

  • Support for young adults learning independence skills:
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  • Help with planning your life:
  • Support to stay in your own home:
  • Supporting independence after accident or illness:

General

  • Accepting referrals from Local Authority(s):
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  • Accepting self-funded clients:
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Residential - health and lifestyle

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  • On-site hairdressing:
  • A place of worship or visiting clergy:
  • Residents may retain own GP:
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Care at home - practical

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  • Help arrange a meals at home service:

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