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Alexander Court

★★☆☆Requires improvement

Location and contact details

Raymond Street, Thetford, IP24 2EA
alexander.manager@larchwoodcare.co.uk01842753466

Alexander Court Care Home is a purpose-built residential home, situated in the heart of Thetford.

The modern building has been designed specifically with the needs of elderly residents in mind, and a very caring team work hard to make everyone feel at home. The home operates an open door policy and encourage visiting at all times. There are regular outings to local places of interest including the library, park and the Dad’s Army museum.

All of the bedrooms are en-suite, with TV’s in each room and phone sockets are available on request. Alexander Court has communal and quiet lounges, a television lounge overlooking the garden as well as other areas for quiet relaxation.

The town styled lawn garden and patio areas are a popular place to sit, and for keen gardeners amongst residents are encouraged to help to keep it looking blooming. Garden features include; secure patio area, enclosed courtyard garden, sensory garden, raised flowerbeds, summer house, comfortable seating areas and wheelchair accessible.

Meals at Alexander Court are home-cooked by the in house chef who caters for dietary, cultural and enriched needs, always offering a speciality dish on the menu. Residents are very involved in planning activities with the activities co-ordinator. Popular pastimes include arts and crafts, quizzes, professional entertainers, music therapy, local school performances and shows.

Information supplied by carehome.co.uk

Registration summary

Managers: Tony Howland
Registration Date: 30 September 2011
Last CQC inspection: 1 November 2017
Local Authority: Norfolk
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 47
Minimum weekly cost: £645
Maximum weekly cost: £745

CQC Rating for Alexander Court

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

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 22 December 2017.

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

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