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The Elms


Location and contact details

147 Barry Road, London, SE22 0JR

 The Elms is a charitable endeavour that has a very good reputation locally as a friendly and caring home for the elderly.  We offer specialised services for up to 25 residents with Dementia and physical frailty.

Our staff team is led by our Care and Deputy Care Manager who will be happy to answer any questions regarding your accommodation and care.

At the Elms we promote regular group activities with our in-house Activities Co-ordinator. There is a weekly bible study class and worship takes place on Sundays as well as during the week.

The Elms pride ourselves on our "Home from Home" experience, from relaxing in your room, the lounges with their wide screen televisions, the garden room overlooking our lovely enclosed gardens or our quiet room where you can read and play board games.

We have a chef and her team who prepare meals fresh daily with varied choices to meet your needs and also bake cakes for all occasions.

You are welcome to visit our home anytime or visit our website www.theelms.org.uk for more information

Registration summary

Managers: Dorota Dabrowska
Registration Date: 7 January 2011
Last CQC inspection: 28 February 2017
Local Authority: Southwark
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 26
Minimum weekly cost: £740
Maximum weekly cost: £741

Care home group

South East London Baptist Homes

CQC Rating for The Elms

Where this care home can improve

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 6 May 2017.

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

Services offered at The Elms

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We have an In-house activities co-ordinator and an excercise teacher that comes to the home once a week.

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