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Melbury Court

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Location and contact details

Old Dryburn Way, Durham, DH1 5SE
www.hc-one.co.ukcareenquiries@hc-one.co.uk01913830380

Melbury Court Care Home

Live at Melbury Court and enjoy the rich heritage that Durham has to offer. Melbury Court has a dedicated team delivering resident-centric care 24 hours a day. Their aim is to value each and every individual who comes to stay at Melbury Court and to ensure that their every need is attended to.

The purpose-built Care Home is organised across three floors with spacious living accommodation comprising several smaller lounges and dining areas. Like all HC-One care homes, Melbury Court is decorated throughout to the highest standard. The bedrooms are large and well-equipped and all come with en-suite facilities, some offering their own shower. All the facilities you might expect and some you might not, such as plasma televisions in the lounges and in some of the bedrooms, a beauty salon, direct dial telephones to every room, unlimited WiFi access and a Nintendo Wii.

As well as having a beautiful interior, Melbury Court boasts fabulous landscaped gardens and outside sitting areas for residents to enjoy the fresh Durham air.

The Lumley Wing – The lower ground floor of Melbury Court is an exclusive respite wing for elderly people who aren’t quite ready to move into a home but who need a little bit of rest and recuperation. The exclusive package includes: your own front door with direct access to the gardens from your fully furnished bedroom, a plasma screen television and DVD player, and complimentary toiletries and newspapers.

Nursing at Melbury Court - In their 24 bed nursing wing at Melbury Court your loved ones will be cared for by fully qualified RGNs, who will prepare individual care plans to ensure that they provide the highest quality of care that is specific to your needs. The bedrooms are large and well-equipped and all come with en-suite facilities.

Information supplied by carehome.co.uk

Registration summary

Managers: Nicola Jane Coulson
Registration Date: 1 October 2010
Last CQC inspection: 27 June 2017
Local Authority: Durham
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia • Physical disabilities • Sensory impairment
Number of beds: 87

CQC Rating for Melbury Court

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 6 September 2017.

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

Services offered at Melbury Court

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