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Ferfoot Care Home

★★☆☆Requires improvement

Location and contact details

Old and New House,The Folly, Old Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham, SN14 6HH
www.caringhomes.orgwebenquiries@caringhomes.org01249658677

Located in the attractive market town of Chippenham, Ferfoot provides specialist dementia residential care for up to 52 elderly people. Based around a large family home, built from Wiltshire stone in 1902, Ferfoot has been sympathetically converted and extended to deliver the highest standard and is now considered one the of the top residential care home in Wiltshire.

Dementia Care at Ferfoot

Ferfoot offers a beautiful yet homely living environment for residents. Bedrooms and communal areas are all finished to the highest standard and the delightful garden has been designed specifically around the needs of people living with dementia. The home has an excellent reputation in the local area and retains strong community links.

Ferfoot’s interior has been designed to meet the University of Stirling’s universally respected dementia care standards. Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre is renowned as the world leader in this field. The Stirling approach ensures that residents are able to move freely around the home, with bedrooms and communal areas appropriately laid out and clearly signposted to minimise confusion or disorientation. This specialist approach extends to the care provided at Ferfoot, where dedicated staff work closely with residents and their loved ones to create a Life Story for each resident, helping to ensure that care and activities take into account each person’s individual life experience.

Ferfoot is ideally equipped to provide residential support for elderly people living with different types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia and Korsakoff’s syndrome. However, staff never lose sight of the fact that, first and foremost, Ferfoot is home to their residents. The home has a light, airy and welcoming ambience and residents benefit from a broad and stimulating range of activities.

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Registration summary

Next manager holiday: 17 August 2018
Registration Date: 4 July 2013
Last CQC inspection: 24 August 2018
Local Authority: Wiltshire
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 52

CQC Rating for Ferfoot Care Home

Where this care home can improve
Overall
★★☆☆Requires improvement
Safe
★★☆☆Requires improvement
Effective
★★☆☆Requires improvement
Caring
★★★☆Good
Responsive
★★☆☆Requires improvement
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 8 August 2017.

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

Services offered at Ferfoot Care Home

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