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OSJCT The Cedars

★★☆☆Requires improvement

Location and contact details

High Street, Purton, SN5 4AF

The Cedars is a care home in Purton that has been servicing the local and wider Wiltshire community for over 30 years. It offers compassionate, individualised residential care for up to forty-nine residents.

The home is set in its own attractive and accessible grounds which includes a patio, summerhouse and enclosed garden to the rear. The Home is situated in a quiet residential area, a short walk from local shops, Library, GP Surgery and the Community Hall. The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) operates 71 Care Homes and 14 Extra-Care Housing Schemes across Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, West Sussex and Suffolk. OSJCT offers service includes residential, dementia, intermediate, respite, day care and specialised nursing. The Orders of St John Care Trust values are at the heart of all they do. They provide person-centred care for older people in their care homes. Their five values are their behaviours and these are shared when they recruit new employees.

Their values are: •   Dedicated to Caring •   Empowering Individuals •   Respecting Each Other •   Promoting Communities •   Securing futures

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Registration summary

Managers: Phillipa Anne Green, Dean Philip Palfrey
Registration Date: 16 November 2010
Last CQC inspection: 15 March 2018
Local Authority: Wiltshire
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia • Mental health conditions
Number of beds: 49

CQC Rating for OSJCT The Cedars

Where this care home can improve
★★☆☆Requires improvement
★★☆☆Requires improvement
★★☆☆Requires improvement
★★☆☆Requires improvement
★★☆☆Requires improvement

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 30 May 2018.

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

Services offered at OSJCT The Cedars

Residential - Shared Spaces

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

Services and activities

  • Hairdressing, manicures, chiropody and opticians


  • Internet, bingo, artwork, darts, musical movement, skittles, bowls, flower arranging, cake decorating & movie nights.

Mental stimulation

  • Quizzes, board games and cards
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  • Accepting referrals from Local Authority(s):
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Residential - Your Room

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

En-suite toilets are avialble in some bedrooms.

TV points are available in some bedrooms.


The home and grounds are wholly wheelchair accessible.  There is lift access to the first floor as well as stairs.


Car Parking

  • 15 car parking spaces

Bus Station

  • Swindon Town Centre

Local Taxi Firm

  • Kab Cars - 01793 320797

Residential - health and lifestyle

  • Internet access:
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  • Residents may retain own GP:
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