MMDF – CARE INFORMATION & GUIDANCE

We have listed the events normally held so you can decide what may be of interest for the future. Due to the impact of COVID-19 (Corona Virus), certain events quoted here may well have been suspended until further notice. Please check the current status with the relevant organisation on any events and indeed on services as well. If they have been suspended at present, please ask to be advised once the event/service is to be restarted.

Housingcare.org

0800 377 7070 / www.housingcare.org

Information for older people charity run website. They advertise retirement and care homes as well home services, live in Carers, and services to adapt homes, such as lifts.  They link to First Stop which publish several useful fact sheets about accommodation, including staying in your own home, and getting support to do so.  Some of the useful leaflets include “Coming Home from Hospital”, “Accommodation Options for Older People with Dementia” “Care and Support at Home”.

Carers Bucks

0300 777 2722 / www.carersbucks.org.

An independent charity commissioned by Bucks Council to support carers.  All their services are free. There is a wealth of information on their website. They have a special service for carers over 75 years old. Who may need more intensive support. The Carers Bucks hospital team support carers in all four Buckinghamshire hospitals – stoke Mandeville, Wexham Park, High Wycombe and Amersham.  For more information, please phone the Carers Bucks office.

Age UK

0800 678 1602 Aylesbury Office 01296 431 911

Monday – Friday 9.30 – 13.30

www.ageuk.org.uk

They offer advice over the phone as well as publishing a number of very useful Information guides and Factsheets about a large range of topics including Health, Legal matters, Financial matters including benefits. They also link in with Age Concern.

Buckinghamshire Council

www.careadvicebuckinghamshire.org

Support and information on their website

They also have a Safeguarding Adults Team 0800 137915 to help in a crisis out of hours emergency duty team 0800 999 7677

The Care Quality Commission

03000 616161 / www.cqc.org.uk

Independent regulator of health and adult social care in England.

Makes sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.

Services regulated by the CQC:

  • All regulated care providers both home care and care homes.
  • Hospitals
  • Doctors / GPs
  • Dentists
  • Clinics
  • Community Services
  • Mental health services

Helps you to make a decision when finding the right service for you / your loved one. Produces excellent booklets, downloadable from their website:

“What can I expect from a good care service?”

www.cqc.org.uk/help-advice/what-expect-good-care-services/what-expect-good-care-service

Covering care homes, home care, hospitals etc.

SPECIALIST DEMENTIA CARE HOMES

Cliveden Manor

210 Little Marlow Road, Marlow SL7 1HX

01628 878929 / www.signature-care-homes.co.uk/communities/buckinghamshire/cliveden-manor

Residential, dementia specialist, nursing and respite care

Sir Aubrey Ward House

Prospect Road, Marlow SL7 2PJ

01628 890150 / www.fremantletrust.org/sir-aubrey-ward-house

Residential dementia specialist, nursing and respite care

Gracewell

The Row, Lane End, Bucks HP14 3JS

01494 419277 / www.gracewell.co.uk

Residential dementia specialist, nursing and respite care

Catherine Court

Cressex Road, High Wycombe, Bucks HP12 4QF

0333 4343 010 / www.careuk.com/care-homes/catherine-court-high-wycombe

Nursing and dementia care and dementia nursing

Clara Court

21 Courthouse Road, Maidenhead SL6 6JE

0333 434 3017 / www.careuk.com/care-homes/clara-court-maidenhead

Residential and dementia care

Henley Manor

Mill Lane, Henley RG94HD

01491 455294 / www.hallmarkcarehomes.co.uk

Residential, dementia specialist and respite care

Chiltern Grange

Ibstone Road, Stokenchurch. HP14 3GG

01494 480200 / www.porthaven.co.uk

Client Services. They offer care for all stages of dementia except very specialised care. Respite care also offered.

Brook House Care Home

28 The Green Wooburn Green. HP10 0EJ

01628 528228 / www.carehome.co.uk

Privately owned nursing care. Local Authority rates accepted.

Kingfishers Nursing Home

Fieldhead Gardens, Bourne End SL8 5RA.

01628 520020 / www.kingfishersnursinghome.co.uk

Dementia care, nursing

Sunrise of Beaconsfield

30 – 34 Station Road, Beaconsfield HP9 1AB

01494 739600 / www.sunrise-care.co.uk

Residential, dementia specialist and respite care

DEMENTIA NURSING (ADVANCED, CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR)

Catherine Court – Care UK

Cressex Rd, High Wycombe, Bucks HP12 4QF

03334343 /  www.careuk.com/care-homes/catherine-court-high-wycombe

OTHER CARE HOMES – NOT SPECIALIST DEMENTIA

Bradbury House,

Windsor End, Beaconsfield HP9 2JW

01494 671780 / www.bradburyhouse.co.uk

Assisted Living and also day care

Chilterns Manor

Northern Heights, Bourne End, SL8 5LE

01628 528676 / www.cmanor.co.uk

Assisted Living

HOME CARE – HELPING PEOPLE STAY AT HOME

  • Domiciliary Care – Hourly, drop-in care. You arrange when and how long you need them for.
  • Live-in care managed – These providers offer a fully managed service, employing the carers whilst they are with you.
  • Live-in care unmanaged – These providers are an introduction agency – you employ the carers.
  • Live-in care regulated – Regulated and inspected by the CQC.
  • Live-in care unregulated – Not regulated or inspected by the CQC.

Domiciliary Care – Hourly drop-in

Home Instead

Bourne End

01494 411268 / www.homeinstead.co.uk/buckinghamshire-south

Home independence, recovery, support, companionship, personal care, dementia care.

Managed & regulated

Radfield Care

Wycombe

01494 809718 / www.radfieldhomecare.co.uk

Medication support, housework, meal prep, getting out and about, dementia care.
Also offer respite care to carers

Managed & regulated

Halcyon Homecare

Maidenhead

01628 298262 / www.halcyonhomecare.co.uk

Companionship, personal care, medication support, meal prep.

Managed & regulated

Live-In Care – Carer lives in client’s home

Oxford Aunts Care Ltd

01865 791017 / www.oxfordaunts.co.uk

Specialist dementia care, care for most conditions, rehabilitation, and companionship through to palliative/end of life care. Ongoing and respite.

Managed & regulated

Ashridge Home Care Ltd

01494 917344  / www.ashridgehomecare.co.uk

Dementia care, care for many conditions, rehabilitation to palliative/ end of life care.

Managed & regulated

Day centres – (Please check first on the status of events)

Princes Day Centre

Wooburn Green, Bourne End,

01628 527024 / www.princescentre.org.uk

Transport available Monday Tuesday Thursday and Friday 9am – 3pm

Bluebell Day Centre

71 Reading Rd, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1AX

07931 980597 / www.bluebellsdaycentre.org.uk

Transport Available Monday – Thursday 10.30 – 15.30

Age Concern

38 Glade Rd, Marlow SL7 1DH

01628 482883

www.marlowageconcern.org

Offer a day centre with a cost of £7 to include refreshments and lunch. Transport also available. They also signpost to queries for help to Age UK for garners, general help, care homes etc.

They also offer transport to Doctor and Hospital appointments, presently charged at 65p per mile.

Please note:

  • All details above have been collated and recorded as accurately as possible and will be updated regularly, with the most recent copy available on our website at mmdf.co.uk
  • MMDF cannot endorse any service or organisation but can only signpost information. Individuals should make their own private enquiries to validate and ascertain suitability to their own requirements. It is best to check availability, suitability, advice and any particular restrictions that may apply to anyone’s particular circumstances.
  • There is also the impact that  COVID-19 (Corona Virus) may well have had on events and services quoted above – please always check the status with the relevant organisation.

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