Magical people inside
Kingsmead is one of the oldest care homes in Swindon and provides residential and nursing care for residents. It has a strong reputation and is well known in the area. The home is compact but homely and residents are able to move and live freely and safely within it.
Close to town centre
Double rooms available
Garden visiting pod
Specialist equipment available
Dietary requirements met
Kingsmead is located in the Old Town area of Swindon. The home has a selection of lounges and communal areas, where activities are often held, and a quiet sitting room. The meal experience is excellent at Kingsmead, with our chef and catering team working hard to create meals that are both nutritious and tasty, using fresh seasonal ingredients.
The home offers a very stable environment for residents with many of the staff long-standing, so they have been able to build up great relationships with the residents and families over time. The care home manager is a registered nurse and has heavy involvement with residents and the day to day running of the home.
Daily activities and entertainment are a core part of our quality care at Kingsmead. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse, enriching range of weekly activities and entertainment allowing residents to continue to relish in their favourite hobbies and pastimes or to try out something new entirely.
We involve residents in the planning of our weekly activities timetables and offer one-to-one bespoke and tailored opportunities as requested. We’re also passionate about keeping our homes and residents at the heart of the local community, working closely with community groups, schools and other community connections to keep residents involved in local activities.
Some of our regular activities include:
- Theme days
- One to one time
- Oomph used
- Strong links to local primary school
- Links with local college for adults with special needs
- Regular trips out
Dining is an essential part of the care package we provide to our residents, not only from a general health and wellbeing perspective, but we believe residents should be able to enjoy eating what they want, when they want.
Our chef fully assesses all dietary needs, including likes and dislikes, allergies. special diets, through to preferred portion sizes and mealtimes.
We have a daily food menu, which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Mid-morning, afternoon and evening snacks and drinks are also served, and sandwiches, biscuits and other refreshments are available at any time of the day.
Our catering team prides itself on producing food of the highest quality, using local suppliers to create fresh, homemade dishes each day.
Located in Old Town, Swindon, we are centrally located with a pub just at the end of the road and an incredible coffee shop and local park close by. We are only a short drive away from Brunel Shopping Centre amongst other attractions, so accessible to those wanting to visit family members. There are plenty of local shops nearby and easy access to public transport.
The health and wellness of our residents is very important and we work closely in partnership with local health and wellness professionals to ensure every resident is able to lead a full and enriched life. We welcome visiting professionals such as GPs, chiropodists, opticians and can arrange visits to other professionals if and when it may be required.
Our visiting pod in the garden, with its two entrance points, protective Perspex screens, intercom system and a nurse call button, allows us to safely facilitate visits from friends and relatives when our infection control procedures prevent us from welcoming visitors into the home itself.
Arranged over two floors, our 37 bedrooms can be personalised to make them a real home-from-home, and residents are able to enjoy a selection of lounges, dining rooms and well-kept gardens for relaxing, socialising and entertaining.
All of our bedrooms are provided ready-furnished with the essentials for instant comfort, and we happily encourage our residents to bring their own treasured furnishings and belongings if they would like to do so. In addition, we can offer double rooms to couples if required.
Amongst our range of well-equipped areas and facilities, there’s always space for quiet contemplation, or for enjoying the company of kindred spirits, and for relishing in interests and pursuits. Our beautiful gardens offer an al fresco setting to enjoy anything from exercise to taking tea.
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Our friendly advisors are here to answer any questions you may have about residential care. Call us on 01206 646646 for a no obligation chat or use our simple enquiry form to request a call back from one of the team.