Alex Wood House

Alex Wood House, Fortescue Road, Cambridge, England, CB4 2JS, United Kingdom
Features & Benefits
24-hour care
Activities 7 days a week
Activities Studio
Dining Room
Disabled W/C Facilities
Duty Manager 7 Days
Electric Profiling Bed
En-suite rooms
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Activities at Alex Wood House, Cambridge

Making every moment matter is just as important to us as the standard of care we deliver at Alex Wood House. Our main focus is ensuring that our residents’ needs are at the heart of everything we do. When a new resident joins us, we invest time in understanding their life story, their hobbies and the important people in their lives. We use this information to encourage our residents to live life the way they choose, with laughter and love.

Residents are encouraged to personalise their bedrooms by bringing furniture from home and our dedicated maintenance team are on hand to hang pictures and photographs to create a ‘home from home’.

Regular feedback forums give residents and family members the opportunity to suggest new experiences, outings and events, ensuring that our activities programme is varied, engaging, and reflects the choices and interests of our residents.

Alex Wood House is a residential, respite, and dementia care home, Kings Lynn. It is vital that our accessible activities programmes promote inclusivity and are continuously adapted and reviewed for the changing needs of our residents. You can view an example activity calendar here.

We strive for new and creative ways to meet the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual needs of our residents, including some of them starring in this brochure! Our regular clubs include gardening, exercise classes, quizzes and church services and we use our links with local schools and nurseries, churches and businesses to enhance our resident experience. We also know how to throw a good party and can often find the residents and team dancing and singing along to live entertainment.

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Nutrition at our care home, Cambridge

Our freshly home cooked meals play a central role in the resident experience here at Alex Wood House. Seasonal menus are designed with the help of our residents at regular food forums, and our menus can be easily adapted to ensure we cater for all dietary needs. If the residents fancy something a little different, we’re pleased to be able to further enhance our menus by offering light bites and alternative choices.

We work closely with local suppliers to make sure we have the very best quality produce to offer, and our creative kitchen team enjoy using food to offer new experiences and world cuisines to the residents.

You can see an example menu here.

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General Manager, Alex Wood House, Cambridge
Each of our care homes has a home manager, as well as designated Clinical Care Leaders. These key members work together to keep the home in check and running smoothly.
Julie Fuller
General Manager

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Being sustainable and reducing our impact goes hand in hand with our mission to provide exceptional care to our residents. Since 2021 we’ve planted 5 trees for every new resident and we continuously work to source our food locally, improve our efficiency and much more.

You can find out much more about what we do on our sustainability page here.

24 hour care, most activities, all meals and non-alcoholic drinks are all included in your fee.

There’s a cost for:

  • Toiletries
  • Beauty treatments like massages, nails and hair dressing.
  • Some outings.
  • Some alcoholic drinks.
  • Subscriptions for papers, magazines, premium TV channels and phone lines

There may be other chargeable fees, but your home will let you know about these. For more information please visit our FAQ page here.

Weekly Fee Guidance*:

Our fees at Alex Wood House typically range from £1,530 to £2,000 per week depending on specific care needs.

* Please note that fees are for guidance and are subject to assessment of care needs and room choice.

Controlling infection outbreaks as soon as they appear is vital, the quicker the reaction, the sooner we can stop the spread. Alex Wood House is dedicated to protecting its residents from any infection. With the recent pandemic, we have stepped up our infection control measures.