Frequently Asked Questions
Upon inspection, and as evidenced in all our previous CQC reports, we have consistently achieved a standard of excellence with absolutely no requirements. Our latest CQC rating is ‘outstanding’.
How do I know that I will be safe or my loved one will be safe from any form of abuse whilst in your care?
All of our staff are fully trained in relation to safeguarding of vulnerable adults. This training is refreshed on an annual basis and knowledge is tested by an exam. At Ebury Court, there is a culture of openness and staff are aware that they are fully protected by the whistleblowing policy and would be confident about reporting any concerns.
Ebury Court is an independent privately owned home and not part of any chain. It is family owned and has been run by the same family since 1981.
Our trained Chefs prepare fresh food on a daily basis and there is a wide and varied menu.
Yes. The garden is used extensively by our residents in the summer months.
Yes. The front is serviced by electronic gates and there is also a CCTV system in place. The flower garden and lawn area to the rear of the building is securely enclosed.
We have a full and varied programme including Namaste Care and The Lavender Club – please refer to the activities page on the website. We also offer weekly outings to a variety of places for example pub lunches and church services. In addition to this, we also organise theatre trips and day trips to places of interest for example, Buckingham Palace, country parks and seaside resorts.
The home has its own regular in-house GP surgery and is also supported by Community Nurses.
Yes. The dentist and optician visit on an annual basis or as required in an emergency. The chiropodist visits every six weeks and the hairdresser, visits weekly.
All staff have extensive and continuous training – for full details, please see the “About Us” page on this website. We specialise in dementia care and end of life care. All staff undertake an 8 unit dementia training course. We also have Namaste Care for those with end stage dementia. For those with mild to moderate cognitive impairment, we have The Lavender Club for continuous, stimulating and enjoyable activities throughout the day and early evening. Staff are trained in how to deliver care within both these programmes. All staff complete a programme of training in relation to providing end of life care.
All staff are trained in manual handing and this includes training on how to use a hoist. Training is refreshed and updated on an annual basis.
Care staff at Ebury Court are trained to provide catheter care for both men and women.
Feel free to drop in at Ebury Court Care Home at any time however, it would be appreciated if you could avoid visiting at lunch time (between 12pm and 2pm) or evening meal (between 5-6pm). No appointment necessary however, if you wish to make a specific appointment, call on 01708 728734.
GSF is Gold Standard Framework End of Life Care. This is a National training programme which is assessed and re-accredited every three years and enables us to offer palliative care of the highest standard. We are delighted to hold this award at the highest level of Platinum.
We charge £1000 a week.