Why choose Eckington Court Nursing Home in north Derbyshire?
Winner of the Care Home Team Award
at the East Midlands Great British Care Awards 2020
Awarded Quality Premium status for good care
By Derbyshire County Council
Steers the vibrant activities programme
Tea room and library
To enjoy some company or a good book
Highly qualified, long-standing members of staff
Building strong relationships with residents
Wide range of outdoor facilities
Conservatory, large accessible garden with raised flower beds and patio area
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Welcome to Eckington Court Dementia Care in North East Derbyshire
A residential, nursing and dementia care home in the village of Eckington, Derbyshire.
Rated Good by our regulators the CQC, Eckington Court is a 50 bed 2-storey care home in north Derbyshire that offers both respite care and nursing care. Our highly qualified staff have experience in caring for those who are sufferers of strokes and diabetes alongside those requiring catheters and needing end of life care.
Offering a range of care services means Eckington Court Nursing Home can accommodate for residents needs as they evolve and so providing consistent care and living for our residents. The ground floor consists of 20 beds and is mainly nursing orientated whereas the first floor has 30 beds and is a mixture of both residential and nursing. Residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms with furniture, pictures and personal items to make the space their own.
Residents can often be found outdoors tending to the picturesque garden or looking after the chickens that came to the home following a request from our residents committee. The conservatory doors open up into the large garden space and residents love sitting in the patio area enjoying the flower beds.
Some of our staff have been with the home for up to 25 years and have built strong relationships with residents, they often hold resident committee meetings where they decide what activities they would like to see more of. Activities are a big part of our home and the team are always putting on new and exciting events for residents, seasonal events and trips out to nearby Chesterfield and across north Derbyshire. National days are celebrated alongside birthday parties and anniversaries, there is always a celebration happening at Eckington Court. Our north Derbyshire care home is open 24 hours a day for visits.
Types of Care provided
“Compassionate, thoughtful, comforting and respectful are just some of the words that describe the wonderful nursing care our mum receives at Eckington Court. At the centre of all their activities and care are the residents, and this was very evident when staff went out of their way to help our family celebrate our mum's 100th Birthday; every detail had been thought of. The personal and emotional support given to our mum is excellent, and it is a great comfort to know our mum is in very safe hands.”
Daughter of Resident, June 2020 source: carehome.co.uk
Meet the Manager
Hello, my name is Trudy Godley and I am the Home Manager at Eckington Court Nursing Home. I have worked in the care sector since 1989 starting as a care assistant before qualifying as a nurse. I worked as both a nursing manager and a registered manager for a number of years before joining Eckington Court in 2016.