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Eckington Court Care Home

Eckington, Derbyshire Penny Engine Lane, Off Church Street, Eckington, Derbyshire, S21 4BF

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Penny Engine Lane, Off Church Street Eckington Derbyshire S21 4BF
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  • Safely welcoming
    new residents
  • Safe Visits
  • Covid vaccinated

While undoubtedly some of our day-to-day processes have had to adapt due to coronavirus, the wellbeing and happiness of residents remains our top priority. We have plentiful supplies of PPE and staff receive regular training on the steps we must take to keep everyone safe and well. The introduction of named visitors means indoor and out of care home visits are taking place, and pod or window visits with your loved one are still available for all other visitors.

Read about how we are safely welcoming new residents and more on our coronavirus information page.

Why choose Eckington Court Care Home in Derbyshire

Awarded Quality Premium status for good care

By Derbyshire County Council

Resident committee

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

Welcome to Eckington Court Care Home

A specialist residential, nursing and respite care home in Derbyshire.

Rated Good by our regulators the CQC, Eckington Court is a 50 bed 2-storey care home in Derbyshire that offers both respite 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 both residential and nursing care means Eckington Court 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 national days are celebrated alongside birthday parties and anniversaries, there is always a celebration happening at Eckington Court.

Types of Care provided

Residential
Residential care homes provide support when needed, whilst encouraging continued independence for individuals as much as possible. This can include assistance with pe...
Nursing
Our nursing care provides residents with support for their health and well being alongside assistance with personal care. This can be a great relief for families and r...
Short Term Respite
Caring independently for a loved one can be challenging at times and it is important to take regular breaks to recoup. We offer short term residential stays to support...

“Compassionate, thoughtful, comforting and respectful are just some of the words that describe the wonderful 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 Care 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.

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Life in Eckington Court Care Home

Activities

Activites

We want our residents to be as active and engaged as they can be. With this in mind, we have appointed dedicated Activity Coordinators in each home, who are tasked with creating a daily programme of events and activities that are designed around the interests and hobbies of our residents.
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Mealtime Experience

Whether it's a home-made pie or a fresh fruit sponge, our cooks pride themselves on knowing the tastes of our Residents. We provide a quality menu with a range of choices for all our residents. We offer a selection of snacks and fresh fruit which is available throughout the day.

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We know making a decision around care can be an emotional experience. Whether you want to know more about our rooms and facilities, moving in process or something else, we’re here to help you.

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