Rendlesham Care Centre

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Contact Details

Rendlesham Care Centre
Suffolk Drive
IP12 2TP

Home Manager
Gary Briggs

New care enquiries
0808 139 6014
For all other enquiries
01394 461 630

Job Enquiries
0808 168 1300

Located by Rendlesham Forest on the outskirts of the village, Rendlesham Care Centre is one of Caring Homes’ newest care homes in Suffolk, offering state of the art residential, nursing and specialist dementia care for up to 60 elderly people.

Rendlesham Care Centre in Suffolk comprises three self-contained communities in one location, retaining a real sense of smaller scale homely living with the added benefit of easy adaptation to meet residents’ changing care needs. A real highlight of the home is its ‘Forget Me Not’ garden, specially designed to provide a safe and stimulating environment for elderly residents living with a form of dementia.

Rendlesham Care Centre’s dementia care provision has been designed to meet the University of Stirling’s standards, which are widely acknowledged as providing the best living environment for people living with dementia. Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre is renowned as the world leader in this field. The Stirling approach ensures that residents are able to move freely around the home, with bedrooms and communal areas appropriately laid out and clearly signposted to minimise confusion or disorientation. Each bedroom features a memory box by its front door, where mementos from a resident’s life help to personalise their room and also remind staff and visitors of the individual’s life story.

Rendlesham Care Centre in Suffolk is ideally equipped to provide residential support for elderly people living with different types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia and Korsacoff’s syndrome. However, staff never lose sight of the fact that, first and foremost, Rendlesham Care Centre is home to our residents.

This care & retirement home in Suffolk offers a full range of residential, nursing and specialist dementia support, including trial stays, respite breaks and convalescent care as well as long term care. Residents are encouraged to bring important personal possessions to personalise their rooms. Rendlesham Care Centre in Suffolk operates an open visiting policy, where residents and loved ones may visit at convenient times. In common with all of our homes, Rendlesham’s manager has a qualified nursing background. The home is fully registered with the Care Quality Commission and has ISO9001/2000 and Hospitality Assured accreditation.

  • State of the art care centre
  • Dedicated residential, nursing and dementia care
  • Stunning facilities inside and out
  • Excellent care standards
  • Strong community links
  • Friendly dedicated staff team

Life in a Caring Home is viewed as a continuum of life – an opportunity to gain new experiences and learn new things – whilst maintaining your existing hobbies and interests.

At every Caring Home, there is a dedicated activities co-ordinator who is on hand to support residents in learning new hobbies and maintaining existing ones.

An activities programme is developed by the activities co-ordinators who work in conjunction with the clinical team in reviewing each individuals occupational interests and tailoring an activities programme that addresses them.

For further information about activities please visit our “living with us” section.

Care Categories

  • Residential Dementia
  • Residential
  • Nursing Dementia
  • Nursing

Care Specialisms

  • Alzheimer's
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease
"I would recommend this home as care staff are caring. Overall I find the home warm and welcoming. Activities cater for us and our abilities, with trips out." -
92 out of 100
"The home is purpose built. There is a very happy atmosphere here. It is always warm and cosy. It is lovely when we hear Pearl's laugh." -
93 out of 100
"Our friend is well cared for. Happy, clean and loved. problems, that inevitably arise, are quickly looked into and dealt with. The home is clean, comfortable and well staffed. I would happily recommend it, if you can afford it." -
98 out of 100
"A good caring home with excellent staff often going the extra mile to help resident. Only downside is that my mother-in-law is deaf and mostly blind at 98 years old has fallen and hurt her head a few times." -
92 out of 100
"I would not hesitate to recommend this home to anyone. If searching, look no further, this place is up to a standard by which all others should be judged." -
92 out of 100
"Joe being a 95 year old man had a severe fall getting out of the car. Once back at home, he wanted to go to bed. He slept all day and all night. I kept checking on him and he was breathing comfortably. The next morning, I found him on his bathroom floor. The emergency service did not consider him a case for hospitalisation (no broken bones, no stroke etc). However, Joe kept being very confused and hardly drank or ate anything for two days..." -
97 out of 100
"The building is purpose built with a very light and airy atmosphere - it is always a pleasure to visit. The staff provide loving, homely care for all the residents. We looked at a number of homes before deciding on this one." -
96 out of 100
"I visited my brother Barry recently and found him happy and well looked after. The staff are very good and understanding with regards to my brothers needs due to his dementia. I left the care home after my visit and felt happy that he was being looked after by caring staff. My only concern is that the cost for long term care is excessive." -
98 out of 100
"Friendly, helpful, always polite. 24 hour services. Food nutritious and good variety." -
93 out of 100
"I last wrote a recommendation in April this year and cannot improve on what I said then! My family and I are still very happy with the home and feel reassured that our lovely Mum is getting the care she deserves in this challenging time of her life and health." -
89 out of 100
"Overall I am very impressed with the care home.It is friendly, secure, with good food. A consistent and well run home." -
95 out of 100
"It is so good to know that my mother is in safe and kind hands. She is well cared for. The food is good and she is happy. We would be very concerned if she was miserable." -
97 out of 100
"The staff are very friendly, willing to help and extremely kind. The home is also very light, airy and never smells." -
90 out of 100
"The centre provided a caring, happy and lively place to stay whilst my mum came to Suffolk for our daughter's wedding. Hopefully the first of many visits now we have a managable and enjoyable way of having Mum come to Suffolk." -
97 out of 100
"My wife is in this home with Alzheimer's. I looked after her for 4 years, but the time came when it was too much. She went into Rendlesham April 29th 2011. I must say she is well cared for there." -
99 out of 100
"Very friendly staff. My dad is a very happy man since moving into Rendlesham. Always a warm welcome from staff." -
97 out of 100
"I chose Rendlesham Care Centre for my mother 2 1/2 years ago, after a long and detailed search. I have been happy with the care which is being offered. The staff are very caring and are very familiar with my mother's needs, which are increasing with her illness. Also, a member of staff told me he himself no longer feared death, since seeing first-hand how Rendlesham handled residents' deaths!" -
93 out of 100
"My Mum has been resident at Rendlesham for almost 3 years. She has Parkinson's disease and is wheelchair bound. Whilst the home has had its ups and downs, the care provided by the staff has been on the whole exemplary. The home is modern and purpose built but feels very homely and clean. Relatives are made to feel very welcome and I certainly feel 'part of the team' looking after my lovely Mum which is important to me..." -
89 out of 100

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