Sanford House care home
Nursing Home in East Dereham
0808 223 5533
Located in the attractive market town of Dereham, Sanford House is a modern purpose-built home providing nursing care and specialist dementia care for up to 40 elderly people. Sanford House is one of our nursing homes in Norfolk and has the reputation of being one of the premier nursing homes in Dereham and has been specifically designed to create an accessible and safe environment for elderly residents who may have mobility problems. All rooms and services are laid out over the ground floor and the home is arranged in a quadrangle around an attractive courtyard garden. Many rooms feature patio doors accessing into the courtyard area.
Sanford House, care home in Dereham, has an enviable reputation for delivering excellent care. The home’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.
Sanford House 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, Sanford House is home to our residents.
The home offers a full range of residential, nursing and specialist dementia support, including trial stays, short stay and convalescent care, as well as long-term care. Residents are encouraged to bring important personal possessions to personalise their rooms. Sanford House operates an open visiting policy, where residents and loved ones may visit at convenient times. In common with all of our homes, Sanford House’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.
- Modern purpose-built care home
- Single storey accommodation throughout
- Excellent care standards
- Beautiful courtyard garden
- Patio bedrooms
- Strong local community links
Sanford House is one of the most modern Care Homes in Dereham capable of providing nursing care and specialist dementia care for up to 40 elderly people.
Sanford House care & nursing home, Dereham, has single storey accommodation throughout making it suitable for people with mobility concerns.
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.
For further information about activities please visit our “living with us” section.
- Nursing Dementia
- Colitis & Crohn's Disease
- Motor Neurone Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Palliative Care
- Parkinson's Disease
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Excellent and friendly staff in all areas. Clean and good decorative order.Ccaring and personal staff. Very good menu and food quality for residents. Lots of clubs/entertainment and interaction for the residents. My father is here for end of life care, and we are very pleased with the standard of care he is receiving.
Review relates to May 2015.
How likely would you be to recommend Sanford House Nursing Home? Extremely likely- David Lingwood Son of Resident/Service User
Very homely atmosphere. Clean and always smells fresh. A very caring team of staff who are always approachable. They also take pride in their work and are very understanding with relatives visitors. Home cooked food always on the menu. My father is receiving palliative care and staff are an excellent support. Would highly recommend.
Review relates to June 2015... carehomes.co.uk - Siobhan L Daughter of Resident/Service User
My wife has been a resident for 5 months. She has been looked after very well and is very happy with her care.
Review relates to April 2015.
How likely would you be to recommend Sanford House Nursing Home? Likely- Dennis T Husband of Resident/Service User
Myself and my husband would say we would be happy to be in this care home, and yes we would. The staff are always friendly and helpful.- Janet B Daughter of Resident/Service User
Warm and welcoming staff who always have the time to listen to what one has to say. Management is extremely helpful and have good contest with residents. They are always looking for things to help residents with their condition.
Review relates to February 2015.- Michael L Husband of Resident/Service User
This home is caring and very connected to the residents family, I often get phone calls to update me how my father is doing today, the staff are all willing to help with your needs when you are visiting, and are willing to build good relations so you feel that your visiting the home of a relative and not a care a home. they have helped me feel that my dad is in the best place for his condition, and I feel confident that I would be informed of any changes in his condition... carehomes.co.uk - Mark Alden Son of Resident/Service User
My wife has only been here since September 2014, during that time she has received excellent care and attention. All the staff are kind and caring, great effort had been made to make Christmas a special occasion by everyone. It is a great comfort after seeing her every afternoon to go home and know that she will be cared for without doubt. I would therefore like to thank all concerned.- Ray B Husband of Resident/Service User
I am very pleased that my wife is in this care home, that reaches such high standards. Care workers and management together seek and give the very best care.- Dennis Strutt Husband of Resident/Service User
I highly recommend Sanford House care home through the pure excellent care for my elderly neighbour. I have seen such a big improvement through her time here. Not only is the care good but it is always clean and tidy and not to warm like other care homes.- Chris Cracknell Friend of Resident/Service User
Home from home, great care, good organisation, well fed. Very well treated and with respect. I feel very lucky to have dad here.- Julia W Daughter of Resident/Service User
My mother has only been a resident a few weeks but she is very happy, looked after well and treated with dignity and respect, as well as being given lots of TLC. There are many activities, and very good one to one from members of the staff to the residents. I would recommend the home to anyone wishing to consider this for ongoing care.- Alan Blyth Son of Resident/Service User
Very homely, good staff, made to feel welcome, nice gardens would recommend to everyone.- Rita A Wife of Resident/Service User
Excellent provider of care - highly recommended.- Keith Farnham Son of Resident/Service User
My mother went into Sanford House on December 24 2013 (Xmas Eve). She was made very welcome by the staff. Obviously, we went to see her Xmas Day, she had a visit from Mother & Father Christmas, even a tube of hand cream. Mum had dinner in her room, it was a lovely looking meal, we were even asked if we would like a dinner, it was a wonderful start for us as well as mum. She has her off days, but mostly happy!- Faith Tillcock Daughter of Resident/Service User
Very impressed with positive attitude to life for everyone, even when as a family we were thinking dad's life would not be much any more. Also pleased with the level of detail in the care plans and their attitude of really finding out about the person in their care especially since he has dementia so its not a straightforward process. Kind, friendly, positive, careful and caring. Security all round... carehomes.co.uk - J. G Daughter of Resident/Service User
I have found this to be a well run, friendly and welcoming care home where my mother is very happy to be.- Richard Smith Son of Resident/Service User
My husband has only been in Sanford House for a number of weeks and has settled in very well. I am more than pleased with the care and attention he gets.- Ann T Wife of Resident/Service User
My father has recently been transferred from Hammerton Court at the Julian Hospital in Norwich. He has severe dementia and we visited a couple of care homes with EMI nursing facilities. The positive and welcoming atmosphere of Sanford House stood out as did the quality of professionalism of the staff on duty. We turned up unannounced to get a first hand impression of the home. Immediately we knew we had found a home which would cater for my fathers needs with dignity... carehomes.co.uk - Andrew Thomas Son of Resident/Service User
Sanford House cared for my father whilst he had dementia and continue to care for my mother in a friendly and professional way.- Alex C Son of Resident/Service User
Friendly caring staff, lovely place to live.- Tracey B Daughter of Resident/Service User
The home has done the best it can for my mother-in-law.- Clive P Son-in-law of Resident/Service User
Excellent care of my mother. Mum has gone from strength to strength since coming to Sanford House.- Robert W Son of Resident/Service User
My mother in law finds this a warm and friendly home, where there is plenty to do and still be as independent as she wishes.- Angela Smith Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User
My father had dementia and was also a resident here. My family are very happy and appreciated the high standard of care both he and my mother who is still a resident here received.- Heather D Daughter of Resident/Service User
The staff are outstanding and dedicated to their care and personal attention to all the residents, they are all really nice to residents. The home is kept as clean as possibly can be due to the nature of the illness, any mishaps always cleaned up as soon as possible. Food is always lovely and every resident is looked after very well making sure everybody has food and doesn't get missed. The carers do a marvellous job and I feel it is a well run care home... carehomes.co.uk - Carol B Daughter of Resident/Service User
My husband has been a resident of Sanford House for eight weeks, following seventeen weeks in hospital, after he suffered a massive stroke. He was severely disabled and finding it difficult to communicate. Our choice of Sanford House was influenced by the feeling of homeliness in contrast to a hospital ward. The home is very attractively presented, bright and cheerful, clean and comfortable. The staff are always friendly and prepared to answer any questions... carehomes.co.uk - Joan A Wife of Resident/Service User
Sanford House has provided excellent care to my father-in-law. The staff are outstanding and go that extra mile showing compassion, maintaining dignity and ensuring a happy, jovial atmosphere for all. Sandy (rescue dog) is a star and was the selling point for us as a family when it came to choosing a care home (along with Joan's (manager) time spent with is showing us around and answering all our questions with patience and understanding)... carehomes.co.uk - Julie M Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User
Sanford House has a very friendly atmosphere. Staff and management are very willing and helpful. Facilities are very good although some rooms need updating. The home is kept very clean. The kitchen provides good and enjoyable food and drink. Staff try to give residents a range of activities to aid and help them. Safety and security seems equip to cover the situation.- Dennis Strutt Husband of Resident/Service User