Christmas at Bradbury House

Christmas at Bradbury House in Braintree has been full of fun, laughter and friends and family. We’ve made cards, dressed the tree, thrown parties, and stuffed ourselves silly. Most importantly we’ve had a lovely time!

The residents fully enjoy our music visits and especially those from our lovely harpist Linda. We had some classics that everyone could recognize and hum and tap along to. From chariots of fire to a gift of a thistle each number brought our residents back to a memory of a time in their lives. We have the pleasure of having her back again for February!

Animal therapy is a real treat that every resident enjoys. JC Party pets visited us with an array of different animals ranging from skunks to honey bears. The goal of Animal therapy and JC Party pet’s visits are to improve a resident’s social, emotional and cognitive functioning. Research suggests that animal visits can promote feelings of well-being in others and motivate it’s participants to actively participate in an activity. We find here at Bradbury House this is an activity that residents can fully enjoy collectively as a group, sharing the experience together.

Bradbury House provides residential care in a 17th Century converted building for up to 20 elderly people.

If you would like to find out more about life at Bradbury House and the care we offer, or to request a meeting with our Home Manager, please contact us on 0808 223 5411 or bradbury@caringhomes.org.

Bradbury House

Home Manager

Karen Thompson

Address

New Street,
Braintree,
Essex,
CM7 1ES

Contact
0808 223 5411
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
To Whom it may concern,

RE: A message from the CEO and Clinical Director

At Caring Homes we are following the latest Government advice and stopping visitors to all our homes, except for essential visits by healthcare professionals who will be required to adhere to strict protocols.

We understand that this may be very difficult for families but we are clear in our duty to ensure we protect the health, safety and wellbeing of our Residents and Colleagues as our top priority.

We want you to know that you can contact your loved ones through calls, emails, video and social media and we will support our Residents to view any messages you send over. We are confident that the teams in our homes are doing all they can to ensure that life remains as comfortable and sociable as possible. There will be a full programme of activities delivered by our in-house health and wellbeing teams.

We hope you will understand and support these actions and any further subsequent measures we might need to put in place.

Yours sincerely