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Mrs Jacqueline Plues
Telephone 0800 0854153
Welcome to St Edith's Court, Leigh On Sea
Anchor's St Edith’s Court in Leigh on Sea is a trusted provider of residential care for elderly people, and we offer specialised services for elderly people who have care needs.
Our care home’s well trained and helpful staff provide 24-hour care and support to help you maintain your chosen lifestyle, adapting as your needs change.
At St Edith’s Court activities play an important role and we aim to enhance our residents’ quality of life by providing a varied range of social activities.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our catering with our chef preparing meals daily from fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Set in a quiet residential location in its own beautiful grounds, St Edith’s Court care home is close to local services and amenities, such as nearby shops and Chalkwell Park.
Come and visit us at any time. We’re here to help and look forward to giving you a warm welcome.
St Edith’s Court is a unique, purpose-built residence which was designed to provide personal and social care. Set in a quiet location and in its own grounds, St Edith’s Court offers single en-suite rooms.
Our home is fully furnished and decorated to a high standard with a call system which ensures that help is at hand 24 hours a day.
We also have:
- All rooms with their own small kitchen area
- Some rooms with views of the gardens
- All rooms have a television point and connections for satellite and digital TV
- Tea-making facilities available to make drinks for you and your visitors
Other accommodation facilities include:
- Cosy lounges with TVs and quiet areas for reading and relaxing
- Bathrooms specially equipped so you can relax in comfort
- Beautiful gardens
- A lounge adapted for activities
We encourage you to bring your own possessions, including furniture if you wish.
At St Edith’s Court care home, we provide quality 24-hour residential care.
We support and develop our staff on an ongoing basis to enable them to provide the highest quality care for our residents.
At our home we have:
- A library
- A ‘pets are welcome’ policy by arrangement with the Manager
- A shop for small items
- An Activity lounge
- A hairdressing salon
- A lift to upper floors
- A personal laundry facility and laundry service
- A facility for a private phone in each room.
- Regular religious services and meetings should you wish to take part
- Newspapers which can be ordered and delivered daily to your room
- Wheelchair access and car parking
- Regular planned activities
- Southend on Sea town centre is a short journey and can be reached using excellent bus services
- The nearest hospital is Southend on Sea University Hospital
- Chalkwell Park railway station, situated nearby within walking distance, has an excellent service to London
- The popular Cliffs Pavillion Theatre and supermarkets are all local to the home
We know how important mealtimes are to our residents, so we always try to make this a sociable and enjoyable experience, whilst recognising individual choice.
St Edith's Food Promise ensures all our menus offer freshly cooked, appetising and nutritionally balanced meals including:
- Cooked breakfast every day
- Wholesome homemade soup every day
- Freshly baked biscuits and cakes
- Traditional Sunday Roast
- Fish and Chip Friday
- Our Chef’s Signature dish – Anthony’s special Banoffee Pie
- A variety of snacks and fruit and drinks available all day
Our Chefs understand the nutritional needs of older people and ensure that our meals are prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients.
We serve tasty, wholesome dishes and involve residents in selecting our menus at a local level. We offer daily choice of meals and cater for special dietary needs and preferences, helping keep our residents healthy and well nourished.
At St Edith’s Court our caring and attentive staff work with our residents and their loved ones to create a detailed care plan which ensures our residents individual health and care needs are met.
We know how important it is to care for our residents with the dignity and respect they deserve and this is at the heart of what we do at St Edith’s Court care home.
Our health and social care partners include:
- GP Surgeries who are available on request
- A hairdresser visits twice weekly
- A chiropodist visits on request
- An optician who visit the home
- The district nurse who visits as needed
Anchor endeavour to be completely transparent about all our charges and fees. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Call us to discuss your specific care needs today
What is included in care home fees?
For many people, moving to a care home is a big decision and it can be difficult to know where to start. Care home fees are based on a range of factors, including specific care needs, which can change over time. Nevertheless, we all want the best we can afford – whether for ourselves or a loved one.
Living in an Anchor care home you can be confident that a single fee covers the cost of your personally tailored 24 hour care and support, all utility bills and meals as well as a fantastic range of daily activities.
At Anchor we pride ourselves on offering a truly tailored approach to care and therefore need to fully understand your needs to provide you with an accurate fee estimate. Please call us to discuss your specific care needs today. Alternatively we welcome you to visit us to discuss your situation face-to-face.
Want more information on care home fees?
Learning about the different funding options available to you can also help you feel confident in your decisions. Anchor know that securing care home funding can sometimes appear a rather daunting task and so to help we have put together a free guide covering requesting assistance, top up fees and third-party payments.Care home fees
Meet the team
At St Edith's Court, Leigh On Sea, you're in good hands.
At St Edith's Court we have a caring team of well qualified professionals, passionate about what they do and dedicated to ensuring our residents always feel confident that they can rely on a friendly face and helping hand 24-hours a day. We encourage visits to St Edith's Court so you can meet our team and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, meet other residents, find out what goes on and ask any questions you may have. It is important to us that you make the right decision and are happy with your choice of new home.
Care Home Manager
"Our home, situated in a wonderful location, close to Leigh on Sea front offers a warm, safe and friendly environment with facilities to make you feel at home. We are proud to say our professional caring team provide individually tailored care, excellent food, fun activities and plenty of good company. We look forward to showing you all our home has to offer."
"I have worked for St Edith’s Court for almost 20 years. Having worked at all levels of care, I became Care Manager in 2003. It’s a job I find rewarding sometimes very challenging but most of all I love my work."
"The kitchen is the hub of any care home I think. Ask any resident and they will quite happily talk about the food. So it has to be nutritional and quite a bit of choice. We have a lot of pride in our menus and I think a majority of residents are very happy."
Nick has several years’ experience in the Audit, Finance and Administration fields having worked for various organisations here and abroad at both junior and management levels. Nick has worked for Anchor for the past 5 years as an Administrator but has just moved to St Edith’s Court since December 2014. Nick has found the Home to have a community feel where people enjoy interacting with their fellow residents, families, friends and staff.
Our care home has a dedicated Activities Co-ordinator who organises and arranges a variety of opportunities for our residents to enjoy daily activities in our home and in the local community. We work in partnership with the National Association for Providers of Activities for Older People (NAPA) and encourage activities that enhance our residents’ lifestyle, health and wellbeing. Residents preferred activities, interests and ability are discussed when they move in and an agreed plan ensures that these requests are fulfilled. Our residents’ suggestions for activities also help shape the planning process. We organise supervised day trips to leisure facilities and places of interest as well as social events in the home, including themed restaurant evenings, arts and crafts, quizzes and regular entertainers.
The care and attention given to my sister who has recently died was always first class. She was always happy and contented and made some very good fri … Read more
High standard of rooms with extra area for storage and mini kitchen facility for each room. Staff are sensitive, kind and caring. Encouraging independ … Read more
The best care home and the best care I have come across in Essex. … Read more
I visit a number of care homes in this area and St Edith's is by far the best! The facilities are excellent and the staff superb! … Read more
This must rank as one of the very best care homes. … Read more
A well run home with excellent caring staff - always on hand to help. Lovely food, rooms (dining and lounges) and a pretty garden for residents and vi … Read more
This is a lovely home where my mum is safe and happy. Review relates to November 2014. … Read more
Pleasant caring atmosphere. The rooms are bright with valuable ensuite facilities. Lovely well maintained garden. … Read more
My sister has been a resident for just over two years and she has received excellent care at all times. … Read more
It's a well run, comfortable care home. The heating temperature is just right and it's low on unpleasant smells. The cleaning staff must wor … Read more