Wykeham House Care Home

21 Russells Crescent
Horley
RH6 7DJ
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Care enquiries 01293 831 545

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All other calls 01293 823 835

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Wykeham House Care Home in Horley

Wykeham House was officially opened by Sir Richard Branson in 1998 and is ideally located less than 5 minutes from Gatwick Airport, making it the ideal location for residents with families living abroad. It is also situated within walking distance of the town centre, bus stop and train station.

Wykeham House provides excellent 24-hour nursing and residential care, alongside expert care for people living with dementia in our bespoke Memory Lane Community. Alongside this, we offer respite care and short breaks, which can now be pre-booked up to a year in advance. Our highly skilled and first-class facilities ensure that Wykeham House in a truly exceptional place to live.

Dementia Care

'Memory Lane' utilises a careful blend of skills and techniques developed by leading experts in the field of dementia care, incorporating person-centred design in its use of colour and cues to help individuals navigate through the home, whilst thoughtful interior design features, such us adapted crockery and tableware assists with reminiscence. Communities are broken up into separate units with a family feel so people can feel safe and comfortable. Care is focused on independence, dignity and choice, with a person-centred approach. Staffing levels reflect the needs of residents, and people living with dementia are offered a range of activities to help preserve life skills, support interactions and retain a sense of purpose and selfhood.

Our dedication can be seen across all aspects of life within our home, from cooking and hospitality to the variety of activities residents can enjoy. We welcome families to join us for lunch and also offer a private dining service for special occasions.

We are confident you’ll find us ideally suited to meet your needs, both now and in the future. Please feel free to give us a call or drop in; we are here to support both you and your family.

Life at our homes booklet

Read our brochure ‘Life in our home. Providing care through coronavirus’ for more information on how we’re here to help you and your loved one.

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Types of care

We always aim to deliver bespoke care to those who live at our home. We tailor our services to meet the unique requirements of each person and in a way that celebrates their individuality, whilst also helping residents to maintain as much independence as possible and treating them with dignity at all times.

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Nursing care

Residential care

Dementia care

Respite / Short stay

Enriching the lives of people living with dementia

Click here to read our latest brochure 'Enriching the lives of people living with dementia' for more information on our support for your loved one.

A-Z Directory of Demential Care

Click here to read our latest brochure 'A-Z Directory of Demential Care' for a useful toolkit for providing good dementia care.

Facilities

  • Wi-fi available
  • En-suite rooms
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon

On-site

  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Activity classes
  • Day trips
  • Exercise classes

Accessibility

  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Disability awareness/equality training

Accommodation

  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
  • Nurse call system

Our Team

The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.

Julia Christodoulides

General Manager

Hi, my name is Julia and I am the General Manager here at Wykeham House. Welcome to our website!

I started working part time as a carer in a local care home when I was 16 whilst finishing my studies. At 18, I left home to start my nursing career and, after qualifying as a registered nurse, I went on to midwifery. After having 2 children,I found working in the NHS difficult to manage and had an opportunity to go back to working in care homes. I got my first management position in 1998 and have never looked back. It is so rewarding to do a job that I enjoy and that I am passionate about.

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Our staff are like family

Our staff are like family

At Barchester, we’re cultivating an environment where you’ll have more than just a career – you’ll have a family.

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Life at Wykeham House Care Home

Ensuring that we deliver high quality care to those we support isn’t our only priority here – we also want to offer excitement and, most importantly, to ensure that everyone feels at home. That is why we employ trained staff who are committed to delivering a stimulating activities programme and nutritious cuisine, which are supplemented by services and facilities that are designed to make life here as pleasant as possible.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

We offer a constantly evolving menu that caters to the tastes and dietary requirements of those we support.

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Activities & Events

Activities

Our activities programme is planned with individual tastes in mind, and residents always have the opportunity to try new and exciting things.

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Care & Facilities

Care and facilities

Our facilities are designed to the highest standards and the care we provide is delivered by passionate and highly-trained professionals.

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What people say about us

Wykeham House Care Home

CQC Overall rating

Requires improvement

19 October 2019

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