Segensworth care home offering cinema and salon has seen 'fantastic' few weeks after opening

A CARE home offering spa bathrooms, a cinema, salon, and rooftop terrace has seen a ‘fantastic’ few weeks since opening.

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Tuesday, 19th October 2021, 4:53 pm

Florence Court care home in Segensworth Road, Fareham, offers ‘bespoke person-centred residential, dementia and respite care in stunning surroundings’.

It opened on August 23, and general manager Jacqueline Hampton said the first few weeks ‘have been fantastic’.

She said: ‘We’re so pleased to be welcoming residents. They are all settling in well and getting to know our friendly staff and team.’

The care home has facilities which are centred around the residents’ wellbeing, said to be ‘at the heart of Florence Court’.

Facilities include spa bathrooms, en-suite bedrooms with smart TVs, several lounges, an activities room, a cinema, an in-house hair and beauty salon, and a rooftop terrace and dining room.

The home also has a ‘bespoke Memory Lane community’ specially designed for residents who are living with dementia.

This includes themed corridors for easy navigation, personalised care and engaging light projection games to promote movement and interaction.

The team at Florence Court. Picture: Alex Shute.

Jacqueline said the residents love the social side of the home and have all been making new friends as they move in.

They enjoy the regular events and activities that the home puts on, as well as the ‘fantastic choice of food made by our very talented chefs’.

She said: ‘Our residents really enjoy the wide variety of activities we have on offer, especially the virtual events such as the wine tasting event we held recently and the creative writing masterclass we have this week with a best-selling author.

‘They really value these sessions because they deliver such wonderful experiences.’

One of the en-suite bedrooms at Florence Court. Photos by Alex Shute.

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Florence Court takes residents from Fareham, Southampton, Gosport and Portsmouth.

Jacqueline said its team of 25 staff will continue to grow as the home grows ‘to ensure we have the right staffing levels to support our residents’.

The home holds regular events such as cheese and wine evenings, professionals’ breakfasts, and recently hosted a visit from the Mayor of Fareham Pamela Bryant.

The dining area at Florence Court. Photos by Alex Shute.

Jacqueline is excited for the Christmas festivities to begin, with a lights switch on getting residents festive.

To find out more about Florence Court, its facilities and events, visit barchester.com/home/florence-court-care-home, call (01489) 555 900, or find Florence Court on Facebook.

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