Welcome to Marlborough Court Care Home
Marlborough Court is in Thamesmead, south-east London. Ours is the only home in the UK with a Deaf Quality Mark.
Our team provides residential and nursing care 24 hours a day. People living here have varying needs, from specialist support to general assistance with everyday living. We offer specialist residential care for those with dementia, and also respite care to give home carers a much-needed break. Some people stay with us permanently, others stay for shorter periods.
Residents pursue their hobbies in communal and quiet lounges throughout the home. These areas are used for relaxing and socialising in, and are great places to invite friends and families to when they visit.
Life at Marlborough Court Care Home
Our busy activities programme is tailored our residents. We invite professional entertainers to visit regularly, and there's always something going on, from quizzes to musical events.
Mealtimes are an enjoyable and sociable part of the day. Each dining area has tables laid with fresh flowers and linen, and our menus are displayed to show the choices available. Snacks, fresh fruit and refreshments are provided 24 hours a day.
We have highly nutritious and varied menus, and cater for all dietary and cultural needs. All food is prepared using fresh ingredients every day in our kitchens. Residents can choose to have their meals in their own room, or in our dining room and we encourage friends and family to join us for meals or afternoon tea any time.
Our aim is to help people stay as well as they can for as long as they can, so we understand the importance of being active and entertained. Why not arrange a visit and we’ll talk you through the facilities and activities on offer at Marlborough Court?
I feel at home when I visit my mother and feel confident that she is being well looked after, I wouldn't want her to be anywhere else.
The manager will always spend time taking to you and will help you with any problems you have. I would recommend the home to anyone
Excellent communications on progress and condition. The staff are very friendly and my mum is content.
I can walk in to the Home and feel comfortable. Everybody is always so friendly. It just feels like going to my mums house and I don't worry about going home.
The food is very good and if there is nothing on the menu I like an alternative is always offered. There are snacks and drinks available whenever I want one.
I am always informed of any changes to my mothers care or condition. Its gives me great peace of mind to know she is well cared for
The number and variety of activities provided by the home is excellent.
I don't know how to thank you all enough for the wonderful way in which you cared for my Dad. You made him feel special and loved. You made him happy.
Types of care
This is for those who may need some help with daily activities such as eating, washing,...
People living with dementia have different needs, so either a residential or nursing care home...
Someone may need nursing care if they have a certain physical condition or difficulties. This...
Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at Marlborough Court Care Home whether...
Facilities & services
Making care special is at the heart of Marlborough Court Care Home in Thamesmead. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.
- All ensuite
- All single rooms
- Quiet lounge
- TV lounge
17 Feb 2017
The first month of 2017 has gone extremely quickly.
Residents at Marlborough Court Care Home in Thamesmead wanted to wave January off with a smile, so they decided to host a tea party.
Hayley Mercer, Personal Activities Lead, said: “We were all shocked with how quickly January came and went. So never really needing an excuse for tea and cake, the residents threw a pink tea party, the first of many for 2017. Everyone had a lovely time, and it was a lovely way to welcome Beverley Roberts, our new Personal Activities Lead to the home. More tea anyone?”
14 Feb 2017
When Maggie, a resident at Marlborough Court Care Home in Thamesmead woke on her 85th birthday, she wasn’t expecting to see a blast from her past.
Hayley Mercer, Personal Activities Leader, said: “Everyone at the home and Maggie’s family wanted to do something extra special for her birthday, so we arranged a little reunion with Maggie’s friend Vera. They’ve known each other for a staggering 65 years, and it was a precious moment for us all to witness. I hope we all have a friendship that never dies.”
The team at Marlborough Court work hard to provide special experiences like this one which makes a difference to the residents’ lives on a daily basis. After all just because you live in a care home doesn’t mean life has to be boring.
The video below highlights Maggie and Vera’s reunion.
25 Jan 2017
Nobody likes staying in hospital. In fact many of us count down the days until we get discharged. But what happens when we still need a bit of care to help us in our rehabilitation before we’re allowed to return home?
This is where Four Seasons Health Care’s Intermediate Care Service can help.
Intermediate care is also known as ‘step-up, step-down’ or rehabilitation care. It can be an alternative to a prolonged or unnecessary hospital stay. It can help you avoid going into hospital in the first place, or provide somewhere to get better when you’re not quite ready to go home. Once you are completely rehabilitated, you are able to return to your own home.
Where would you rather stay to aid your rehabilitation? In hospital? In a care home environment?
With this in mind a number of our homes - with the support of their Local Authority, Primary Care Trusts and the Care Quality Commission - have set up Intermediate Care Beds to aid the transition from hospital, rehabilitation to home.
Over the coming weeks we will be showcasing some of our homes who provide this service.
Our case studies will focus on:
- Westview Lodge Care Home in Hartlepool
- Pelton Grange Care Home, Brockwell Court Care Home and Hollie Hill Care Home in County Durham
- Springfield Care Home in Blackburn
- Pellon Care Centre in Halifax
- Harrogate Lodge Care Home in Leeds
- Maple Lodge Care Home in Sunderland
- Grove House Care Home in the Wirral
Paul Hayes, Commissioning and Commercial Operations Director for Four Seasons Health Care, said: “Intermediate care is only a short-term solution. The average length of stay for the purpose of rehabilitation is 6 weeks. It doesn’t mean that people can’t leave before then, but we like to make sure that they’re 100% fighting fit before they leave us.”
Contact our care home
If you'd like to arrange a visit to Marlborough Court Care Home in Thamesmead, or talk to us about our care options, please call, email, or fill in the contact form.
7 Copperfield Road, Thamesmead, London, Greater London, SE28 8QA
020 3199 2971
0208 310 7767