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Kingfisher House Care Home in Suffolk
A warm welcome to Kingfisher House Care Home, Newmarket
You’ll find Kingfisher House Care Home is surrounded by its own landscaped grounds in a quiet cul-de-sac, half a mile from Newmarket town centre. We are also close by to public transport, making us easily accessible for visitors to pop-in for a chat.
Our team offers all types of care, including residential care for those who need help with daily tasks, and nursing care for people who have complex medical needs. We also provide both residential dementia care and nursing dementia care for residents who require it, as well as respite care to give family or friends a well-earned break.
We run a busy activities programme including bingo, days out, and visits from entertainers and volunteers. Local school children also come along to interact with our residents, which always puts a smile on their faces.
Care Available and Weekly Fees
Fees start from £950 per week
We provide care for those who are publicly funded as well as those paying for their own care. For those who are paying for their own care, our weekly fees are broken down by the main care types we offer.Learn More
Life at Kingfisher House Care Home
"The staff are very friendly and nothing seems to be too much trouble."
"Excellent staff, thoughtful, helpful, knowledgeable and professional."
"My mother has now been in the Kingfisher care home for 18 months and has been extremely happy. The staff have been excellent and the food and facilities have been very good."
Learn more about the care available
For people with an on-going medical condition. This is similar to residential care but with the addition of 24-hour support from a team of qualified nurses. Learn More
Nursing Dementia Care
This is 24-hour nursing care provided by specialist teams trained in the complexities of looking after those living with dementia, who may also have other long-term medical conditions. Learn More
Residential support is for people who need a little help with day to day living such as washing, dressing, eating and taking their regular medication. Learn More
Residential Dementia Care
Our residential dementia care services support people to maintain their independence and individuality, encouraging social activity and building relationships within the home. Learn More
Even the most devoted carer needs a break sometimes. Whether it is for a few days or a few weeks, we are here to step in when you or your carer need us. Learn More
Palliative and End of Life Care
This is specialist support for people with a life-limiting illness to relieve their symptoms and make them as comfortable as possible. We understand that this can be a sensitive time and teams offer compassionate support, providing advice or an opportunity to talk. Learn More
After a stay in hospital, people who are over the worst can still need a certain amount of care to help with rehabilitation so they can return home with confidence. Our intermediate care beds play a vital role in supporting local health and social care services by offering older people an alternative to an extended stay on a ward. Learn More
We empower our residents take better control of their lives by being physically active, building relationships in their community through hobbies and interests and in some cases, gaining voluntary work or employment and learning new skills. Learn More
If you are looking for care, we meet hundreds of individuals, family members and friends in a similar position and would be happy to show you the home and discuss care options. Please call, email or fill in the form below.
- St Fabians Close, Newmarket, Suffolk , CB8 0EJ
Care Home ManagerView bio
Care Home Manager
Mable has worked in the Health and Social Care sector for nearly 40 years and has been with Kingfishers House for 7 years. She is passionate about caring for her residents and enjoys developing strong bonds with them.
Why did you decide to join Four Seasons Health Care?
I liked that Four Seasons Health Care makes you feel valued and empowered. I also wanted to understand more about people and the effects of health changes in their life and learn how I could be of assistance.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
I love that every day is different to the last, and always leaves me feeling inspired. I am constantly learning from different experiences and the interactions I have with people from all walks of life.
What are your favourite hobbies and pastimes?
My main interests are travelling and watching movies.
Are there any highlights in your career you are particularly proud of?
When Kingfisher House became a Dementia Care Framework accredited home in 2017, and when we achieved a ‘Good’ rating in our latest CQC inspection report in April 2018.
What do you feel is your biggest achievement outside of your career?
Raising my three children has been my biggest achievement. Today I am a proud mother of three graduates, namely an Information Analyst, Engineer and a Crop Scientist.
What are your Qualifications?
Initially, I trained as a nurse and midwife but I have a lot of experience from a variety of different settings, including working for the NHS and in the private sector. I have also worked with all age groups including paediatrics, midwifery, family planning reproductive health, psychiatry and geriatrics. I also have a dementia and management qualification, including BSc (Hons) in Health and Social Care.
at top tips would you give someone when looking for the right care home?
Look for smiling happy staff with empathy and understanding. Ensure they are prepared to listen to your concerns and comments and they should always be willing to help.
- Contact Number: 01638 445300