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A great big thank you goes out to you all for your kindness, patience, caring and nursing care you gave to our dear sister.

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When visiting, there is always a warm family feeling, which I am sure is felt by the residents.

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Thank you all for your excellent care of our dear friend. It was so good to know he was in such good hands whilst he was going through such an awful illness.

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Can’t fault the staff – absolutely brilliant. The new activities and Kathy the event’s organiser is great. My mum is really happy – Long may it last!

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Food – Nutrition

Meal times are an important part of the residents day and it’s essential to their wellbeing. Our in-house chefs are passionate about creating meals that people look forward to eating. Using fresh produce, they create dishes that cater for a wide variety of diets.

We always use fresh, good quality ingredients, including fresh fruit and vegetables, to create tasty, nutritionally balanced dishes that your residents will really look forward to.

Menus are created to offer variety and choice – to help maintain residents’ interest in eating and helping them avoid menu fatigue. Even when a suitable choice is not found on the menu our chef will ensure an alternative is provided.

Our chef and care team liaise and monitor the resident’s dietary requirements. We understand the consequences of malnutrition and dehydration in the elderly, exacerbating the symptoms of conditions such as dementia.

We know how important meal time is to each individual resident and the teams in our care homes are committed to making them a sociable and enjoyable part of each day in a pleasant setting where staff are on hand to support our resident to and eat and drink if necessary. The preferences of the residents are always taken into account, which means classic meals are often featured alongside traditional regional cuisines on our menu. Each chef holds regular theme food days and provides the residents the opportunity to suggest dishes they would like to see on the menu.

The day starts with breakfast where cereal, porridge, toast and preserves are offered along-side a choice of cooked breakfast. Mid-morning tea is served with a choice of fruit or biscuits. A range of hot and cold dishes are on offer from the menu at lunchtime. Afternoon tea is served with homemade cakes, scones or biscuits. In the evening, each resident can choose from a selection of hot or cold meals. Evening and night time snacks are always available.

See a sample menu.

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What our families say

My reason for writing is to thank all the staff at the home for their wonderful care and dedication shown to my mum during her time at your home and in particular during her last few days. The staff also showed great kindness and understanding to me, for which I will always be grateful. They really are a remarkable team and I feel so fortunate that I found Cedarwood House. The home Manager was very approachable and available should I wish to discuss any matters with her regarding my Mum. I’m sure you are aware that you have a great team at Cedarwood House but I just wanted you to know how proud of them I am and most of all, very grateful.