Winner of best new care home
The stunning Riverside Place care home is part of the award winning Caring Homes group and is based in Ware. This home's skilled, professional and experienced team delivers the very best in residential care, nursing and dementia care, respite and convalescent care. The home caters for up to 72 residents and the home is exceptionally proud that it won ‘Best New Care Home’ in the prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design Awards in 2019.
The best of care
Riverside Place care home offers fantastic personalised care, superb nutrition and an activity plans in a relaxing a fun environment. The home has qualified and friendly wellbeing coordinators who plan regular activities, outings and events. Riverside Place care home is set in a beautiful location which is walking distance to the centre of Ware town near pubs, cafes and shops. The home was built to the latest care standards and living at Riverside Place is about luxury, comfort and choice. You will be impressed by Riverside Place's light, space and quality of the home. There are many different lovely spaces to relax such as the bistro and orangery on the ground floor, to the quiet lounges around the home. Riverside Place also has an exceptional hair salon which is open regularly for beauty treatments and pampering sessions. All the 72 bedrooms at Riverside Place are beautifully furnished and have en-suite facilities. Residents are always encouraged to decorate their rooms with treasured items, pictures and pieces of furniture if they want to.
Riverside Place care home offers a great range of fun activities by an experience co ordinating team. This ranges from gentle exercise classes, art sessions, getting close to exotic animals and competitive quizzes to name a few. Music and singing are always popular with residents and there are regular visits from local singers, dancers and musicians. Volunteers of all ages like to help with activities or simply spend time chatting one-to-one with residents. Residents with green fingers can help in the gardens and outdoor spaces too to make the surrounding look even more beautiful. Riverside Place care home also encourages residents to set up activities or groups which they can even lead if they wish. National events are a favourite too with parties to celebrate whether it's Burns Night, a royal wedding, Halloween or Christmas. Riverside Place care home also recognises that some residents prefer quieter times such as reading the paper, doing a jigsaw or staying in their room and that’s fine by them too. The care home always respects all resident's wishes and know that every resident has a choice to indulge in as many or as few of the activities as they wish.
Riverside Place care home offers superb hospitality and the chef and his team create delicious daily menus with plenty of choice. There are beautiful dining rooms with small tables set out as if in a restaurant. Each table has crisp table linen and shining glassware. There are some beautiful wines and residents are free to eat in their room if they prefer. Also, if residents feel peckish between meals there are always snacks and drinks available. The Riverside Place head chef works closely with the clinical and care teams and is kept informed of residents’ nutritional needs. The home can cater for specialist dietary needs, including soft and fortified diets. The Riverside Place menus change regularly and include a variety of hot and cold dishes. The home also welcomes suggestions into the menu.
Riverside Place care home offers residential care in a safe, warm and friendly environment with support for daily tasks such as washing, cleaning and laundry. The home creates a welcoming atmosphere in which residents enjoy activities, go on outings and make friends with other residents. Riverside Place recognise that residents have very individual requirements and the home provides a range of care services to help meet these needs.
Respite and Convalescent Care
Riverside Place understand how difficult it can be for families or friends providing ongoing care. For this reason if you need a break then respite care maybe the perfect option. Respite care services provide a crucial break for carers, either for a few hours with a visit to one of the day care sessions, for overnight stays or longer for a few days or weeks. Respite care offers family carers the chance to do daily chores, go on holiday or simply have some well-earned time off. It is also a perfect time for anyone who needs to recuperate after a hospital stay and to support them to be well enough to go back home.
Riverside Place offers a friendly and stimulating home away from home for people who are still living at home and may need some additional support during the day. The home provides care for people with dementia, physical frailty or simply those who want a more active social environment. Riverside Place day care gives people the opportunity to socialise with friends and engage in a range of activities, while their family carers have the confidence of knowing their loved ones are safe and cared for.
The home provides specialist dementia care and understand the specific challenges faced by people living with dementia. The team at Riverside Place are able to provide professional and compassionate support for both our residents and their loved ones.
Riverside Place provide nursing care for individuals with specialist requirements. The nursing care team are fully qualified and have the specialist expertise required to care for residents’ varying medical needs and requirements. People who go to the home may be living with conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis or Motor Neurone Disease, others may have suffered a brain injury as a result of an accident, or require ventilator care.
Please see the Riverside Place care home website for further information.