Oaklands Court – Horam Nr. Heathfield
Care Home, with Nursing
Vines Cross Road, Horam , East Sussex TN21 0HD
About Oaklands Court
Oaklands Court, part of Chanctonbury Healthcare group of homes, is located in the beautiful Sussex Weald, near Heathfield. The village of Horam has a good number of shops and cafes and our home is within a five minute walk of the famous Cuckoo Trail – which is also a cycle route.
Residents come from far and wide due to the outstanding reputation of Oaklands Court for its high quality nursing, care, service and quality of food. The building is modern, purpose-built for nursing yet typically Sussex; it is bright and airy with lovely patio gardens.
Oaklands Court is expert in the provision of nutrition and feeding of elderly and poorly residents, as well as providing interesting and high quality meals for all our residents, whether they prefer to eat in the bright dining room or in their own rooms.
Oaklands Court is a nursing home and is very professional in the provision of nursing and caring services. The home manager is a high qualified nurse with over 30 years of experience in the care home industry. Supporting her are a well-qualified and experience group of RGNs and dedicated care and support staff.
The 43 bedrooms are well appointed and en-suite (with a toilet and hand basin) with a television in each room along with modern furniture. We have two well-furnished lounges, a dining room and garden conservatory. Our residents love the patio gardens and some choose to help us maintain it themselves.
Residents at Oaklands Court have varying degrees of interest. Some are highly dependent and some are very active. We ensure that whatever the fitness of our residents, they have an interesting and rewarding lifestyle. Our dedicated activities co-ordinator provides plentiful interesting group of individual activities.
We are very proud and appreciative of the support given by our ‘Friends of Oaklands Court’ group. This group supports our residents’ social activities and outings.
Visitors are welcome to visit at any time, and will always be provided with tea and biscuits. All visitors are also welcome to stay for meals at a small charge.
Our staff are highly competent and also understand the value of a lovely smile, a tender touch and a few words of encouragement. We really ‘Care About Caring’, which is our company motto.
- Number of bedrooms: 43
- Types of care offered: Residential, Nursing, Continuing Healthcare, End of Life Care, Dedicated respite/convalescence, Day Care
- Number of lifts: 2
- Number of assisted bathrooms: 4
- Built in: 1996
Fees and Services
Our fees for nursing start at £1100 per week. This is not inclusive of funded nursing care (FNC). FNC is funding provided by the NHS to nursing homes to support the provision of nursing care by a registered nurse for those assessed as eligible.
Our weekly fees are fully inclusive. They cover accommodation, food and snacks, cleaning and support services, laundry, entertainment and activities, care and where required, nursing – there are no hidden costs. The only extra costs for you are in-room telephones, hairdressing, chiropody, toiletries, your own travel.
For clarity, prospective permanent residents are asked to complete a simple financial questionnaire, which will ensure that a minimum of two years of funding is available.
What People Tell Us
“The most impressive thing about Oakland’s Court is the number of staff and how friendly and helpful all staff are. They genuinely seem to enjoy their work and like all the residents. They take enormous care over details. The food is fresh and wholesome. The setting is lovely with private courtyard garden and all security is excellent.” – D.P.
“My Mum was very happy living here. She loved all aspects of life from breakfast through to supper (enjoying the lovely tempting food that was on offer) the staff are absolutely superb and always willing to go the extra mile to help. Attending activities when she was able, enjoying them all, often talking about what she had done. There was no pressure for her to do anything she did not want to.” – Char F
Questions and Enquiries
If you have any questions about our services we would be happy to talk to you. Feel free to drop in to the home, no appointment necessary, or call our manager Karen Pratt on 01435 813030
We do recognise that there is often a requirement for speedy decisions to be made for nursing enquiries. We will give such enquiries our urgent attention.