Wickham House

Wickham Market, Woodbridge, IP13 0SG
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About Us

Working in Partnership

Wickham House is working in partnership with the Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG’s) and Suffolk County Council (SCC) to provide 24hr cover of reablement care to those in need, following a hospital discharge or illness needing support to integrate back to independent living.

Cathena HealthCare is committed to providing excellent care and supporting the CCG and SCC to provide effective, continuous and person-centred care to each of our clients.
Wickham House has thirty-four ensuite bedrooms, all decorated and furnished to a high standard.  The building comprises of four independent units catering to various needs, individually equipped with self-contained full kitchen facilities and homely lounges.
We pride ourselves on our Person-centred approach that starts from pre-admission to supported recovery.  We will do everything we can to help you feel at home whilst at Wickham House.
We employ our own fully qualified nursing care team.  Registered general and mental health nurses work alongside specially trained care staff. We ensure continuity of care, 24 hours a day.

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At Wickham House, we have two ground floor units; Gerrard and Hall and two first floor units; Bell and Owens. Each unit offers generous living accommodation, quality furnishings, access to a private telephone line, digital TV, and access to all communal facilities. At Wickham House we will make every effort to personalize your suite, including making any changes that are necessary and appropriate for your needs. In addition to premium nursing care and well-appointed suites, Wickham House provides a beautifully maintained garden and easy access to the numerous shops and cafes. Wickham House fees include 24-hour premium nursing care, fine linens, In-house laundry, freshly prepared meals from our professional kitchen, and regular social functions.
We cater for all dietary requirements including coeliac and diabetic diets as well as other specialist diets such as pureed for those with Dysphagia. The Chef’s here at Wickham House are trained to follow IDDSI (International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative).
The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) is a global standard with terminology and definitions to describe texture modified foods and thickened fluids used for individuals with dysphagia of all ages, in all care settings, and for all cultures. The IDDSI framework consists of a continuum of 8 levels (0-7). Levels are identified by text labels, numbers, and colour codes to improve safety and identification. The standardised descriptors and testing methods will allow for consistent production and easy testing of thickened liquids and texture modified foods.
Wickham House Residents regularly engage with the Wickham Market Community. We take part in community events including coffee mornings, we also host community events at Wickham House. Daily life at Wickham House, is a mixture of enjoyable social events and peaceful relaxation. We are accredited with NAPA (National Activities provider Association). We value the uniqueness of every resident and their right to a meaningful conversation every day. We aim for person-centred and meaningful engagement with all of our residents and offer choice and control over how each individual wants to spend their time. Our activity provision is respectful, creative, innovative and fun supported, and always delivered by skilled staff.
We have the facilities to enable our residents to Skype or facetime their loved ones. We also have a Tovertafel table (innovative ‘magic’ table).

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Meet the Team

Michelle Medway

Registered Manager

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Agnes Flynn

Deputy Manager

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Support Administrator

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Cathena Health Care is a London-based, privately owned company that owns and oversees the operations of four Care Homes, covering the needs of Nursing, residential and Mental Health in the Ipswich and Colchester vicinity.

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