The Royal Cambridge Home is located at East Molesey in Surrey, close to Hampton Court Palace and the river Thames. The river, with all its activities is only a very short walk away. The local High Street with its variety of small shops and pleasant village atmosphere is a ten minute walk away.
The Home can accommodate up to 28 residents who are encouraged to treat the Home as their own home and their independence is acknowledged by the provision of individual rooms, which they are invited to furnish themselves. Many rooms have en-suite facilities and all have telephone and television facilities. The Ladies can relax in the lovely large communal sitting room and library and there is a chapel. In the extensive and attractive gardens, with its putting green, those who wish to continue with a spot of gardening may do so, using the raised flower beds and greenhouse.
Respite Care and Day Respite Care is also offered.
A dedicated and caring staff work hard to maintain the happy atmosphere and make life more comfortable and interesting for the residents, as well as encouraging participation in the social life of the Home or pursuance of their own hobbies and leisure interests. With the Home’s minibus residents are encouraged to participate in activities, outings and excursions.
A strong association with the Royal Hospital Chelsea has been maintained over the years, thus enabling ladies to attend a number of their functions, including the annual Founders Day parade. Ladies are also invited to the Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall and the Chelsea Flower Show.
The Royal Cambridge Home is managed by a board of directors all of whom are Trustees who, in turn report to the board of Trustees of which the Governor of the Royal Hospital Chelsea is a member and is ex-officio President of the Home. The day to day running of the Home is overseen by the Manager. All are dedicated to providing a pleasant environment for ladies to enjoy a dignified, happy and safe life.
The Home is responsible for its own finances and fees are reviewed annually. Ladies on low incomes may be eligible for State benefits.
If you would like to look at our latest Commission for Social Care Inspection report please follow this link http://www.csci.org.uk/registeredservicesdirectory/RSSearchDetail.asp?ID=0000013775&Type=CRH