Brunswick House Home recently celebrated St Patrick’s Day with a range of fun activities for both residents and staff. The … Read More
Nursing & Residential Home
Brunswick House Nursing & Residential Home is a beautiful mock Tudor house built in the 1940s, situated next to Robinswood Hill Country Park, where there are lovely walks to enjoy and just three miles from Gloucester City. We are easily accessible with two bus routes passing close by.
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About the Home
The residents find the traditional style of the house warm and comforting. We have 44 peaceful bedrooms at Brunswick, many with ensuites and recent renovations. There are two comfortable lounges and a conservatory for residents to choose from, which they are also welcome to entertain relatives in.
The grounds of the house have beautiful recently refurbished garden, courtyard, and a memorial garden. The gardens are well kept and are enjoyed by all in the spring and summer.
Residents may prefer to relax and rest or to be involved in all the activities, which take place on a daily basis during the week. We also go on regular outings to the local areas of interest. Many of the activities have been suggested by residents and we continue to encourage this practice. Ideas on any kind of improvement are welcome at all times at Brunswick House. The residents are our main priority and we do everything within our power to make them feel that this is their home.
Meals provided at Brunswick House are freshly prepared by our in-house cooks on a daily basis. Dishes are varied and balanced and the kitchen staff provide residents with choices at every meal time.
We accommodate all dietary requirements and adapt meals dependent on each resident’s needs.
Types of Care
Residential care is for older people who are finding it increasingly difficult to manage at home without additional help and support.
Residents will not only be supported with personal care but our devoted staff will take over all the everyday tasks of laundry, cooking, gardening and housekeeping, allowing the residents more time to relax and enjoy themselves in a comfortable and safe environment.
It is our priority to make everything as seamless as possible in the moving process so that your loved one maintains their independence, dignity and identity at all times. Choosing the right care home for a loved one can be an overwhelming task and we will be there to support you throughout the whole process.
We encourage friends and family to visit as often as they can and everyone is of course invited to come along to the parties and events we regularly hold for the residents.
At Buckland Care we take time to get to know each resident, tailoring the care we provide to suit each individual person.
Our dedicated team is proud of the facilities available to residents, and work hard to ensure they retain as much independence as possible but rest assured, we will be there 24 hours a day should they need us.
At many of our homes we provide nursing care for older people with health problems. The care is 24 hours and is delivered by our experienced nursing teams who are both compassionate and professional, ensuring your loved one is looked after at all times.
There is a Registered Nurse on duty at all times, supported by the care staff, who all regularly attend training to keep up-to-date on all levels of care. When needed, our nurses will seek expert advice from visiting practitioners such as chiropodists, GPs and specialist consultants.
Our nursing equipment, such as profiling beds and moving & handling equipment, is updated frequently to ensure we can cater to our nursing residents’ specialist needs in the safest possible way.
We take into consideration each individual’s physical and emotional requirements and do our utmost to create an environment in which our residents feel comfortable and at ease.
Choosing a care home for someone living with dementia is a major decision. You need to be sure that your loved one will be in an understanding, nurturing environment with professionals who have the experience and knowledge to safely care for them.
At all Buckland Care homes that is exactly what we offer. We do everything we can to make our residents feel at ease, with tailored features for those living with dementia. Every carer is trained to care for dementia patients and our homes have been adapted to aid those living with a dementia-related illness.
Buckland Care homes provide respite care for people who may only require a short stay in a care home. Respite care is an invaluable service for those who care full-time for their loved ones, providing them with a chance to take a break from daily responsibilities.
Some residents use it as a way to trial the home before moving in full term, to see if they will feel settled and at home. The length of time residents stay is flexible and can be anything from a week to a few months. We will work with you and deliver a high level of professional care to all residents no matter how long they are staying with us.
Palliative or End of Life Care
Ultimately, we all want to end our lives in quiet dignity, free from pain, in a place where we feel at home. The final stages of a person’s life can be a complicated and emotionally overwhelming experience for the family.
We aim to control pain and ease the suffering of our residents, ensuring that we make their lives as fulfilling as possible through to the end. Buckland Care also provides tailored emotional support and practical guidance for families and friends throughout end of life care.
In all of our homes at Buckland Care, we offer day care for those who wish to socialise with their peers and be looked after during the day but return to their own home in the evening.
The benefits of this are plentiful: allowing full time carers to rest; socialising with like-minded people and keeping the body and mind active; relieving oneself of the hassle of personal care and home-cooked meal preparation; a simple change of scene. With our welcoming staff on hand all day, individuals can feel safe and secure within our friendly care homes and enjoy a different environment to their own home.
Many of the exceptional staff have been at Brunswick for a long time and are devoted to the wellbeing of the residents. They are considerate, accommodating and supportive, not just towards the residents but towards their families as well.
Karen is a highly dedicated and experienced healthcare professional who is proud to be serving as the manager of Brunswick House Nursing Home. With over three decades of experience in the field, she has developed a deep understanding of the importance of providing the best possible care for residents. Karen is a qualified nurse and is committed to promoting the highest standards of care at Brunswick House.
Outside of work, Karen is a family-oriented person who lives in Gloucester with her husband. She has three children and four grandchildren, and in her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her loved ones, as well as indulging in her hobbies of baking and needlework.
Lauren joined Brunswick House in June 2021. She has always been interested in administrative duties including payroll so when the role became available, she was chomping at the bit. She has enrolled to a businesses administration course. So far, Buckland Care has enabled her to enhance her skills whilst learning new ones. In her free time she likes to go shopping and spend time with her family and dog, Lucky.
Alison is an accomplished and dedicated nurse with nearly 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Throughout her career, she has focused on providing exceptional care to the elderly, which she considers more than just a job—it's her true vocation.
After completing her nursing qualifications, Alison spent the initial nine years working in emergency care, gaining invaluable skills in handling critical situations. However, her genuine calling led her back to working with the elderly, where she believes she can make a profound impact on their lives.
For the past five years, Alison has been a valuable member of the Brunswick House team, initially serving as a dedicated night nurse. Her dedication, expertise, and unwavering commitment to quality care were quickly recognized, resulting in her promotion to the role of deputy manager. In her current position, she plays a crucial role in overseeing the facility's operations and ensuring that the highest standards of care are upheld.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Alison leads a fulfilling personal life. She is happily married and the proud mother of two children, both of whom share a passion for football. As a supportive parent, she often finds herself standing on the sidelines, braving all types of weather conditions, to cheer on her children during their matches. This commitment to her family reflects her nurturing nature and her ability to extend care and support beyond the healthcare environment.
It was a complete blessing we had all of you, it made things easier for mum and me to cope when she first came here. So thank you all, bless you and keep up the good work!
Jackie & Steve
News & Events
Residents at Brunswick started Valentine’s Day preparations early by arranging flowers and decorating tables for the special day. Everyone was … Read More
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Brunswick House would like to share a farewell message from Manager Rachael, who has been a valued member of the … Read More
Staff at Brunswick House have taken part in a gruelling 24 hour fundraiser for the residents. 18 members of staff … Read More
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During the holidays, we had a wonderful festive period and Lizzie, our activities coordinator, Karen, our clinical lead, and Rachael, … Read More
We posted on some of the local pages on social media asking if anyone wanted to donate their Christmas decorations. … Read More
Brunswick House residents in Gloucester have been getting in the mood for Valentine’s Day this week. The new member of … Read More
Brunswick House Nursing Home in Gloucester has had a full week of activities, from pampering to a game of ‘Simon’ … Read More
We had a lovely week of activities this week including a fun afternoon pampering ourselves and getting creative with colouring! … Read More
On New Year’s Eve 2020, all residents and staff at Brunswick House Nursing Home in Gloucester had their first dose … Read More
We had a ball at Brunswick House last week creating our own handmade Christmas decorations! It’s amazing what you can … Read More
We had a Silent Disco at Brunswick House last week which was a huge success! It was a sensory experience … Read More
We had a lovely time preparing for Mother’s Day at Brunswick House. Our residents made some beautiful bunting, a fantastic … Read More
After the weather we have been having, Brunswick House held an indoor skittles competition amongst the staff and residents last … Read More
Cupid was around Brunswick House Nursing Home this week! We practiced our cookery skills making cupcakes and decorating them, we … Read More
We had such an incredible festive period, action packed and full of entertainers, outings, visits from Father Christmas and lots … Read More
Brunswick residents enjoyed the spell of good weather we had last week on a boat trip with the Willow Trust … Read More
At Brunswick House we are holding a Summer Fête on the 2nd September between 2pm and 4pm. Please drop in … Read More
Jeff our skillful maintenance man and gardener has finished our themed ‘hobbit garden’! The residents are very pleased that they … Read More
This week at Brunswick House residents have had a very busy week! Firstly we had a feathery visitor! Ghost the owl … Read More
At Brunswick House Nursing Home we celebrated Remembrance Day by all gathering in the lounge to watch the service and … Read More
Last week we celebrated the birthday of one of our oldest and dearest residents, Mildred, with lots of balloons, flowers … Read More
Please welcome to Brunswick House Nursing Home our new feathery friends! Chickens Daisy (left), Patsy (middle) and Millie (right), joined us … Read More
For the last few months we have been working hard on revamping our website. You are now looking at the … Read More
With summer just around the corner and the sunshine beginning to make regular appearances, there are lots of fun activities … Read More