St Mary's Court Care Home, Braintree, Essex

Dementia care breaks at St Mary’s Court

If you are a full-time carer for an elderly partner, spouse, relative or friend you need a break sometimes too. We provide specialist respite care in Essex for your loved ones at our residential care home in Braintree.

As a carer you might need a break for your own well-being, to recharge your batteries on a holiday or family event which means you can’t provide the care you normally would to someone.

A member of the team and a resident at St Mary's Court

How our respite care works

At St Mary’s Court, our residential care home in Braintree we support full time carers with temporary care packages which offer:

  • Full access to all amenities and services such as 24 hour care delivered by our expert team
  • A full and varied activities programme including cinema, hairdresser, high quality catering adapted to meet individual requirements, and much more
  • Spacious and well-appointed private rooms with en-suite toilet and shower
  • Complete flexibility in terms length of stay, subject to availability
  • Relaxation in a calming environment ensuring peace of mind for our residents and their families, whatever the duration of their stay
  • Residential care for older and younger persons living with dementia

Paying for respite care

Our team offer a caring environment. They will spend one-to-one time with residents to make sure they are happy in their new temporary environment and provide help with individual needs as required.

Accommodation and care is usually privately funded; please contact us for further details.

What to do next

Contact the team at St Mary’s Court today to enquire about a showaround and residential respite breaks for carers – our team will answer all of your questions and put your mind at rest about the high standard of care we provide.

A member of the team and resident at St Mary's Court care home

Expert nursing and care

Our approach to care services is based on our motto, Kindness, Comfort and Respect.

To find out more about how we care, please contact us.

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    I just wanted to say thank God there are people like you working in the care system that give us the knowledge that not everyone is bad. I thank my lucky stars that you were on Ash unit to look after Ian and care and protect him. Now I truly know you are my guardian angel.

    Ian is at home this weekend. He doesn’t speak much now, just the odd word, but he likes me to sing to him and he tries to join in. I don’t think we will be hitting the big time with our voices!!!! I just love being around him – he is my hero and I love him. I hope you and your family are well and happy. Thank you for being you. Lots of love, Jane”

    Jane - Wife of a resident

    “The staff are not only professional in their approach, they are also very personable and it’s clear they do actually care above all else. The facilities and organisation are first rate. The buildings and grounds are well maintained and reflect the high standards of care taken throughout the care village. My wife’s dignity is respected at all times and her comfort is always the main focus.”

    Matthew - Husband of resident

    “I’ve been at the home for nearly 18 months, I know what it’s all about and would recommend the above home because I like it very much and I’m happy here.”

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