Residents and staff at a Cassington based care home were in high spirits recently when they celebrated their first birthday.
The family owned care home, which is run by husband and wife team Jane and Gerry Roberts, first opened its doors a year ago to members of the community needing residential and nursing care.
Since taking over the home in March 2016, a minibus has been introduced to the grounds to enable the dedicated lifestyle support co-ordinators to easily take residents out and about to events as part of a varied activities schedule.
Refurbishment work is currently underway to extend the living space for residents. Building work includes a new dining room and additional sitting room, which are currently under construction. The sitting room will lead onto a newly designed, scented courtyard, with beautiful views of the Oxfordshire countryside.
Jane Roberts commented: “It’s been a busy but exciting year at Churchfields. I have to say, absolutely nothing could have been achieved without our fabulous team. They continue to work together to provide the very best for our residents. I couldn’t be prouder of them.
“Our ethos has always been to deliver high quality care in a loving, homely and friendly environment where our residents are treated with the dignity and respect that they so deserve. I’m positive we have provided a place where residents feel that their needs are met and we will always strive to learn, develop and be the best. “
Resident Aileen Ashford, added: “I’ve lived at Churchfields for six months now and I’ve found all members of staff to be extremely caring. They’ve always been on hand to give me help when I’ve needed it and my room is always kept clean and comfortable.”
Situated close to St Peter’s Church in one of the oldest and most picturesque parts of the village, Churchfields values the support it receives from the local community.
The array of fulfilling activities on offer, which includes flower arranging, sensory workshops and day trips, provides an opportunity for residents to immerse themselves in village life and retain their independence and self-esteem.
Jane and Gerry also manage Rosebank Care Home in Bampton, offering long and short-term care for elderly ladies and gentlemen, with a special interest in helping people with memory impairment and dementia.