Leycester House is situated in the sought-after location of the village of Mobberley, only a few minutes’ walk from the local shops and approximately two miles from Knutsford town centre. It offers a warm, caring environment and delivers person-centred care based on residents’ individual needs. The team working at the home are highly committed to caring for older people, and respect the individual choices and decisions that residents make. There are 40 single bedrooms. All rooms have television points. There are a number of pleasant lounge areas throughout the home. There is also a day-care lounge. At least one lounge is fitted with a hearing loop, a discreet device to improve sound reception and aid those with hearing difficulties. Residents can choose to eat in one of a number of dining rooms or in their own room if they prefer. Leycester House is set within spacious grounds and there are pleasant gardens and a new raised patio for residents’ use. All areas are wheelchair accessible. Clients who smoke have access to an internal Courtyard.
Additional services available to residents include a hairdresser who visits once a week on a Wednesday and newspaper and magazine deliveries which are arranged through a local newsagent. These services are charged on a weekly basis as used. There is also a shop trolley service for items such as greetings cards, toiletries, drinks and confectionery.
Activities are catered around the individual and also for groups as a whole. Examples of activities taking place regularly at the moment include bingo, arts and crafts, baking, dominoes, cards, karaoke, gentle exercises, quizzes, manicures, pub lunches and other outings. Entertainment is provided in house with entertainers that residents have chosen to return to perform for them.
Catering is of a high standard and the individual tastes and dietary requirements of residents are accommodated. There is a wide choice of meals each day and menus are varied seasonally and over a four week cycle.
Ministers visit from all denominations on a regular basis at the request of residents within the home. These can be communal or individual visits. Leycester House is well situated in the residential area of Mobberley, and in close proximity to Knutsford. The town centre of Knutsford offers excellent restaurants, coffee shops, a cinema, theatre, library, five star hotel and numerous garden centres. The home is also within a couple of miles of the stunning Tatton Park, a National Trust estate offering beautiful gardens and historic hours.