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The Brunswick is a most impressive care home, both inside and out.
Located on historic Lord Street in Southport, this residential care home offers premium comfort and care to residents, including couples together, in the most beautiful of buildings.
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Welcome to The Brunswick
The Brunswick is not like other care homes, it was designed and built during Southport’s Victorian heyday when the grandeur of buildings in the town of Southport knew no bounds. Buildings had large rooms with high ceilings and were finished to standards rarely seen today. This is a home where no expense has been spared, in that regard.
First class residential care and service are as standard at The Brunswick. Every need is accommodated and should there be other requirements, above and beyond, our team will only be too pleased to assist.
Residents are able to be as independent as they wish. Ideally located close to shops, cafes bars and restaurants our residents enjoy quick, easy level access to Lord Street. Car parking is also available at the front of the home for residents and visitors alike.
The home is entered via a large reception hallway where a beautiful sweeping staircase is reminiscent of The Brunswick's days as a hotel. There is a large lift to all floors. The library has beautifully comfortable chairs, picture windows onto Lord Street and a piano. Often utilised as a cinema room this is the first of two reception rooms.
The dining room connects both lounges. Open, full of light and with a choice of tables, this large high ceiling room is a very pleasant place to sit and enjoy the Brunswicks menu, for breakfast, lunch or dinner or just for a coffee or a snack.
The furthest lounge has space and plenty of seating, with a tv corner for those who wish to view. Again, windows out onto Lord Street, this is another comfortable place to spend time and socialise with other.
Offering either single or double occupancy, resident suites at the Brunswick are equally impressive. Their proportions ensure that, should it be required, couples can be accommodated together, with ease, in large double rooms, either with double or twin beds. Couples who come to live at The Brunswick together are able to take advantage of advantageous weekly rates, please enquire and we will be very happy to assist.
The fabulous interior design of all rooms has been carefully considered and all reflect the comfortable style of the home. However, we very much encourage our residents to bring items of their own to ensure that their private suites as as they would wish them to be. Personal ornaments and special items, will ensure that The Brunswick feels 'just like home'.
We do have a courtyard garden so that residents might enjoy fresh air and sunshine, as the weather allows.
Friends and family are welcome to visit at any time. Should restrictions be reimposed we also have a specially constructed 'visitor pod' to facilitate safe family visiting.
Our style of residential care at The Brunswick is discrete and totally supportive of resident independence, dignity and choices.
Should our residents require it, our team of qualified carers are available to assist 24 hours a day. There are call bells in every resident suites and bathrooms. Kind, caring and professional, we make all efforts to support and improve the quality of life for our residents by providing first class residential care. We also work closely with families and loved ones, involving them whenever possible to assist with the writing of bespoke care plans to ensure that all care needs are noted and known and all personal preferences are communicated to all teams within the home.
The home is especially attractive to couples, who can be sure that their life together can remain as it always has, once moved to The Brunswick, routines can continue, and most importantly independence and all personal choices will remain a priority.
An activity coordinator is dedicated to designing and delivering an entertainment programme full of varied and interesting pastimes. Residents can enjoy a wide range of group activities and are supported to continue their own hobbies or take up new interests. Many events are organised which involve special meals and other hospitality events.
All Dovehaven care homes use 'Oomph! On Demand' to support resident exercise, hobbies and personal interests.
The health, well-being and happiness of our ‘family’ of residents, is always our number one priority.
The respite care service we provide is ideal for those looking for extra care and support in a relaxing and homely environment - whether its following a recent illness, or your usual care is not available. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details and availability.
Led by Rachel Barry, a Home Manager with a passion for excellent standards of resident care and hospitality, the team at The Brunswick deliver the best of care and service. There to meet every resident need, they are a team who have all of the skills and personal qualities required to keep our residents happy.
The Chef leads the kitchen team and desires to deliver the very best menu to meet our residents expectations, ensuring our residents receive their meals which are seasonal and beautifully cooked.
The whole team at The Brunswick are dedicated to ensuring that the home delivers care of an excellent standard and that all of the residents wishes and needs are met.
Dovehaven have a robust induction and ongoing training for all team members to ensure that they have all of the skills and knowledge they need to provide expert nursing and personal care, with confidence. All staff are trained in dementia awareness and person-centred care.
Of course, our Home Manager and our Deputy Manager are always on hand to give support and advice to team members and family members alike.
The grandeur of the dining room in The Brunswick is reminiscent of the days when the home was an imposing hotel on historic Lord Street. Tables are still beautifully set however, the dining room is designed with our residents in mind, ensuring they feel very much ‘at home’.
Our large beautiful dining room is a stand out feature of our home, a place where it is a pleasure to dine for every meal.
Our residents and visitors receive the very best of hospitality service from our team of hosts and hostesses. Visitors are assured of a warm welcome and are always offered refreshments, whatever the time of day or night.
Our experienced Chef ensures all meals are cooked with fresh, locally sourced seasonal ingredients. We pride ourselves on ensuring that our menu offer a variety of delicious dishes at each mealtime. From breakfast and lunch to afternoon tea and dinner, the menu is varied, tempting and reflects residents preferences. Dining is a very important part of daily life at The Brunswick.
Refreshments, afternoon tea, snacks and suppers are freely available for all to enjoy from the buffet counter in the dining room.
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What people say
My mother has been a resident since 2nd August 2020 and has received excellent care from staff in her short time. Always been able to receive updates on mother’s condition and well-being in her time as a resident.
Very friendly team and staff. Caring and a credit to the care sector. They cannot do enough for my father. I would have no hesitation in recommending The Brunswick.
I am so pleased and relieved that my Uncle has settled so well into The Brunswick. He has a lovely room where he can watch tv and do his jigsaws and crosswords quietly. He also thoroughly enjoys all his meals especially his breakfasts! It is also lovely to have the Pod where we can see him in these difficult times. Staff often go out of their way to ensure he is ok and it gives me a lot of relief and peace of mind that he is being so well cared for and looked after. Thank you to all the staff who work so hard.
Always been received with warmth and understanding over the past 18 months. Very satisfied with my brother’s care. All precautions were taken on this visit – nothing was too much trouble.