Flexicare at Tabor Court
Our pioneering Flexicare housing service at Tabor Court in Letchworth Garden City is going from strength to strength.
Flexicare, sometimes known as 'extra care' is an innovative housing option that enables residents to continue living independently in their home, rather than having to move to a residential care home.
It’s a really good option for people who wish to plan for their future care needs, because it offers a place to move and grow into, rather than somewhere to go at the point of crisis. Care and support is tailored to your individual needs, facilitates independence and promotes choice.
Read more about what Tabor Court has to offer:
Tabor Court has a scheme manager and an on site 24 hour care team. The scheme manager is available Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm and is there to respond to emergencies during office hours. He or she will offer practical support with benefits and finances, reading, letter writing and telephone calls and in addition they will help to facilitate social activities and review residents' chanding needs to help maintain independence, health and wellbeing.
The care team are available throughout the day to help with all aspects of personal care, meal preparation and medication. They will also encourage independence, offering enablement care to help you regain skills following an illness, and assist you with socialising within the scheme, having lunch and joining in activities.
Our daily lunch club is a great way to socialise in the lounge and enjoy a healthy home cooked meal, freshly prepared every day by our volunteer chef Graham. He caters for all diets including those who are diabetic, or require gluten free or a soft option.
Social activities include weekly bingo, coffee morning, afternoon tea, college courses, arts and crafts, seated exercise by fully qualified members of staff, other games aimed at keeping you mentally and physically active, monthly entertainment and celebrations throughout the year (Valentine's Day, Easter, and Christmas).
Facilities include assisted bathing with whirlpool bath, guest room for relatives, communal lounge, coffee bar, conservatory, beautiful gardens and laundry room.
Residents pay their rent and service charge which covers utilities and communal services. Care charges are assessed on an individual basis by social services.
For more information on Flexicare, please read our booklet (link above) or contact our Resident Services team on 01462 683307.