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Everything that our residents get up to on a day-to-day basis is included in the weekly charge for care homes that provide an all-inclusive way of life. Everything from dry cleaning and housework to hair cuts and blowouts, local day excursions, and even inviting relatives and friends around for a slice of cake and a cup of tea.
The key benefit of living in an all-inclusive residential home is that residents receive comprehensive care as well as access to a variety of amenities and services at no extra cost. The care we give is incredibly important to us. As the cost of living continues to rise - the highest rate in 40 years - a Care Home can provide reassurance to help combat the stresses of household management, including paying for bills.
According to the BBC, energy bills are one of the biggest contributors to inflation at present. The Bank of England has warned that UK inflation could reach a staggering 11% by autumn 2022. Residing in a Care Home will provide reassurance and take away the worries that would naturally creep in ahead of a cold winter.
According to carehome.co.uk, how much you will pay for your care depends on where you live, what type of care you need, your savings and property and the care home provider. When you move into a care home, it is recommended to check what is covered by the fee. Some care homes do not offer an all-inclusive option and charge extra for services such as hairdressing and toiletries. Typically, the items listed below are included in the weekly fee:
When moving into a care home, residents and their loved ones need certainty and security. When everything is included in an inclusive fee, it provides peace of mind and freedom to utilise the facilities and amenities available.
An all-inclusive care home allows residents to enjoy that glass of wine or beer with their meal, embrace the pampering and regular hair treatments at the in-house Hair Salon or enjoy the regular entertainment that they visit the home. An all-inclusive care home allows residents to live a rich and fulfilled lifestyle every day, without the worry of hidden extra costs.
According to Age UK, if you are eligible for funding support, your local council must calculate the overall cost of your care and, using the means test, how much you have to contribute to the overall cost from your financial resources. If your local council carries out a care needs assessment and finds you need a care home place, they will do a means test to work out how much you must contribute towards the cost of your care. How you pay care home fees will differ from person to person and we recommend contacting your local council initially, who will help guide you to a financial assessment and offer advice on how much you can be expected to pay.
Our mission is to provide the finest quality of life with the help of our all-inclusive activities and amenities. This is designed to help increase residents’ confidence and independence and improve wellness thanks to an active social life. To get the most out of each day, we urge our residents to try new things as well as continue with their favourite activities. Our all-inclusive services include:
All 67 of our pleasantly designed bedrooms feature en-suite wet rooms, modern furnishings, flat-screen televisions, high-speed internet access, and modern nurse call systems, with many rooms featuring balconies and views of the countryside.
In the home, and at no extra cost, residents can enjoy a Hair Salon, physiotherapy, a cafe lounge, and a beautiful dining area where freshly cooked meals are provided by our in-house chef. We have peaceful, private gardens that are entirely accessible and available for all residents to enjoy.
Those living with us are also given the opportunity to take regular trips out and about in Exeter and further afield, as well as on-site activities, which include arts and crafts, gardening, pet therapy, and light exercise, with a programme that varies from month-to-month. You can find out more about the services available at Alexander House.
Situated in a quiet residential area in Pinhoe with views of the rolling countryside, Alexander House has been designed with our residents in mind and offers the ultimate in luxury living. Not only do our all-inclusive facilities provide residents with the opportunity to be engaged in a range of activities for differing interests, but our Activities Coordinators will also ensure a varied weekly activities programme including arts and crafts, entertainment and day trips into Exeter. Our residents will be encouraged to continue with their favourite hobbies or perhaps explore new interests within the community; from trips to the local museums and art galleries to Exeter Cathedral, each activity organised by our activities team will be carefully thought out to appeal to a majority of individuals.
Our care home in Exeter was built with the intention of providing every resident with a full and meaningful life, and our staff will go to great lengths to display a loving and supportive environment in order to support this. If you have any queries regarding life at Alexander House Care Home or would like to discuss our all-inclusive offering, please contact our friendly staff who will be happy to help in any way they can.