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FEATURE|SEASON|INDEPENDENT SENIOR LIVING
    INDEPENDENT SENIOR LIVING WITH ONSITE CARE
Millcroft is marvellous, it’s official ­ we have been shortlisted for a design award! The judges have made their visit and we look forward to the award ceremony in London. We are so proud to have been considered for this prestigious prize – all fingers are crossed.
So apart from being superbly designed, what else can Season apartments offer? Millcroft can provide high levels of care 24/7, provided by our own staff, whilst allowing our residents to maintain their independence in stunning apartments with their own front door. They can come and go as they please, invite friends and family to share a meal in our dining room and a drink from our well stocked bar.
Millcroft is in the glorious historical village of Wallingford. It is built to be in keeping with the rest of the estate, so residents feel a part of the community. Residents can select a purpose­built one or two­bedroom apartment, which can be furnished and decorated as they like. Each apartment has a modern fitted kitchen, lounge, bathroom with walk­in shower.
These spacious apartments are complemented by stunning communal areas, a light and airy dining room with bar and self­service coffee machine, cinema, lounge, activity room, salon, spa bathroom and landscaped gardens, with wifi throughout. The décor is modern and stylish, there is a relaxing fish tank and there is even a guest apartment with an ensuite bathroom which family and friends can book for a small fee – best of all it’s independent living.
Residents can join in a selection of customer lead events and activities throughout the week, as well as remain part of the local community.
Why choose a retirement community for your loved one?
When deciding what’s best for a retired relative with care needs, it can seem like a residential care home is the only option ­ time to think differently.
At Season we cater for residents with low care needs (minimum of 8 hours a week) by promoting well­being and an active lifestyle, as well as supporting housekeeping and socialisation. We can also support residents with much more complex needs several times a day through tailored packages of care ­ and can support people right up to the end of their life in their own home.
We support people in the same way as in a residential home, but the personal space people living at Millcroft have is much larger and we can support them to cook if they want to in their own lovely fitted kitchen. We keep care plans and daily records in exactly the same way, so all care is tailored to the individual person’s needs and their personal preferences are accommodated and respected.
These detailed, personalised care plans provide the same level of care as they would receive in a residential care home setting but with the benefit of residents maintaining their independence for as long as possible – offering the best of both worlds. Care plans are prepared after first assessing the potential resident’s care needs, they are built upon as time goes by and needs change. A daily record is also kept and key information is handed over at every care staff shift change. At Millcroft, our staff can provide a suitable package of care and be flexible to suit that person’s needs on a daily basis.
So the benefit of Season’s Senior Living apartments is to offer an alternative to residential care, ensuring housing, social, health, support and care needs are met, within independent fully supported apartments. It reduces isolation and encourages social stimulation, maintains relationships, and meets the needs of a diverse community. We can even arrange for our residents to stay in one of our other Season schemes elsewhere for a short holiday and all the care normally provided is replicated.
About Season
Season is part of One Housing, an award­ winning provider of housing, care and support across London and the South East since 1966. Since 2011 One Housing has delivered more than 1,500 new affordable homes and we plan to build 3,600 more by 2019 to help meet the housing shortage. We offer a wide range of housing options including homes for social rent in partnership with local councils as well as homes for affordable rent, shared ownership, private rent and private sale. Season is a relatively new part of One Housing. There are Season Senior Living schemes in North Essex and in several locations around London, however Millcroft is our first independent living scheme in Oxfordshire.
For more information about the services available please contact us:
MILLCROFT
4­44 Tumim Court, Wallingford, OX10 9FX info@seasonhomes.co.uk tel: 0300 123 7334
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