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We offer: Residential, Dementia Care and Respite Care
Scholars Mews Care Home in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire is a stunning residential care home in the heart of the historic town, with the famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Tudor houses and the river Avon only a few minutes away.
Offering residential and dementia care, Scholars Mews was completely refurbished in 2016 and is cleverly hidden behind a row of terraced houses, and is in keeping with the distinctive characteristic of Scholars Lane. Our retirement home is accessed through a gateway that leads cars to the rear of the home.
All the generously sized bedrooms come with standard size beds, en-suite wet rooms, wall-mounted TVs, and can be personalised as the residents like. Housekeepers keep everything spick and span. Scholars Mews benefits from a luxurious cinema, with a touch of the 1930s about it, numerous spacious and comfortable lounges, a hair and treatment salon, and elegant dining areas.
Our staff provide the highest quality of care and are always available with an ear to bend or a hand to hold. We concentrate on the needs of the individual, are interested in their lives and encourage as much communication with friends and family as possible. We have Wi-Fi throughout the home and can keep residents up to speed with Skype and Facebook.
Please call our front of house team or our friendly home manager Sharon Wassing on 01789 297589 if you have any further queries or if you would like a show around the finest of care homes in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Friendships don’t have boundaries here; they exist across all levels — between staff, residents, friends and families and the neighbouring Avery care homes. We even extend the hand of friendship to the bees as we have planted bee-friendly plants in our lovely enclosed garden. Our friendly team of Activity Coordinators also arrange excursions locally in our mini-bus:
Making ice cream sundaes
Visits to the local Stratford-upon-Avon churches for recitals
Themed activities to celebrate public holidays
New and classic films in our 1930’s themed cinema
Picnics across Warwickshire
So there is always plenty to do, keeping mind and body active and not too creaky. We take note of residents’ interests, and where appropriate encourage them to share hobbies and knowledge with others. We enjoy occasional trips out shopping, a visit to the local pub or just a stroll by the Avon. Stratford-upon-Avon is always alive with visitors and our residents enjoy the buzz of town, its theatre and impressive heritage.
We have a fully equipped cinema room which seats large groups of residents for afternoon matinées, or sessions of shared reminiscences with residents from local towns such as Leamington Spa and Redditch, and we make a point of involving ourselves in the local Stratford-upon-Avon community. Recently we raised money for Avon Cat Rescue. Is that because we are called Scholars Mews?
Our food is so good that once a month we open up the Scholars Mews Bistro to the over-sixties, when a delicious three-course lunch is on offer. And very reasonable too! But the chef sees to it that all our meals are delicious, healthy, balanced and always cooked from fresh on the premises. There’s plenty of choice at every meal and no one need worry if they have a special diet as it will be catered for. We’re quite good at tempting fussy eaters too.
Cakes and pastries are the chef’s special forte – check out our Facebook pages and see for yourself, so coffee time and tea time are as much anticipated as lunch and dinner. Eating together is fun and sociable and induces a convivial buzz of conversation. Maybe the aperitif and the glass of wine we offer with the meals helps things along, so why don’t you come and see for yourself – whether you’re over or under sixty!
Nancy Bowley, resident at Scholars Mews Care Home in Stratford, recently turned 105. To commemorate reaching the incredible milestone, Nancy enjoyed a special tea party with lots of surprises. Whilst current national lockdown restrictions meant that Nancy wasn’t able to spend her birthday with her family like usual, this didn’t stop her from making the…
In a care home first for Stratford upon Avon, Scholars Mews Care Home has just opened a fabulous new ‘Visitors Pod’ for residents to enjoy quality time with their family and loved ones, in a safe and comfortable setting. Installed by Wild Environments, and equipped with heating and air conditioning, the luxury pod boasts a…
Scholars Mews Care Home in Stratford-upon-Avon were delighted to receive a letter of gratitude from the Chief Executive of Warwickshire County Council, thanking them for their great efforts during the pandemic crisis and for going “above and beyond” in the way that care has been continued to be given in this exceptionally challenging time. Sharon…
We don’t paint everyone with a broad brush here at Scholars Mews Care Home, but take an individualised approach to care. Today we wanted to share with you a beautiful story about Derrick Payne, a resident here at Scholars Mews, who has become our honourary Maintenance Assistant after working closely with James Chamberlain, our Maintenance Person.…
We were pleased to welcome the new Avery Ambassador, Sherrie Hewson, into Scholars Mews Care Home to formally open our fully refurbished top floor Hathaway Suite. Sherrie, well known for long-running appearances on Crossroads, Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Loose Women and more recently Benidorm took time out from rehearsals for her new stage show of Benidorm…
Avery Healthcare, in collaboration with the CAP Awards (Continuous Advancement Programme), is delighted to announce that Scholars Mews Care Home in Stratford-upon-Avon has won a double Gold Award for both Housekeeping and Catering. The CAP Awards promote and reward excellence in Housekeeping and Catering in care homes, as well as hotels, hospitals and schools. The…
Following a recent unannounced inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), our beautiful care home has been rated as ‘Good in All Categories’ once again! The CQC have given us a Good rating in their five categories of Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsive and Well-led. Achieving this result for the second time sustains our consistently high…
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Scholars Mews Care Home
23-34 Scholars Lane
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