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The red tables and chairs in the dining room at St Johns House Residential Care Home.
A reminiscence shelf with Birds custard and Oxo tins.
Lounge chairs and a side table with flowers at St Johns House Residential Care Home.
Residents playing dominoes.
A bedroom at St Johns House Residential Care Home with a large seating area.
Traditional weighing scales on a dresser.
A resident plays piano.

St John's House Residential Care Home

1 Westwell Road Approach, Streatham Common, London, SW16 5SH
Residential care, Dementia care, Respite care
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St John’s House is an attractive care home situated in a beautiful leafy area of London on the outskirts of Streatham Common.

Overlooking the picturesque park, our care home is in the heart of Streatham close to shops, restaurants, leisure facilities and other attractions, as well as being within walking distance of train and tube stations providing direct access to London.

Our dedicated team provides a range of care and support for our residents, including residential care, dementia care and respite care.

Our care home has been designed with the usual comforts you’d expect such as a welcoming lounge and day room, a light and airy dining room, private garden and cosy bedrooms, which provide a warm place for our residents to rest and relax.

However it’s the small personal touches and our friendly team, who care for our residents as if they were members of their own family, which make St John’s House a true home from home.

We welcome visits from family and friends and have an open door policy, so whether loved ones like to pop in for a coffee or take part in an activity, we encourage them to become part of the community within our home.

We hold regular meetings for residents and relatives, enabling our residents and their loved ones to be directly involved in everyday life at St John’s House.

Accommodation

Our spacious 23 bedrooms are all en-suite and have television points.

Bedrooms are tastefully decorated and furnished, although we do encourage our residents to bring personal ornaments, pictures and small items of furniture to make their rooms their own.

We have a homely lounge area and day room for our residents to use as they wish, whether taking part in activities, catching up with friends and family or simply reading a good book.

Our dining room provides a welcoming atmosphere to enjoy delicious home-cooked meals in the company of others.

The cosy garden with raised flower beds is perfect for our residents who like to do a spot of light gardening and also includes seating areas to relax in the sunshine.

St John’s House’s features include:

  • Situated in a beautifully leafy area of London
  • Views across Streatham Common
  • Spacious en-suite bedrooms, with television points
  • Welcoming lounge area and a day room
  • Dining room where our residents enjoy home-cooked meals
  • Private garden with raised flower beds
  • wi-fi logo  Wi-Fi enabled throughout the home.

Our team

Our care team is on-hand 24 hours a day, every day of the year and staff are dedicated to delivering care with kindness.

To ensure we continue to provide the best standards of care and support to our residents, we recruit and train only the best staff.

Whilst they receive a variety of on-going training to ensure their skills remain up-to-date, along with an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB), it is their dedication to our residents which makes them truly special.

Activities

We believe it is important that our residents spend their time as they choose, so have a dedicated activities person to support them to take part in interesting activities, rekindle old past times and try new things.

Regular activities on offer include everything from baking, reminiscence sessions, bingo, quizzes, film club, arts and crafts and live music entertainment.

We also host themed community events throughout the year, including summer fetes and Christmas fairs.

Our residents also take part in day trips to local tourist attractions including Richmond Park, The Rookery - a beautiful area of landscaped gardens and woodland, The Brockwell Park as well as Norwood Lake.

Care and Support

We pride ourselves on treating people as individuals, so all our residents have care plans tailored to their individual medical, social and emotional needs. We review care plans on a regular basis and involve family and friends in this process wherever possible.

The range of personal care services we can provide, in partnership with local professionals, include:

  • Chiropody
  • Optical care
  • Dental care
  • GP
  • Key worker

Home-cooked meals

Our catering team prides themselves on preparing nutritious, seasonal home-cooked meals, along with mouth-watering home-baked cakes for afternoon tea.

Residents help us to shape the menus and our catering team spends time with them to get feedback on the dishes and their likes and dislikes. They are also able to cater for a variety of dietary requirements.

Breakfast includes a wide variety of choice from cereals and toast to a traditional cooked breakfast.

Lunch and dinnertimes see a selection of sandwiches, homemade soups, salads, jacket potatoes and hot meals such as a Sunday roast with all the trimmings and favourites including fish and chips, cottage pie and a hearty casserole.

There is also an array of snacks and refreshments available throughout the day for residents and their loved ones if they get a bit peckish.

Contact us

If you would like more information about our care home or have any questions, please feel free to contact us either via the yellow ‘view phone number’ button above or the yellow ‘contact us’ form on the right hand side of this page.

We would be delighted to offer you advice or arrange an informal visit to our care home so you can meet our residents and team and see first-hand the excellent services and facilities we have to offer.

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