Salvete Care Home was selected by NHS Bedfordshire to feature on the BBC News focusing on individualised care and reducing hospital admissions. The summarised report can be seen by clicking here. The full report can be seen on BBC iPlayer.
The Home has also been showcased in Care Management Magazine in an article that highlighted Resident satisfaction and happiness. The question asked was, 'What makes a good care home?'. Please click here to read the article.
Here are a selection of excerpts taken from cards, letters, and statements received from Residents and their Families.
(Comments have been kept anonymous for data protection.)
- 'Thank you for all your constant kindness and care for our mother…' (Relative)
- ‘I felt that I had to drop you a line or two to let you know my thoughts on my fathers care. Over the six years he has been a resident with you at Salvete, he has been looked after wonderfully. His needs have always been met, and I can say that he has really enjoyed his stay with you. In fact he called Salvete His home……..Could you please give the girls many thanks from my brother and myself for the way they have cared for our father over the years….Many thanks’ (Relative)
- 'You were there when our mother first came to Salvete and you have always been so helpful and kind to her. Our thanks for all you have done…' (Relative)
- '…mums first experience of residential care was far from satisfactory…then we found Salvete…all the things that were important to mum were met i.e. fantastic food, great entertainment, and sense of humour….I always was greeted with a smile and left with a smile…I cant thank you enough for the loving care that you gave mum.' (Relative)
- 'The care my parents receive at Salvete is excellent. My father is very happy and says he couldn’t be looked after better….There is a lovely atmosphere at Salvete….the freshly prepared meals always smell and look appetising, with a choice of dishes…. We are made welcome whatever time we arrive.' (Relative)
- ‘I just love living here. I just love it’ (Resident)
Respectful Staff, Reputable Home
Salvete Care Home, 15/17 Rothsay Place, Bedford, MK40 3PX
Tel: 01234 261991