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About us

Bucklesham Grange, now rated Outstanding by the CQC, is a multi-award-winning care home in Ipswich which provides residential care, nursing care and dementia care. The home is set in a beautiful location, surrounded by tranquil countryside. We provide flexible care at our care home in Suffolk, which includes the highest quality nursing, residential and dementia care – so if the needs of your loved one change, they are unlikely to have to move home.

Having recently been recognised at the Great British Care Awards for our lifestyles programme, our residents here at Bucklesham Grange Care Home are supported to live an active and fulfilled life. Our relationship-centred care enables residents to keep on doing the things they’ve always loved – the things they perhaps thought they could no longer enjoy. So as part of our community, they’ll be able to cook, help out in the garden and carry on with the kind of everyday routines which make their lives theirs.

Life at Bucklesham Grange

Our purpose built care home in Ipswich allow residents to carry on with those everyday routines they cherish, including having a weekly hair and nail appointment in the homes luxurious hair salon, catching up with friends over fresh coffee and homemade cake in the vibrant café, or enjoying a walk around our beautiful landscaped gardens. Residents can also enjoy a relaxing massage in the therapy room, have a family get together in the celebrations room, or enjoy their favourite film at the state-of-the-art cinema.

Bucklesham Grange Care Home is an integral part of the local community and we host monthly support groups for our local Alzheimer’s Society and Suffolk Family Carer Group. Popular activities in the home include film nights, ‘movement to music’, arts and crafts and cocktail parties! Our care team tailor activities to the individual needs of residents so that everyone can get involved.

Outside, we have stunning landscaped gardens which flow around the home. Our gardens include a greenhouse, a ‘tea pot tree’ (created by our residents) and six friendly chickens! Our green-fingered residents love the gardening, while others prefer to sit out on the café patio area and chat to friends and family over tea and cake.

Meanwhile, our dementia environments are designed specifically to enhance the quality of life of our residents, offering stability, reassurance and familiarity.

Why choose us?

Our care home is both industry leading for design, winning the ‘Best Care Home’ award at the prestigious Pinders Design Awards, and for the care we deliver. Our philosophy of relationship-centred care means we train our team with additional communication and observational skills to support the people we care for.

Our dedicated team at Bucklesham Grange Care Home works closely with residents to empower them to take part in engaging activities that are tailored to their needs and based on lifestyle preferences. These take place both within the home and in Ipswich and the surrounding areas, and include food tasting events, parties to mark all our special occasions and excursions to the theatre, local exhibitions and community events.

If you have found yourself looking for care homes in Ipswich or care homes in Suffolk, why not pop in for a visit and see for yourself what makes Bucklesham Grange so different? To find out more, contact us today or download our brochure.

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Meet the manager

Daniel Rowark

I am incredibly proud to say that I am General Manager of Bucklesham Grange following a successful promotion from Clinical Care Manager in 2017.

I have worked at Bucklesham Grange since January 2016 however, previous to this have worked in various healthcare roles over 16 years in hospitals and care homes including being a Lead Nurse for a 40-bedded complex nursing community, Deputy Manager and Clinical Lead in the commissioning of a home and a regional support role.

I have been privileged in my life and career to meet and care for amazing individuals with the vision of enhancing their journey when moving in to a home and continue this vision when leading the team at Bucklesham Grange.

We promise to welcome you into our family as we help each other live life to the full.

Daniel Rowark