Sonnet Care Homes (Essex) Limited, Braintree, Essex

Team Sonnet wins coveted COVID award for residential care

By 2nd August, 2021 News Comments Off

Sonnet Care Homes in Braintree has been announced as the regional ‘Social Care Covid Heroes’ at the East of England Great British Care Awards.

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Care home team members chosen to enjoy a night of glamour

By 6th July, 2021 News Comments Off

Seven excited team members from our Braintree care homes have been chosen at random to represent the homes at a glittering awards ceremony and gala dinner. Read More

Eight-hour relay unites community to raise over £1,000 for Covid relief in India

By 17th May, 2021 News Comments Off

Residents from our Braintree care home took part in an eight-hour relay with children and churchgoers from the local community to raise over £1,000 for India as the country grapples with the Covid-19 outbreak. Read More

World War II hero celebrates 100th birthday by meeting great-great-grandnephew for the first time

By 26th March, 2021 News Comments Off
A Women’s Auxiliary Air Force veteran who fixed Spitfires and raised barrage balloons during the blitz has met her great-great-grandnephew for the first time to celebrate her 100th birthday.

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Sonnet Care Homes praised for ‘going the extra mile’ in providing compassionate end of life care

By 24th February, 2021 News Comments Off

Judges of a prestigious national award recognising exceptional quality of care for those in the later stages of their lives have praised the compassionate teams at two Braintree care homes for ‘going the extra mile’ with their residents. Read More

Our latest residents and relatives survey results for 2020 are out

By 26th August, 2020 News Comments Off

RESIDENT/RELATIVE SURVEY OUTCOMES – YEAR ON YEAR COMPARISONS

The results of the residents and relatives survey

SONNET CARE HOMES
RESIDENT/RELATIVE SURVEY OUTCOMES – YEAR ON YEAR COMPARISONS
 
KEY QUESTIONS2020201920182017201620152014
Do you believe we provide care which is safe, within a safe environment?100%100%98%100%98%98%95%
Do you find us to be effective in meeting your (relative / friends') needs?94%97%98%95%100%100%89%
Are we caring?94%97%95%97%95%96%93%
Are we responsive?88%91%96%97%95%96%93%
Is the home well-led?89%94%97%97%95%94%78%

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Sonnet’s got talent to entertain care home residents

By 10th July, 2020 News Comments Off

Staff at two Braintree care homes have unveiled an array of musical talent to entertain residents during the coronavirus lockdown. From an Elvis tribute to belting out summer sounds, team members from The New Deanery and St Mary’s Court in Bocking have kept residents in high spirits with their in-house entertainment. Read More

Six of the best: Dedicated care home team shortlisted for six awards

By 8th November, 2019 News Comments Off

Dedicated staff from our Care Home in Braintree were shortlisted for no less than six different awards. Terri Pike from St Mary’s Court was a finalist for the Care Home Manager Award at the Great British Care Awards, Eastern Region, and Matron Joan Sirett was shortlisted for the Frontline Leader award. Read More

Gold award for Braintree nursing care home

By 3rd October, 2019 News Comments Off

St Mary’s Court Care Home has become the first in Braintree to be commended by the National Gold Standards Framework (GSF) for the quality of care it provides to residents in the last years of their lives. Read More

New Research on Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

By 21st August, 2019 News Comments Off

According to Alcohol and Alcoholism, an estimated 44 million people in the world live with dementia. With this many people suffering, it’s important to know the possible causes and risk factors and to share them with family and friends.

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