Sonnet Care Homes Ltd, Braintree, Essex

Award for Sonnet’s Activities Manager for brightening residents’ lives

By 7th January 2019 News Comments Off

Activities Manager Jo Whitehouse has won a prestigious award for her work providing a creative and varied programme of activities to brighten the lives of care home residents in Braintree. Read More

Care homes scoop three more prestigious awards

By 15th November 2017 News Comments Off

The New Deanery and St Mary’s Court care homes have scooped three more awards, being judged Care Employer of the Year for the second year running.

The homes in Braintree won the accolades at The Great British Care Awards, East of England, and now go forward to the national finals in Birmingham next year.

Joan Sirett won the Dignity in Care Award, and Patricia Natel Barroso of St Mary’s Court received the Good Nurse Award. Read More

Our latest residents and relatives survey results are out

By 6th September 2017 News Comments Off

The results of the residents and relatives survey


Survey results

Survey results

Sonnet Care Homes raises much needed funds for Essex Dementia care

By 5th June 2017 News Comments Off

More than £180 has been raised by residents of the award-winning The New Deanery and St Mary’s Court care homes in Braintree, and their families, at a fun quiz night.  The event, which was attended by over 40 people, was organised by the homes’ resident Activities Manager Jo Whitehouse and her team, and held during national Dementia Awareness Week. Read More

Skills for Care Approved Dementia Trainer Award

By 8th February 2017 News Comments Off

Congratulations to our in-house Trainer, Mandi Randall-Cramp on achieving her Skills for Care Approved Dementia Trainer Award.

Well done Mandi!

Sonnet’s two care homes Bocking win at recent British Care Awards ceremony

By 17th January 2017 News Comments Off

St Mary’s Court and The New Deanery residential care homes, both owned and operated by Sonnet care homes  near Braintree, have started the New Year with a bang after being awarded two prestigious accolades at the Great British Care Awards’ East of England Region ceremony. Read More

Sonnet Care Homes survey of residents & relatives 2016

By 14th December 2016 News Comments Off

In May/June this year we repeated our survey of residents and their relatives. We did this in order to understand what people think about the care and services we provide and to help inform our ongoing improvement plans. Read More

Two national awards for our Bocking care homes

By 6th December 2016 News Comments Off

The New Deanery and St Mary’s Court residential care homes near Braintree are celebrating having won two prestigious National Care Awards at a glittering ceremony in London.

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Sonnet’s care team nominated for more care awards

By 25th October 2016 News Comments Off

The team from St Mary’s Court and The New Deanery care homes in Bocking near Braintree is celebrating having reached the final stages at two prestigious care industry awards in an impressive 10 categories.

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High praise for The New Deanery after CQC inspection

By 25th August 2016 News Comments Off

The New Deanery residential care home have been heaped with praise by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), following an unannounced inspection. The Braintree care home, under the ownership of Sonnet Care Homes, has been rated as ‘outstanding’ for leadership and ‘good’ in all other aspects covering care, safety, effectiveness and responsiveness.

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