Speedwell Court is located in the West End in the borough of Eastleigh, five miles east of the city of Southampton. Across the road from us is Haskins Garden Centre which is a great place to pick-up garden supplies for our beautiful gardens. We are a four-minute drive from the airport with direct train links to London, Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham.
If you are an avid football fan, Southampton is the home of the Southampton Saints whose home ground is a ten minute drive from the house. We also have Ageas Bowl Cricket Ground just 5 minutes away.
Speedwell Court is a purpose built Abbeyfield care home in Southampton. Our home provides an exclusive setting, high-quality residential and dementia friendly care services that are sure to exceed expectation.
Our home has 80 en-suite rooms, each room is fully furnished with calming décor but you are welcome to personalise your own room to your liking. In addition to residents own en-suite shower rooms which have a shower, wash hand basin and toilet, each household has an assisted spa style bathroom to enjoy fully assisted bathing.
We are committed to promoting health and wellbeing for those who come to live with us, providing purpose and bringing enjoyment to daily life in a charming environment. Should your needs change over time, we will support you to live independently with peace of mind that our team are always there for you. We are not just a care home, we are a home that cares.
We have many communal spaces for you to spend time relaxing or catching up with your friends and family. Our home has a comfortable lounge, dining room, cinema room, hairdressers, sun terrace, pub and a games room.
Visit us to experience the cosy cafe welcoming residents, families and friends, from where you will be able to enjoy walled gardens including raised flower, vegetable and fruit beds for residents to enjoy. Our garden has a sun terrace and sheltered seating areas for you to sit and enjoy the sunshine.
You can read more about what Speedwell Court has to offer in our guide.
We have a very wide variety of activities and events that residents can take part in if they wish. Here is an example of what we have to offer:
- Weekly quiz
- Live music
- Regular outings to the local church and gallery
- Local church services
- Country walks
- Hand massages
- Online cycle tournaments
We also have links with the local primary and preschool who love to visit our residents which is very much enjoyed by all.
We provide three meals a day which are homemade by our in-house chef making good use of our kitchen garden which provides fresh produce. Mealtimes are very much enjoyed here at Speedwell Court as it is a time where everyone comes together.
Our catering team proudly create traditional home cooked meals providing a varied menu choice whilst engaging with residents to select preferences for the next season’s menus using our own home grown produce.
Speedwell Court provides residential care and welcomes residents with dementia. It is designed to meet the individual needs of residents and improve quality of life. Our trained team create detailed care plans for individuals by working closely with residents and their families to ensure health and care needs are continually met. We will provide dementia care with fully trained staff to ensure their individual approach to dementia always reflects best practice.
*We are recruiting! Search our current vacancies and begin your career at Speedwell Court.*
We’re able to offer respite stays at Speedwell Court, a short-stay that can be planned ahead, or in the case of an emergency, last-minute. Suitable for individuals seeking support following post-operative or hospital care, or whilst their regular caregiver takes a break, respite care can also be used as a way of introducing long-term residential care to a loved one.
At Speedwell Court our respite stays include:
- 24/7 Care support from our qualified and friendly staff
- Daily activities
- Nutritious meals served daily (dietary requirements can be catered for)
- Housekeeping and linen service
*Respite prices may vary depending on needs.
Our Key Facts guide will give you further information about Speedwell Court.