Brookside Care Home is an established care home in Melksham and has been serving the local and wider Wiltshire community for over 40 years.

With an Outstanding overall rating. The home offers compassionate, individualised residential care for up to 50 residents.

Brookside Care Home is a two storey home that exudes a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Our friendly and professionally trained staff team is on hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Providing you with the support you need, when you need it. To ensure you can continue to enjoy a fulfilling and independent lifestyle.

Additionally it is set in its own attractive and accessible grounds. Which includes a patio, summerhouse, rockery, pond, memorial garden, and an attractive enclosed garden to the rear. Also, Brookside Care Home is situated in a quiet residential area, a short walk from Melksham town centre. You can relax or socialise with family and friends in one of the lounges, secluded seating areas, or in our on-site pub! There is also a hairdressing salon which is open for visits twice a week and corner shop.

Furthermore, at Brookside Care Home our dedicated Activity Co-ordinators offer a wide-ranging programme of events and activities. These are organised to take account of everyone’s hobbies, interests and requests. From gardening to arts and crafts, outings or more individual pursuits. We want everyone to enjoy life to the fullest. Moreover, we will be delighted to help you continue with your current pastimes and give you the opportunity to try something new if you’d like to do so.

Here is an idea of activities they might organise:

  • Trips to the local garden centre
  • Arts and crafts
  • Gardening
  • Scrabble and chess competitions
  • Church service
  • External entertainers
  • Visits from a calm and friendly dog

Lastly, our talented cook and kitchen team prepare home-cooked meals. These are served in our spacious, open plan dining room. As well as taking advantage of seasonal produce whenever possible. At Brookside Care Home the freshly prepared, delicious dishes and snacks are also carefully balanced. To get the best nutritional value and take account of any individual dietary requirements and preferences. And of course, relatives and friends are always welcome to join us.

The best way to find out all that we can offer you is to come along. Have a chat and see for yourself. Contact us to make an appointment.

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  • SafeGood
  • Well-ledGood
  • CaringOutstanding
  • ResponsiveGood
  • EffectiveGood
Last CQC report update October 15, 2019 • Listing updated May 2, 2020