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There may be many reasons why you are looking at home care options. It may be because additional support or assistance is needed with those everyday tasks that are becoming a little more difficult, or because of restricted mobility through illness or accident. Our care and support workers can help in many ways, offering different levels of support as your needs change.

We will work in partnership with you to plan your care and support provision to fully meet your needs and outcomes, giving you, your family and friends, peace of mind that there is continuity of care. An individual’s care/support plan should be about life, not just services, and reflect what is possible, not only what is available.

We can also help you to make or regain community links and new interests. You will be in control of your care at all times with flexible and adaptable care services that are designed around you and what you want to achieve.

We Listen

You are encouraged to discuss your service regularly with our review and quality monitoring officers. Our customer satisfaction programme ensures every persons’ views count.

Our services include:

  • Personal care
  • Shopping for or with you
  • Housework and laundry
  • Medication support
  • Sitting service
  • Meal preparation
  • Help with meeting and maintaining nutritional needs
  • Companionship
  • End of life care
  • Convalescent care

A life like any other; our service champions your rights and choices. A range of support services for people with physical disabilities or mental health conditions. Forest Community Support provides a full range of support services across Essex and Suffolk for people with learning disabilities, physical and/or multiple disabilities and mental health conditions.

We build individual support around each person, taking into account their unique and differing needs, providing person-centred support focusing on outcomes to achieve personal goals. This could range from organising your personal care routines, making new friends at social clubs, through to trips to the cinema or visits to the shops and staying well attending health care appointments.

Through support, community facilities and networks, we can provide you with opportunities to realise more of your potential, gain greater independence and help you to achieve your goals.

Forest Home is a residential care home for elderly ladies and gentlemen and is located in the heart of Sible Hedingham. Forest Home offers a high standard of care and at the same time provides a comfortable and contented environment where residents’ needs and wishes can be met.

All bedrooms have ensuite facilities and we have many communal areas where residents can enjoy activities and socialising.

We are pleased to offer long term care as well as short, respite breaks.

Please contact Michelle Sims, Registered Manager, on 01787 460361 or visit

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If you are unsure which of our services suit your needs, check our FAQ section here. You can also get in touch using the form below.

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