Well House

Well House is a Southend Care operated private residential care home located in Brightlingsea within a quiet residential area.  It caters for residential, day care, dementia and respite care and has a total available occupancy of 43 beds.

Well House is divided into 5 units with each unit having it's own lounge, kitchen and its own unique atmosphere.  The entire building is purpose built for maximum ease of access and comfort for all our residents.  Well House staff are all highly trained with exceptional teamwork with their primary focus being the well being and comfort of the elderly.

One of our main goals at Well House is to provide you or your loved one with a caring, safe and homely environment where you feel comfortable, happy and secure.  We operate according to clear policies and procedures designed to produce a high quality service and we measure our success by the satisfaction of the residents.  The entire building is purpose built for maximum ease of access and comfort for all our residents.


Features of Well House include:

  • Accommodates 43 residents (Single Rooms: 35, Shared Rooms: 4, Rooms with ensuite WC: 7)
  • Ensuite rooms are available
  • Activities Lounge
  • Day Care Centre
  • Two large dining areas overlooking the front and back patio
  • A further tea room/quiet room is available to residents and relatives
  • Lounges and kitchens in all units
  • Purpose built Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities on-site
  • Dedicated activities co-ordinator on-site
  • Large outdoor patio areas with surrounding gardens at the rear of the home
  • Broadband/satellite services available to each individual resident room
  • Visiting services including: General Practitioners, District Nurses, Continence Advisory Service, Chiropodists, Opticians, Hairdressers, Opticians, Library



Home Manager: Mrs Julie Douglas


Well House
Chestnut Way

Telephone: 01206 303311

Fax: 01206 306130

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Southend Care operate 7 care homes within Essex County.  Locations include Brightlingsea, Colchester and Harwich.


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