The health, safety and well-being of our residents, visitors and staff is Coate Water Care’s number one priority and our very high standards in safety and cleanliness provide peace of mind to both residents and their loved ones.

  • All visitors are screened for symptoms of COVID-19
  • Plentiful stocks of full PPE
  • Social distancing in place
  • Enhanced cleaning procedures
  • Latest care sector technology tracks residents’ health
  • Staff trained in infection control and PPE use

Vaccinations

Residents and staff at all nine Coate Water Care homes have had their COVID-19 vaccinations and our homes are a safe environment for new residents.

Visiting our homes

In line with government guidelines, every resident at our residential homes has been allowed one regular indoor visitor since March 8. Check with your local home to find out the latest arrangements.

CQC inspections

The CQC has been carrying out special inspections to make sure our care homes are COVID-compliant. There are no ratings for these inspections but our good safety practices have been acknowledged.

Latest News

10 February 2020

Foods like Kale linked to lower dementia risk

Food like Kale linked to lower dementia risk

US researchers have today (Wednesday 29 January) found a link between consuming flavonols – chemicals present in a wide variety of fruits and vegetables – and the risk of dementia. The findings are published in the scientific journal, Neurology.

Diet and dementia, the previous evidence

Previous research on the links between diet and dementia risk has shown mixed results. Some observational studies have linked specific components of diet to a reduced dementia risk, but it is not clear that any of these hold a particular benefit.

What did the researchers do in this study?

Researchers looked at 921 study volunteers. They asked participants to self-report what foods they ate and how often over the previous year.

From this information, they calculated the amount of four types of flavanols present in the volunteer’s diet.

What was the link in this study?

Study volunteers who had a higher intake of certain – but not all – flavonols had a reduced risk of developing dementia.

 

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