Lilian Faithfull Care opens new dementia facility in Cheltenham

The charity’s new Butterfly Wing at Royal Court care home in Cheltenham offers specialist dementia care and one-to-one support to residents who need it.

Lilian Faithfull Care’s Royal Court care home in Cheltenham has a brand-new dementia care wing.

Offering specialist dementia care and extra care for residents with additional needs, The Butterfly Wing promises to ‘bridge the gap between nursing and residential care’, according to the charity.

Unlike some other dementia care settings, The Butterfly Wing consists of six individual apartments set within the home, alongside a communal lounge, dining room and accessible gardens, making it ideal for people who need a quieter or less crowded space.

It also has its own dedicated team with higher staff levels, ensuring residents with dementia or other conditions with additional needs are able to receive one-to-one support.

The Butterfly Wing is Lilian Faithfull Care’s second extra care facility to open, after the continuing success of The Bluebell Suite at Faithfull House, which opened in 2017.

Director of care at Lilian Faithfull, Suzanne Booker, said: ‘The Butterfly Wing will allow freedom and choice for residents within its intimate and safe environment. Our care will be adapted to each person’s own preferences and routines, day and night.’

The opening of the new wing comes as Royal Court reaches its fifth anniversary as part of the Lilian Faithfull Care charity, with the state-of-the-art care home also having a bariatric suite; a respite care suite; and adapted apartments where couples can live together.

For more information about The Butterfly Suite at Royal Court care home, visit lilianfaithfull.co.uk.


By Chloe Gorman


Follow SoGlos on Facebook and sign-up to the weekly SoGlos lifestyle newsletter for the very latest Gloucestershire news stories.

© SoGlos
Wednesday 28 July 2021

More news you might like...

East Glos Club in Cheltenham has been recognised as one of the top three clubs in the whole country by LTA, the governing body of tennis in the UK.

Cheltenham tennis club is officially recognised among top three in the UK

East Glos Club is celebrating being named a finalist in the Club of the Year category at the 2022 LTA Tennis Awards, beating...

The site of Gloucester Food Dock, overlooking the Victoria Basin, where various waterside buildings are currently being transformed into a new foodie destination.

Gloucester Food Dock project reaches milestone

A landmark moment in the £3.5 million development that is Gloucestershire Food Dock has been reached, with the owners able...

Gloucestershire is hosting the Women’s Tour for the first time ever this June 2022, with cycling action in Tewkesbury, Gloucester and the Forest of Dean.

The Gloucestershire route for the Women’s Tour has been revealed

World-class road cycling will be coming through Gloucestershire this summer, when the Women’s Tour takes its first race route...

Voting for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards closes on Tuesday 31 May 2022.

Last chance to vote for your favourites in the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2022

Don’t miss the chance to show your support for your favourite Gloucestershire restaurants, cultural venues, attractions and...

Cowley Manor, set in 55 acres of rolling Cotswold countryside in Gloucestershire, is under new ownership from May 2022.

Iconic Gloucestershire hotel is sold to Paris-based hotel group

One of Gloucestershire’s most celebrated and admired hotels, Cowley Manor, has been sold to French hospitality group, Experimental...

Don’t miss

Unmissable highlights