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Alexandra House

Hamstel Road, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1BU.

Care Home in Harlow

Welcome to Alexandra House. Situated in Harlow, Essex (right by Princess Alexandra Hospital), our 106-bed residential care, dementia care, and nursing care home offers person-centred care and an established community for our residents to thrive. At Alexandra House, we place a real emphasis on celebrating the lives of each and every one of our residents.

Experience our spacious living areas and excellent facilities and features, including beautifully furnished ensuite bedrooms and its own hair and beauty salon. Our dedicated area for dementia care, themed tearoom, and amenities provides residents with a rich and engaging lifestyle – as well as a comfortable and welcoming care home environment in which to live.

At Alexandra House care home, health and wellbeing is a top priority. Our friendly and professional team offers diverse types of care to meet a variety of needs, including residential care, nursing care, dementia care and respite care.

Types Of Care

Residential Care

Each of our individual homes delivers excellent residential care and a range of facilities for those people who are finding it increasingly difficult to manage for themselves without help.

Dementia Care

For those living with a dementia diagnosis Runwood Senior Living operates residential homes – complete with appropriate facilities and highly trained staff – to provide excellent support and care for a loved one's individual needs.

Respite Care

Caring for a loved one or family member can be an exhausting undertaking – making short stay and respite care essential for even the most dedicated and loving of carers.

Nursing Care

Runwood senior offers top-quality nursing care in a number of our dedicated UK homes. High dependency residents can enjoy the benefits of 24-hour expert care provided by fully qualified, registered nurses who specialise in all aspects elderly medical care.

Meet Our Home Manager

Mirela Taban

Hello, My name is Mirela Taban and I am the Home Manager here at Alexandra House. I have a background in nursing in my home country and I have worked within the care sector as a nurse for over ten years now.

I’ve had the pleasure of being a part of the Alexandra House family for 7 years, working in various roles around the Home. I am very passionate about my role and the residents are at the heart of all I do.

I am always available to chat, my door is always open, and I look forward to welcoming you and our community friends to Alexandra House very soon!

Mirela Taban

Why Choose Us?

Our residents are at the heart of our home. We get to know our residents individually to provide person-centred care to all

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TV in each room

Food & Nutrition

At Runwood Homes, we offer a full food and dining menu consisting of breakfast, lunch and dinner along with snacks to suit all dietary requirements. For residents requiring textured food, rest assured that your loved one’s needs will also be catered for. We take into account meal preferences from each resident in our care and aim to provide their favourite meals that they are used to.

Activities & Events

Your loved one will benefit from a dedicated wellbeing lead within the home; they will organise and encourage social interactions with a range of engaging activities. The wellbeing lead will create an activity calendar taking into account your loved one’s interests and varying needs. Activities may include music and singing sessions, arts and crafts, bingo, baking and visits to outside attractions etc.

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Alexandra House Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Spectacular Gala Award Night

Alexandra House care home in Harlow, marked a significant milestone with a grand celebration of its 15th anniversary on the 16th and 17th of February 2024. The highlight of the celebrations included an awards ceremony, a residents’ party, and a…

Alexandra House care home overjoyed with new CQC rating

The team at Alexandra House care home, in Harlow, Essex, have embraced the celebrations, following the positive news on their recent CQC inspection. The team were overjoyed to receive their improved rating, which saw the service step up from ‘Requires Improvement’ to…

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