Penrose Court & The Biggleswade Area

Penrose Court Care Home and the Biggleswade Area

Biggleswade is a thriving market town situated in the county of Bedfordshire. It is renowned not just for its historical market traditions, but also for its tranquil parks and various open spaces, including the River Ivel. At Penrose Court, our activity coordinators ensure our residents make the most of both, and thoroughly enjoy the opportunities they get to show them the local community. 

For our residents, we organise a range of trips and activities so they can get a complete experience of what Biggleswade and the wider area has to offer. Whether we take our residents to savour the many delights of the market, or arrange a trip to soak in the history of the town, Biggleswade is sure to serve up a memorable day out.  

Penrose Court is ideally placed near everything our residents, their family and their friends could need, in addition to many leisure opportunities. With a variety of outdoor spaces, a coffee house and convenience store all within walking distance, the town of Biggleswade has a great deal to explore.

We provide care in Biggleswade

We want to make the adjustment from your home to ours as pleasant as possible, as we understand just how difficult it is to make the decision to move. Our team is extremely friendly and efficient and they go above and beyond to ensure your admission is both informal and relaxed. We provide care to our residents 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, which allows us to form great connections, and provide even greater care.

Who is our home suitable for?

  • Residential Care
  • Nursing Care
  • Respite Care
  • Dementia Care
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Physical Disability
  • Palliative Care

Please call us to discuss your care needs

What does my stay at Penrose Court include?

You will have multiple services and an array of amenities available to you as part of the fee for your stay at Penrose Court. We make it our mission to ensure our residents live an enjoyable and fulfilled lifestyle, as well as providing them with the greatest level of care. This means that a lot of the medical treatment you’ll need during your stay with us, is included in the price. You will get access to the following as part of that price: 

  • Access to a GP
  • Access to a Dentist
  • Physiotherapy Sessions
  • Eye care from an Optician

Residential Care in Biggleswade

Residential care is great for our residents who occasionally require assistance from our professional team, but can live independently for the most part. We take a holistic approach to residential care, ensuring that our residents’ health, hearts and minds are all taken care of equally. For our residents who need just that little bit of additional support when it comes to living within a care home community, we have created a truly safe and welcoming home, so they can remain living a wonderfully content life in Biggleswade.

Dementia Care in Biggleswade

Both the needs and interests of our residents are at the heart of all we do at Penrose Court. Our care home is designed to provide around-the-clock care to all of our dementia residents, in a safe, friendly and supportive environment, which is something we are very proud of. Our staff are fully trained to understand dementia, and as a result we offer specialised resources and thoroughly planned daily activities to help relieve the frustrations that residents with dementia go through.

Nursing Care in Biggleswade

Whether you need a helping hand every now and then, or care continuously throughout the day, our team is trained to provide as much or as little assistance as each resident needs. For those residents with more severe physical conditions, whose needs are higher dependency, or who require palliative care, we deliver ongoing 24-hour care by a team of experienced and dedicated nurses. 

Prior to your arrival at Penrose Court, we take the time to really get to know each resident and their loved ones, so a bespoke care plan can be established just for them. In many cases, care needs vary over time, but you can rest assured that our friendly and caring team will continuously monitor the requirements of our residents and adapt plans as necessary.

Respite Care in Biggleswade

We at Penrose Court understand that everyone requires a break from time to time. Whether you require a short-term care alternative for a loved one, or just need some timeout for yourself, you can be positive that a stay with us will bring you a welcoming and enjoyable environment to help with your recovery journey. 

It is important that you take the time to get back to feeling like yourself again. Our staff are fully committed to giving you the help and support to ensure this happens, no matter what the circumstances. At Penrose Court, we want to guarantee a positive experience is had by all who stay here, including offering a speedy yet smooth recovery process. 

A respite stay might last anywhere between a couple of days to a few months, and many arrange a brief stay with us to evaluate whether our home is an appropriate fit for them as their new home.

Is this the most appropriate type of care for your loved ones?

When making the decision to look into care facilities, whether it be for yourself, a family member, or friend, it should be done with a lot of thought and consideration. We realise how tough of a journey it is to go through, as well as the emotional toll it can take. The process can be very overwhelming, and as a result it can be to know where to turn for help. 

We at Penrose Court want to extend a helping hand and give support to all our residents, existing or new, as well as their loved ones. It is essential to us that each and every individual person gets the most from their time with us at Penrose Court, and we’ll do everything in our power to help them figure out the most appropriate course of action. 

We are proud of the home we have created here at Penrose Court, from the unrivalled levels of care we provide to our residents, to the luxury and friendly environment they can call home, including en-suite bedrooms, a cinema room and even our very own in-house pub.

The Biggleswade Area

Biggleswade is located within the idyllic county of Bedfordshire, and boasts phenomenal scenic surroundings as well as a plethora of activities, including their notable weekly markets which bring a thriving atmosphere to the town. 

Despite Penrose Court having a garden of its own, there are plenty of opportunities to get outdoors in Biggleswade. With a multitude of beautiful gardens, parks and open spaces, you will never be short of outdoor activities to experience and enjoy in Biggleswade. For instance, Franklin Recreation Ground is less than a 10-minute drive from Penrose Court, and is a great place for picturesque riverside walks and even has a playground for kids of all ages.

If shopping is something that you enjoy, then you will be spoilt for choice in Biggleswade. If you like to browse through high-street shops and outlets, the A1 Retail Park, which is within a 5-minute drive from Penrose Court, offers a broad range that will be sure to tick all your boxes. Just a further 5 minute drive from here is Biggleswade Town Centre, a lively hub that boasts independent shops, cafes and pubs. It is here that Biggleswade holds its weekly markets in the square, that date all the way back to the 12th century. There is a charter market that runs on Saturdays, and a smaller weekly market that visits on Tuesdays. The markets present a perfect opportunity for those who enjoy wandering leisurely around an array of stalls, as they offer everything from fresh food and plants, to homewares, gifts and cards.

Also located just a short distance from Penrose Court is the esteemed Shuttleworth Collection. Named after Richard Shuttleworth, the collection consists of a variety of old aircraft and vehicles that he rescued in the 1930’s and brought back to the grounds of Old Warden Park to restore. Whether you’re keen to explore the extensive exhibition of aircrafts and various motors, or prefer to take a stroll round the Swiss Garden and Woodland Sculpture Trail, a day at Shuttleworth Collection is sure to provide adventure to all ages.

The history doesn’t stop there however, as Jordans Mill can be reached in 11 minutes by car, and offers everything from a tour of the historic mill, to walks and dining by the riverside. You will certainly have an exciting day here, as you can explore the museum and see the machinery that was used to make flour in the Mill that has been home to the Jordan family for more than 150 years. Once you’ve learned all about the Mill’s past and it’s stories, you can continue your time here with a bite to eat at the riverside cafe, and a walk around the food and flower gardens.

The neighbourhood in which Penrose Court is situated provides a modern yet tranquil way of living, and contributes greatly to the experience our residents have with us. The activity coordinators embrace every chance they get to take our residents on various outings in Biggleswade, and they especially enjoy being able to provide them with new and exciting experiences. 

Biggleswade is also easily accessible for family and friends who wish to visit, as there are excellent road and rail links from the North to Cambridgeshire, South to London, West to Buckinghamshire, and East to Suffolk/Norfolk.

Everyday life at Penrose Court

The teams at Penrose Court recognise the significance in developing strong relationships with our residents and those who matter most to them. This combined with our varied activities programme means that we can provide a home where residents feel well-cared for, appreciated and stimulated in every way. Located in the pleasant and picturesque market town of Biggleswade, Penrose Court is a really warm and inviting environment that strives to meet the requirements of each and every one of our residents.

Request a Callback

If you would like to find out more about life at Penrose Court, then please fill out our Enquiry Form and someone will be in touch. Alternatively, you can contact one of our friendly team members on either 01767 777000 or info@penroscourt.com and they will be happy to answer any of your questions.