Orchid Lawns Care Home
Orchid Lawns is a care home designed for older people with dementia. The home provides a specialist dementia nursing service, working in partnership with Central Bedfordshire PCT and Local Authorities.
About Orchid Lawns
Situated in the affluent village of Steppingley in Bedfordshire, the home offers a supportive environment with en-suite bedrooms and comfortable lounge areas. Our dedicated team ensure we meet the resident’s individual care and social needs.
Care and support is provided in a manner that offers privacy, respect and dignity. Individuals are able to exercise maximum choice on matters relating to their daily lives.
Qualified nurses are on duty 24 hours a day and are able to cascade knowledge and experience to the team members. Each person has a comprehensive care package tailored to meet their individual needs, a named nurse and a key worker.
The home also benefits from excellent transport links to the M1 (close to junctions 12 and 13) and the train line into London is accessible from Flitwick just two miles away. Our dedicated team ensure we meet the resident’s individual care and social needs. There is an open door visiting policy and families and friends are always welcome.
Living at Orchid Lawns
Orchid Lawns provides residents with extensive communal space and comfortable lounge areas. The home has recently been refurbished and each bedroom has the added benefit of en-suite facilities, and has been designed to ensure the comfort and safety of the residents.
The friendly and welcoming decor helps residents feel at home and there is a tranquil, fully enclosed garden, which offers our residents a relaxing atmosphere and a quiet retreat.
The services and facilities available at Orchid Lawns include:
- Fresh home cooked food using locally produced ingredients
- An experienced chef catering for all medical diets and personal preferences
- Dedicated activities co-ordinator experienced in working with older people
- A hairdresser who visits the home every week
- Specialised handling and bathing equipment for those who need it
- Nearby shops and cafés which residents like to visit
- Minibus available for resident use
Our activities co-ordinator tailors the activities on a daily basis to meet the needs of our residents. All are encouraged to share their life stories to create memory boxes and enhance person-centred care and support.
Residents can also go on our regular trips to places such as shops, garden centres, the local park and further afield.
“I am extremely pleased with the care my husband received at Orchid Lawns.”
Relative of resident at Orchid Lawns