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Sharnbrook House, Sharnbrook, Bedford, Bedfordshire
Sharnbrook House
Sharnbrook House

Tel: 01234 781294

Sharnbrook House is owned and operated by Greensleeves Homes Trust, a ‘not for profit’ charitable organisation providing care and accommodation for older people.

Located in Sharnbrook, between Wellingborough and Bedford, Sharnbrook House is a stunning Queen Anne residence set in acres of award winning gardens, providing residential and dementia care to 30 older ladies and gentlemen. On duty 24 hours a day, a dedicated multi-disciplined team, provide high quality care to meet individual resident’s requirements. As part of the home’s commitment to best practice, all staff receive ongoing training in all aspects of care.

The light and airy bedrooms, mostly en suite, are well furnished and residents are encouraged to bring in personal items such as pictures, ornaments and small items of furniture. All food is freshly prepared to ensure dining is a real occasion, residents regularly update the menu with requests and ideas. The home offers a choice of freshly cooked dishes in the elegant dining room overlooking the gardens, with all special dietary requirements catered for.      

Situated in the Bedfordshire countryside the home offers the perfect mix of relaxing rural location with easily reached amenities in the nearby villages. The accessible gardens feature stunning walks through the landscaped gardens where residents can enjoy the fresh country air.

A regular programme of activities is organised with fun and engaging pursuits provided daily along with trips out to local places of interest. Residents also benefit from a wide range of therapeutic and social activities, designed to stimulate and improve quality of life as well as providing simple enjoyment and fun.

Group: Greensleeves Homes Trust

Person in charge: Liz Turton (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Bedford Borough Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 30 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Stroke

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): German, Italian, Tagalog

Single Rooms: 30

Rooms with ensuite WC: 7

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £574 – £654

Facilities & Services: Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on Sharnbrook House: click here

*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 9 (9.016)

The user 'Recommendation Score' ( 9 for Sharnbrook House) is calculated using a combination of the average of all ratings on user Recommendations submitted in the last 2 years, and the total number of user recommendations submitted in relation to the number of beds at the care home. The maximum Recommendation Score is 10. To see more about the carehome.co.uk user recommendations please click here.

Review of Sharnbrook House

Lovely clean, friendly home. lovely surroundings and excellent care.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Kay B (Daughter of Resident/Service User) on Monday 27 October 2014.

Review of Sharnbrook House

Placed my aunt at Sharnbrook House over 4 years ago, the change in her from London has been marked and improved over the years although she is getting older. Care homes can be very expensive, but this establishment represents good value for money.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Colin R (Nephew of Resident/Service User) on Thursday 23 October 2014.

Review of Sharnbrook House

My mother has been a resident at Sharnbrook House for 14 years. She is now 94 and very well cared for by staff. The home is run well and retains staff who interact sensitively and are caring with residents. Physically and emotionally, residents are well supported and encouraged to be as independent as possible. Mum is very limited in her abilities, but staff take great care of her at all times.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Karen Murphy (Daughter of Resident/Service User) on Tuesday 7 October 2014.

Review of Sharnbrook House

I visit Sharnbrook House often and have always found it to be clean and tidy with a pleasant fresh smell. The staff have been helpful and friendly at theses times. The manager is always keen to listen to family about concerns they may have.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Barry B (Son of Resident/Service User) on Wednesday 1 October 2014.

Review of Sharnbrook House

After suffering a major stroke, my mother moved to Sharnbrook House 16 years ago. She is now very frail and totally dependant on others and continues to receive outstanding care in what she regards as her own home. The house and gardens are truly lovely, and it is in the centre of a village which has good amenities. It is a really lively and welcoming place with an excellent weekly time-table of varied activities. The staff are wonderful, friendly and supportive of families at times of need. My sister and I both live some distance from Sharnbrook and it has therefore been very important to us to have complete trust in the way that our mother is looked after. I cannot recommend Shanbrook highly enough. We are so lucky to have found somewhere so exceptional. This is an opportunity for me to say thank you to all the lovely people I have met who make visiting such a pleasure and who have ensured that Mum has enjoyed a quality of life over the years beyond our expectations at the outset, given her disabilities. We are looking forward to celebrating her 93rd birthday in August.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Helen (Daughter of resident) on Monday 10 June 2013.

Review of Sharnbrook House

I would like to mention how special and exceptional this home has been for my grandmother. Genuine care shines through this house set in beautiful surroundings, full of smiling happy faces... Carers and residents (even the family cat!). Not enough credit is ever given to those working in this field and I would like to thank those that gave such great and considerate companionship to my grandma. Can not recommended this home enough. I have experienced working in care homes myself and can not fault this one as a relative on the outside looking in.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by jm2013 (Granddaughter of Resident/Service User) on Monday 8 April 2013.

Review of Sharnbrook House

A wonderful welcoming, big, open and safe environment. For our mum it was a brand new chapter in her life; an immediate whole community of friendly faces and genuine loving care. It provided an end to the loneliness she felt after the onset of Alzheimer's, the passing of our father and then of her closest friend. Mum was comfortable, safe, carefully dressed and groomed each day and really well fed! Sharnbrook House is a true "stately home": A family of happy gentle folk. The Home's staff became her friends and our friends too. We have nothing but the highest praise for each and every one of them. It's really well managed with good communication with residents and relatives; with lots of well planned and meaningful activities each day. The House has one of the most beautiful gardens in North Bedfordshire with wonderful and varied walks. Oh! and there's always a cup of tea in the pot! AAA 5*+ Care Home.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Laurie Moore (Son of Resident) on Sunday 7 April 2013.

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