Honey Lane Care Home, Waltham Abbey, Essex
Honey Lane Care Home, Waltham Abbey, Essex
Honey Lane Care Home, Waltham Abbey, Essex

Honey Lane Care Home is situated in the Essex town of Waltham Abbey and is an ideal facility for the practice of residential and dementia care.

The home's friendly team of staff are keen to support an atmosphere of independence, with the aim of encouraging residents to think of Honey Lane as their own home, to which visitors are always welcome.

The service includes an extensive activities programme, with a range of entertainments and on site hair salon, all religious backgrounds are respected.

Group: Carebase Ltd

Person in charge: Karen Dean (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Essex County Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 41 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Admission Information: Ages 56+.

Single Rooms: 35

Shared Rooms: 3

Rooms with ensuite WC: 14

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single from £780 , Personal Care Shared (per person) £650 – £1300

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest CQC* Report on Honey Lane Care Home: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

2 Bed Vacancies

posted 7 hours ago

1 single room no en-suite1 1 large single /double room no en suiteResedential Dementia

Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 9.4 (9.439)

The user 'Recommendation Score' (9.4 for Honey Lane Care Home) 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.

Honey Lane Care Home

My mother is very well cared for here and when the decision to have to put mum in a care home came, I felt very at ease here. It made the decision a lot easier. the staff go out of their way to help all the residents. When I leave I feel very happy that she is here - safe. All the staff are friendly and make us feel very welcome.

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: Good

Honey Lane Care Home

This month marks mum's 3 year anniversary at Honey Lane. Since arriving she has thrived on the friendliness and care received from all at Honey Lane. She is part of a big 'family' - and it is hard to imagine what life would be like for her anywhere else. Thank you to all the carers.

How likely would you be to recommend Honey Lane Care Home? Extremely likely

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

Honey Lane Care Home

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Honey Lane Care Home

This is the finest Dementia care home I have ever visited. If I had a relative that needed this sort of care, I would want it to be at Honey Lane.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Honey Lane Care Home

A high level of care and attention given to my wife. Staff are pleasant and interact with residents.

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

Honey Lane Care Home

I have been very happy with the care mum is receiving and she has settled very well. My brother and I looked at many homes and Honey Lane provided the care, support we felt mum needed. The activities are excellent,

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

Honey Lane Care Home

Dedicated caring staff, always open and friendly to all families and friends. The kindness and respect shown to its residents is delightful to see, like a five star hotel!

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

Honey Lane Care Home

My mum is very happy at Honey Lane. The carers are very pro-active and cheerful in their work. She gets lots of hugs from them. The activities are very good and cater for all the stages of disability. All the family and friends who visit say what a lovely atmosphere there is here.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Honey Lane Care Home

Always pleased with the way staff are well informed with care plans and arrangements. It is very comforting to see how stable the staff team is and how the experienced staff make use of the training they receive. The activity team work very hard to come up with new ideas and put so much effort into engaging with all abilities of residents.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Honey Lane Care Home

I would have no hesitation in recommending Honey Lane due to my personal experience of my husbands stay and the wonderful care he has been given during this time. We feel relaxed when we leave him as we know he is being well cared for.

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

Honey Lane Care Home

Excellent care home, clean and homely, lovely carers who constantly reassure the residents by hugs or sitting for a chat. Everyone is approachable so any problems can be aired and sorted immediately. Family care always made welcome anytime of the day and are invited to all parties and celebrations. A home from home.

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

Honey Lane Care Home

The first thing that struck me when I first visited the home was the happy atmosphere, with carers and all staff extremely friendly and compassionate to the residents. The staff are devoted to the residents, plus the layout of the building is perfect for us. I'm delighted my m7um is getting the best support here in this friendly care home. Plus the activities are on all the time and put together with great care and attention.

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

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Staff Profiles

Karen

Karen Dean

Job Title: Home Manager

Joined: 2010

Description:

Karen Dean who has had 19 years with nursing, residential and dementia care and has her RMA level 4, NVQ3, 1yr Diploma in Person Centred Dementia care, Aset Dementia care and Ncfe certificate in Dementia awareness. She also has several years experience in a senior management role.

Maurice

Maurice Wheelan

Job Title: Deputy Manager

Description:

Maurice has worked in care for 5 years, he started as a community support worker, quickly working his way up to head of care then deputy manager in a residential dementia care home.
Maurice holds a level 3 in Community Mental Health care, a Diploma in Health & Social Care level 3 and is currently undertaking his diploma level 5 in Leading and Managing Practice in Dementia Care.

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