Lyons Court Care Home, Chelmsford, Essex
Lyons Court Care Home, Chelmsford, Essex
Lyons Court Care Home, Chelmsford, Essex

Situated in Chelmsford, Lyons Court provides residential care for up to twenty-six individuals with a friendly and professionally-run service, providing 24 hour care.

Residents enjoy a relaxing environment where they can pursue an independent lifestyle, socialise and get to know others at their own leisure, while making full use of local amenities if they so wish.

Personal care plans are set up to make sure that the appropriate care services are practised, in collaboration with community health teams and other healthcare professionals.

Group: Sanctuary Care Ltd

Person in charge: Rebecca Dunn (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 26 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Polish, Portuguese, Russian

Single Rooms: 26

Rooms with ensuite WC: 26

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • 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 Lyons Court Care Home: click here

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

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Current Reviews

Review Score: 8.6 (8.636)

The user Review Score of 8.6 for Lyons Court Care Home is based on 6 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 8.636 is made up of 4.574 Points relating to the ratings and 4.062 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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Mum had very poor eyesight, hearing and mobility. The staff worked hard at making mum feel at home and comfortable. Transferring mum became very difficult and a hoist was needed regularly. The staff made the process as smooth and as dignified as they could. Dad was made very welcome, visiting every afternoon (all visitors are welcome). When mum was approaching the end the night staff were like angels helping my sister and I to make mums passing as comfortable as possible for her.

How likely would you be to recommend Lyons Court Care Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Mother has been a resident since February 2015, this has been a home from home for her. The staff have been brilliant and the food and facilities are very good. Mum died at the home two weeks ago and the staff couldn't have been kinder or more caring. Thank you.

How likely would you be to recommend Lyons Court Care Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Jean likes Lyons Court and she feels comfortable here, she likes the gardens and restful. Would recommend the home to family and friends.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

The overall standard of care is very good, and would recommend that anyone looking for a care home, to take a look at Lyons Court first.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

I would recommend this home to anyone looking for a home, as the home is very caring and looks after the residents to a high standard.
They are always looking for ways to improve the residents comfort and there are opportunities i.e. resident and relative meetings where you can have your say on anything concerning you. There are lots of interests for the residents to take part in and they are encouraged to do so.

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Very helpful and thoughtful staff in every aspect of care. Clean rooms, clean pleasant dining area. 5* place.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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