Providing quality residential care since 1972, St Andrews is situated in private grounds, surrounded by tranquil parklands. The home also enjoys spectacular views of Welwyn Garden City golf course and within easy access to the A1.
St Andrews prides itself in providing the very highest standards in personalised, specialist care to all of its residents and the staff work hard to ensure the residents feel fully at home.
The home offers single en-suite bedrooms, which they actively encourage residents to personalise. Some rooms have an extra shower facility.
Depending on an individual's specific requirements, St Andrews offers differing levels of care within different areas of the home. The Garden Suite offers care to those with dementia related needs, including individual and organised activities. Specialist residential care is provided in surroundings specifically designed for residents with high levels of dependency. This environment also provides easy access to our spacious ground for our more physically active residents.
St Andrews offers residents a choice of lounges and dining areas, a period style parlour and themed reminiscence rooms. The beautifully manicured gardens at St Andrews offer a safe environment, with easy access for outdoor activities.
St Andrews offers long term residential care and short stay respite breaks for older people. The home specialises in the care of older people with dementia related needs and benefits from a safe dementia environment.
The home's Activities Organiser arranges a varied social calendar of meaningful, appropriate activities and entertainment, including trips to places of interest.
Group: B&M Care Ltd
Person in charge: Marcia Tonkin (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Hertfordshire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 70 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Parkinson's Disease • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 65+.
Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Malay, Thai
Single Rooms: 70
Rooms with ensuite WC: 70
Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single from £775
Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Separate EMI Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest CQC* Report on St Andrews Care Home: click here
*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Recommendation Score: 7.5 (7.546)
The user 'Recommendation Score' (7.5 for St Andrews 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.
Submitted by Bernard Martin (Son of Resident/Service User) on Friday 20 December 2013.
The welcome on entering the home is always warm, recently the home has really stood out from the crowd. I would like to thank the staff within the home that look after my father, I know I can leave after visiting knowing my father is in safe hand.
Overall Standard: Excellent
Care / Support: Excellent
Treated with Dignity: Good
Food & Drink: Good
Safety / Security: Excellent
Value for Money: Good
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