Longlands is registered for forty-eight residents and offers a team of skilled and friendly carers, able to provide care for older people and adults with dementia or a physical disability, while also being able to offer day care.
Care homes from The Orders of St John Care Trust are well respected in Lincolnshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire where the voluntary sector charity has a strong presence after seeing healthy growth since it first opened homes in 1992.
All residents are supported in the pursuit of active lifestyle and personal interests, while benefitting from a care philosophy that prioritises dignity and independence alongside health, safety and security.
Person in charge: Ivana Pavlova (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Oxfordshire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 48 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's
Admission Information: Ages 65+.
Single Rooms: 48
Rooms with ensuite WC: 0
Facilities & Services: Day Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Bar/Cafe on premises • Television point in own room
Latest CQC* Report on Longlands: click here
*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Recommendation Score: 8.1 (8.142)
The user 'Recommendation Score' (8.1 for Longlands) 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 Peter Nowland (Nephew of Resident/Service User) on Wednesday 27 August 2014.
My auntie is very happy and gaining weight since being in Longlands. I am always welcome by staff and managers, door i always open, I feel I can talk to her about anything. The handyman is always helpful. I help with some activities and feel they are very good and bring a lot of joy to the residents with a good variety for everyone. The home is lovely and I am very happy.
Care / Support: Excellent
Food & Drink: Excellent
Safety / Security: Excellent
Value for Money: Excellent
Job Title: Home Manager
The forty eight residents at Longlands receive a high quality of care from over forty five staff members including, carers, ancillary staff and an administration assistant. The team is led by the manager who is supported by a Head of Care and a team of Care Leaders.
Ivana Pavlova has been the Manager of Longlands since October 2012. She has over 17 years’ experience working with the elderly. Ivana studied human medicine in Bulgaria and has a Bachelors Degree in psychology which she achieved 10 years ago.
Ivana came to live and work in the UK and started with The Orders of St John Care Trust 5 years ago as a Care Assistant.
As well as achieving a Bachelors Degree, Ivana has also achieved a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health & Social Care and Children and Young Peoples Services. She has completed numerous short courses covering all aspects of caring for the elderly including End of Life care and Dementia.
Ivana strives to provide a professional and holistic care service for residents with an aim to empower and support each resident in fulfilling their wishes and achieving their optimum level of independence by ensuring that the forty eight residents at Longlands are looked after by a highly motivated and dedicated team.