Tel: 020 8892 4772
Barchester Lynde House Care Home is without doubt one of Richmond’s best Care Homes; located by the River Thames with views of The Terrace and surrounding meadows.
Built in 1998 and acquired by Barchester Healthcare in 2004, Lynde House has consistently grown in reputation for the care provided by our first class team of staff. We have retained traditional values of compassion, care and dignity whilst celebrating life to the full. Innovative thinking and an understanding of our resident and relatives expectations has elevated standards to the highest levels; contradicting the bad press which has engulfed care homes over recent months and years. Our dedicated team of attentive staff (nurses, carers, hospitality, housekeeping, maintenance, entertainment, administration and gardening are available to assist in any way they can, so our residents can be assured of a needs focussed, caring and respectful service.
Nutrition is a key aspect of the care we provide and our award winning Chef and his team provides first class food, freshly prepared at breakfast, lunchtime and in the evening, seven days of the week.
Our room all have ensuite toilets, TV’s and are decorated to the highest standard. Residents are encouraged to bring their treasured possessions with them when moving into their new home.
• 76 lovely bedrooms with ensuite toilets
• First class team of well-trained clinical and non-clinical staff
• Excellent ratings with CQC, Age UK and Carehomes.co.uk
• Excellent team of healthcare professionals supporting care in our home; GP, Chiropodist, Optician, hairdresser and an in house physiotherapist.
• Elegant dining facilities & lounges
• Wide range of activities catering to all tastes from live musical entertainment to drama club and exercise classes.
• Fresh first class food
• Beautiful gardens and vista
• Excellent links with other health and social care providers in the area
• Wheelchair accessible rooms and public areas on both floors of the home including two lifts.
• Car parking
• Wi Fi
We are first and foremost a nursing care home offering both general personal and nursing care and more specialist nursing care to our residents at every stage of their later life. We have particular expertise in care for residents who have had a stroke and end of life care but we also have many residents who are quite independent but enjoy the caring aspects of the home, the company and the huge range of activities and socialising that goes on day after day.
Our general manager is an experienced professional manager with over 25 years in healthcare, most recently as Director of Clinical services of an acute NHS Hospital Trust. She is supported by a team of dedicated professionals whose raison d’aitre is to maintain the highest of standards for our residents in a professional but relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Barchester puts staff development as one of the core aspects to achieving good quality care; we at Lynde House endorse this fully and ensure a well-trained, competent team of staff to care for our residents.
Please come and visit at your convenience
Owner: Barchester Healthcare Ltd
Person in charge: Alison McIntosh (Home Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 76 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • No Medical Intervention • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults
Specialist Care Categories: Cancer Care • Colitis & Crohn's Disease • Epilepsy • Hearing Impairment • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Neuropathic • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 55+.
Single Rooms: 76
Rooms with ensuite WC: 76
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest CQC* Report on Barchester Lynde House Care Home: click here
*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Current Bed Vacancies Posted by Barchester Lynde House Care Home
(We currently have a vacancy. Please contact us to discuss your needs further. We would love to welcome you for a visit.)
posted 18 Feb 2014
Awards / Recognitions
Date: Wednesday 14 Nov 2012
Recommendation Score: 7.3 (7.253)
The user 'Recommendation Score' (7.3 for Barchester Lynde House 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.
Review of Barchester Lynde House Care Home on Friday 5 October 2012 by Josephine H (Daughter of Resident)
My mother has been here for 6 1/2 years and I feel it has prolonged her life. She is now 104 1/2 years old. The staff are all very caring. The management is very good and deal with any issues or problems swiftly and efficiently. The order and cleanliness of the home is 100%. The food is varied and interesting. They organise things inside the home and outdoors to in the summer, to suit all tastes.
Review of Barchester Lynde House Care Home on Wednesday 3 October 2012 by Will D (Son of former resident)
Very considerate staff, experienced in end of life care. They treat all patients with dignity and good humour in very difficult circumstances. Beautiful and well maintained gardens. Lots of organised activities in the local area.
Care Home Idol 2013
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