Abbey Place Care Home & Dementia Village

90 Abbey Road, Fartown, Huddersfield HD2 1BB

Abbey Place Care Home & Dementia Village, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Abbey Place Care Home & Dementia Village, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Abbey Place Care Home & Dementia Village, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Abbey Place Care Home is set in the heart of a residential estate in Fartown, a district of Huddersfield which is approximately 1 km north of the town centre.

All of the home's bedrooms have en-suite facilities and residents are welcome to bring personal items to help to make the home their own.

Abbey Place offers a choice of TV/DVD lounges and quiet lounges as well as a large outdoor area with gardens for the residents and visitors to enjoy.

The activities co-ordinator organises a regular entertainment and activity programme, catering for the wide range of resident’s interests and hobbies. All staff have been dementia trained by the Alzheimer’s Society to ensure the home is a warm and welcoming place for residents to live.

The home also has an appetising and nutritional home cooked menu, designed by a nutritionist to cater for any dietary needs.

Group: Larchwood Care

Person in charge: Fiona Lindsay (Home Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 38 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Mental Health Condition • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Bipolar/Manic Depression • Cancer Care • Challenging Behaviour • Colitis & Crohn's Disease • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Schizophrenia • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 60+.

Single Rooms: 38

Rooms with ensuite WC: 38

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • 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 Abbey Place Care Home & Dementia Village: 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: 7.8 (7.820)

The user Review Score of 7.8 for Abbey Place Care Home & Dementia Village is based on 1 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 7.820 is made up of 4.667 Points relating to the ratings and 3.153 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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The physical layout of the home - justly called a "village" is striking (and probably unique) and allows residents with mobility the freedom to walk in the attractive outdoors areas.
Rooms have been refurbished and are pleasant.
But it is the staff who are the important element in the success or otherwise of the institution, and almost without exception we have found them to be warm and welcoming, with a clear affection for the residents in their charge.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

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