Little Bramingham Farm, Luton, Bedfordshire
Little Bramingham Farm, Luton, Bedfordshire
Little Bramingham Farm, Luton, Bedfordshire

Set on the outskirts of Luton, Bedfordshire, Little Bramingham Farm offers an oasis of calm in an urban environment. The attractive grounds have been developed over the years by residents and the dedicated staff team. They include a garden that’s a perfect space to relax and read, or talk to friends and family.

All rooms at Little Bramingham Farm are spacious, light, airy and have en-suite bathrooms. The home also features a cosy lounge and dining room.

There is a dedicated, well-trained and compassionate team that specialises in providing residential care. Every resident has different needs, which is why specialised care plans are created for each person – ensuring the individual's needs are met.

Little Bramingham Farm is also able to provide respite care.

Please get in touch to find out more and to get a personalised quote.

Group: Friends of the Elderly

Person in charge: Emma Lawrence (Registered Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 25 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age

Admission Information: Old Age. Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 25

Rooms with ensuite WC: 25

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £786 – £1037 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Little Bramingham Farm to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Stairlift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Visiting:

No specific visiting hours.

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Little Bramingham Farm: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

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Reviews

9.8 Little Bramingham Farm has a Review Score of 9.8 (9.833)

The Review Score of 9.8 (maximum of 10) for Little Bramingham Farm is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.8 out of 5 from 6 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Little Bramingham Farm in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 5 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

  • a) 5 Points are available for the Average Rating of all Reviews over all time. For each review the Care Home / service is rated Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, Poor or Very Poor on a number of areas eg Staff, Management etc. The Care Home receives points for each rating as follows: Excellent = 5. Good = 4. Satisfactory = 3. Poor = 2. Very Poor = 1. These points are added up and then divided by the total number of completed ratings to generate the average rating.

    The Average Rating of 4.833 for Little Bramingham Farm is calculated as follows: ( (61 Excellents x 5) + (10 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 72 Ratings = 4.833

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 months. A Positive Review is defined as any Review with 'Extremely Likely' or 'Likely' in answer to the question 'How likely are you to recommend this Care Home to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?'

    The 5 points available are broken down as follows:

    1. 4 points are available for the first 5 Positive Reviews, 3 points for the first Positive Review and then 0.25 Points for each of the next 4 Positive Reviews.

    2. 1 point is available for reaching a target number of Positive Reviews based on 20% of the number of registered maximum number of service users. If the target is partially reached then that proportion of 1 point is given. eg a Care Home with 50 registered maximum number of service users has a target of 10 Positive Reviews, if it has 10 or more Positive Reviews it will receive 1 point, if it has 7 reviews will receive 0.7 points.

    The 5 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Little Bramingham Farm is based on 5 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 4

    2. Target of 5 positive Reviews (25 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 5 Reviews ÷ 5 Target = 1.000

  • When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.


Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    6
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Little Bramingham Farm?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    6
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Little Bramingham Farm

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    3
  • Son of Resident/Service User
    3

I visited several care homes before this one. As soon as I walked through the door, the difference was astounding - It was clean no smell, not like a care home at all, more like a cottage hotel. From the management down, all the staff are pleasant and always smiling. Always attentive and nothing is too much trouble. My mother is settled and well looked after, her room is very clean and the staff are always on call even if it is just for a chat.

How likely would you be to recommend Little Bramingham Farm? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

We have found the home to be very caring and supportive to the needs of my mother. They have looked after her from day one and she has settled well into the home. They are very open to relatives visiting and always take the time to talk to me about how my mother is doing.

The home has a really positive feeling and you can see how the residents enjoy living there. they have set a high standard in residential care.

How likely would you be to recommend Little Bramingham Farm? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

My mother moved to Little Bramingham Farm about a year ago. We feel fortunate to have found such a good care home and are confident that she is well cared for. From the start, the staff have been friendly and supportive, balancing care for the individual with professionalism. As my mother's needs have increased and especially following a recent stay in hospital, the staff have gone out of their way to help her adjust to her circumstances. The staff and management are always very approachable, taking the time to assist, advise and reassure as necessary. They liaise with us and health professionals on a regular basis.

How likely would you be to recommend Little Bramingham Farm? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

This is a 1st Class Care Home and I wish I had found this when first searching for a home for my mother who is 94 years of age. I had to move mum from another care home in Dunstable back in November 2015. The manager and the staff are excellent and will help you with anything if you have a problem or issues. The home is very well kept, clean, bright and friendly. Always a warm welcome. Lots of activities, entertainment and outings are available for the residents which is good to see, and which I have also attended when possible.
The staff are all helpful and friendly.

How likely would you be to recommend Little Bramingham Farm? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

What a revelation and lucky find this home is. Having experience of three other homes in this region and one in Exeter, I have some idea of how a care home should be. Somewhere that I walk into and feel relaxed and unworried about her care at all times. I Know that Mum can be difficult, gets up in the night (having no concept of time), has a cup of tea with the night staff, is encouraged to go back to bed and never remembers the next morning but always assures me that she “had an excellent night’s sleep”! Mum has been a resident for 12 months having initially gone in for respite care. During that time, I’ve observed that all staff are excellent, caring, supportive and whilst responsive to calls, never seem rushed or under pressure. She loves the food and the choices with each meal of hot cooked or cold food if she wishes. I feel that because the attitude is constant caring and weekly individual reviews, not just of my Mum but her needs and all aspects of her room, she is safe and happy.

How likely would you be to recommend Little Bramingham Farm? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

I have looked at many homes and price to Little Bramingham Farm. My father was in a nursing home. The standard of care at Little Bramingham Farm is excellent. The home/staff are excellent, supportive, caring and care for the residents in a caring dignified way. They are certainly overworked as the residents needs change often for the worse, due to age, but the staff cope. They work without breaks but they are always pleasant, patient and helpful. There's always a warm greeting whatever the day or time. The only concern I would have is food, during the day there is a good wholesome meal. Breakfast is cereal or toast never bacon, eggs or a bacon sandwich. Tea time is poor, soup, toast pate, scrambled egg, yoghurt, ice cream. The meals are often cold. There is no offer of supper and although you may be told the residents can ask, residents often do not like to. Tea trolley is at 7pm after that will not be until morning.

How likely would you be to recommend Little Bramingham Farm? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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