Garlands, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire
Garlands, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire

Providing top quality Residential & Dementia care in a friendly atmosphere is the primary objective of Garlands Residential Care Home, 27 Church Street, Heckmondwike. In the picturesque setting of the former St James’s Church vicarage, the Grade II listed building provides the ideal environment to achieve this aim. Helping to create this atmosphere is the fact that Garlands is a family owned and run concern. A residential home for more than 20 years, Garlands was taken over by present owners David and Gillian Bolland in May 2007 and daughter Linzi is the registered manager, with more than 16 years’ experience in the care sector. Creating a home from home for residents is an essential part of the Garlands ethos. To achieve this person-centred care plans are put in place to ensure that residents live at Garlands as they would at home and to make it even more like home pets are welcomed and visitors are welcome at any time. The home also provides respite care & day care.

At present Garlands is home to 20 residents with some double rooms which means that married couples can remain together when it becomes too difficult to remain in their own home or if people want to share for company.

A wide range of services and activities are available to residents. These include:
Weekly hairdressing, private chiropodist, a monthly church service, entertainment, motivation classes and many more.
Transfers from other residential homes can be arranged and there are no top up fees.

All staff are trained to NVQ level two and above.

Garlands recently underwent an infection control audit and emerged with an excellent result of 93 per cent.

Owner: Mr & Mrs D Bolland

Person in charge: Linzi Bolland (Acting Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 20 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Punjabi Mirpuri, Czech, Panjabi, Punjabi, Urdu

Single Rooms: 10

Shared Rooms: 5

Rooms with ensuite WC: 10

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

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Garlands: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

1 Bed Vacancy

posted 21 Nov 2017

Residential & Dementia vacancies. one in a single en-suite room downstairs.

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