Limetree Care Centre

8 Limetree Close, Off Christchurch Road, Lambeth, London SW2 3EN

Limetree is a purpose-built 92 bed Care Home, which offers care and accommodation for people living with dementia. Limetree has been awarded BEACON status by the Gold Standards Framework in Care Homes (GSFCH) for the provision of gold standard end of life care to those in the last days of their life and is one of the few fully dementia homes in South-East England accredited with the highest status in the GSF accreditation rating system.

Limetree offers Dementia Nursing and Dementia Residential care. All our rooms have en-suite facilities and there are spacious dining and lounge areas, as well as a beautiful garden.

Family and friends are encouraged to be part of the caring process. All meals are freshly prepared and there are always hot and cold snacks readily available.

The equality and diversity celebrated at Limetree Care Centre has received recognition and Limetree now features on the Social Care Institute for Excellence website in “Keeping active and occupied”, a section on the dementia gateway (a source of information to everyone who works in an environment caring for people living with dementia), Limetree’s approaches to individual cultural needs have been recognised as good practice to be shared with other providers.

Limetree was presented with the “Modernisation Initiative End of Life Care” award in recognition of the outstanding contribution to improving dementia care 2010-2011.

Other features of notice:

Each unit has its own lounge and dining area
In-house pub ‘The Lime & Tree’
Hairdressing & Beauty Salon
Garden- wheelchair accessible
Contracted GP visiting twice a week
Training Room for staff with e-Learning facilities
Onsite laundry services
Rich activities programme
Church services lead by local churches
ABLYSS electronic Care Management Systems (CMS ABLYSS)

Group: Excelcare Holdings

Person in charge: Oxana Nesterenco (General Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Lambeth Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 92 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Admission Information: Local Authority. Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 92

Rooms with ensuite WC: 92

Fees information:

Please call us for fee information.

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Bar/Cafe on premises • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room


Limetree Care Centre is situated just off of Christchurch Road. The bus stop is on Christchurch Road and Brixton and Streatham are just a short bus journey away. The nearest station is Tulse Hill, and the nearest Underground station is Brixton. There is a mini-supermarket within walking distance of the home.

Limetree Care Centre is situated on the A205 London South Circular, just off of Christchurch Road, near to Brixton Hill.

By bus
Local bus stop is situated on Christchurch Road, short bus journey to Brixton and Streatham
bus stop. Serving routes: 109, 118, 133, 137, 159, 201, 250, 333, 417, 57, 59, N109, N133, N137

By tube
Nearest tube station is Brixton.

By train
Nearest train station is Tulse Hill and is within a walking distance.


The home has an open visiting policy, except during mealtimes, and the manager is always happy to discuss the care needs of people living in the home.


There is ample free parking for staff and visitors.

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Limetree Care Centre: click here

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


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Date: Thursday 27 Apr 2017

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April 2015

365 Days Zero Pressure Ulcers

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Date: Thursday 16 Apr 2015

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December 2012

5 STAR EHO rating

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Date: Friday 07 Dec 2012

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