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Profile Strength
Very Good 85%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Call for details
Regulator's Rating Inspected but not rated
Meet The Manager

Tracey Hartley is Registered Home Manager at Longridge Hall.

I have a passion for care and have worked in the industry for over 20 years.

For the past 12 years I have worked at Longridge Hall Care Home, starting as deputy manager and progressing to become the home's Registered Manager four years ago.

Longridge Hall Care Home became part of the Sandstone Care Group in 2020. They are extremely supportive and have shown that they care and want the best for our residents and our home.

The best thing about working in the care sector? Knowing that I am able to make the lives of our residents as happy and comfortable as possible.

Tracey Hartley

Longridge Hall & Lodge is located in Preston and home to 60 residents.

Two purpose-built care homes sit together on the site, providing 24hr residential care for 30 residents in the Hall and round the clock specialist dementia support for 30 elderly residents in the Lodge.

Longridge Hall & Lodge is found in the heart of the strong and close community town of Longridge, just eight miles from Preston, with strong transport links.

A Day in the Life of Longridge Hall
Longridge Hall Care Home
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, High Dependency, Personal care.
Disability Support Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia, Severe Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.
Respite Care Yes

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

What we're doing to keep residents & visitors safe


We carefully follow guidance from Public Health England and Wales combined with the Care Quality Commission,Care Inspectorate Wales and the Local Authority for information. Residents and families are kept up to date through regular contact with our home managers. Our staff have all received the relevant specialist training on infection control.


Our homes have increased the frequency of sanitation including high frequency touchpoints.
Our housekeepers have received additional training and guidance and, along with their existing cleaning schedules, using commercial grade quality cleaning products, they will continue to keep our homes clean and safe. Staff arrive in their own clothes and change into a clean uniform on site.


We have a consistent supply of high-quality PPE for both staff and visitors which is utilised and handled in line with Government guidance. This includes both how it should be worn, and how it should be removed and disposed of.


Our staff are tested three times a week using a combination of PCR tests (processed in laboratories) and lateral flow device tests that give results in less than 30 minutes. All our residents have a temperature check twice daily and take a PCR test every 28 days, unless presenting symptoms.


All essential visitors and contractors must follow our infection control procedures. These include a temperature check, hand sanitation, health questionnaire and a lateral flow device test. Full medical grade PPE is also issued upon entry.


We understand the important role of staying in touch with family and friends over this difficult time. Each resident may name five individuals for contact visits under strict infection control measures, including a pre-test and PPE issued. All of our homes offer pod visits where they are face-to-face with a loved one. The pods are divided by a clear screen and have their own separate entrance and exit.
In addition to pod visits, we encourage video calls, phone calls and letters. Pod visits are pre-agreed and follow stringent guidelines to ensure everyone remains safe. All these options are available to book online, or on the telephone.


The emotional wellbeing and health of residents is at the very heart of all our care homes. Our full-time activity coordinators have full and varied timetables to ensure our residents remain stimulated both physically and mentally. Our experienced carers monitor the health of each resident daily and, should medical attention be required, medical professionals continue to operate within the homes in accordance with our essential visitor policy. Regular ward rounds are conducted virtually with GPs.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Infection Screening We are using technology to screen for infections & monitor symptoms.
safe-tick Regulatory Assessment We have been assessed by the care regulator in our approach to infection control.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space
Connectivity for resident testing, monitoring & communications

Infection control and the safety of both residents and staff often requires quarantine measures and the isolation of care home residents. To test, monitor and allow residents to communicate with relatives, the prevalence of room-level connectivity within the home is becoming increasingly relevant.

Wireless Internet access (WiFi)

Yes, our care home has WiFi in all our resident’s rooms.

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

Yes, our care home has mobile phone signal in all our resident’s rooms.

Telephone for external calling

Our care home provides a telephone in some of our residents’ rooms.

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Our Building and Facilities

We have several communal areas throughout the home, which are enjoyed by our residents, either for socialising, for some peace and quiet, or for meeting with friends and relatives. Our home benefits from lovely enclosed gardens, which provide a pleasant and secure environment to enjoy the outdoors, particularly during the warmer months. In the cooler month’s residents can use our indoor garden or sensory room or recently refurbished lounges. We also have an activities room were residents can have fun with arts and crafts, with the art work being displayed around the home.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Bar / Pub, Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, GP, Lift, Minibus.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Scenic Views, Seating, Secure Garden, Sensory Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

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Each of the 60 rooms is ensuite and decorated with modern and bright fittings and furnishings throughout. Our rooms are equipped with the latest facilities and amenities.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 60
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 60

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View, Step Free Access.

Room Facilities
Alarm, Freeview TV, Internet Access, Secure Access, Telephone Point.

Our Photos

Longridge Hall and Lodge in Preston specialises in residential, dementia residential and short-term respite care. Each of the home's 60 modern rooms is en-suite and equipped with the latest facilities and amenities.

The experienced and dedicated staff is on hand 24 hours a day, providing high-quality person-centred care to all residents, who in addition to receiving any support they may need can enjoy a wide range of facilities.

Facilities include several communal areas, enclosed gardens, an indoor garden/sensory room, an activities room and more. Longridge Hall and Lodge has strong links with the community and regularly takes residents for outings and invite performers and groups into the home.

Our Team
Tracey Hartley
Tracey Hartley
Registered Home Manager

I have a passion for care and have worked in the industry for over 20 years.

For the past 12 years I have worked at Longridge Hall Care Home, starting as deputy manager and progressing to become the home's Registered Manager four years ago.

Longridge Hall Care Home became part of the Sandstone Care Group in 2020. They are extremely supportive and have shown that they care and want the best for our residents and our home.

The best thing about working in the care sector? Knowing that I am able to make the lives of our residents as happy and comfortable as possible.

Funding Types
Local Authority Lancashire
Region North West
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes

Choice Dining Logo

Choice Dining is a food-focused accreditation designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare the dining experience within different care settings.

To be awarded the Choice Dining badge, a care home will have committed to delivering exceptional dining experiences with a strong focus on preference, individuality, hygiene and the environment. You can explore the specifics of all participating homes in the tab below to learn more about the food on offer, how it is served and presented and what they’re doing to cater for your personal taste. For more information about Choice Dining please click here.

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Activities Are So Important

We want our residents to be as active and engaged as they can be. With this in mind we have appointed dedicated Activity Coordinators in each home, who are tasked with creating a daily programme of events and activities that are designed around the interests and hobbies of our residents.

Our activities are tailored to individuals’ abilities and skills with the use of a mini bus for weekly outings for local places of interest. We have a strong link to the community and regularly welcome performers and groups into the home, in addition to getting out and about as much as possible.

Our Photos

Activities At Home
Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Excursions, Exercise Class, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Music Entertainment, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions, Shopping.

4 Barnacre Road

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Inspected but not rated
Safe Inspected but not rated
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 11th May 2021
Last rated 20th May 2021

20th May 2021

Registration Date 17th January 2020
Service Provider Sandstone Care North West Limited, WA3 6AE
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park on-site.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

Nearby Services
Church, Local Walks & Bike Rides, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Longridge Hall

Longridge Hall was given an overall rating of "Inspected but not rated" by the CQC in May 2021.
Longridge Hall provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Longridge Hall is owned by Sandstone Care Group.
Yes. Longridge Hall does offer Residential care.
Yes. Longridge Hall does offer Respite care.
Yes. Longridge Hall does provide care for people with Dementia.
Longridge Hall comes under Lancashire.
Tracey Hartley is the manager of Longridge Hall.

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