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Darlingscote Road
Shipston On Stour
CV36 4DY


Profile Strength
Good 73%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Residential
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Amanda Leitch is Manager at Low Furlong.

Nestled on the outskirts of the rural town of Shipston-On-Stour, Low Furlong is a brand new, purpose built 68 bed residential home providing excellent standards of care for the elderly, including those living with dementia. An easy, 10 minute walk from the centre of this beautiful market town, Low Furlong is ideally situated with easy access to the countryside, as well the convenience of nearby shops. With historic Stratford a mere 15 minutes away by car this well-appointed and welcoming care home enjoys the benefits of a central location but with the calm, quiet charm of semi-rural position.

Low Furlong delivers high levels of considerate, expert support for a wide range of elderly care needs, including considerate provision for those living with dementia. We stress a holistic approach in which the 'whole person' needs of the individual - the spiritual as well as physical - are met with respect and dignity.

Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's.

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.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
Covid-19 Emergency Support Framework
The regulatory body has assessed care providers on their ability to manage four key areas during the pandemic.  Click here to download their assessment.
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)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Telephone for external calling

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

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Minimum Age

Our Building and Facilities

As part of a modern development Low Furlong has been planned with the needs of residents very much in mind.

As you'd expect Low Furlong is entirely access friendly throughout with wide, spacious corridors contributing to the bright and airy feel, whilst still ensuring that residents of all levels of mobility can enjoy the freedom to move around in maximum comfort and safety.

Low Furlong has been thoughtfully decorated throughout with the inclusion of dementia friendly colour schemes, as well as both quiet and 'retro' lounges - the latter featuring decoration and furniture from yesteryear, in addition to hand-picked antiques which residents are encouraged to interact with. The innovative idea having dedicated street names and individual room numbers allows residents to maintain a personal postage address - enabling individuals to retain their identity and independence whilst still enjoying the benefits of professional care and support. 

Externally Low Furlong is surrounded by attractive raised meadow banks, planted with a range of attractive flowers, whilst a central patio area allows residents to enjoy the best of the sunshine.

You can enjoy tea, coffee and lovely range of homemade cakes & biscuits in our charming on-site tea room. Deliberately non-matching crockery provides all the nostalgia of a homely tea room of days gone by. In addition, Low Furlong's own little shop sells a welcome range of items, including bygone sweets and pop, gift sets, toiletries and a lovely selection of greetings cards. Residents can even collect their daily newspaper from the shop to maintain their established habit of 'popping out to get the paper'.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Coffee Shop / Café, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Coffee Shop, Lift, Minibus.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Seating, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

Low Furlong PROOF.pdf

Our Photos


All bedrooms feature a very high standard of decoration, including ensuite bathrooms and pleasant views over raised flower beds - premium rooms even boast doors leading out into their own patio or the communal seating area.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 68
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 68

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Direct Garden Access, Furnished, Unfurnished.

Room Facilities
Catch up TV, Freeview TV, Private Patio, Sky/Cable TV, Telephone Point.

Our Photos

Our staff are selected not only for their experience and qualifications but also for their caring approach. Our aim is to ensure that our homes create an environment which really does feel like home, where friends and family are always welcome. We believe in "Dignity for Everyone, Every Day" and value the people we look after. We promise to provide a quality of life and sense of wellbeing and truly care for our residents.

Our Team
Amanda Leitch
Amanda Leitch
The Importance Of Meal Times

Mealtimes are, to many, the highlight of the day and all of our meals are made of fresh produce, prepared by our own chefs and catering teams. We undertake to provide a nutritious and balanced diet around your preferences; we like our residents to have a say in what they eat as they did at home.

We Serve Food At
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegan, Vegetarian.

Activities Are So Important

Low Furlong features a full range of stimulating and relaxing activities - including age-appropriate exercise - with residents being consulted and encouraged to continue with existing hobbies as well as making suggestions for future events.

Our Photos

Activities At Home
Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Dancing, Excursions, Exercise Class, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.

Darlingscote Road
Shipston On Stour
CV36 4DY

Regulator: CQC

Category Rating
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Read More
Report Published 13th December 2017
Registration Date 10th December 2012
Bus Stop nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

Nearby Services
Hospital, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about Low Furlong

Low Furlong was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in December 2017.
Low Furlong provides Dementia and Residential care.
Low Furlong has 68 rooms.
Low Furlong is owned by Runwood Homes.
Yes. Low Furlong does offer Residential care.
No. Low Furlong does not offer Respite care.
Yes. Low Furlong does provide care for people with Dementia.
Low Furlong comes under Warwickshire.
Amanda Leitch is the manager of Low Furlong.

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