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Long Lane
Clayton West
West Yorkshire


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Profile Strength
Very Good 81%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing | Respite
Availability Yes
Regulator's Rating Good

Our lovely care home is located in the peaceful village of Clayton West outside Huddersfield, close to shops and amenities, and there is a local bus service that goes into town. Our home is characterised by a warm and welcoming environment, where residents enjoy independence and privacy with the reassurance of professional support. The best possible residential and early onset dementia care is offered by our highly trained staff.

Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Convalescence, Palliative, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
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.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
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)

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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Our Building and Facilities

We have a spacious lounge where residents can socialise, enjoy their favourite TV shows or simply relax, we also have a conservatory that overlooks the garden. A lift enables people who have mobility restrictions to access all amenities in the home. A garden runs around the side and to the rear of the home, with a paved patio area where residents enjoy the outdoors during the summer months. We have a dedicated hair salon, and host regular visits from healthcare practitioners such the dentist, optician and podiatrist.
Aden Lodge Care Home Huddersfield offers a range of activities including games, arts and crafts and 1-1 pamper sessions. Our activity schedule is designed around our residents’ choices, our dedicated activities coordinator takes residents on day trips to local beauty spots.

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Conservatory, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Hairdressers, Lift.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

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Our home has 40 tastefully decorated bedrooms with en suites for residents’ convenience. We encourage the people who reside at Aden Lodge to personalise their rooms with items of furniture, photographs and memorabilia so that they truly feel at home.  All rooms have TV aerial sockets, Wifi and wheelchair access and of course, nurse call systems for the safety and wellbeing of our residents.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 40
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 40

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Internet Access, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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In order to maintain the very highest standards of care, we ensure that our team are trained and qualified to care for our residents. All Home Managers are either qualified nurses or qualified to NVQ Level 4 in Management and Care, and all of our team members are qualified in Care to a minimum NVQ Level 2. As well as running an intensive induction programme, we provide internal training in statutory subjects such as Safer People Handling, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults, and Health and Safety.

Our Team
John Hill
John Hill

John founded Hill Care in 2001 after he purchased Burton Closes Hall Care Home in Bakewell. He remains a partner in Heathcotes Care and has been operating in the healthcare market for over 20 years.

Wendy Waddicor
Wendy Waddicor
Managing Director

Wendy joined Hill Care in November 2006, initially as a Regional Manager before progressing to Operations Director, and then Managing Director. She qualified as a nurse in 1985 before going on to study for a Masters Degree in Business Administration, graduating from Humberside University in 1996. Wendy has been working in the private healthcare sector almost 20 years and has overseen the growth and development of the current Hill Care portfolio from just over 100 registered beds to the current 1953 registered beds.

Mandy Vernon
Mandy Vernon
Operations Director

Mandy joined Hill Care in early 2012 as Operations Director to the head office in Chesterfield, following a short career break where she began to study for her Masters. A qualified nurse, Mandy has an impressive track record in the care industry, previously working at the Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Royal Hospital before holding the post of Regional Manager and Operations Director at Four Seasons.

Lynn Walter
Lynn Walter
Group Quality Manager

Lynn joined Hill Care in March 2010, taking on the role of Senior Regional Manager. Lynn is a qualified nurse and has many years’ experience working in the private sector for a large corporate group where she held the roles of Senior Home Manager, Project Manager and Operations Manager.

Beth Stevenson
Beth Stevenson
Divisional Director

Beth joined Hill Care in June 2015 taking the role as Regional Manager.  Beth has many years of experience working in the care industry for a large corporate group in the private sector where she held roles as Home Manager, Peripatetic Home Manager and Regional Manager.

Kim Bibby
Kim Bibby
Regional Manager

Kim Joined Hill Care in 2006 with a previous 5yrs experience in the care sector, Kim has supported Hill Care homes initially as a home manager in Runcorn and Bakewell and then became a regional manager for Hill Care in the South Yorkshire Region and now supporting 5 homes in the Midlands Region.

Vicky Taylor
Vicky Taylor
Divisional Director

Vicky joined Hill Care in August 2014. Vicky worked as a Registered Manager for 6 years running various different services for adults with Learning Disabilities for a Registered Charity. Then working in the private sector, was a Registered Manager for a large multisite which included :- Nursing, Dementia and Residential care for 7 years.

Anthony Disney
Anthony Disney
Estates Manager

Anthony joined Hill Care in 2012 after 28 years experience in the construction industry. Working throughout the UK Anthony trained construction teams and carried out major building works, including working out in Dubai. Anthony leads the maintenance teams at all of our homes and is responsible for all building works, making sure all the correct building certifications are in place and general upkeep of the homes.

Lynda K Hodgkinson
Lynda K Hodgkinson
Development and Governance Director

Lynda joined Hill Care in June 2016 taking on the role of strategic development manager. She qualified as a Registered Nurse in March 1985, spending 20 years as Home Manager then worked for the same company as a Dementia Care Project Manager where her role was to support homes throughout the country to become centres of excellence in dementia care. For the months prior to joining Hill Care Lynda worked in the same company as a Project Facilitator where she was involved in developing and introducing a Dementia Framework for the company. Lynda is a qualified Dementia Care Mapper (Bradford University 2006) and has attained the Registered Manager award level 4.

Lorraine Sharpe
Lorraine Sharpe
Regional Manager

Lorraine has worked in the Care Sector for 40 years so brings a wealth of experience to the company. Her career in Care started upon leaving school where she then became a Nursing Auxiliary in a Nursing Home. Over the years Lorraine has worked her way up the career ladder having worked as a Care Assistant, Senior Care Assistant, Deputy Manager, Registered Homes Manager before becoming a Regional Manager. Lorraine has gained experience in community care as well as Residential care and is passionate about providing good quality care to all whom she comes into contact with.

Tracey Reynolds
Tracey Reynolds
Regional Manager

Tracey has over 17 years’ experience in health and social care, progressing in her  career from health care assistant, senior health care assistant then deputy manager whilst working through her  qualifications to become a registered manager. Then taking on the role of  regional performance manager prior to joining Hill Care as Regional Manager.

Jane Mack,
Jane Mack,
Regional Manager

Jane joined Hill Care in  2017, taking on the role of  Regional Manager. Jane is a qualified psychiatric nurse and has many years’ experience  working in the private sector in secure hospitals. Prior to joining Hill Care Jane was a home manager and also worked with quality and compliance teams from local councils and regulatory bodies.

Dave Richards
Dave Richards
Group Catering Manager

Dave brings with him over 40 years’ experience in the catering and health care sector.  After qualifying as a chef he worked in 5-Star hotels and ran his own event catering business.  Dave has worked as a catering consultant in the care home sector and won the Catering Team of the year at the National Association of Care Catering Awards in 2015.  Dave brings a passion for creating exceptional meal time experiences with wonderful ambiance and well-presented, delicious food.

Helen Wood
Helen Wood
Regional Manager

Helen previously worked in Mental Health as a HCA then  joined Hill Care in 2008 as a senior carer and then taking on the role as Deputy Manager then Home Manager of The Beeches for 2 years. Finally taking on the role as Regional Manager in the North East region in 2019. Helen has  over 18 years experience in care.

Funding Types
Local Authority Kirklees
Region Yorkshire & Humberside
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes

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Activities Are So Important

Being active and learning new things is something everyone enjoys.  We recognise that activities can help a person feel connected to normal life and helps to maximise choice and control.  They provide an opportunity for fun and playfulness and encourage independence, social inclusion, communication and expression of feelings.  Our activities programmes are designed around the hobbies and interests of all residents whether they live in a residential, nursing or dementia care home.  In addition our activities co-ordinators work with members of the community and organisations such as the National Citizen Service to bring them into our homes to engage with residents, as well as to encourage our residents to become involved in their local communities.

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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Dancing, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Quiz Games, Reminiscence, Singing, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.

Long Lane
Clayton West
West Yorkshire

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Requires Improvement
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 24th November 2020
Last rated 21st February 2018

6th January 2021

22nd August 2020

21st February 2018

7th March 2017

17th March 2016

14th September 2013

13th November 2012

12th August 2011

Registration Date 19th January 2011
Service Provider Aden House Limited, S41 8NL
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church.

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

Frequently asked questions about Aden Lodge Care Home

Aden Lodge Care Home was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in February 2018.
Aden Lodge Care Home provides Nursing and Respite care.
Aden Lodge Care Home has 40 rooms.
Aden Lodge Care Home is owned by Hill Care Group.
No. Aden Lodge Care Home does not offer Residential care.
Yes. Aden Lodge Care Home does offer Respite care.
No. Aden Lodge Care Home does not provide care for people with Dementia.
Aden Lodge Care Home comes under Kirklees.

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