Riverdale Care Home

65 Duggers Lane


Tel: 01376 349643

Email: Jane Hare

Care Provider: Westgate Healthcare (Braintree) Limited

Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia, Respite, Residential.
Availability Call for details
Prices Start From £1,200.00
Overall CQC Rating Good
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Meet The Manager

Jane Hare is Care Home Manager at Riverdale Care Home.

Jane has worked in health and social care for majority of her working life and for the last 18 years has been in managerial positions. Jane thrives on enabling others to develop their abilities and achieve their full potential and feels it’s a privilege to be able to work so closely with people and their families to make sure residents at Riverdale are fulfilled, happy and content. Jane believes hearing people laugh and seeing their smiles is food for the soul.

Jane Hare

Located on the bank of the River Brain and surrounded by natural flora and fauna, Riverdale Care Home is a luxurious and comfortable home perfectly suited to provide the complete care package for residents.

32 individual suites provide a first-class, yet private and welcoming environment for the residents.

A host of hotel-inspired facilities are available for residents’ comfort from 24-hour room service to outdoor al fresco dining, with chefs producing fresh meals rich in nutritional value.

On-site amenities include a hair & beauty salon, multisensory spa bath, cinema, potting shed, fine dining and outdoor terraces – Riverdale offers an eco-friendly sustainable living space that meets the individual needs of all residents.

More than just outstanding residential care; the committed team create a home-from-home environment, to ensure all needs – beyond the realms of care – will be met.  

Riverdale offers residential, respite, and dementia care and has double rooms to accommodate couples.

  • Tranquil & natural surroundings
  • Residential care
  • Respite breaks
  • Luxury facilities
  • Riverdale Café
  • Sensory courtyard
  • Potting shed
  • Cinema room
  • Library
  • Traditional Pub area
  • Spa
  • Fine dining room for entertaining friends and family
  • Hair salon
  • Daily refreshments and delicious, nutritious meals
  • Activities, entertainment and hobby groups
  • Housekeeping
  • Double rooms for couples
Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Walking Frame, Physical Disability, Physically Frail.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Specialisms Elderly Frail.
Respite Care Yes
Minimum Age

Our Building and Facilities

Riverdale Care Home has a Café, Library and even a traditional pub to enjoy the evening in. There’s also a spa and a hair salon available, making it easy to indulge in a bit of pampering and relaxation. Of course these many services don’t take away from the true essence of Riverdale Care Home – a homely setting where everyone is welcome.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

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

What Else Do We Provide
Beauty Salon, Hairdressers, Cinema, Library, Overnight Guest Stay, Assisted Bathroom, Lift.

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

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All rooms are accommodating and well presented.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 32
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 32

Type Of Room
Single Room, Double Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Unfurnished, Direct Garden Access, Garden View.

Room Facilities

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At Riverdale Care Home in Braintree, Essex you will find a caring and qualified team working to make residents as comfortable as possible. As a family-run business, we know how important it is to see that loved-ones are being looked after properly. That’s why at Westgate we ensure all our care homes offer a first-class care service, with Riverdale in particular offering fantastic care and comfort to all our residents.

The physical and mental wellbeing of our residents is of the utmost importance to us, which is why Riverdale Care Home and its uniquely tranquil surroundings is the perfect option when searching for a care home in the county of Essex.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Fees Start From £1,200.00

The Importance Of Meal Times

Whether it’s a wholesome Sunday roast or a more exotic gourmet dish, our Chefs make sure every meal is nutritionally balanced and made from fresh local ingredients. All our menus offer choices and we will supplement these with alternatives for those who wish for something different. Alongside home-made meals, a range of snacks are available for the people living in our homes. Alongside home-made meals, a range of snacks are also freshly baked for the people living in our homes.


Westgate Healthcare has partnered with Academy to offer a dynamic, fresh and vibrant catering service within our care homes. Serving nutritious, well-balanced and appropriate food is all part of the care that is provided within the home, and the Atalian Servest team provide a focused, bespoke, responsive and above all flexible catering service to our residents.

We Serve Food At
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Dietary Options
Vegetarian, Vegan, Pureed, Diabetic.

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Activities Are So Important

Residents never have any difficulty finding a bit of mental stimulation at Riverdale. The care home has its own library, while several residents take part in hobby groups and activities outside the home. And when you want to catch up with loved ones, our charming dining room is the idea setting to host visiting friends and family, or to celebrate special occasions with the other residents.

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Activities At Home
Crafts, Animal Petting, Themed Events, Birthday Celebrations, Visiting Entertainment.

65 Duggers Lane

Category Rating
Overall Good
Safe Requires Improvement
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Read More https://api.cqc.org.uk/public/v1/reports/e9e39ba7-62e1-4962-8e03-3ac1186c8abd
Report Published 18th September 2019
Registration Date 23rd September 2018
Bus Stop nearby, Train Station nearby, Car Park on-site.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church, Methodist Church.

Nearby Services
Hospital, Shops, Shopping Centre, Restaurant, Park, Garden Centre, Pub.

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