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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,500.00
Regulator's Rating Good

The Orchards is a new purpose built three storey home which has 66 bedrooms. Each floor is a named house. The ground floor has 18 bedrooms and is called Apple Blossom House. This floor will house Residents who are more independent living.

The home is managed by Greensleeves Care a not-for-profit organisation and one of the best and most respected care charities in the country.


Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Palliative, Personal care.
Disability Support Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Walking Frame.
Medication By Mouth.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Agitation / Restlessness, Challenging Behaviour, Disrupted Sleep Patterns, Mild Forgetfulness.
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

Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Sterilisation & Disinfection Devices We are using sterilisation and/or disinfection devices within our care setting.
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

Family Portal

Yes, our care home has provides families with a family portal. Find out more about Family Portals here.

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Minimum Age
65

LGBTQ Welcome
Yes
Contract
Key Information for The Orchards.pdf
Our Building and Facilities

The Orchards Care Home is stunning purpose built care home that provides an exceptional environment that residents thrive in.  Every bedroom is spacious, beautifully furnished and comes with a full en-suite wet room.  This means that our residents have plenty of choice about how they are cared for and what they like.

In addition to the comfortable bedrooms is an exceptional quality of communal areas. The home features a number of facilities including a cinema room, comfortable lounges, a hair and beauty salon, a library, family room, coffee bar, sky bar, landscaped gardens and plentiful parking.The 66-bed home is laid out over three self-contained floors which allow specially trained staff to deliver a range of care options to our residents. Residential care and dementia care are provided in separate parts of the home for the benefit of residents. The Orchards also has a garden room that opens out into the garden and potting shed.


Is Our Home Purpose Built
Yes

How Many Floors We Have
3

Who Owns Our Building
Private

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

What Else Do We Provide
Beauty Salon, Chiropodist, Cinema, Coffee Shop, Dentist, GP, Hairdressers, Library, Lift, Minibus, Optician, Physiotherapy.

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

How 'Smart' Are We?
Interactive Digital Touch Table, Reduce Plastic Use.

Our Photos

Description

Every bedroom is spacious, beautifully furnished and comes with a full en-suite wet room.  This means that our residents have plenty of choice about how they are cared for and what they like.


About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 66
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 66

Type Of Room
Single Room.

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

Room Facilities
Internet Access, Telephone Point.

Our Photos
Description

All of the staff, handpicked by Sam, have been chosen for their personality, desire to make older people feel safe and happy and their inherently caring nature.  We believe that our residents should be at the heart of the key decisions taken in the home.  That is why our residents help create the menus, the activities plan and even support the staff when interviewing new staff members.  We believe that, as staff members, we are guests in our residents’ home and as such we act accordingly.


Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,500.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Cambridgeshire
Region East
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Local Authority funding with a Third Party Top-Up 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 believe that our residents should be at the heart of the key decisions taken in the home.  That is why our residents help create the menus, the activities plan and even support the staff when interviewing new staff members.  We believe that, as staff members, we are guests in our residents’ home and as such we act accordingly.


Our Photos

Timetables
Sample activities.pdf

Activities At Home
Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.
Our Pets

To be arranged by the homer manager


Can You Bring Your Pet
Yes

Our Pet Policy
Pet policy.pdf

2 Forsythia Road
Ely
CB6 1DP

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 29th January 2021
Last rated 20th February 2021
Reports

20th February 2021

Registration Date 9th August 2019
Service Provider Greensleeves Homes Trust, EC3M 3JY
Transport
Bus Stop nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church.

Nearby Services
Hospital, Shops.

Frequently asked questions about The Orchards

The Orchards was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in February 2021.
The Orchards provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
The Orchards has 66 rooms.
Prices for The Orchards start from £1,500.00 per week.
The Orchards is owned by Greensleeves Care.
Yes. The Orchards does offer Residential care.
Yes. The Orchards does offer Respite care.
Yes. The Orchards does provide care for people with Dementia.
The Orchards comes under Cambridgeshire.
The Orchards accepts Local Authority clients.
The Orchards accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.

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