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Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £1,406.00
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Kirsty Price is Manager at The Orchards.

Hello my name is Kirsty and I am the Manager of The Orchards, a brand new care home in Ely. My team of staff and I, aim to provide a friendly and happy home for our residents, their families and friends.

We will support each individual resident to fulfil their needs, involving them with decision making in and around the home.

I believe that communication, listening and responding is the key to a warm friendly and happy environment, this is why I have an open door approach for residents, staff and families. Holding regular residents, relatives and staff meetings.

Being well informed assists my team and I with maintaining a happy and homely atmosphere.

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. 


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 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

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Minimum Age
65

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.

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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.


Our Team
Kirsty Price
Kirsty Price
Manager

Hello my name is Kirsty and I am the Manager of The Orchards, a brand new care home in Ely. My team of staff and I, aim to provide a friendly and happy home for our residents, their families and friends.

We will support each individual resident to fulfil their needs, involving them with decision making in and around the home.

I believe that communication, listening and responding is the key to a warm friendly and happy environment, this is why I have an open door approach for residents, staff and families. Holding regular residents, relatives and staff meetings.

Being well informed assists my team and I with maintaining a happy and homely atmosphere.

Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £1,406.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Cambridgeshire
Region East
We Accept Third Party Top-Ups Yes

The Importance Of Meal Times

There is an exceptional menu which the residents chose. It reflects what they have personally cooked and eaten all their lives which they enjoy in a magnificent dining room.


We Serve Food At
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Dietary Options
Diabetic, Pureed, Vegan, Vegetarian.

Our Photos

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

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


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
Transport
Bus Stop nearby.

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 £1,406.00 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.
Kirsty Price is the manager of The Orchards.

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