Exceptional Care in Beautiful Surroundings
Layston Grove Care Home is part of Anchor Care Homes and is located in the beautiful historic town of Buntingford in North East Hertfordshire. Buntingford is small town with a village feel and a strong community. Layston Grove is a luxurious, purpose-built care home providing an enviable environment where residents receive quality care on an inclusive basis. The inclusive promise provides peace of mind to residents knowing that their lifestyle, comfort and care needs are all catered for. Layston Grove is within easy reach of the A10 and motorway network making it nice and convenient for friends and family to visit. The comfort, wellbeing and safety are of the upmost importance and new residents are welcomed with their own personalised care plan, covering everything from their daily medication and daily routine to the food and hobbies enjoyed the most.
Residential & Respite Care
The fantastic staff are equipped with the latest technology enabling them to view and update care records instantly; allowing them to devote more of their time to listen and respond to residents’ needs. They are friendly, well-trained staff who understand that every individual has different needs, therefore extra time is taken to get to know everyone’s likes, dislikes, passions and hobbies. In doing this they can support and care for individuals in the best and most comfortable way. Layston Grove are also able to accommodate those looking for short-term, respite stays (subject to availability).
Living with dementia can be a very difficult and lonely experience; the care home provides the care and support needed to ensure it doesn’t have to be that way. All staff undergo a training course to provide them with insight into the various forms of dementia and the complexities that can sometimes go along with it. Residents living with dementia receive the patience, empathy and dignity they require in order to sustain their overall well-being.
Person Centred Software (PCS) is available to the staff through a handheld device similar to a mobile phone and plays an integral part of care delivery. PCS enables the team to stay up to date; by the hour, on any changes to an individual’s care needs or requirements. By improving efficiency within the staff teams, they can spend their time where it is most important and that is with the residents.
A Range of Wonderful Facilities
Layston Grove purpose-built home is expertly designed around residential and dementia care. Expert touches include “line of sight” architecture, making it easier for residents to get around, providing reassurance that staff can easily see them and are always at hand. As they build their homes from scratch, they are able to invest in the latest technology and materials to ensure they are optimally equipped for now and the future, transforming the way care is managed and delivered. Built over three floors, the home includes:
- Communal Lounges
- A Cinema Room
- Landscaped Gardens
- Garden Room
- Hair and Beauty Salon
Each week, the dedicated Lifestyle Team provide a variety of imaginative activities carefully tailored to match the residents’ interests and abilities. The team will use individual ‘Life Stories’ as a way of gathering information to help us create those activities and provide the stimulation needed to add fun and enrich the residents’ lives. A few of such activities include: 1-to-1 reminiscence, complete the saying, dance minds, board games, daily news, creative minds and gentle fun exercises.
Daily, the fabulous chefs use local produce and ingredients to prepare delicious, home-cooked meals for residents. Meals are nutritionally balanced and designed to meet the dietary needs of those in later life. Layston Grove can also support specific requirements such as; vegetarian, diabetic, soft diets etc. Additional food is available throughout the day in the form of fruit, snacks and sweet treats.
Layston Grove understand the importance of social interaction and support. The home offers regular trips and encourages visits from friend and family members. Layston Grove offers fun activities and know the happiness of residents is vital. These activities aim to improve overall emotional well-being and include pamper treatments, cookery classes, flower arranging, cinema movie nights, book club, gardening club and cheese and wine evenings
Peace of mind with our Inclusive Living
The care home understand when moving into a new home residents want certainty and security. This fixed fee makes living easy. Residents can enjoy that glass of wine or beer with their meal, embrace the pampering or take a trip out of the home with the Lifestyle team, all of which is included.