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Birch Heath Lodge Care Home

CQC Rating Requires improvement
Communal area of Birch Heath Lodge in Christleton, Chester
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Care Home Location

Birch Heath Ln,  Christleton, Chester CH3 7AP, UK
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Birch Heath Lodge is situated in the charming and picturesque village of Christleton, just a short drive from the historic town of Chester. The home is located near local shops, library, doctors’ surgery and pharmacy. It has a great range of facilities from your choice of communal lounges to tranquil gardens and a sunny conservatory, as well as a busy activity schedule including art classes and music performances. Birch Heath Lodge provides expert residential, nursing, palliative and respite care, whilst offering residents the freedom to do as they choose and peace of mind knowing that all the little things are being taken care of.

BrandMaria Mallaband Care Group
Purpose BuiltNo
Opening Date1987
Ensuite Facilities65%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Birch Heath Lodge*

Lottie care
Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

Lottie care
Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

Lottie care
Nursing Care

Individuals who require 24-hour assistance and care from qualified nurses due to medical conditions and/or personal living needs. This may include people that require intensive rehabilitative care following a stroke, or simply need support using a peg feeding tube.

Lottie care
Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Day Care
Palliative Care

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Mental Health
Physical Disability
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

requires improvementOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating requires improvementCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 27/05/2021

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children

Not Available

Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Birch Heath Lodge.

Where is Birch Heath Lodge located?

It is situated in Chester and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Birch Heath Lodge?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Birch Heath Lodge is rated as requires improvement, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Birch Heath Lodge?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: residential, nursing, dementia, respite.

How many beds does Birch Heath Lodge have?

Currently, there are 38 beds at the home.

Who owns Birch Heath Lodge?

This care home is owned and operated by Maria Mallaband Care Group.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Birch Heath Lodge, including: Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Exercise & Fitness, Arts & Crafts.

What is the cost of care at Birch Heath Lodge?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Birch Heath Lodge the cost of care starts from £1,159 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01244 470434 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.

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