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The Lakes Care Home

CQC Rating Requires improvement
Minster Care Group - The Lakes care home 1
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Care Home Location

Duncote,  Towcester, Northants NN12 8AQ, UK
Bus Stop0.10 miles
Local Pub0.10 miles
Train Station10.60 miles
Nearby Shops1.30 miles
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The Lakes is a modern purpose-built care home in Towcester, Northamptonshire and provides residential care and dementia care. The home is divided into two floors, each floor with its own facilities and staff team. All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, with peaceful views over the gardens and there are several bright and airy communal rooms that overlook the well-kept gardens, where residents love to relax and spend time with loved ones in warm weather. The Lakes is well-located to the nearby shops and amenities of Towcester, with larger cities like Milton Keynes and Northampton in under half an hour’s drive away.

BrandMinster Care Group
Purpose BuiltNo
Opening Date2016
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at The Lakes*

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.

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability
Nursing Care
Respite Care
* 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 requires improvementCQC Well-led Rating requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 15/02/2022

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Hair & Beauty Salon
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
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
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about The Lakes.

Where is The Lakes located?

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

What is the CQC rating of The Lakes?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Lakes?

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

How many beds does The Lakes have?

Currently, there are 47 beds at the home.

Who owns The Lakes?

This care home is owned and operated by Minster 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 The Lakes, including: Exercise & Fitness, Book and Poetry, Dance & Music.

What is the cost of care at The Lakes?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Lakes the cost of care starts from £950 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01327 228478 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.