The Firs Care Home

CQC Rating Good
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Communal area of The Firs Care Home in Ripley, Derbyshire
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Hair Salon of The Firs Care Home in Ripley, Derbyshire
Bedroom of The Firs Care Home in Ripley, Derbyshire
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Care Home Location

The Firs Nursing Home,  90 Glasshouse Hill, Codnor, Ripley DE5 9QT, UK
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Set in the peaceful village of Condor, near Ripley and the stunning Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, The Firs care home offers residential, nursing and end of life care, as well as offering a specialist household known as The Pines to assist those with residential dementia care needs. The 42 bed care home provides a warm and friendly environment, with many tranquil green spaces for residents to enjoy along with their friends, family and pets alike! From home cooked meals to the in-house salon to a visiting Chiropodist, The Firs has everything to make you feel right at home.

BrandAshmere Derbyshire
Purpose BuiltYes
Date Opened1987
Ensuite Facilities55%
All InclusiveYes

Availability & Pricing


Residential Care - Available


Residential Dementia Care - Available


Nursing Care - Unavailable


Nursing Dementia Care - Unavailable


Residential Care - Available


Residential Dementia Care - Available


Nursing Care - Available


Nursing Dementia Care - Unavailable

Types of Elderly Care Available at The Firs*

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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

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

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating requires improvementCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 21/08/2020

Care Home Facilities


Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

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

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Where is The Firs located?

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

What is the CQC rating of The Firs?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Firs?

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

How many beds does The Firs have?

Currently, there are 42 beds at the home.

Who owns The Firs?

This care home is owned and operated by Ashmere Derbyshire.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Firs, including: Arts & Crafts, Meditation & Yoga, Book and Poetry.

What is the cost of care at The Firs?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Firs the cost of care starts from £993 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01773 300953 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.

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