The Orchard Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Exterior of The Orchard Care Home in Hertfordshire, East of England
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Care Home Location

129-135 Camp Rd,  St Albans AL1 5HL, UK
Bus Stop0.04 miles
Local Pub0.40 miles
Train Station0.80 miles
Nearby Shops0.06 miles
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From the very first glance, The Orchards can’t help but impress. A 63-bedroom property, each room with its own en suite, is surrounded by lush greenery. This warm yet refined care home is conveniently tucked away in a peaceful area of St. Albans in the county of Hertfordshire. Offering residential, nursing and dementia care of the highest quality, this recently-refurbished home has left no stone unturned in its strive for excellence. Hosting gorgeously manicured sensory gardens, spacious and plentiful communal lounges and a privately-accessed terrace; The Orchards knows exactly how to make life comfortable, easy and relaxing.

BrandCaring Homes
Purpose BuiltNo
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at The Orchard*

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

Convalescent Care
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Day Care
Mental Health
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 18/03/2021

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area
Terrace Area

Not Available

Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining 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
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga
Visits from Children
Where is The Orchard located?

It is situated in St Albans and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of The Orchard?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Orchard?

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

How many beds does The Orchard have?

Currently, there are 63 beds at the home.

Who owns The Orchard?

This care home is owned and operated by Caring Homes.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Orchard, including: Gardening & Flower Arranging, Exercise & Fitness, Beer, Cocktails & Wine.

What is the cost of care at The Orchard?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Orchard the cost of care starts from £1,650 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01544 302241 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.