The Orchards Care Home

CQC Rating Good
1 / 8

Care Home Location

2 Forsythia Rd,  Ely CB6 2FU
Bus Stop0.20 miles
Local Pub0.90 miles
Train Station1.80 miles
Nearby Shops1.00 miles
Non specific map


One of the most highly regarded care homes in Cambridgeshire, The Orchard provides expert residential, palliative and dementia care for older people. The purpose built care home is split into three different floors and each houses residents with different care needs, there is a lounge, kitchen and diner on each floor. All 66 beautifully decorated bedrooms are equipped with en-suite wet rooms and fitted wardrobes, the care home has other amenities such as a hairdressing salon, tea room, cinema, lounge and even a sky bar. The ‘person centered’ approach means residents are at the heart of everything they do at The Orchards.

BrandGreensleeves Care
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date2019
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveYes

Types of Elderly Care Available at The Orchards*

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.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Mental Health
Nursing Care
Respite Care
* 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: 20/02/2021

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Dining Area
Library & Reading Room
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Quiet Area
Terrace Area

Not Available

Family Room
Hair & Beauty Salon
Meditation Area

Care Home Activities


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

Not Available

Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Where is The Orchards located?

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

What is the CQC rating of The Orchards?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Orchards?

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

How many beds does The Orchards have?

Currently, there are 66 beds at the home.

Who owns The Orchards?

This care home is owned and operated by Greensleeves Care.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Orchards, including: Exercise & Fitness, Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Visits from Children.

What is the cost of care at The Orchards?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Orchards the cost of care starts from £1,406 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01353 883246 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.