Lansdowne Hill Care Home is a residential care home set in the beautiful Wiltshire village of Wroughton, four miles south of Swindon. We provide affordable residential, dementia, respite and convalescence care.
We have a wealth of experience of caring for older people with physical and mental health needs, including Parkinson’s disease and the many types of dementia that people are now living with.
People are always at the heart of Lansdowne Hill Care Home.
We’re always striving to provide a person-centred service in everything we do for the residents that reside at Lansdowne Hill. We respect our residents – their dignity and their right to make personal choices.
We offer a wide range of group and one-to-one stimulating, meaningful activity to suit everyone’s taste. Our menu options are taken from residents’ personal choices.
We hold regular meetings with residents, carers and advocates, which inspire our varied menu. Every resident’s nutritional needs are met by our team of dedicated catering and care staff.
All-inclusive weekly fees range from £840-£1,090. This includes accommodation, personalised care, meals, laundry and activities. Complete our Cost Calculator for a price band based on your needs.
We understand that families have real concerns over the safety of residents at this time and would like to provide reassurance that we are doing everything in our power to minimise the risk to residents.
We’re close to the market town of Devizes and the Marlborough Downs as well as Swindon. Local amenities such as doctors, dentist, various shops and a library are all on our doorstep.
Lansdowne Hill is maintained to a high standard, creating a relaxed and homely environment for all our residents.
Our comfortable, spacious lounges overlook our beautiful gardens, and a secluded courtyard area – all of which are accessible.
A special feature of our garden is our traditional dovecote. It houses several beautiful doves, which our residents are very fond of.
Residents and visitors are welcome at any time. All our care homes have an iPad for residents to use – Skype calls work really well – and for families to use when they visit.
Visitors often bring in their own devices and use our free wi-fi to show loved ones videos and photos and to play games. And our wi-fi has proved very popular with the children of visiting families!
There are 46 single bedrooms in Lansdowne Hill, across the ground floor and the first floor. Our first floor is fully accessible, by stairs or a lift.
All our rooms have en-suites or washbasins in the room and rooms without en-suites have accessible bathrooms nearby.
Each bedroom has a TV point, and most of the rooms have a telephone point.
We encourage our residents to personalise their rooms with their own photos and furniture. Personal possessions help residents feel at home, and provide extra stimulation and time for reminiscence.
All our staff go on an intensive three-day Agincare induction and training before starting at Lansdowne Hill.
We really value the strong professional relationships we’ve developed. These span our local district nurses, GPs, dieticians, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, physios and pharmacies.
We like to work with our residents to plan our activities and outings.
This could be anything from local events and trips to the seaside, to welcoming alpacas and mobile clothing shops into the home (not necessarily at the same time!).
We also liaise with local schools and entertainers to arrange regular visits to Lansdowne Hill.
The care home is regularly involved with local events and occasions. We are very proud to be so involved in and connected to the local community. Representatives from our local church visit regularly, and we also have a weekly GP clinic.
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Good, wholesome home-cooked food is essential at a care home.
We have an experienced catering staff, who prepare a great variety of traditional home-cooked meals. They always ask for feedback from our residents, including through our residents’ forum, and are more than willing to adapt menus.
Our kitchen staff have received a 5* ‘Very Good’ rating from Environmental Health.
Mealtimes are really important to us. We have a large spacious downstairs lounge area with a bar to have parties in.
We encourage our residents to eat together as there are so many social and nutritional benefits. However, people can choose to eat their meals in private too, if they prefer.
We have picture and written menus. However, we always re-offer before serving, to check our residents haven’t changed their minds about what they’d like to eat.
Read more about food and nutrition in our care homes.
I feel it is a real honour to be working here at Lansdowne and to be a part of the Agincare team. The residents and their families are my top priority and I feel we are one big family. I aim to ensure that our residents’ privacy, dignity and freedom of choice is maintained at all times, along with providing as much stimulation and support as we can to fulfil their mental health and wellbeing. It is about enriching our residents’ lives whilst ensuring high quality person centred care.
Post COVID, part of the enrichment and fulfilment will involve re-establishing our links with the local community. This will include arranging trips out, and inviting the community back into the care home. I am looking forward to meeting all of you and sharing this journey.
Our Dad was discharged from GWH to Lansdowne Hill Care Home and was made welcome from day one. The staff were amazing and treated him with so much respect and dignity. Nothing was too much trouble during his stay.
From the moment my nan arrived, she was made to feel at home, we are a very close family and this was something we never wanted. The entire staff are committed to providing a caring service for all and you only have to step inside the door to feel the warmth and care they provide day and night.
Putting our nan in a home was the last thing any of us wanted and of course, choosing a home was something we had to do as a family. We all feel that Lansdowne Hill Care Home is the best place for nan as she is cared for beautifully.
The care my dad has received during the two years he has been here has been fantastic. The staff are all very polite, caring and friendly.
We’re extremely proud that the CQC has given Lansdowne Hill a rating of ‘outstanding’. Its inspection report recognised our ‘innovative and exceptional care’.
Only 3% of care homes across the country are rated ‘outstanding’ and Lansdowne Hill was the first care home for older people in Swindon to receive such an accolade.
Here in Wroughton, we’re close to the market town of Devizes and the Marlborough Downs as well as Swindon. Local amenities such as doctors, dentist, various shops, a library, pubs and hotels are all on our doorstep.
There are also excellent transport links into Swindon town centre and surrounding areas. Junction 15 of the M4 is just two miles away.
We offer quality care at a competitive price with fees ranging from £840-£1,090 per week. The exact cost will depend on your care needs and choice of room. Quoted costs include accommodation, personalised care, all meals, laundry and a range of activities.
Complete our care home cost calculator to receive a more accurate guide to the weekly care costs for your three nearest homes.
Funding may be available.
We are doing everything in our power to keep residents and staff safe during Covid.
The Care Quality Commission completed an assessment of how Lansdowne is managing the impact of COVID-19 on 6 May 2020. The Emergency Support Framework (ESF) Summary Record includes a positive response to every question asked and an equally positive overall summary.
Yes, we are delighted to be able to welcome visitors back into our home. Our care home visiting policy is based on a strict protocol and risk assessment that takes into account the individual circumstances of each home.
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