Ashby House Care Home

100 Chadwick Drive, off Saxon Street - Eaglestone West, Milton Keynes, MK6 5LS  Map View

Ashby House Care Home in Milton Keynes

Ashby House is a residential care home that offers several different types of elderly care, including respite care for short breaks and permanent care for those who can no longer live at home. You can now pre-book respite stays up to a year in advance as well.

Set in a quiet corner of Milton Keynes, Ashby House is a short drive from many of the city’s famous landmarks, including Milton Keynes shopping centre, the theatre district and Stadium MK, home to the MK Dons. The home is situated close to the A428, 5 miles drive from junction 14 of the M1.

Dementia Care

'Memory Lane' utilises a careful blend of skills and techniques developed by leading experts in the field of dementia care, incorporating person-centred design in its use of colour and cues to help individuals navigate through the home, whilst thoughtful interior design features, such us adapted crockery and tableware assists with reminiscence. Communities are broken up into separate units with a family feel so people can feel safe and comfortable. Care is focused on independence, dignity and choice, with a person-centred approach. Staffing levels reflect the needs of residents, and people living with dementia are offered a range of activities to help preserve life skills, support interactions and retain a sense of purpose and selfhood.

Ashby House also has a varied and exciting social calendar and we are always ready to celebrate any occasion. Our hospitality includes first class dining, with all meals cooked on the premises using locally produced, fresh ingredients.

We warmly welcome visitors, so if you’d like to arrange a viewing of the home, or to find out more about the services that we offer at Ashby House, please contact our General Manager, or one of our lovely team members, who would be delighted to help.

We look forward to meeting you.

Life at our homes booklet

Read our brochure 'Providing great quality care and wellbeing' for more information on how we're here to help you and your loved one.
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Types of care

Celebrating life, individuality and dignity is all part of the Barchester philosophy, so the care we provide is designed around these values. We understand that each person has individual needs, so our staff are trained to deliver bespoke, person-centred care to those we support.

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Nursing care

Residential care

Dementia care

Respite / Short stay

Services for under 65

Enriching the lives of people living with dementia

Click here to read our latest brochure 'Enriching the lives of people living with dementia' for more information on our support for your loved one.

A-Z Directory of Demential Care

Click here to read our latest brochure 'A-Z Directory of Demential Care' for a useful toolkit for providing good dementia care.

Facilities

  • Wi-fi available
  • En-suite rooms
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Night bite menu

On-site

  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Activity classes
  • Activity room
  • Day trips

Accessibility

  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disability awareness/equality training
  • Lifting and handling equipment

Accommodation

  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
  • Nurse call system

Our Team

The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.

Francesca Fosu

General Manager

Hello. I am Francesca and I am the General Manager here at the home.

I completed my nurse training ten years ago and I joined Barchester when I first qualified as a nurse. I have worked for other care providers since then but I felt drawn back to Barchester as I am supported to develop personally and professionally.

I really enjoy working at Ashby House as Deputy Manager and now General Manager and  I am committed to supporting all our team members to achieve their full potential.

I always aim to carry out my role in collaboration with residents, their families and team members, to ensure residents live enriched and fulfilling lives, in a safe and happy environment. I strive to create a wondrous atmosphere and am truly grateful to residents’ families who constantly show their appreciation for our care of their loved ones.

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Our staff are like family

Our staff are like family

At Barchester, we’re cultivating an environment where you’ll have more than just a career – you’ll have a family.

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Life at Ashby House Care Home

Our home is designed so that each person we care for feels completely supported in every aspect of their lives. First and foremost, the care and services we provide are delivered by trained professionals who are dedicated to looking after the health of each resident. Our activities programme is tailored around particular interests and our facilities are designed to enhance the lives of everyone living at the home. We also offer tasty and nutritious food that is prepared by a skilled team of chefs.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

Our fantastic catering team are always on hand to prepare tasty and nutritious food with fresh, seasonal produce that is cooked to the highest of standards.

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Activities & Events

Activities

Our varied activities programme reflects the dedication of our skilled staff, who bring a certain uniqueness to the home, which can’t be found anywhere else.

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Care & Facilities

Care and facilities

Our home is equipped with a number of facilities and features that serve to enhance the lives of those we support.

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What people say about us

Ashby House Care Home

CQC Overall rating

Good

30 July 2022

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