Laurel Bank Care Home

Westbourne Road,

Lancaster,

Lancashire,

LA1 5EF

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Care enquiries 01524 925 355
New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am - 8pm
All other calls 01524 388 980

Laurel Bank Care Home in Lancaster

Laurel Bank is a purpose-built care home offering specialist 24-hour nursing and residential care, providing the best possible alternative for those who are no longer able to manage at home. Our team are passionate about providing high quality care and are ideally suited to meet a wide range of care needs, from simply helping with day-to-day living through to complex care requirements.

Staff work closely with families and key professionals to develop a personalised package of care. Care plans are regularly reviewed to ensure that they adapt with each individuals' changing needs, and work to support and maintain individuality, dignity, privacy and independence. Working within our person-centred philosophy, the care team supports everyone in making their own decisions regarding daily life and social activity.

Our dedication can be seen in all we do, from cooking and hospitality to the wide range of activities organised for residents and visitors. We have our own minibus and regularly take residents to garden centres, coffee houses, museums and the local countryside. Local entertainment and church groups also visit regularly. Residents at Laurel Bank are encouraged to continue with hobbies they enjoy, such as photography, woodwork, art, cooking and gardening, to name a few. Wi-Fi is available as well, so residents can access the internet or check their emails anytime they wish!

The home is ideally located just 10 minutes from the centre of historic Lancaster, and boasts over of the city’s castle, the rolling hills of the Pennines and tranquil Morecambe Bay. We are also 30 minutes from the Lake District and, in the other direction, the seaside town of Blackpool.

We are extremely proud of what we offer and are always happy to welcome visitors or to take calls.

Types of care

Laurel Bank provides individualised, person-centred care for everyone we support. We realise that everyone is unique and tailor our services to the needs of each person. Our CQC inspection recieved a 'Good' outcome, and we aim to to work towards an 'outstanding' one.

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Nursing Care

Residential Care

Respite / Short Stay

Facilities

  • Wi-fi available
  • En-suite rooms
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon

On-site

  • Flexible mealtimes
  • Internet access/wifi
  • Laundry
  • Landscaped gardens

Accessibility

  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Disability awareness/equality training

Accommodation

  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
  • Room with garden views

Our Team

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

Lyndsay Scott

General Manager

Hi, my name is Lyndsay and I am the General Manager here at Laurel Bank. Welcome to our website!

 

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Lisa Hall

Deputy Manager

My name is Lisa Hall and I am the Deputy Manager here at Laurel Bank. Welcome to our website!

I have worked within the healthcare sector for over 25 years in a vast variety of clinical roles, beginning my career as a healthcare support worker and working my way up to the role of Registered General Nurse, having successfully gained my NMC registration in 2011.

In the past, I have gained experience working for the Lancashire Care Foundation Trust as a district nurse, where I gained much of the experience and clinical knowledge I hold today. My passion and drive within the healthcare sector enables me to support and provide the most current and up-to-date care and support at Laurel Bank.

I am also a qualified nurse mentor, working closely with the local universities to support student nurses in their professional development.

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Deborah Kemp

Administrator

Deborah is our Administrator. She is always here to offer you a warm welcome and is happy to assist you with any enquiries that you may have.

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Wayne Clifford-Lund

Head of Care

I have worked at Laurel Bank for the past 4 years. My new role within the home is 'Head of Care' and I'm really looking forward to supporting the communities and the staff to drive quality care and boost team working. I have 30 years' experience of working in care in various roles and have loved every minute. Laurel Bank is a lovely place to work and the residents are our main priority.

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Wojciech Pawlowski

Head Chef

Wojciech is the Head Chef at Laurel Bank and has been part of the team since 2009. He and his team cater for residents' individual dietary needs and ensure that our seasonal home cooked menus offer choice, nutrition and quality. All meals are prepared with fresh, seasonal produce.

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David Ingle

Maintenance Manager

David is the former Barchester Care Awards 'Maintenance Champion'. At Laurel Bank, David ensures that the home is consistently well-presented and maintained to an exemplary standard. This is also partly down to his excellent maintenance documentation and organisation. 

Laurel Bank Care Home in Lancaster

Aleksandra Vandesande

Head of Housekeeping

Hi my name is Alexandra, but people call me 'Ola', and I am Head of Housekeeping here at Laurel Bank.

I have worked at Laurel Bank since 2014, beginning my career as a Housekeeping Assistant. I also worked as a Kitchen Assistant and a member of the care team. I enjoy spending my time at Laurel Bank interacting and getting to know the residents in our care.

Myself and my team of housekeepers and laundry staff strive to make the home look and feel as clean, tidy and presentable as possible to ensure that residents are happy and comfortable.

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Care Team

Carers

Our nurses and carers, here at Laurel Bank, do a wonderful job in caring for our residents. They provide highest quality ,person centred, individualised care and are very well respected by residents and relatives.

Life at Laurel Bank Care Home

Care, activities, facilities and food are all major focuses at our home. It is important that each of these services are tailored to the individual needs and preferences of residents, which is why we employ a wonderful team of professionals who can deliver support using a warm and person-centred approach.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

We offer a constantly evolving menu that caters to the tastes and dietary requirements of those we support.

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Activities & events

Activities

Our activities programme is planned with individual tastes in mind, and residents always have the opportunity to try new and exciting things.

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Care & Facilties

Care and facilities

Our facilities are designed to the highest standards and the care we provide is delivered by passionate and highly-trained professionals.

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What people say about us

Laurel Bank Care Home

CQC Overall rating

Requires improvement

11 July 2018

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