Orchard Gardens care home, Eastleigh
1 Garnier Drive, Eastleigh, Bishopstoke, Hampshire, SO50 6HE
For sat nav's please use – SO50 6JA
Welcome to Orchard Gardens
A friendly and safe welcome
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Sitting at the heart of Bishopstoke Park Retirement Village, a mile or so from the market town of Eastleigh, Orchard Gardens is a luxurious care home providing 24-hour support to people who require residential, respite and dementia care.
At Orchard Gardens, we focus on the happiness of each and every resident, providing an environment in which our residents find companionship, lead fulfilling lives and remain as independent as they want to be. We encourage all residents to make the most of our outstanding facilities where their capabilities, desires and individuality are respected and encouraged.
Our five-star accommodation is arranged into four households of 12 spacious bedrooms, each with its own en suite wet room. Our rooms are designed for space and safety and furnished with comfort and convenience in mind and can be adapted to meet individual needs and preferences.
As you’d expect, high levels of care and support are available 24-hours a day. Our team of specialist carers deliver a service that’s unique to each individual’s needs, encouraging residents to enjoy their independence, with the reassurance that help is at hand at all times. We can also arrange visits from a range of health and social care specialists or appointments at the local dentist or optician.
We want our residents to have the opportunity to explore a huge range of hobbies and interests in their new home. Whether that’s pottering in the garden, being creative in our arts and crafts sessions, cooking and baking, enjoying the gardens, a trip out or watching a movie with new friends, there’s something for everyone.
At Orchard Gardens, we are passionate about how we care for our residents. Where possible, we encourage residents to enjoy their independence, with the peace of mind that our team is on hand to help 24-hours a day. We provide a tailored plan of assistance and care within a stimulating and homely environment, working together with residents and families to ensure that all our residents continue to enjoy the lifestyle to which they are accustomed.Request a brochure
Everything at Orchard Gardens is designed to make life easier and more comfortable. From the beautifully maintained grounds to each individual fitting, we ensure that even the smallest detail receives our full attention and that every individual living space is made to measure with high-quality finishes and specifications, as pleasing to the eye as they are practical. We have created a modern, high-quality care home, individual in appearance and situated in stunning surroundings.Find out more
Making the move
We know that moving to a care home is a decision that requires careful consideration, and this can be the result of a life-changing event. With years of experience providing support and care to older people, our warm and friendly staff are committed to helping each resident through the transition and making the move to Orchard Gardens as easy as possible.Contact us today
Features of Orchard Gardens
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- Engaging activities programme
- Swimming pool
- Communal lounge
- Hobby / craft room
Care and support
In addition to residential care, we also offer:
- Respite care
- Palliative care
- Huntington's disease
- Dementia care
- Convalescence care
Food and dining
We promote wellbeing through a positive dining experience:
- Communal dining area
- Nutrition and hydration stations
- Private dining area
- Visitors are welcome to join residents for meals
Life at Orchard Gardens
Orchard Gardens care home offers premium care in a warm, safe and friendly environment, with an array of first-class facilities and beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms for 48 residents.
This full board accommodation with 24-hour care and support provides individual, personally tailored services and care that respond to the needs of the resident whilst maintaining and enhancing their quality of life.
Our care home is designed with intimacy and companionship in mind and is arranged into four households of 12 bedrooms. Residents can form new friendships in the household lounge and dining areas or relax in their own spacious bedroom.
Each private room, with en-suite wet room, is tastefully decorated and residents are encouraged to personalise it with their own ornaments, photos and many more little details to help make life easier.
All of our bedrooms have large windows overlooking the village so residents can enjoy the surrounding parkland views and village life in comfort.
- Are spacious and homely with en-suite facilities
- Feature luxury fittings and fixtures
- Are perfect for welcoming family and friends
- Include TV and telephone
With a warm and welcoming culture, residents of Orchard Gardens can savour their vibrant village surroundings, enjoying a rich and rewarding social life, with easy access to all village facilities.
At Orchard Gardens care home we make the most of meal times.
Anchor has won national recognition for the quality of its food and catering service. And with dining areas on each floor, you don’t have far to go to enjoy each mealtime.
All our menus offer freshly cooked, wholesome, appetising and nutritionally balanced food with a different choice every day. We’ll get to know your likes and dislikes, catering for any special dietary requirements so that you enjoy all of the meals we serve.
We know how important mealtimes are to residents and the staff in our home are committed to making them an enjoyable part of each day.
We understand the importance of ambience and ensure that our décor helps to stimulate appetitie and creates an enjoyable atmosphere. We also recognise that mealtimes are a great opportunity for social interaction and involvement. At Orchard Gardens visitors are welcome at any time and can join you at mealtimes.
With social events in the home and the community, arranged in collaboration with residents, you can make your life at Orchard Gardens care home a hive of activity or as gentle as you wish.
Our team understand that the activities people carry out in their free time are often the things that they most look forward to and enjoy. Whether it’s socialising with friends, enjoying the gardens or being pampered, the host of leisure activities and village environment means residents at Orchard Gardens can live life to the full.
Activities, interests and ability are discussed when you move in and an agreed plan ensures that these requests are fulfilled. Your suggestions for activities also help shape the planning process.
We know how important it is to maintain close bonds with the people in your life. At Orchard Gardens your visitors are always welcome at any time, including mealtimes. We also encourage you to maintain links with the wider community and come and go as you please.
|Armchair exercises||Book club (monthly)||Coffee afternoon||No activity|
|Minibus trip||Minibus trip||Church service (monthly)||Entertainment evening|
|Coffee & Danish||No activity||Reminiscence activities||No activity|
|Pamper session (fortnightly)||No activity||Afternoon Stroll||No activity|
|Trip to local museum||Fish & chip lunch||Reminiscence activities||No activity|
|Armchair exercises (fortnightly)||No activity||Film club||No activity|
|Church service||No activity||Board games||No activity|
Because each of us is unique, we encourage you to choose how your care is planned and delivered at Orchard Gardens. We work closely with you and your family, to build a personal picture of your needs. Little things can make a big difference, so we always strive to understand what is important to you. We call it person centred care because it’s built around you or your loved one. It’s there to help you settle in really quickly, with regular reviews to keep things up-to-date.
Dedicated staff ensure care, support and understanding is tailored to your exact needs. They will ensure that you continue to enjoy maximum independence and 24-hour peace of mind, knowing that all the help and assistance you might need is always at hand. All carers employed by Anchor are given intensive training and are required to complete NVQ qualifications and a range of in-house courses to assure you of the best possible care.
Arthritis, stroke, Parkinson’s and Osteoporosis are all conditions that we may suffer from as we age; at Orchard Gardens we know how important it is to care for our residents with the dignity and respect they deserve.
To achieve this we have forged partnerships with a range of health and social care specialists. Orchard Gardens can organise visits from a GP, district nurse, physiotherapist, chiropodist or holistic therapist, as well as arrange visits to the dentist and optician as needed.
We provide high quality care and support for residents living with dementia by treating them as individuals. All of our employees are trained and supported by our dedicated dementia team to ensure residents feel valued and able to live life to the full. Ever ready to offer support to family and friends via access to information and advice, their approach respects the uniqueness of each person rather than focusing on the diagnosis of dementia.
We endeavour to be completely transparent about all our charges and fees. Below is indicative pricing to act as a guide to the costs at Orchard Gardens, Bishopstoke. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Call us to discuss your specific care needs today
What is included in care home fees?
For many people, moving to a care home is a big decision and it can be difficult to know where to start. Care home fees are based on a range of factors, including specific care needs, which can change over time.
Living in an Anchor care home you can be confident that a single fee covers the cost of your personally tailored 24 hour care and support, utility bills and meals, as well as a fantastic range of daily activities. In an Anchor care home our weekly charge includes:
- cost of personal care
- utilities e.g. heating and light
- all resident catering, meals, snacks and drinks
- laundry undertaken on the premises
- television licence, including for person use
- housekeeping services.
The following extra items and services are not covered by the weekly fees, however we can arrange for them to be provided (at an additional cost):
- professional hairdressing
- personal copies of newspapers or magazines
- personal purchases such as stationery, confectionery, toiletries etc.
- clothing, shoes and slippers
- dry cleaning
- private telephone line rental and calls and cable connections.
In the absence of free provision by the NHS, we can also arrange for the following healthcare services to be provided, these will be charged in addition to the weekly fees:
- other privately arranged healthcare
- care staff accompaniment to regular medical appointments.
No upfront deposit is required at any of Anchor’s care homes to secure a room.
At Anchor we pride ourselves on offering a truly tailored approach to care and therefore need to fully understand your needs to provide you with an accurate fee estimate. Please call us to discuss your specific care needs today. Alternatively we welcome you to visit us to discuss your situation face-to-face.
Want more information on care home fees?
Learning about the different funding options available to you can also help you feel confident in your decisions. Anchor know that securing care home funding can sometimes appear a rather daunting task and so to help we have put together a free guide covering requesting assistance, top up fees and third-party payments.Care home fees
At Orchard Gardens we have a caring team of well qualified professionals, passionate about what they do and dedicated to ensuring our residents always feel confident that they can rely on a friendly face and helping hand 24-hours a day.
We encourage visits to Orchard Gardens so you can meet our team and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, meet other residents, find out what goes on and ask any questions you may have. It is important to us that you make the right decision and are happy with your choice of new home.
Care Home Manager
I have worked in care since 2007, both in domiciliary and in other care settings. I have been with Anchor for 4 and a half years and joined Orchard Gardens in August 2017. I am extremely passionate about leading a strong and motivated team to ensure that the best quality of care is delivered at all times. I have experience of dementia, both on a personal and professional level and I’m proud to be part of the team at Orchard Gardens.
I have worked in care for over 18 years, and had a variety of roles including senior carer, receptionist, laundry assistant and as an activities coordinator. I came to work at Orchard Gardens in August 2015 and am loving my current position of Deputy Manager. We have a great team here with a wide range of skills and experience and look forward to helping you make the right decision with your loved ones.
I’ve lived much of my life in Bishopstoke; in fact I went to the infant school next door, when it was there. I’m thrilled to be reducing my carbon footprint and so excited to be a part of this new project.
Spring short stay respite 3 for 2 offer
We are offering you an opportunity to receive 3 weeks care for the price of 2 weeks when you move into one of our participating care homes on a short stay respite basis*
A safe welcome
We continue to welcome new residents to our home safely. We regularly test residents and colleagues, have received Covid-19 vaccinations and are well equipped with high-quality personal protective equipment (PPE).
We ensure a sterile environment with regular deep-cleaning and are committed to protecting everyone living and working in our home through robust infection-control measures.
Staying in touch
We maintain regular contact with families and are doing everything we can to enable residents to see relatives and loved ones wherever it is safe to do so. We also offer virtual show rounds to those considering our home.
To start your enquiry simply click 'Make Enquiry' and call us or complete an enquiry form.
We’ll provide you with full details of the home, along with any other information you’d like such as sample menus and activity schedules.
While we can’t currently invite you to visit in person, a member of our friendly team can offer you a virtual show round, a video call or a FaceTime appointment, where you can speak to them one-to-one and take a look around the home and any rooms that are available.
We’re keen to show you what daily life is like here and for you to meet the staff providing care. You can also see for yourself the measures we’ve put in place to keep residents safe.
If you wish to take your enquiry further, an assessment will take place to make sure we can meet your loved one’s care needs. This will be arranged in a safe way by the senior care management team at the home and may be conducted virtually or at a safe social distance with the staff member wearing the required PPE.
Ensuring residents’ safety and wellbeing is our absolute priority.
We’ll put together a comprehensive settling-in programme with you and your loved one, designed entirely around their needs. This provides a dedicated package of one-to-one activities and support that minimises any potential risk of cross-infection while settling into the home.
We understand how important visits are and are pleased that government guidelines allow residents to nominate a single named person who can visit regularly during this period, supported by testing.
We’ll use this time to get to know each other and, most importantly, ensure there are plenty of opportunities to maintain regular contact with other family and friends using the latest video call technology.
Our chef will arrange delicious meals to suit your loved one’s preferences and dietary requirements and discuss our menus going forward. And, from day one of moving in, our housekeeping teams make sure bedrooms and laundry services are tailored to their needs.
The home manager will discuss every area of moving-in with you in detail to make sure you and your loved one know exactly what to expect and feel confident and welcomed when they come to live with us
Our homes were among the first in the country to take part in the government’s care home testing programme in July 2020 – and we’ve been regularly testing colleagues and residents since.
- All care home colleagues are routinely tested twice every week.
- All residents are tested on admission to the home and then routinely.
With residents’ safety and wellbeing our absolute priority, we want to assure you that we’re doing everything possible to prevent coronavirus entering our homes.
We are pleased that care home residents and workers have been prioritised to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The roll-out to Anchor care homes is underway with vaccination teams having visited every home and all residents having been offered a first vaccine. Vaccination teams are now in the process of revisiting homes to administer the second vaccine.
All new residents will also be prioritised for a vaccination on move-in.
Each of our homes is different so please speak directly to the manager of the care home you’re interested in.
Like any other infectious disease, coronavirus can be prevented from spreading with the right training, equipment and infection-control measures.
We are well equipped and have good stocks of high-quality personal protective equipment (PPE) which complies with government requirements.
Our in-house team are highly trained and experienced in ensuring a clean and safe environment and committed to protecting everyone living and working in our home through the consistent use of infection control measures. These measures include regular hand washing, social distancing, putting on clean uniforms upon arrival and the proper use of appropriate PPE.
As members of the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc), we take cleaning and cleanliness extremely seriously. We use the highest-quality products and are following an enhanced programme of cleaning.
We understand how important visits are for everyone and are pleased that family and friends are able to enter our care homes, supported by testing, for regular visits to their loved ones. This follows a change in government guidance.
Every care home resident can nominate two named visitors who will be able to see them regularly. Additionally, residents with the highest care needs will be able to nominate an essential care giver.
We’re delighted that people living in our homes are able to have more regular, sustained and meaningful contact with a loved one.
Alongside this, our homes continue to offer visits to other friends or family members with arrangements such as inside visiting spaces with a screen and outdoor or window visits. We will always permit visits in exceptional circumstances. We’ve also invested significantly in technology – such as Skype and FaceTime– so you can stay in regular touch.
Of course, visiting remains subject to changes in government guidance and lockdown restrictions.
Each of our homes is different and you’ll have the opportunity to speak directly to the Manager of the care home you’re interested in.
During this difficult time, we’re keeping life as normal as possible so residents feel safe, secure, and happy. Which means your loved one can expect great fresh food, a wealth of activities and friendly company.
Residents continue to enjoy delicious, freshly-made meals every day, with a choice of menu daily, prepared by our expert catering teams.
Our creative activity programmes, developed by our in-house team of wellness coordinators, aims to keep residents as active and healthy as possible, should they wish to take part, ranging from person-centred activities to home-wide events.
1 Garnier Drive, Eastleigh, Bishopstoke, Hampshire, SO50 6HE
For sat nav's please use – SO50 6JA
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A review from the daughter of an Orchard Gardens resident
“So kind and friendly. My mum is a completely different lady, she's settled in so well and she's so happy, clean, very safe and looks healthy again. I would highly recommend Orchard Gardens and would like to say thank you to all the carers and everyone that works there. I can be my mum's daughter again, not her carer and that's priceless to me. Many thanks.”Read more reviews of our home on www.carehome.co.uk