Laverstock Care Centre
Nursing Home in Salisbury
0808 223 5520
Located in the heart of the magnificent cathedral city of Salisbury, Laverstock Care Centre is one of Caring Homes’ finest new services. Laverstock provides residential, specialist nursing and dementia care for up to 80 elderly ladies and gentlemen in a state of the art home designed to deliver the very highest standards of care.
In providing three distinct types of care under one roof, Laverstock is ideally positioned to deliver a true care pathway. As a resident’s care needs change, Laverstock is equipped to meet those needs ensuring that elderly residents are able to remain within the community they have become an integral part of.
Laverstock Care Centre’s dementia wing has been designed to meet the University of Stirling’s standards for dementia care, which are widely acknowledged as providing the best living environment for people living with dementia. Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre is renowned as the world leader in this field. The Stirling approach ensures that residents are able to move freely around the home, with bedrooms and communal areas appropriately laid out and clearly signposted to minimise confusion or disorientation. Many bedrooms feature a memory box by the front door, where mementos from a resident’s life help to personalise their room and also remind staff and visitors of the individual’s life story.
The Laverstock Care home in Wiltshire is ideally equipped to provide residential support for elderly people living with different types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia and Korsakoff’s syndrome. However, staff never lose sight of the fact that, first and foremost, Laverstock Care Centre is home to our residents. The home has a light, airy and welcoming ambience and residents benefit from a broad and stimulating range of activities.
The home offers a full range of residential, nursing and dementia care support, including trial stays, short stay and convalescent care, as well as long-term care. Residents are encouraged to bring important personal possessions to personalise their rooms. Laverstock Care Centre operates an open visiting policy, where residents and loved ones may visit at convenient times. In common with all of our homes, Laverstock Care Centre’s manager has a qualified nursing background. The home is fully registered with the Care Quality Commission and has ISO9001/2000 and Hospitality Assured accreditation.
- Specialist dementia care
- Wonderful location within historic Salisbury
- Designed to meet Stirling Dementia Care standards
- Spacious, light and airy accommodation
- Friendly and dedicated staff team
- Excellent activities programme
Life in a Caring Home is viewed as a continuum of life – an opportunity to gain new experiences and learn new things – whilst maintaining your existing hobbies and interests.
At every Caring Home, there is a dedicated activities co-ordinator who is on hand to support residents in learning new hobbies and maintaining existing ones.
An activities programme is developed by the activities co-ordinators who work in conjunction with the clinical team in reviewing each individuals occupational interests and tailoring an activities programme that addresses them.
For further information about activities please visit our “living with us” section.
- Residential Dementia
- Nursing Dementia
- Palliative Care
- Parkinson's Disease
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Mum was admitted after a stay in hospital from a fall. She was very weak and could barely walk and she was not eating well. All the staff encouraged and aided mum to eat and get mobile again. My sister and I have noticed a vast improvement which is entirely due to the constant care and professionalism of the home.
Review relates to July 2015.
How likely would you be to recommend Laverstock Care Centre? Extremely likely- Sara D Daughter of Resident/Service User
My brother who suffers from Dementia entered the centre in February, he seems so much more settled, staff are so caring, they treat everyone as part of a family and nothing is to much trouble. You can leave your loved ones knowing they are in safe hands.- Sister of Resident/Service User
Care for my mother was always excellent. The staff are carers, right up to the end of her life were always considerate and thoughtful. We always felt welcome when visiting.
Review relates to February 2015.- Lindsay G Daughter of Resident/Service User
Very happy with the care my mum receives. Her behavior can be challenging but staff always help and with a smile. They also encourage mum to do activities she is not that keen on doing. Management and admin staff all friendly and approachable.- Brian Chapman Son of Resident/Service User
Quality of care is excellent, especially as she has been very demonstrative and abusing T.A's.Has been lovingly cared for.- Robin M Husband of Resident/Service User
Staff very friendly and helpful when I had problems to sort out. We have lunches with my father and the receptionist (Sandra) works very hard to look after us. All the staff are very caring.- Susan C Daughter of Resident/Service User
Everything has been perfect with my stay here.- Lesley W Resident / Service User
I was apprehensive to start with but found the home and the staff very friendly.- Hilda C Resident / Service User
I think it's an excellent place.- Shaun Kenny Resident / Service User
Lovely, quiet and peaceful. The staff are very good.- Christopher T Resident / Service User
The home is clean, fresh and airy. The en-suite bathrooms enable privacy and dignity to be preserved. The carers are well trained. The food is good and entertainment well planned and delivered.- Dianne Brown Wife of Resident/Service User
Staff are very friendly, care received was very good, if I needed to come back and there was a vacancy I would.- Brennie R Resident / Service User
A very clean and well run establishment.- Peter H Power of Attorney/Solicitor of Resident/Service User
I have no complaints about anything. The staff are always happy and have time to speak with you. I am happy with my room and my meals are good.- Dennis H Resident / Service User
The entertainment and meals are very good and the staff are very nice too.- Janet T Resident / Service User
I've enjoyed my stay very much and the staff are most helpful. The activities are varied and interesting. I would highly recommend this home to others.- Elizabeth M Resident / Service User
Excellent place to stay. Staff are very friendly and value for money.- Mary C Resident / Service User
My stay at Laverstock has been excellent. Family can visit any time and the staff are very good and nothing is too much trouble.- Ronald A Resident / Service User
It feels like a five star hotel and everybody is so helpful and friendly.- Kathleen Ross Resident / Service User
Compassion and professional excellence are hallmarks of the care at LCC. Testimony to this quality is the fact my mother was admitted for ' end of life' care and remains with us, improved and happy, one year on! Staff are exceptional at involving relatives in care plans and continual assessment of residents changing needs. I can't thank them enough.- Sharon H Daughter of Resident/Service User
It is a comfortable home, with very good meals and good attention from care staff.- Ethel Adams Resident / Service User
I would definitely recommend this home as the nurses and care staff are very friendly and helpful. My stay has been very pleasant and the food and activities great too.- Brenda Baxter Resident / Service User
Lovely modern home, with rooms light and airy with nice fittings. My mother felt at home as soon as she moved in. The staff were wonderful from the nursing staff and carers to the cleaners. They took wonderful care of her and us as we were there most days. When mum passed away, the love and respect shown was of great comfort to our family. I cannot praise the home enough.- Patricia C Daughter of Resident/Service User
I chose to come here post hospitalisation after a total hip replacement as my experience 3 years ago was so good. My husband developed pneumonia and died (in hospital 3 days later). Everything was managed extremely well, faultless reactions and care for him and for me. This respite has enabled me to return home with confidence. It has exceeded my expectations.- Shirley E Resident / Service User