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Ada Belfield House Care Home


Location and contact details

Field Lane, Belper, DE56 1DE

Derbyshire County Council are a registered provider of living accommodation for people who require personal care. Everything we do is driven by the needs, ability and aspirations of our clients, as far as is practicable. We are committed to the principle of consultation and full involvement of clients (or their representatives) at all stages. This accommodation is available to clients with older people’s needs including physical and sensory needs.

We provide a range of health and social care support, in partnership with other agencies and a regular programme of social activities, hobbies and leisure interests. This includes the choice and opportunity for people to participate as fully as possible in local community activities.

We support people’s rights in care, including their continued links to the wider community and to have emotional and social needs accepted and respected. We have procedures in place to safeguard clients and, accessible, open procedures for addressing any suggestions or concerns raised by clients or their representatives.

Everyone choosing to live here will have a support plan as a working document to identify:

  • appropriate treatment
  • education and social needs
  • preferred daily routine
  • likes and dislikes
  • dietary requirements
  • interests
  • how you like to be addressed
  • best interest decisions
  • compliance with deprivation of liberty (DoLs)/Mental Capacity Act(MCA)

We provide good training for our staff and work to ensure they have the appropriate skill mix to meet the requirements of those who make their home with us.

You can find out more about how we manage complaints and compliments, pressure care, falls, medicines and dementia care and managing deprivation of liberty/mental capacity act decisions, by opening the Derbyshire County Council – Care Management document attached to this page.


Registration summary

Managers: Penelope Jane Collinge
Registration Date: 6 December 2010
Last CQC inspection: 7 March 2017
Local Authority: Derbyshire
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Caring for adults under 65 yrs • Dementia • Learning disabilities • Mental health conditions • Physical disabilities • Sensory impairment
Number of beds: 25

CQC Rating for Ada Belfield House Care Home

Where this care home can improve

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 11 May 2017.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

Services offered at Ada Belfield House Care Home


  • Accepting new clients:
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  • Respite care:

Please see  www.derbyshire.gov.uk/availablebeds for up-to-date vacancy information.

There is a wide choice of meals and alternatives and we cater for any special dietary needs as required.  

We ask residents if they would like to join us on the interview panel when recruiting new staff and quite often we get willing volunteers to do this.

We have a regular visiting beautician and have pamper days for both ladies and gentlemen.

We also recently won 1st prize in the DCC Gardening Competition.


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Residential - Your Room

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  • Smoking allowed:
  • TV and telephone point in resident rooms:

The home has internet Wi-Fi access for those who bring in equipment from home.  

All our bedrooms have fitted furniture a sink with overhead bathroom cabinets and nurse call points at hand.

The rooms are varied in size and most have TV and telephone points. The home can arrange for these to be fitted as required. Each room has a view of Belper or over the well maintained gardens. 


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Residential - Shared Spaces

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The home has access in all areas and there is a lift to the upper level. There are 3 lounge areas, two downstairs and one upstairs. 

Residents of the home have full access to all communal areas and free to move around safely in the building. There is a patio area to the back of the property which overlooks a lovely landscaped garden. 

The management team are all dignity champions and pride themselves in leading an excellent team of staff in proving high quality care. 


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Residential - health and lifestyle

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  • On-site hairdressing:
  • Residents may retain own GP:
  • Scheduled GP rounds:
  • Special diets:

We have a hair salon and the hairdresser, Sally, comes every Tuesday morning and all day Wednesday  and also makes special arrangements to visit when there are special events taking place such as mother’s day, Christmas parties etc.

The home recently celebrated ‘Nutrition and Hydration awareness week’ and every day did an event to promote positive health and well-being. We invited friends and family to join in with us and everyone enjoyed taking part.


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