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7 Linden Road, Bedford, MK40 2DD

Aurora is a small specialist facility in the heart of Bedford, tailored for 7 adults with Learning Disabilities who also have Dementia.

The home incorporates dementia-specific design elements and special sensory features.

Registration summary

Managers: Sergio Alberto Goncalves Rodrigues
Registration Date: 20 September 2011
Last CQC inspection: 19 January 2018
Local Authority: Bedford
Specialist care categories: Dementia • Learning disabilities • Physical disabilities • Sensory impairment
Number of beds: 8

Care home group

CQC Rating for Aurora

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 21 March 2018.

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

Services offered at Aurora

Residential - Shared Spaces

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Care at home - Personal

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Shared Lives/homeshare

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Residential - Your Room

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Residential - health and lifestyle

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Care at home - practical

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