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Lyndon House

★★★☆Good

Location and contact details

2 High Street, Sandridge, St Albans, AL4 9DH
www.salvationarmy.org.uk01727851050

Lyndon Residential Home, situated in Sandridge village just outside St Albans, provides residential care for elderly people. Originally built as a Victorian vicarage, the house has been extended and modernised to provide accommodation for 32 persons in en-suite rooms. Trained staff provide 24 hour care. Rooms are on two floors accessible by passenger lifts and each has a call bell.

Lyndon Home is set in its own extensive grounds which have mature planting, flower beds and lawn. Pathways furnished with plenty of seating and shelter, lead to the rose arbour, orchard and fountain.  Indoors are several lounges offering a selection of venue for communal or private use. Meals are served in a bright dining room providing balanced meals and special diets from a choice of menu.

Lyndon offers spiritual as well as practical care. Short services are held each morning, led by different church members. The staff team includes Salvation Army chaplains who are available to support residents, family members and friends irrespective of religious beliefs.

A full program of activities is arranged within the Home and residents are encouraged to continue their interests both within and outside the Home. Excursions and special events are arranged , often with the help of our volunteer Friends of Lyndon

Lyndon has an informal and friendly atmosphere providing a homely environment supported by many long standing members of staff. Prospective residents are welcome to view and short stays may be arranged to aid the decision process.

Registration summary

Managers: Shubhes Bhakta Shrestha
Registration Date: 24 January 2011
Last CQC inspection: 15 March 2018
Local Authority: Hertfordshire
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 32

CQC Rating for Lyndon House

Where this care home can improve
Overall
★★★☆Good
Safe
★★★☆Good
Effective
★★★☆Good
Caring
★★★★Outstanding
Responsive
★★★☆Good
Well-led
★★★☆Good

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 22 May 2018.

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

Services offered at Lyndon House

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