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Vesta Lodge

★★★☆Good

Location and contact details

Watling View, St Albans, AL1 2PB
www.quantumcare.co.ukvestamanager@quantumcare.co.uk01727799600

Vesta Lodge - part of the Quantum Care group - is situated in St Albans within a quiet residential area, surrounded by landscaped gardens which are used and enjoyed by many of the residents and their families during the good weather. We provide accommodation for older people with a variety of health needs, including those with dementia.

The home is accredited by Hertfordshire County Council to provide specialist dementia care, and has to undergo a rigorous annual evaluation process in order to achieve that status.

All bedrooms at Vesta Lodge have en-suite facilities as well as a phone and TV socket as standard.

The Home has a dedicated team of activities co-ordinators who plan a wide range of activities based around the interests of our residents. Within Vesta Lodge you will also find a Best Friends Cafe which is open 5 days a week, offering residents and their relatives and friends the opportunity to enjoy a selection of drinks and cakes during their visit, as well as a Q Club day centre which is open to the local older community.

One of the core values of Quantum Care is that each and every employee is important and that is why we are committed to ensuring that all our staff have the professional skills and confidence to make the most of their role and to provide the best possible service to our clients. That’s why we’ve enjoyed Investor in People status since 2001 and place such a strong focus on training and development.

If you are interested in any of our services please feel free to ring the home directly. For further information, please see the Quantum Care website www.quantumcare.co.uk 

Information supplied by carehome.co.uk

Registration summary

Managers: Julie Martine Hutchins
Registration Date: 6 January 2011
Last CQC inspection: 20 February 2017
Local Authority: Hertfordshire
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia • Physical disabilities
Number of beds: 61

CQC Rating for Vesta Lodge

Where this care home can improve
Overall
★★★☆Good
Safe
★★★☆Good
Effective
★★★☆Good
Caring
★★★☆Good
Responsive
★★☆☆Requires improvement
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 25 March 2017.

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

Services offered at Vesta Lodge

Residential - Shared Spaces

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