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Little Haven


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Beaulieu Road Dibden Purlieu, Southampton, SO45 4JF

Little Haven offers a warm, friendly environment, renowned locally for high quality care. Within three minutes walk of the village centre and easy reach of Hythe, residents can relax and enjoy the surroundings, safe in the knowledge they're being cared for by a professional, dedicated team.

With 41 well-appointed rooms, with en-suite WC, each bedroom and sitting room is light and airy with lovely garden views. Whilst residents enjoy communal lounges, a hobbies room and a hairdressing salon.

Organised activities are at the heart of their care, so they encourage exercise and most importantly fun. Kitchenettes and laundry facilities are also available for the more independent residents.

All residents receive a care plan tailored to their individual needs, achieved through initial assessment and on-going planning.

Little Haven offers residential, nursing and respite care plus no obligation trial visits.

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Registration summary

Managers: Heather Lindsay Fortnum
Registration Date: 24 January 2011
Last CQC inspection: 6 July 2017
Local Authority: Hampshire
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs
Number of beds: 43

CQC Rating for Little Haven

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 14 September 2017.

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

Services offered at Little Haven

Residential - Your Room

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  • TV and telephone point in resident rooms:

Each resident room has an en-suite toilet and sink. Shared bathrooms and kitchenettes are available on each floor. An emergency call bell is available in each room along with TV, telephone and internet. 

A limited number of shared rooms are available for couples if required but most rooms are single. 

Pets are allowed to visit the home (following a risk assessment by the Home Manager).

Smoking is not allowed inside the home; a designated smoking area is available outside if required. 


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Residential - Shared Spaces

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Beautifully maintained gardens provide space for level walks and entertaining friends and family. 

Forest Oaks has a shared lounge, hobbies room, library, dining room and sun lounge. Pre-lunch sherry is served in the sun lounge every day; this is popular with residents and a wonderful way to make friends when you first arrive at the home. 

A guest flat is available to visitors for £40 per night including breakfast. 

A lift provides disabled access to the second and third floor accomodation. 


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Residential - health and lifestyle

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Little Haven has a full activities programme including entertainers, exercise classes, arts and crafts, quizzes, themed lunches, speakers and much more. 

Our onsite caterers are able to accomodate any special dietary requirements. 

We hold Holy Communion once a month at the home. 


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