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Claremont House


Location and contact details

Brighton Street, Heckmondwike, WF16 9EU

Claremont House – dementia care and short stay.

Orchid Suite (Claremont house) provide a short-stay care service.

Claremont House is located on Brighton Street, near the centre of Heckmondwike,and is close to shops, banks, cafes, pubs and markets.From Heckmondwike town centre there are regular bus services to Dewsbury, Batley,Cleckheaton, Bradford and Leeds.

Our staff are trained to treat residents whose diagnosis of dementia means that they need extra support and understanding.Our homes offer security and safety in a home-from-home environment.Our experienced staff work closely with families during what can often be a worrying time.We work with advocacy services andcommunity mental health teams and are advocates for the council’s Dignity in Care campaign.


Registration summary

Managers: Shirley Anne Carroll
Registration Date: 12 January 2011
Last CQC inspection: 24 July 2018
Local Authority: Kirklees
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 40

CQC Rating for Claremont House

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 September 2018.

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

Services offered at Claremont House


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Making the decision to move into long term care is never easy and you can stay at Claremont House for a trial period to see if this is the right choice for you.

Every resident in our care homes has their own personal support plan. The resident is involved in the planning of their care and, if they wish, the family too.


Residential - Your Room

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Smoking is allowed in the Gardens  

All our residents enjoy modern, spacious, comfortable accommodation – private single rooms with specially equipped en suite facilities.  Each room has, as standard, a wardrobe, lockable drawer space, armchair, profiling bed and desk. Residents are welcome to bring small items of furniture and other personal belongings with them to make them feel more at home.



Residential - Shared Spaces

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Our attractive grounds provide our residents with regular access to fresh air and exercise,both vital to their health and wellbeing.We also encourage any residents who wish to exercise their ‘green fingers’!

Claremont House also has a warm and comfortable conservatory to enjoy the outdoors indoors!

We have comfortable lounges, offering residents the option of sitting with friends  to play games and chat, or to sit in peace to enjoy reading or watching television  or even have a nap.


Residential - health and lifestyle

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Religion - We will always support any residents who continue to practice their faith during their stay with us. Any visits to religious services outside of our care homes will need to be arranged by family or friends. 

Keeping active -.Activities can include singing, chair exercises, dancing,crafts, painting, games and quizzes, and movie nights! 

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