Kelvin Way, Undercliffe, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD2 3EF
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Welcome to Ashcroft, Bradford
Anchor's Ashcroft care home in Bradford is a trusted provider of care for elderly people including specialised services for elderly people who have dementia needs. Our care home’s qualified staff provide 24-hour care and support to help you maintain your chosen lifestyle, adapting as your needs change.
A purpose built home with a modern externsion, Ashcroft is set in a quiet location in its own grounds. It is close to local services and amenities, such as shops, a supermarket and a local park and has excellent bus routes to both Bradford and Leeds.
At Ashcroft, activities play an important role and we aim to enhance our residents’ quality of life by providing a varied range of social activities including regular entertainment, events and outings. Our home also has a secure, pleasant garden with patio area, ideal for sitting out during the warmer months.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our catering, with our chef preparing meals daily from fresh, seasonal ingredients to create a menu of delicious, nutritious food to suit all tastes and dietary requirements.
Come and visit us at any time. We’re here to help and look forward to giving you a warm welcome.
Members of the Bradford District Dementia Action Alliance
Ashcroft are working with the Bradford District Dementia Action Alliance to help make Bradford a dementia friendly city.Find out more about Anchor's approach to dementia care
25% off* a trial stay at a selected Anchor care home
Book between 8 January and 28 February 2018 and enjoy 25% off* a trial stay with the comforts of home and safety of 24-hour care.Find out more
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Want to arrange a visit?
We encourage visits to Ashcroft so you can meet the manager and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, meet other residents, find out what goes on and ask any questions you may have.
Find out more about costs and availability
For the most up to date information on availability at Ashcroft, our current charges and fees, or to discuss your personal circumstances, please contact us. Our team are here to help answer your questions and provide you with all the information you need to make a considered decision about your future home.Contact us
Life at Ashcroft
Our care home has a dedicated Activities Co-ordinator who organises and arranges a variety of opportunities for our residents to enjoy daily activities in our home and in the local community. We work in partnership with the National Association for Providers of Activities for Older People (NAPA) and encourage activities that enhance our residents’ lifestyle, health and wellbeing. Residents' preferred activities, interests and ability are discussed when they move in and an agreed plan ensures that these requests are fulfilled. Our residents’ suggestions for activities also help shape the planning process. We organise supervised day trips to leisure facilities and places of interest as well as social events in the home, including themed restaurant evenings, arts and crafts, quizzes and regular entertainers.
Ashcroft is a unique Victorian building that was originally built 100 years ago as a boys' hostel, which has been extended, modernised and adapted in the 1980s to provide residential care.
Set in a quiet location within its own secure grounds, Ashcroft provides 29 single en-suite residential rooms as well as 28 single en-suite rooms dedicated for dementia care.
Our newly refurbished home is fully furnished and decorated to a high standard with a call system which ensures that help is at hand 24 hours a day.
We also have:
- Some rooms with views of the gardens
- Some rooms open directly onto gardens
- A television point in most rooms ready to connect when the individual wishes
- Tea-making facilities available to make drinks for you and your visitors
Other attractions include:
- Cosy lounges with TVs and quiet areas for reading and relaxing
- Bathrooms specially equipped so you can relax in comfort
- Hair and beauty salon
We encourage you to bring small personal items to enhance your room.
At Ashcroft care home, our caring and attentive staff work with our residents and their loved ones to create a detailed care plan which ensures our residents individual health and care needs are met.
We know how important it is to care for our residents with the dignity and respect they deserve and this is at the heart of what we do at Ashcroft.
Our commitment to advanced dementia training for our staff has helped the Department of Health pass its goal of 3,000 Dignity Champions nationwide.
Our health and social care partners include:
- A GP who is available on request
- A hairdresser visits every week
- A chiropodist visits every month
- A dentist and optician who visit the home
- The district nurse and physiotherapist who visit by arrangement
- Holistic therapist visits can be arranged
We know how important mealtimes are to our residents, so we always try to make this a sociable and enjoyable experience, whilst recognising individual choice.
Ashcroft's Food Promise ensures all our menus offer freshly cooked, appetising and nutritionally balanced meals including:
- Cooked breakfast every day
- Wholesome homemade soup everyday
- Freshly baked biscuits and cakes everyday
- Traditional Sunday Roast
- Fish and Chips weekly
- A variety of snacks available all day
Our Chefs understand the nutritional needs of older people and ensure that our meals are prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients.
We serve tasty, wholesome dishes and involve residents in selecting our menus at a local level. We offer daily choice of meals and cater for special dietary needs and preferences, helping keep our residents healthy and well nourished.
At Ashcroft care home, we provide quality 24-hour specialist care for people with residential dementia needs in a safe environment.
We support and develop our staff on an ongoing basis to enable them to provide the highest quality care for our residents.
At our home we have:
- Cosy lounges with TVs and quiet areas for reading and relaxing
- Music lounges
- A ‘pets are welcome’ policy by arrangement with the Manager
- Lift to all floors
- Secure garden and patio areas
- Hairdressing suite
- A laundry facility and laundry service
- Regular religious services and meetings should you wish to take part
- Newspapers which can be ordered and delivered daily to your room
- Wheelchair access and car parking
- Bradford city centre is 2 miles away and can be reached using excellent bus services
- The nearest hospital is the Bradford Royal Infirmary
- Bradford Interchange railway station is 2 miles away
- A theatre, swimming pool, golf course and supermarket are between 1 to 2 miles away
Meet the team
At Ashcroft, Bradford, you're in good hands.
At Ashcroft we have a caring team of well qualified professionals, passionate about what they do and dedicated to ensuring our residents always feel confident that they can rely on a friendly face and helping hand 24-hours a day. We encourage visits to Ashcroft so you can meet our team and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, meet other residents, find out what goes on and ask any questions you may have. It is important to us that you make the right decision and are happy with your choice of new home.
Care Home Manager
"Whenever a person needs support there is an opportunity for kindness and our home offers to help make the difference to people’s lives in their remaining years allowing them to feel young at heart again."
"Everyone at our home appreciates that the need to find suitable care can come about quite suddenly and so we are here to help. We can help explain the varying levels of care and support available in our home and discuss how our services could benefit you or your loved one."
"The team all understand that choosing a care home can sometimes be a daunting process, and are here to help. We welcome you to pop in and see our home and meet the team for yourself."
"The team take great pride in the quality of care we offer our residents and welcome you to pop in and see our home for yourself."
Anchor endeavour to be completely transparent about all our charges and fees. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Call us to discuss your specific care needs today
What is included in care home fees?
For many people, moving to a care home is a big decision and it can be difficult to know where to start. Care home fees are based on a range of factors, including specific care needs, which can change over time. Nevertheless, we all want the best we can afford – whether for ourselves or a loved one.
Living in an Anchor care home you can be confident that a single fee covers the cost of your personally tailored 24 hour care and support, all utility bills and meals as well as a fantastic range of daily activities.
At Anchor we pride ourselves on offering a truly tailored approach to care and therefore need to fully understand your needs to provide you with an accurate fee estimate. Please call us to discuss your specific care needs today. Alternatively we welcome you to visit us to discuss your situation face-to-face.
Want more information on care home fees?
Learning about the different funding options available to you can also help you feel confident in your decisions. Anchor know that securing care home funding can sometimes appear a rather daunting task and so to help we have put together a free guide covering requesting assistance, top up fees and third-party payments.Care home fees
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After experiencing a number of care homes I can honestly say that Ashcroft is the one that I am the most impressed with. The staff are so warm and friendly and put you at ease immediately. I would definitely recommend this home to anybody that is looking for somewhere that will give them piece of mi … Read more
Thank you to you all for looking after my step father with so much individual care and attention and concern with complete dignity towards him through … Read more