Care homes Kelvin Way, Undercliffe, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD2 3EF View on map
Welcome to Ashcroft
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.
In times of uncertainty, Anchor is a care provider you can depend on. We are proudly not-for-profit with 50 years of experience.
Come and visit us at any time. We’re here to help and look forward to giving you a warm welcome.
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- Engaging activities programme
- Communal lounge
- Hobby / craft room
- Hairdressing salon
Care and support
In addition to residential care, we also offer:
- Respite care
- Palliative care
- Huntington's disease
- Dementia care
- Parkinson's disease
Food and dining
We promote wellbeing through a positive dining experience:
- Communal dining area
- Nutrition and hydration stations
- Private dining area
- Visitors are welcome to join residents for meals
Life at Ashcroft
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
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, 8 single en-suite independent living 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.
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.
Our care home 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 (wherever possible). 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.
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
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
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.
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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.
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.
Kelvin Way, Undercliffe, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD2 3EF
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