Bentley House Care Home | Care home with outstanding facilities

Luxury, award winning care and nursing home

Bentley House Care Home is a perfect example of one of the award winning care homes fro the Signature Group. This care home is outstanding and has 67 apartments that are dedicated to Nursing Care, Assisted Living with also a Dementia Community that has 18 suites all on the same floor. This spacious home is set over an impressive 5 floors that allows comfort and plenty of room for all residents. Bentley House allocate a minimum ratio of 1 carer to 5 residents in the Assisted Living environments and 1 carer to 3 residents in its Dementia communities. The number of carers on duty is determined by the residents’ individual needs. Bentley House is ideally located close to Hertford town centre within easy reach of shopping and entertainment.

Quality Care 

Each resident receives personal care that is recorded using person centred mobile care technology. As well as this, Bentley House allocate the appropriate level of staffing to each area of the building at the right time of day or night. Residents have the full reassurance that the call bell system is linked to the mobile care system which ensures staff are always on hand when needed. The resident care is overseen by highly trained Care Managers and Nurses who also provide guidance to the care teams. The care home's service is fully compliant with all the correct and approved regulations. All Signature staff are trained to the highest which include Care Certificate Standards, Clinical Skills for CPD and revalidation and all new to social care employees complete a Level 2 Health and Social Care Qualification. Most importantly the staff are friendly, experienced and completely dedicated to providing the best care for all residents.

Dedicated Team

Bentley House in Hertford has a dedicated catering team who serve main meals in the restaurant. They have a housekeeping team who are responsible for the cleanliness of the home. Their is a dedicated activities team who are responsible for arranging in-house events and organising excursions using the home's minibus. Their is also a reception area which is operated twelve hours a day which ensures all visitors receive a warm welcome and are registered in and out of the home.

New Dementia Offering for Couples 

Bentley House has launched ‘The Goldings’ which is a new specialist dementia neighbourhood for couples. This offers an independent lifestyle for residents living with dementia, with the assistance of exceptional 24-hour care. The Goldings features a range of spacious studio and one bedroom apartments with en-suite wet rooms. They are bright and airy luxury apartments that are large enough to accommodate couples, enabling them to stay together even if their care needs differ. Alternatively, these are ideal for singles that want the additional space. This fantastic new neighbourhood is located on the 3rd floor of the building, offering an oriental design-theme throughout with a predominantly gold colour palette, which was voted for by the residents and staff. The Goldings is named after the historical Goldings mansion in Hertford. The mansion was built for Thomas Hall, The Squire of Bengeoin and dates back to 1700. The original mansion and estate was subsequently sold to Samuel Smith and was inherited in 1861 by his grandson, Robert Smith who was a merchant banker and son of Abel Smith. Robert was the Sheriff of Hertfordshire from 1869-70.  A new house was built by esteemed British architect George Devey in place of the old house and in 1921 was sold to Dr Barnardo's Homes for use as an orphanage. Subsequent expansion would take place before it was purchased by Hertfordshire County Council for use by the County Surveyor's Department.

Care Home Facilities

The nursing home has a vast range of facilities for all residents to enjoy. The home offers residents, families and visitors the very best surroundings to have an enjoyable time. Take a look below at the different facilities Bentley House has to offer.

The Cafe

Welcome to the Bentley House's 'Peg’s Café’. This lovely and relaxing area is for residents, friends and family to meet and socialise. The cafe offers a wide range of coffees and teas as well as juices and water. Peg's cafe also has a variety of cakes, fruit, biscuits, and various other treats that are all complimentary.

The Lounge

Bentley House's luxury lounge has a stunning interior and beautiful grand furniture. The lounge offers residents a comfortable, relaxing and stimulating area to relax and unwind. The lounge is also a great place for visiting families to spend time with their loved ones.

The Garden

Bentley House has a lovely, charming and spacious patio area. The raised flower beds line the beautifully enclosed private garden. There is always Garden furniture available when residents want to spend time outside. A lovely barbecue area is perfect for Summer al fresco dining.

The Spa

The Spa offers a full range for of treatments such as body massages, back massages plus much, much more. The Spa also has a fully featured, luxurious spa bath, making it the perfect place to soak, relax and unwind. 

Activity Room

The Activities Room is one of the most popular areas at Bentley House Care Home. The Activities Room is host to cooking lessons, art classes, and so many more activities. This is a perfect place to get creative and is an important part of the Bentley House calendar. There are a dedicated team who always provide residents with excellent entertainment and the best experiences.

The Restaurant

Bentley House has a beautifully designed restaurant. The restaurant is bright and spacious and is sublime fine dining experience. Fresh blooming flowers and classic chandeliers provide a comfortable and classic ambiance for residents to enjoy. The food and drinks have won awards for Bentley House. 

The Bistro

Introducing 'Tate’s Bistro' which offers a much more casual dining experience in smart and contemporary surroundings. Coffee or tea here are perfect after your meal as well as a catch up with friends. The Bistro also has a pretty private terrace to enjoy drinks on the warmer days and evenings.

Private Dining

Bentley House has an elegantly designed private dining area. This area is perfect for birthday celebrations or other special occasions. Family and friends are always welcome and feel extra special when gathering in the private dining room. This area offers a stunning and unique interior, plus full service from the restaurant staff.

The Cinema

Bentley House has the perfect cinema which is comfortable and luxurious with a superb surround system. This very popular area with residents is a lovely place to relax and watch a classic film. 

Therapy Room

The Therapy Room is designed for all residents to receive physiotherapy or any other treatments suggested by their GP or as part of their care plan.

Beauty Salon

Bentley House has a beauty salon offering hairdressing, manicures and many other pampering options. This is all arranged with professional hairdressers and beauticians. A perfect gift for a loved one. 

The Lobby

Visitors are always warmly greeted in the spacious lobby. The receptionists help with any questions or requests or help visitors when visiting their loved ones. 

Activities

Life is never dull at Bentley House. The home has a large activities team who provide visiting speakers, trips out, one to ones and activities which are chosen by the resident committee. The activities are 7 days a week from 10 am and last all day. Residents pick and choose which activities they wish to do and residents can do as much or as little as they want. Other activities include family visits, bingo, exercise sessions, board games, poetry reading, afternoon tea, virtual calls, quizzes, general knowledge quizzes, giant crosswords, cinema, art sessions, sing alongs, ball games, hand and nail care plus much, much more. You can view this weeks timetable by clicking on the link below:

www.signature-care-homes.co.uk/activity-category/bentley-house

Accommodation

Bentley House offers the most comfortable and luxurious accommodation spread over its 5 floors.

Studio Apartments

The Bentley House studio apartments are open plan. They feature a bedroom area, living area and en-suite wetroom. Most of studio apartments offer a kitchenette and balcony or patio access in most cases. All studio apartments are light and airy and have a private telephone line as well as mobility and safety features. 

One Bedroom Apartments

The one bedroom apartments offer a great deal of flexibility and are perfect for longer stays. Most of the one bedroom apartments have a kitchenette which is available in the living area and every one features an en-suite wetroom. Balcony or patio access is available in many apartments and all apartments offer a private telephone line as well as mobility and safety features.

One Bedroom Deluxe Apartments

Bentley House One Bedroom Deluxe Apartments offer all of the features of the one-bedroom apartments, including a separate living room and bedroom, an en-suite wetroom and private telephone line. These are more spacious and are perfect for couples or individuals who require more space for furniture and belongings. They are also perfect for longer stays.

Dementia Care 

Bentley House also offers a separate dementia care area. This area has been designed in collaboration with research and ensures that the environment is as dementia friendly as it could be.  Comfortable, open plan naturally lit and staffed by our specially trained dementia nursing team, it offers unique support for those residents requiring specialist dementia care.

Dementia Treatment and Care

Dementia care can be a difficult and emotional decision for residents and families. Bentley House and the whole Signature Group are committed to providing the unique and highly skilled care that those living with memory loss require, in order to maintain a fulfilling, safe and dignified lifestyle. They offer dementia suites that have specialist features to support with the provision of exceptional care within a dignified and comforting environment for each resident.

Award Winning Care

Each year Signature teams and individuals are nominated for various national care and dementia awards up and down the country. In 2018, they were recognised as finalists in 19 awards categories and out of those many reached the finals to become national winners! Through excellence in care and nursing, they truly are an award-winning group of care homes.

Care home with outstanding facilities
Care home with outstanding facilities

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    Facilities

    • Long Term
    • Dementia
    • Short Stay
    • Holiday Breaks
    • Financial Help
    • Nursing Care
    • Respite Care