Set in picturesque village
Halcyon Days care home is part of the multi award winning Gold Care Homes Group. The home offers first class care for residents over 65 in the picturesque village of Graveley in Hitchin. Halcyon Days care home offers each resident unique and personalised care that is built around them to make their stay as enjoyable and fulfilling as possible.
The Care on Offer
Halcyon Days care home offers Respite and Day Care, Residential Care, Dementia Care and Palliative and End of Life Care.
Respite and Day Care
Respite and Day Care is a very popular if you are considering full time admission at a later date. Respite offers carers a break when a carer can recharge or when a resident may want to spend some time recouping from a hospital stay. This care also allows guests to experience the full services of a full time resident but on a particular day of their choice.
Halcyon Days offers residential care for those living in a home away from home. The home gives the support and reassurance of professional helpers nearby. Individual independence is delivered through a very comfortable bedroom with all the privacy a resident may need. Friends and family are free to visit at any time and stay as long as they want.
Dementia is a growing concern and more people are experiencing different levels of symptoms. Halcyon Days is a friendly home that is geared to providing the best environment to ensure dementia patients have a safe and pleasant stay with activities that are tailored to an individual’s needs.
Halcyon Days create the caring environment when a resident needs Palliative care or end of life care. The focus is providing residents with relief from severe pain, physical stress, and mental stress of a serious illness. The aim is to improve the quality of life of the resident and the family by providing the very best specialist support.
Active body and active mind is the focus at Halcyon Days. Though every resident is free to do as much or as little as they choose the Activities Co-ordinators play a fundamental part in enhancing the lives of the Halcyon Days residents. This is done by creating a fun and hugely varied program for everyone to participate. This is often great fun and a great source of laughter. There are a vast range of activities that really help each resident live their life to the full. The home encourages independent activity and hobbies to boost self confidence.
Halcyon Days has many fantastic facilities including en-suite facilitates; A choice of modern or Victorian period rooms; Views of our landscaped gardens; TV and Telephone points; Single or double rooms and welcome toiletries upon arrival. As well as this there is dental care; hairdressing facilities; eye care and chiropody.
The food service at Halcyon Days has been designed to make the residents feel like they are at home. The food has been specially selected to ensure our residents receive the right balance of nutrients while still enjoying delicious food. Every meal produced reflects the individual and specific dietary requirements of each resident as laid out in their care plan. There are also fun organised bespoke eating experiences, like outdoor BBQs to themed dinner parties. Restaurant experiences are also available for when visitors wish to eat private meals with their loved ones.
The Gold Care Homes Group have won many awards including: The Most Outstanding Residential Care Management Team in the UK Award 2019; Achievement and Improvement Award 2019; The Compassion in Care Award 2019; Care home Top 20 Award 2019; Lifetime Achievement in Care Award Finalist 2018; The Dementia Care Personality Award Finalist 2018; The UK’s third fastest-growing health care company; Investors in People award; The Care innovation Award; The Engagement and Wellbeing Award.
For further information please see the Halcyon Days Care Home website.
OPEN 24 HOURS
- Long Term
- Short Stay
- Financial Help
- Respite Care