Situated in the lovely market town of Hitchin in the district of Hertfordshire, Elmside is a friendly care home that provides expert residential, dementia and respite care to the elderly. This welcoming MHA care home boasts a range of contemporary facilities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms and specialist care suites for couples, a selection of stylish communal lounges and plenty of cosy quiet spaces, perfectly landscaped gardens and a hairdressing salon. Whether it be enjoying a pamper session at the salon, partaking in award winning music therapy, attending MHA dedicated chaplaincy services or taking a trip out to one of the many local amenities, the varied activity programme at Elmside ensures no two days are the same.
Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.
Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.
Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.
Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Elmside.
It is situated in Hitchin and is close to popular amenities.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Elmside is rated as good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.
The following types of elderly care are available at this home: respite, dementia, residential.
Currently, there are 69 beds at the home.
This care home is owned and operated by MHA (Methodist Homes).
There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Elmside, including: Book and Poetry, Gardening & Flower Arranging, Visits from Children.
Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Elmside the cost of care starts from £1,059 per week.
It's best to call the home directly on 01462 417463 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.