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Operator's Description"A privately owned care home with a good rating in one of Hereford's oldest residential areas, Wykenhurst comprises of three adjoining Victorian properties each property retaining many of their origin..." Show more "A privately owned care home with a good rating in one of Hereford's oldest residential areas, Wykenhurst comprises of three adjoining Victorian properties each property retaining many of their original Victorian features.
Lynwood Villa our third property was renovated and opened in June 2010 by Jesse Norman M.P to celebrate the homes 25th anniversary. Lynwood Villa has five beautifully appointed en-suite rooms aimed at clients who wish to live more independently within a supported enviroment.
Established in 1985 by two sisters Judith Jones and Lyn Rushgrove. Judith a registered mental health nurse is the care director providing Wykenhurst with a wealth of mental health experience spanning over 30 years. Lyn is the business director who is also the responsible person, she has many years of age care nursing experience. Lyn and Judith are still actively involved in the business and Wykenhurst remains a family run home.
The home is managed on a day to day basis by our registered care manager Rachel Jones-Stephens.
Wykenhurst is an unusual care home as it provides residential care and support for adults aged 45 upwards, specialising in mental health needs.
There are many local amenities including: a corner shop, a major supermarket, a pub, a hair salon, a postbox and church all within a very short walking distance.
There is also a bus stop at the end of the road with a direct bus service into the city centre every 20 mins." Show less
Conditions cared for: People with a mental disability / People with dementia
Care period: Trial stay / Day visit / Long stay / Respite care stay.
This home accommodates 25 residents in 21 single and 2 shared rooms (6 en suite). It is a converted building with a garden.
The home is in an urban location. Bus stop 250 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s);
Residents may bring their own furniture. Residents can usually bring their pet. Activities are arranged several days a week. There are opportunities to pursue hobbies.
Housing Authority: Herefordshire
Social Care Authority: Herefordshire
Cost: From £550 pwk. Local Authority rates accepted. NHS Continuing Care Funding rate accepted.
Info updated: 27/06/2023