The home of kindness, compassion and dignity

At St Andrew’s Care Homes we put your loved one at the heart of what we do. We pride ourselves on our person-centred care, which allows every resident to feel appreciated, respected and valued while they’re staying with us. We’re here to make them feel at home.

We have two care homes in Bedford and Wilstead. Elcombe House specialises in residential care for the elderly and under-65s with dementia, and Danecroft houses a mixture of dementia and non-dementia elderly residents.

Whichever home you choose you can depend on us to provide:-

  • a homely environment
  • caring staff
  • nutritionally balanced meals
  • varied activities
  • personalised care packages
  • regular entertainment
  • access to GP and district nurse
  • optical, dental and chiropody services
  • hairdressing
  • consultation with relatives
  • open-door policy for visitors

Behind our doors, we think you’ll like what you find. To arrange a visit, or to find out more, please call us on 01234 333870 or drop us a line

first testimonial

‘Staff were not offered employment until satisfactory checks had been completed. Staff received an induction process and on-going training. They had attended a variety of training to ensure they were able to provide care based on current best practice when supporting people. They were supported with regular supervisions.’

Care Quality Commission Report, Danecroft, March 2017

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Care Quality Commission Report, Danecroft, March 2017

‘Staff were not offered employment until satisfactory checks had been completed. Staff received an induction process and on-going training. They had attended a variety of training to ensure they were able to provide care based on current best practice when supporting people. They were supported with regular supervisions.’

second testimonial

‘It was obvious from our observations that people were treated with kindness and compassion... Staff were able to tell us about each individual, for example, their likes and dislikes, background and family. We saw that staff spent time with people, either sitting chatting or whilst carrying out tasks. There was light-hearted banter between staff and people using the service, this was enjoyed by both.’

Quality Care Commission Report, Elcombe House, May 2017

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Quality Care Commission Report, Elcombe House, May 2017

‘It was obvious from our observations that people were treated with kindness and compassion... Staff were able to tell us about each individual, for example, their likes and dislikes, background and family. We saw that staff spent time with people, either sitting chatting or whilst carrying out tasks. There was light-hearted banter between staff and people using the service, this was enjoyed by both.’

third testimonial

‘The cook told us that they had just started to use crockery with a narrow coloured line around it. This was either blue or red. This was to show who was at risk of poor nutritional intake and reminded staff to encourage eating and to record how much had been eaten. This ensured people’s nutritional intake was always observed.’

Care Quality Commission Report, March 2017

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Care Quality Commission Report, March 2017

‘The cook told us that they had just started to use crockery with a narrow coloured line around it. This was either blue or red. This was to show who was at risk of poor nutritional intake and reminded staff to encourage eating and to record how much had been eaten. This ensured people’s nutritional intake was always observed.’

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