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Somerleigh Court Recruitment Drive
Are you seeking a new career challenge in 2024? We are recruiting for extraordinary individuals to join our award-winning team.
Join us at Battersea Place for an evening of ‘Cinema and Supper’
We are delighted to invite you to an exclusive ‘Cinema and Supper’ evening taking place at London’s luxury retirement community – Battersea Place.
Somerleigh Court Sponsors Dorchester Bowls Club 'Phoenix Cup'
Somerleigh Court was delighted to sponsor the Phoenix Match at Dorchester Bowls Club
LifeCare Residences Wins at Retirement Living Awards
LifeCare Residences triumphed at the national Retirement Living Awards today winning both Best Food/Dining Experience (for Battersea Place) and Best Marketing (for LCR).
LifeCare Residences Scores a Hat-Trick At HealthInvestor Seniors Housing Awards
We are delighted to announce that, for a third consecutive year, LifeCare Residences has won the ‘Best Hospitality/Restaurant of the Year’ category at the HealthInvestor Seniors Housing Awards.
Battersea Place featured in The London Magazine
‘Moving out of the family home doesn’t have to mean a step down the ladder …’
Retirement Living Awards - Finalist 2023
We are delighted to announce that LifeCare Residences has achieved finalist status at the Retirement Living Awards.
Coffee, Cake and Friendship
At Grove Place in Hampshire, we’re passionate about ‘community’. And what better way to experience this for yourself than through our coffee, cake and friendship gatherings.
Please join us at Grove Place retirement village
We are delighted to invite you to our annual Friends and Family festivities at Grove Place
on Saturday 17th June, 11am-3pm.
Please join us at Battersea Place, London’s first luxury retirement community
We are delighted to invite you to join us at Battersea Place for a traditional cream tea
on Thursday 25th May, 2-4pm
Grove Place in Bloom
Please join us on Wednesday 26th or Thursday 27th of April, at 11am to see our gardens and grounds in springtime.
Knight Frank - Luxury Care Home Guide 2023
We are delighted to announce that for a fifth consecutive year, The Albert Suites has been selected to feature in Knight Frank’s Top 100 Luxury Care Home Guide.
Other retirement villages just don’t come close - Pam Snow
Before retirement, Pam Snow lived in 28 different places around the world. She explains why Grove Place is somewhere she can stay forever.
We don’t miss anything about our old life - Linda and Alan Aldred
Linda Aldred and her husband Alan downsized to a one-bedroom bungalow at Grove Place Retirement Community. She explains why it was one of the best decisions they ever made.
Grove Place gets it right. Inside and out! - Mike and Sheila Money
Mike Money and his wife Sheila moved to Grove Place Retirement Community two years ago. He explains how it was the perfect move for them.
Please join us at Battersea Place, London’s first luxury retirement community
Welcoming you to meet the locals who bring so much to our residents at our Open Day on
16th February, 2-5pm.
Grove Place New Year, New You!
Grove Place Retirement Community is hosting an open home day on Wednesday 15th February from 10am to 1pm and you’re invited.
Oh Christmas Tree, Keep Shining On
Arguably, the premier event of the year at Grove Place is the turning on of the Christmas Tree lights. This year, we purchased a majestic fir tree and positioned it at the front of the manor house – standing tall and proud to welcome guests.
LifeCare Residences Appoints New CEO
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jane Smart in the role of CEO at LifeCare Residences. We asked Jane to give us an overview of her background and what motivates her.
LifeCare Residences’ Grove Place Triumphs at HealthInvestor Seniors Housing Awards
We are delighted to announce that, for a second consecutive year, LifeCare Residences has won the ‘Best Hospitality, Retail and Wellness Environment’ category at the HealthInvestor Seniors Housing Awards.
Don’t miss the open home event at Grove Place on Saturday, 16 July from 12.30pm
Please join us for our open home event in the grounds of our stunning 27-acre estate – and feel free to bring a family member.
In the lead up to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, we asked one of our residents, Jim Rough, to share his personal memories of the Coronation in 1953. We are delighted to include a snapshot of his recollections as a Guardsman on that auspicious day:
Harnessing the Power of Nature for Future Generations
One of the key learnings that came out of lockdown, was the healing power of nature and the importance of open spaces. It is widely documented that access to green spaces can provide psychological relaxation and stress alleviation – stimulating and fostering social cohesion and reducing feelings of loneliness.
Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at our garden party on 12th May
Please join us at LifeCare Residences’ Battersea Place for our garden party and refreshments after a tour of
the apartments for sale.
Hitting The High Notes
The Albert Suites, in partnership with the Independent Doctors Federation (IDF), recently sponsored a piano recital in the ballroom at London’s elegant Lansdowne Club.
You're Invited to Experience Hampshire's Award-Winning Retirement Community
Please join us for a unique ‘Cheese and Wine Pairing’ and a tour of the apartments for sale at Grove Place, Hampshire’s award-winning retirement community near Romsey.
Hospitality with a Heart
Meet Emma Rathbone, Battersea Place’s General Manager, as featured in Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce magazine – Business Connexions.
Home Is Where the Heart Is
Since the first lockdown, the amount of families requiring support has more than doubled. At Grove Place, our community in Hampshire, residents Tricia and Neville organised a food bank collection to support the local school in Nursling. Residents and staff generously donated non-perishable food such as pasta, cereals, lunchbox cakes, tins of soup, baked beans and other items. Other residents have kindly donated funds to help the school buy fresh healthy fruits and vegetables.
To All Residents - Our Pledge to Keeping You Safe
As we near the ‘beginning of the end’ of national lockdown and the associated restrictive measures, we can’t help but feel a glimmer of hope that life is returning to normal and our villages will once again be buzzing with vibrant activity.
Richard Powell as General Manager
LifeCare Residences is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Powell as General Manager of Grove Place in Hampshire.
LifeCare Residences is Here for You
OUR NURSING HOMES
Although our villages are currently only open to essential visitors, please be reassured we are still accepting admissions to our nursing homes at the Albert Suites in London and Somerleigh Court in Dorchester.
Care Home Awards Finalist 2020
We are delighted to announce that the Albert Suites has achieved finalist status, for a consecutive year, at the Care Home Awards. These prestigious awards are a benchmark for innovation and excellence in care business management, care operations and delivery of service. This year we have been shortlisted for Best Nursing Care, Best Single Care Home and Best Specialist Care.
Further Recognition for Outstanding Residential Care
Albert Suites a finalist in highly respected LaingBuisson Awards 2019
We are delighted to announce that the Albert Suites has been nominated as a finalist for the ‘Residential Care (Smaller Organisations)’ award at the LaingBuisson Awards 2019, which celebrate industry excellence in the UK health and social care services.
The Albert Suites Wins
‘Best New Care Home’
We are delighted to announce that the Albert Suites has won the ‘Best New Care Home’ award at the National 2019 Care Home Awards, which celebrates excellence and innovation across care homes in the UK. The winners were revealed at a glittering awards ceremony held during the Residential and Home Care Show, in London.
“Retiree homes are the key to this crisis”
Nigel Sibley, Chief Executive of LifeCare Residences, recently featured in the business publication CityAM, endorsing the benefits of retirement communities for both their residents and society as a whole.
LUXURY CARE HOME GUIDE
“We are delighted to be included in the prestigious ‘Luxury Care Home Guide’, we strive to provide a unique and bespoke service and environment, within the Albert Suites, and are thrilled when this is recognised.” Carolyn Henderson, Battersea Place, General Manager
If you are downsizing, this will inevitably mean having a good rummage through some of your old stuff. There are going to be items that tug at the heartstrings and summon up feelings of nostalgia.
HEALTH & SAFETY AT THE FOREFRONT
Members of LifeCare Residences’ management team recently completed IOSH’s ‘Leading Safely’course.
SOMERLEIGH COURT ACHIEVES ‘HAT-TRICK’ FOR QUALITY OF CARE
Somerleigh Court is proud to have been awarded the Gold Standard Framework Care Homes (GSFCH) accreditation. Our team were awarded the highest level at ’Platinum’ Status.
OUR NEW DEVELOPMENT – GONDAR GARDENS
LifeCare Residences is delighted to have acquired the site at Gondar Gardens, which we hope will enable us to deliver our pioneering care product to the older people of West Hampstead and surrounding areas.
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS & FESTIVITIES
Logs on the fire, decorations all around… Scent of pine cones and cinnamon filled the air… Christmas carols being sung…
ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS AT BATTERSEA PLACE
On 26th July, the courtyard garden at Battersea Place was transformed into a magical wonderland in celebration of our second anniversary.
LIFECARE RESIDENCES’ FOUNDER DONATES NZ $5 MILLION TO ‘AGEING WELL’ RESEARCH
Cliff Cook – founder and principal shareholder of LifeCare Residences – has donated NZ $5 million to Auckland University in New Zealand, in honour of his late mother’s memory.
LifeCare Residences shortlisted for the 2018 RESI Awards for ‘Retirement Living Operator of the Year’.
GROVE PLACE COURTESY SHUTTLE SERVICE
Always making life that little bit easier
During June we will be introducing an elegant, courtesy shuttle service at Grove Place.
A WARM WELCOME
Chief Executive, Nigel Sibley, was delighted to welcome John Collyns (Executive Director of the Retirement Villages Association of NZ) to Battersea Place on Friday 20 April, 2018.