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West Ridings Residential and Nursing Care Home Off Lingwell Gate Lane, Lofthouse, Wakefield, WF3 3JX |   Follow us:

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Welcome to West Ridings Residential and Nursing Home, where we care for Residents across five specialist homes on our site. Our Care Home in Wakefield has expert teams to look after Residents with a wide range of different needs. No matter what type of care they require, all Residents are cared for by compassionate care professionals, dedicated to their wellbeing.

In our busy, warm individual Houses, Residents are supported to live the life they choose. We aim to take care of more than just clinical needs, as Residents settle into our friendly community and make new friends. As well as residential care, we also provide nursing care and dementia nursing care on-site. One of the unique benefits of living at West Ridings is that if care needs change, we can provide continuity of care at the Home to ensure they get the best support and care for their specific needs.

West Ridings is situated just five minutes from Outwood train station which has routes to Leeds, Barnsley, Sheffield and Doncaster. We’re also easily accessible from the M1 and M62 if you come by car. All the amenities of Outwood are on our doorstep, and the home is close to Pinderfields General Hospital.


Residential Care
Residential Care
Nursing Care
Nursing Care
Dementia Care
Dementia Care
Respite and Short Stays
Respite or Short Stay
Palliative Care
Palliative Care
Parkinson's Care
Parkinson's Care
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Person-centred care

As part of this vibrant community, we’re fortunate to have excellent working relationships with three GP surgeries, the Community Nurses, the community mental health team, speech and language therapists, and occupational therapists too.

Working with these multi-discipline professionals, we can provide exceptional, person-centred care. All Residents have an initial assessment to identify their specific care needs and to discover how we can support them in living the life they choose and we build-in Resident preferences and decisions into their bespoke, person-centred support plan. We monitor and update this with each Resident and their loved ones on an ongoing basis.

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Living life to the full

The Activity team at West Ridings works hard to provide Residents with plenty of opportunities to socialise and participate in activities. From our regular House tea dances to fun-filled games, from visits by local school children to chair-based exercises, there’s always something going on.

We also host special events like our Summer and Christmas fayres and in 2020 we even had a special concert from Ray Lewis, lead singer of The Drifters at our Care Home in Wakefield. Our activities programme also includes therapeutic activities for people living with dementia, including musical and reminiscence sessions.

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Dining and nutrition

Our chefs ensure that all Residents can enjoy the food they love and have plenty of healthy, nutritious options. Our produce is fresh and locally sourced where possible, plus we also provide a good range of dishes on the menu from which to choose.

When Residents first arrive, we take time to find out what their favourite foods and dishes are so we can include them. Any dietary preferences or requirements can be catered for. Menus are reviewed regularly, and we check in with each Resident to make sure they are enjoying the food on offer.

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Covid-secure visiting

Our number one priority is keeping Residents safe and connected with their loved ones. We have recently created a COVID-secure, indoor visiting space to ensure that Residents can socialise with their family and friends in warmth and comfort.

A message from our Home Manager

“I am an experienced and highly skilled Registered Nurse with over 37 years of dedicated practice. I have served in the NHS in Wakefield as a District Nurse. In the past 19 years, I transitioned into the private sector, where I have held the positions of Home Manager and Regional Quality Manager.

My favourite part of the day is seeing residents spending time with their families and friends. It warms my heart to witness them exploring the community, hopping on public transport with our amazing staff, and going on adventures afield. I strive to make West Ridings a homely environment, somewhere where all residents feel comfortable and relaxed.

My goal is to provide high quality, safe and effective care for our residents as if they were our own family
member. We are family here at West Ridings and I am proud to be a part of it.”

Home Manager – Michelle Prime
West Ridings, Wakefield

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