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St Matthews Care Home

Chequer Lane, Redbourn, Hertfordshire, AL3 7QG
  • St Matthews Care Home Front Exterior
  • St Matthews Care Home Conservatory
  • St Matthews Care Home Bedroom
  • St Matthews Care Home Activity Suite
  • St Matthews Care Home Spa
  • St Matthews Care Home Cinema

About St Matthews

St Matthews is a modern purpose-built care home situated close to the picturesque common in the small village of Redbourn in Hertfordshire. The home is just a short drive away from Harpenden and the historic City of St Albans.

St Matthews offers the following types of care for an older person: 24-hour long-term residential & specialist dementia care, as well as respite & convalescence care.
St Matthews Care Home also offers the following facilities:
Activities
Bar
Cafe
Cinema
Cottage
En-Suite Shower
Gym
Hair Salon
Landscaped Garden
Spa
  • "To all the wonderful staff at St Matthews, thank you so much for looking after my Daddy and all the other residents during such difficult and scary times. Your kindness, dedication and hard work has kept our loved ones safe when we couldn't. I know that my Daddy, myself, the residents and their families will be forever thankful for everything you have done. You are all heroes."

    Daughter of Resident

  • "It is such a worrying time for everyone, especially your care staff, but we are so thankful that Mum is so well looked after. I also have friends who have family living at St Matthews and we all understand the difficulties and challenges you are experiencing at the moment."

    Daughter of Resident

  • "Thank you so very much for all the attention, care and love that has been given to Jean over the last four years. It has been appreciated so much and thank you really seems to need a few superlatives - but it is a heartfelt thank you."

    Daughter of Resident

  • "Thanks to all the staff for the excellent care, entertainment, fun and understanding that you all gave Mum during her stay. We knew that she was in good hands, loved and cared for as part of a family, we could wish no more from a care home. She had the best time in St Matthews!"

    Son of Respite Resident

  • "Thank you for the superb care. We are always made very welcome and nothing is ever too much trouble."

    Friend of Resident

  • "The whole team there are an amazing group of people who always have time and a smile for you, no matter how busy they are."

    Family of Resident

  • "Thank you for a super time. The annual summer party was splendid with all of the home’s residents, families and friends – we had a great time. Staff worked really hard to achieve this; the food was delicious and the entertainment was really fantastic."

    Daughter of Resident

Our Staff

St Matthews has a select team of experienced care staff who have each undertaken bespoke training to meet the individual needs of the home's residents. The home provides appropriate ratios of staff both day and night, alongside a day-to-day care ethos that delivers highly-personalised care where dignity, freedom and privacy are consistently upheld. With an industry-envied training programme and ongoing support & development, B&M Care's guiding principles are what define our staff within the dementia care sector.
St Matthews Care Home is in the process of appointing a new Home Manager.
- Home Manager
“Following many years working under a number of different care providers, I joined St Matthews in 2008 as Deputy Manager – an opportunity that has continued to stimulate learning throughout my career. In addition to my experience, I have acquired such qualification as an NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Health & Social Care, as well as successfully completing Alzheimer’s Society’s ‘Tomorrow is Another Day’ dementia-specific training programme.”
Margo McKeown - Deputy Manager
Florentina Stoica - Deputy Manager
“At the time I applied for an Assistant Manager opportunity at St Matthews I was a Deputy Manager at another care provider – a move that has allowed me to better develop my skillset and genuine passion for improving an individual’s overall wellness. My experience is complimented by a roster of qualifications, including a City & Guilds Level 3 Standard in Health & Social Care, and most recently, a PTTS Training Certificate.”
Florentina Eremia - Assistant Manager

CQC Engagement & Support Report

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is not routinely inspecting services during the COVID-19 pandemic. CQC is maintaining contact with providers through exisiting monitoring arrangements and engagement and support calls covering four assessment areas:

  • Safe Care and Treatment
  • Staffing arrangements
  • Protection from Abuse
  • Assurance Process, Monitoring and Risk Management

St Matthews Emergency Support Summary

Review