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Chestnut Lodge Care Home, West Yorkshire

1 Shakespeare Close, Butler Street East, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD3 9ES


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Welcome to Chestnut Lodge Care Home

Chestnut Lodge Care Home is located just minutes from Bradford city centre. Our home has great transport links for visits but is also far enough out of the city to be a peaceful place. It is also located beside many local amenities, including the local primary school which we have great relations with. We have our own gardens, which our residents enjoy decorating and relaxing in.

Our ever-popular spacious and modern Chestnut Lodge Care Home is able to care for 80 residents, including those who require round the clock general nursing care and those who feel the impact of dementia on their daily lives, requiring specialist care.

The lounges and dining rooms have been beautifully decorated with residents choices in mind; residents spend a lot of time together and we want them to have homely and comfortable places to enjoy and relax in.

Daily life at Chestnut Lodge Care Home is enhanced by a ‘hidden gem’ of an enclosed garden which overflows with flowers, shrubs and raised flower beds; a beautiful place for everyone to enjoy! Many of the rooms overlook the garden and it is easily accessed by you and your loved ones.

At Chestnut Lodge Care Home, it’s care and support for residents that is at the centre of our home. Resident care plans reflect all that an individual would want and need for their care to be delivered in the way they choose, with independence and dignity as prime considerations. All care teams are dedicated to delivering the best of care to all residents and work closely with GP’s and other clinical professionals from the local area to ensure that residents are well cared for. Our team go above and beyond to ensure every resident is treated as an individual, which makes both living and working here a very special experience.

Our bedrooms

Chestnut Lodge Care Home has 80, all of which are new re-furbished, beautifully decorated and all of which are en-suite. When you are ready to move into Chestnut Lodge Care Home, we would encourage you to bring in items to really make your room your own, bringing in a touch of sentiment. Our rooms also have wifi and televisions so you have the option to relax in their own space. Many of our bedrooms overlook our wonderful gardens which are easily accessible for residents with varying mobility; whichever room you choose, we’re sure you’ll be very happy.

Our food

Our food is of the best quality to ensure that you love what you eat and get everything you need nutritionally, too. Here at Chestnut Lodge Care Home, we understand that nutrition and hydration is the foundation of an individual’s wellbeing. We make sure that our food and drink is at the centre of our social culture; whether it’s breakfast, or an evening’s entertainment, the food & drink will always go beyond expectations and, what’s more – there’s no washing up to do!

Our Head Chef loves to speak with our residents regarding the menu that we offer and is always happy to accommodate special requests for a favourite dish.

Lots of special events take place throughout the year, with friends and family welcome to book a dining table for breakfast, lunch, or dinner to share those times and create special moments and memories.

Our activities

Our activities are second to none. Whether it’s a game of cards with the grandchildren or a musical extravaganza with lights and a full band, you can be sure of a vibrant social scene at Chestnut Lodge Care Home!

Our activities not only encourage our residents to continue with lifelong hobbies but to also try new ones. Our dedicated activity teams are happy to promote, encourage and attend any activity to ensure that your loved ones continue have fun and fulfilment in their lives, and family members are welcome to join in too. Our aim is to promote stimulation for the mind and body, as well as general wellbeing.

Here at Chestnut Lodge Care Home, we have our very own newsletter for residents and their families to let everyone know about the wonderful goings on at the home.

Our minibus ensures that our residents enjoy the best of trips out too. From the best garden centre in the area to the sea front down the road – whatever we do and wherever we go, we always make sure we follow the desires of our residents.

Services Offered

verified_user Residential Care

We provide care to those who need support or companionship to ensure that all needs are met, no matter what they might be. Our residential support and care is ideal for those of our residents who do not require nursing care or nursing care associated with dementia.

verified_user Nursing Care

We provide nursing care for those who require the extra care and support of a skilled & fully qualified nurse available to them 24hrs a day.

verified_user Dementia Care

Our teams are trained to care for our residents with dementia and understand how stimulating environments, activities and interactions are essential.



  • Own furniture can be brought in
  • Telephone points in bedrooms
  • Television points in bedrooms
  • Residents Internet access
  • Gardens for residents
  • Pets welcome (by prior arrangement)
  • Lift to first floor
  • Wheelchair access
  • Minibus transport for excursions
  • Close to a variety of shops
  • Near to public transport

Room Information

  • 80 single rooms
  • 80 rooms with en-suite WC

Other Care Provided

  • Respite Care

Funding Types Accepted

  • Local Authority Funding
  • Local Authority Funding & Top Up
  • NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Funding
  • Private/Self Funding

Admission Restrictions

Chestnut Lodge Care Home accepts individuals aged 65+. All admissions will have a pre-admission assessment.


Chestnut Lodge Care Home has a private car park with disabled parking bays, for people visiting the home. There is no charge to use the cark park.

Visiting Chestnut Lodge Care Home

Contact with relatives and friends is fundamental to their resident’s health and well-being and visits are encouraged.

There are no restrictions or booking requirements to visit Chestnut Lodge Care Home; however different rules apply should there be a Covid-19 outbreak, and they ask to not visit during ‘protected mealtimes’ unless is a part of the essential caregiver role.

Located at the heart of Bradford, Barkerend is a captivating neighborhood with a rich history and a strong sense of community that caters to people of all ages. The area’s historical significance is reflected in its architectural landscape, where remnants of old mills and factories stand as silent witnesses to Bradford’s industrial past. A leisurely stroll through Barkerend offers residents a unique opportunity to connect with the city’s heritage, and local museums provide deeper insights into the area’s evolution over the years.

For those seeking engaging activities, Barkerend provides a diverse range of options. Serene parks and green spaces offer ideal spots for relaxation, inviting residents to enjoy leisurely walks and picnics. The community center is a hub of activity, fostering connections among people by hosting events and gatherings tailored to a variety of interests. This mix of historical resonance, outdoor tranquility, and vibrant community engagement makes Barkerend a distinctive and appealing destination for individuals in Bradford, offering a fulfilling and comfortable lifestyle enriched by the area’s cultural and historical offerings.


Meet the Team

Comfort Chibuye

Cherry Agbisit

Deputy Home Manager

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