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Lammas House Residential Care Home in Coventry

Lammas Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV6 1QH
Dementia care
Residential care
Respite care

Care home admissions during the Covid-19 pandemic

Safe admissions into our care homes includes the option for new residents to self-isolate in the comfort of their own home for 11 days, before joining us in the care home where they will be tested for Covid-19 and supported to self-isolate for 3 more days until the result of the test is known.

Lammas House is a delightful care home in the heart of Coventry in Warwickshire, providing residential care and respite care to our residents.

The team and residents at Lammas House are brimming with pride, having just received an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). When you visit it is easy to see why it is the only residential care home in Coventry with this incredible rating.

Our incredible team

At the helm of our home is manger Rukmi Silva, who has managed Lammas House since 2012. Rukmi is passionate about her residents being directly involved in how their care home is run. So much so, that she has two resident representatives who are as dedicated as she is to her residents’ views coming first.

The team are what makes Lammas House such a special place. They were shortlisted for not one, but two respected national Caring UK Awards 2018. The home went through to the grand finals of the Regional Care Home of the Year (Midlands and Wales) category. This accolade is for care homes which truly stand out in their region, with a special focus on nutrition, innovation and dignity.

Dining experience

Our home was also in the running for the Catering Team of the Year award. This is for teams which strive for perfection in every meal they cook. Mealtimes are certainly a real highlight of the day for the residents. At 12 noon on the dot, they filter into the dining room and are ready!

Head Chef Matthew Fulleylove and Assistant Chef Kuldeep Brar create a dining experience for their residents, who enjoy lovingly prepared home-cooked food.

At breakfast, there’s anything from toast, to any item of a cooked breakfast served however they choose – everything centres on residents’ choice. Matthew and Kuldeep serve the residents, explaining what is on the menu and seeing what they fancy. A half portion of this or a different homemade sauce – nothing is too much trouble. It is a calm environment where time is taken to enjoy the food. The team also bakes cakes daily for afternoon tea. Residents are also actively involved in preparing for mealtimes and in shaping the menus too. Several of them love to help, so every day they enjoy peeling the vegetables.

Enjoyable experiences

Experiencing activities which enrich our residents’ lives and involving them in the community outside the care home in Coventry are extremely important. If you pop in, you will often see one of the carers playing the piano while another sings to the residents. They are often joined by young volunteers from the National Citizen Service who take part in projects and activities at the home. There has also been a rolling programme to welcome students from the University of Worcester and Birmingham City University into Lammas House.

Praised for how safe the home is in the recent CQC report, Lammas House has a ‘Say no to infection' accreditation through Coventry and Rugby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Lammas House also has a ‘React to Red Skin’ accreditation, a campaign backed by the local authority to prevent pressure ulcers.

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Stories from the home

Residents Bonnie and Eileen

Wonderful words 

“The care my aunt has received over the past year or more has been exceptional. It provides a warm homely facility with friendly and caring staff. A small home which feels like a home from home - not an impersonal 'hotel'.”

Staff at Lammas House with a message of hope

Our message of hope 

‘Be strong stay safe’ - our message of hope and solidarity to our amazing community – we are staying strong and smiling during these unprecedented times.

Resident at Abercorn House

Finalists for national care award!

Lammas House has been shortlisted for the ‘Best for Communication’ category of the Care Home Awards 2020.

Lammas House residents cutting a cake

Our Outstanding CQC rating!

We feel honoured and proud that we are the only care home in Coventry rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission.

Sanctuary Care staff using their phones

Electronic care plans

We have moved to electronic care plan using our bespoke app kradle, freeing up more time to spend with our residents.

Lammas House staff and resident

Our amazing home manager Rukmi

Rukmi has been Lammas’ home manager since 2012 and the home’s recent ‘Outstanding’ CQC rating included ‘Outstanding’ in the 'well-led' category.

Lammas House staff celebrating their CQC rating

Finalists in Caring UK Awards

In 2018, we were thrilled to be finalists in the Catering Team of the Year and the regional Care Home of the Year categories.

Lammas house residents having tea

Resident representative Hilda

Meet Hilda, one of two resident representatives, who work side by side with home manager Rukmi on every aspect of life at Lammas

Facilities at this home


  • Dining room
  • Ensuite
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Lounges
  • Wheelchair accessible garden
  • Wifi


  • Arts and crafts
  • Baking
  • Coffee mornings
  • Community events
  • Pet therapy
  • Quizzes

Care and support

  • Chiropody
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Respite Care
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Lammas Road
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New residents can either self-isolate in their own home before coming to the care home, or join us and then self-isolate*.

Sanctuary Care new admissions information

Find out more*

Update from Sarah Clarke-Kuehn (Visiting) – Group Director Sanctuary Care 5 November 2020

Update from Sarah Clarke-Kuehn (Adult Social Care Winter Plan) – Group Director Sanctuary Care 21 September 2020

Update from Sarah Clarke-Kuehn (Visiting) – Group Director Sanctuary Care 14 September 2020

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