Diamond House is a residential care home for older dementia service users. The home is purpose built, featuring 44 bedded en-suite rooms and is decorated tastefully to a high standard. We have secure pleasant gardens, day rooms and hair dressing & healthcare facilities are available. The service offers individual care to our service users.
In March 2020, Diamond House introduced a new unit, Sapphire Unit, a 30-bed purpose-built dementia care unit.
Our mission is to make a positive difference by providing a person-centred service, tailored to individuals needs. Diamond house is situated in Leicester, approximately 5 miles from the town centre, close to a local park. There is a large retail shopping centre within a mile of the home and several local amenities nearby such as a library, shops, pub, hairdressers and community centre. It is on a direct bus route to the city centre. Leicestershire has many places of interest within easy reach of Diamond House, Bradgate Park (the home of Lady Jane Grey), Leicester city cathedral, Abbey Park and many more. The home encourages all service users to individualise their own rooms and families and friends are welcomed within the home and are regularly invited to attend relative meetings, social events or even just join us for lunch.
Staff are trained to as high standard to promote independence, choice, dignity, privacy and to support service users to pursue existing hobbies, interest daily routines. The home supports all service users to maintain their cultural and religious beliefs The key to our success is a well trained and friendly staff team, with sufficient numbers, who have a good mix of skills. Our staff training programme ensures service user’s needs are met. Recruitment procedures are robust and follow all safeguarding procedures.
We are committed to providing support for social integration and community participation; we try to assist service users to continue to enjoy as wide a range of individual and group activities as possible, both inside and outside the home. The home has many facilities, which include en-suite to all bedrooms, large secure gardens and patio area, communal lounges, hairdressing salon, in-house activities and community events.