Thorn Springs - Ideal Carehomes

Thorn Springs

0113 465 4082

Collie Place, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 6TW

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Thorn Springs in Houghton Regis is due to open in October 2022

0113 465 4082

Collie Place, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 6TW

Our care home in Houghton Regis is due to open in October 2022 and will have all the finishing touches residents would expect from a warm and welcoming home, with luxurious social spaces, attractive décor and freely accessible, secure, gardens.

All 66 bedrooms are en-suite, enabling the home to deliver person-centred care in a dignified manner, promoting independence as far as possible.

It is more than just a care home – it is a lifestyle choice and the next chapter in your life.


Our inclusive fee gives peace of mind and allows residents to enjoy our facilities and services without having to worry about extra costs .

Everything below is included in the Ideal carehome Package .

  • Highly trained, caring and compassionate Home Manager and care team
  • Full electronic care plan tailored to your health, personal and care needs
  • 66 spacious bedrooms with en-suite facilities
  • Fitted furniture, flat screen Smart TV, telephone point and mini-fridge in bedrooms
  • Garden bedrooms are also available
  • Relaxing bathrooms with specialist assisted bath
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the home
  • Landscaped sensory gardens
  • Use of all social spaces including quiet lounges, garden room, dining areas, cinema room, café, and tea room
  • Choice of tasty, nutritious, meals available to enjoy in the ambient dining areas or in a more private setting with a glass of wine or beer should you wish
  • Selection of beverages and snacks throughout the day
  • Dedicated Lifestyle Manager and regular Social Committee Meetings
  • Full and varied programme of activities with something for every day of the week
  • Clubs, entertainment and talks within the home
  • Transport and accompaniment to medical appointments where necessary
  • Local GP service and medication management
  • Annual eye test (treatments would be charged)
  • Annual dental check-up (treatments would be charged)
  • Monthly appointment at our on-site hairdressing salon
  • Regular appointments with our carefully selected chiropodist
  • Selection of newspapers and magazines within the home
  • Full personal laundry service and daily housekeeping
  • Disabled access and lift service
  • Car parking for residents and visitors

Our People

Our inclusive fee offer gives peace of mind to our residents and their families – find out more…

Blossoming Friendships at Ideal Carehomes


The activities team deliver a regular and varied programme of entertainment and activities for our residents to take part in and enjoy.

Whether you want to spend the day relaxing, reminiscing or taking part in one of our varied activities, there is plenty to do to ensure you enjoy your day.


Maintaining physical activity has lots of benefits for the well-being and independence of residents and we encourage regular light exercise tailored to suit everyone, as well as more leisurely activities such as arts, model making, flower arranging or gardening – our annual ‘Gardens in Bloom’ competition is enjoyed by everyone!  The  Activity Co-ordinators make sure we have a variety of entertainment and pursuits for you to take part in and no two days are ever the same!

Download our activity brochure



Contact Ashworth Grange

Surrounding areas include Bidwell, Thorn, Sewell, Dunstable, Luton, Tophill, Leagrave, Challney, Maidenhall, Chalton, Wingfield.