Lavender Oaks


4 Metcalfe Avenue, Carshalton SM5 4AQ
(Sat Navs SM5 4AN – Please note the home is only accessible from the Woodmansterne Road end of Metcalfe Avenue)
New resident enquiries 020 3957 5187
All other enquiries 020 3957 5200

Ideally located in a spacious and leafy site with panoramic views of surrounding hills and woodland, Porthaven’s care home, Lavender Oaks, sits proudly on Metcalfe Avenue, off Woodmansterne Road. As well as providing excellent care for the residents of Carshalton, our home is a very popular home for many residents of surrounding villages and towns such as Woodcote, Chipstead and Banstead.

Lavender Oaks provides 24 hour residential, nursing, dementia and respite care for the elderly in an elegant and spacious home incorporating numerous thoughtful and practical features which ensure our home is able to meet the changing needs of its residents.

Porthaven’s expertly trained and professional staff are dedicated to the care, comfort and dignity of all our residents, with special emphasis given to promoting independence, privacy, respect and wellbeing.

Residents benefit from living in a caring environment with generously appointed private bedrooms with en suite wetrooms, and plentiful communal living areas including sitting rooms, restaurants, a café, cinema, hairdressing salon and nail bar, leisure and wellness room and private dining room for special family occasions.

In keeping with our unique and award winning leisure and wellness philosophy, our residents also benefit from our private and secure landscaped garden for peaceful relaxation, gardening and if the weather permits, gentle exercising.

We would be delighted to meet you, show you around and discuss how we can assist you or your loved one.

To arrange a visit, please either call our home manager, Heather Hadizad, or our client services manager, Sue Burgess, or if you prefer, simply send us a message.

Activities - Join us!

Below are a selection of upcoming and past activities at Lavender Oaks. For the full listing, please click here.

Visit from the Brownies

Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Our local Brownie pack will visiting Lavender Oaks for egg hunting, sing-alongs plus much more just in time for Easter.

Easter Reception

Thursday 4th April 2019

Residents from Lavender Oaks will be visiting our local school for an Easter reception.

Planning for Later Life

Wednesday 10th April 2019

Join us at our Planning for Later Life event and receive practical, independent advice and guidance from SOLLA accredited advisor and care fee planning specialist, Andrew Dixon-Smith. There will be a seminar covering a range of topics from 12:00pm–1:00pm and a financial surgery from 2:00pm–4:00pm. Call Sue Burgess on 020 3957 5200 to book your place.

Meditation & Relaxation with Lorraine

Thursday 18th April 2019

Residents absolutely love Lorraine`s sessions which focus on relaxing the mind and body for a peaceful, calming experience.

All this is happening as well as our regular groups. Contact us today on 020 3957 5200 to find out more about these upcoming events and activities or why not suggest an activity yourself!

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Angela Rippon on care and more and choosing a care home

Broadcaster, Journalist and Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador Angela Rippon is well known for her hard work in educating and helping wider society in understanding dementia.

News & Events at Lavender Oaks

Welcome to our Spring 2019 edition of the Lavender Oaks Lowdown

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Red Nose Day Bake Off!

Date posted: 2nd April 2019

We hosted our first Red Nose Day with a bake off for staff, residents and family members. Many of our staff members and families baked delicious cakes for the competition and our judges on the day were Veronica, Dan and Serena and of course, our lovely resident Maureen. Maureen was once a cooking class teacher […]

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London Museum Trip for Lavender Oaks

Date posted: 22nd February 2019

Residents from Lavender Oaks enjoyed a day trip to the Horniman Museum in London recently. The museum is known for its large collection of taxidermied animals as well as its anthropological displays and musical instruments. The residents enjoyed browsing the collections which are made up of artefacts from all over the world, made the most […]

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Lavender Oaks Joins Sister Home to Welcome In the New Year

Date posted: 23rd January 2019

Residents of Lavender Oaks were invited to join residents and staff at our sister home, Hartfield House in Leatherhead, for their fantastic New Year’s party! It was a great event with plenty of food and drink and the perfect opportunity for our residents to get to know everyone at Hartfield House. We all danced and […]

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