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 activities at Lavender Oaks. For the full listing, please click here.

Scrabble Club

MONDAY 5TH, 12TH, 19TH & 26TH OCTOBER - From 2.00pm or 3.00pm

Our residents show their competitive side during our weekly Scrabble tournament, held in the leisure and wellness room.

Gentleman’s Club


We have introduced a weekly Gentleman’s Club for each of our suites in the bistro. The gents in our home can enjoy an alcoholic beverage and a game of roulette, dominoes or card games.

Harry Kersley Tenor

Thursday 8th October 2020 - 1.30pm

Harry Kersley is an opera singer who has visited us a couple of times in the past and will be joining us once again on the 8th. His voice is impressive and he captivates his audience as he sings his way through several well-known arias. He provides brilliant entertainment and our residents highly rate his visits.

Lavender Oaks’ Anniversary

Monday 26th October 2020 - From Midday

We will be celebrating our third anniversary with a small, socially distanced celebration. Our residents and staff will toast to three successful years of Lavender Oaks with food, drinks and music.

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!

View the full Lavender Oaks activities listing
Read our approach to caring through Coronavirus here

Current coronavirus status of Residents at Lavender Oaks: None

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See what makes Porthaven one of the leading care providers in the country.

We believe we have created the right combination for living well at Porthaven. Beautiful surroundings, compassionate and skilled care, great food and the ability to continue to make lifestyle choices prevail throughout.

News & Events at Lavender Oaks

Welcome to our Autumn 2020 edition of the Lavender Oaks Lowdown

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Best Specialist Dementia Design at Pinders Healthcare Design Awards!

Date posted: 8th September 2020

Porthaven’s newly-opened Home, Falkland Grange, has recently received its first impressive plaudit after winning the ‘Best Specialist Dementia Design’ award at the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards. We are thrilled with the judgement, not only for what it represents in terms of recognising the quality of environment we provide for our Residents and the effort that […]

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Scrabble Club Competitions

Date posted: 13th October 2020

Our weekly Scrabble club has become very popular with staff and residents competing to triumph over one another. This is a great feature on our leisure and wellness programme and encourages our residents to think about language and creating the most impressive words to score the most points. Let us know if you would like […]

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Garden Committee’s Final Push for Porthaven Garden Challenge

Date posted: 8th September 2020

Just before the Porthaven Garden Challenge judges visited us to peruse our garden, we had one final push to get everything ready and to make sure our garden was looking as good as it could to give us the best chance of walking away with a prize. Our garden committee are a collection of devoted […]

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