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.

Paws at the Ready for Crufts

Wednesday 4th March 2020 - 2:30pm

Lavender Oaks will be judging a ‘Best in Show’ with the dogs who visit our home. We will also be hosting an inter-home game of dog bingo in our home bistro and reminiscing about our all-time favourite breeds. We will present the ‘Best in Show’ winner with a tasty bone-shaped treat!

International Women’s Day

Sunday 8th March 2020 - 10:30am

In recognition of women all over the world and in celebration of this global day, we will be hosting a ladies pamper day. It will have a sensory theme and there will be aromatherapy sessions on offer to boost health and wellbeing.

St Patrick’s Day Pop-Up Pub

Tuesday 17th March 2020 - 3:00pm

We will be hosting our own pop-up pub for this Irish-themed day with our residents enjoying a glass of Guinness and sing-along social.

Vintage Tea Dance

Tuesday 24th March 2020 - 2:30pm

Lavender Oaks will be hosting the monthly tea dance with our popular singer, Barry Stevens. Our residents enjoy Barry’s visit to sing his cover versions of popular songs through the decades. There will be tea and cake served in vintage tea cups and saucers provided by our kitchen team to create a cream tea experience reminiscent of tea at the Ritz!

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
Coronavirus Guidance at Lavender Oaks

Current coronavirus status of Residents at Lavender Oaks: None

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News & Events at Lavender Oaks

Best Specialist Dementia Design at Pinders Healthcare Design Awards!

Date posted: 4th August 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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Resident and Visiting Violinist Duet during Outdoor Performance

Date posted: 4th August 2020

One of the first performers to join us again at Lavender Oaks recently was violinist Jessica Diamond who played an outdoor concert for residents in our garden. Our residents sat outside and on the balcony to take in the entertainment and one resident, Margaret, who is a keen violinist, jumped at the chance to participate […]

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Residents Tend Their Blooming Marvellous Sunflowers

Date posted: 30th June 2020

We are putting our best efforts into preparing for the Garden Challenge and one of our residents, Ian, has been especially diligent in his duties in the garden. Ian has made it his job to look after the sunflowers and regularly waters and measures them. He reports into the leisure and wellness room every morning […]

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