Riverdale Care Home in Chesterfield

Chesterfield, Derbyshire Sheffield Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7LL

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Sheffield Road, Chesterfield Derbyshire S41 7LL
Dining room at Riverdale Care Home in Chesterfield
Cosy bedroom at Riverdale Care Home in Chesterfield
Garden patio at Riverdale Care Home in Chesterfield
Spacious living room at Riverdale Care Home in Chesterfield
Orchard Care Homes are proud winners of the LaingBuisson Excellence in Large Residential Care Award 2023
  • Safely welcoming
    new residents
  • Safe Visits
  • Covid vaccinated

While undoubtedly some of our day-to-day processes have had to adapt due to coronavirus, the wellbeing and happiness of residents remains our top priority. We have plentiful supplies of PPE and staff receive regular training on the steps we must take to keep everyone safe and well. Indoor and out of care home visits are taking place, with pod or window visits with your loved one available where indoor visits cannot be facilitated due to local restrictions.

Read about how we are safely welcoming new residents and more on our coronavirus information page.

Why choose Riverdale Care Home in Chesterfield?

Awarded Quality Premium status

For good care by Derbyshire County Council!

Central town location

We're based in the heart of Chesterfield! 

Amazing food

Our kitchen team are friendly and experienced! 

Long-standing team!

Our team love what they do! 

Lovely patio area suntrap

Enjoy the fresh outdoors in our beautiful patio area!

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Why choose Riverdale Care Home in Chesterfield?

A specialist dementia care, residential care and short term respite care home in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

Rated Good by our regulators CQC, Riverdale Care Home provides specialist residential care and dementia care for up to 40 residents. Our home is located close to the parish church and within easy reach of transport links and bus routes.

We have several members of staff who have worked here for over 10 years and have built up strong relationships with residents. Our 5* rated kitchen provides residents with fresh nutritious meals daily, with all meals are tailored to residents’ tastes and dietary requirements. We regularly partake in baking activities with residents so you can expect to be offered a slice of cake when visiting Riverdale.

Our communal lounges differ in what they offer with the downstairs lounge being used for group activities and socialising and the upstairs lounge being favoured for relaxing and quiet time.

We are active within our local Chesterfield community and regularly take part in activities and outings across the town and Derbyshire. Our fantastic activities team work hard to arrange games, reminiscence sessions and themed days for residents to enjoy.


Types of Care provided

Residential Care
Residential care homes provide support when needed, whilst encouraging continued independence for individuals as much as possible. This can include assistance with pe...
Residential Dementia Care
Dementia describes a set of symptoms that are associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills, severe enough to reduce a person's ability to perform every...
Short Term Respite Care
Caring independently for a loved one can be challenging at times and it is important to take regular breaks to recoup. We offer short term residential stays to support...

“Lovely caring staff and management are always there to listen and help and I am kept informed of any issues promptly. Mum's individual needs are catered for e.g. washing clothes in her own powder. The residents are entertained on a very regular basis by lovely activity coordinators.

Birthdays and special occasions are celebrated and the residents are all made to feel special and at home. The home has recently been renovated inside making a clean, fresh and modern home for everyone to enjoy. Thank you everyone at Riverdale!”

Daughter of Resident, March 2023 source: carehome.co.uk

Meet the Manager

Hello, my name is Michelle Rose and I am the care home manager at Riverdale Care Home in Chesterfield. I have worked in the care sector since 1980 starting as a care assistant and progressing to a senior care assistant for a local authority.

I joined Riverdale in 2022 and love the family atmosphere of our residential home.

Michelle Rose. manager at Riverdale care home in Chesterfield

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Life in Riverdale Care Home in Chesterfield

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Your Activities to Enjoy

We want our residents to be as active and engaged as they can be. With this in mind, we have appointed dedicated Activity Coordinators in each home, who are tasked with creating a daily programme of events and activities that are designed around the interests and hobbies of our residents.
Sausage, mash and gravy, cooked by a chef at Orchard Care Homes

Food at Orchard Care Homes

Whether it's a homemade pie or a fresh fruit sponge, our cooks pride themselves on creating enjoyable food for residents in our care homes. We provide seasonal menus with a range of delicious food, including a great selection of snacks and fresh fruit!


As part of the daily activity programme within the homes, external visitors often come into the homes to provide the residents with entertainment.

Singers and dancers are a regular feature in our homes, many also have therapy pets that visit the home on a regular basis.

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