Alex Wood House is a Cambridge residence that is ideal for adults with old-age related care needs, including dementia care in which the home specialises.
All care provision is personalised to suit the individual, looking to make a contribution to daily lifestyle at the same time as safeguarding any well-being or health issues.
A day care service is also available to the local community which adds to a positive and vibrant social atmosphere.
Group: CHS Group (CHS)
Person in charge: Anne Owen (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Cambridgeshire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 36 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's
Admission Information: Ages 65+.
Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Polish, Russian
Single Rooms: 36
Rooms with ensuite WC: 36
Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £711 – £774
Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Stairlift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest CQC* Report on Alex Wood House: click here
*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Recommendation Score: 8 (7.956)
The user 'Recommendation Score' ( 8 for Alex Wood House) is calculated using a combination of the average of all ratings on user Recommendations submitted in the last 2 years, and the total number of user recommendations submitted in relation to the number of beds at the care home. The maximum Recommendation Score is 10. To see more about the carehome.co.uk user recommendations please click here.
Submitted by Eric Grantham (Son of Resident/Service User) on Monday 10 June 2013.
Overall Alex Wood House is an excellent care home. Staff are welcoming and very approachable and eager to please. The different backgrounds and ethnicity of the staff provide a very varied and refreshing atmosphere, and all of them seem to adopt the values and overall aims of the home. They should all be congratulated.
Care / Support: Excellent
Food & Drink: Excellent
Safety / Security: Excellent
Value for Money: Excellent
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Alex Wood House