Katherine House, Bristol, Bristol
Katherine House, Bristol, Bristol
Katherine House, Bristol, Bristol

Katherine House is a homely accommodation, registered to welcome up to forty residents, being ideal for the needs of old age-related care and incorporating person-centred methods.

All of the home's forty bedrooms are en-suite, ideal for the privacy and dignity of all involved, and available for respite as well as long-term care needs.

As well as a comfortable interior, Katherine House is blessed with wonderful grounds that add to the satisfaction of residents and their visitors.

Owner: The Cote Charity

Person in charge: Vivienne Withers (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Bristol City Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 40 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 40

Rooms with ensuite WC: 40

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £700 – £730

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest CQC* Report on Katherine House: click here

*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

Bed Vacancies

2 Bed Vacancies

posted 24 Aug 2015

We have 2 rooms available on the 1st floor both with en-suite wet rooms.

Current Reviews

Review Score: 9.7 (9.714)

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Katherine House

The home is clean, staff are friendly and caring, residents dignity is maintained, rooms are spacious and bright. Activities are held regularly and fun for residents. The kitchen provide as variable menu as practical and the food is good. Residents feel safe and they're respected.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

The staff at this home are really good, caring, compassionate and friendly. The food is good residents preferences and whims are catered for, it is very clean and there is a lovely atmosphere. Our relative was there for more than two and a half years and was content to be there. We wholeheartedly recommend the home.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

My Father resided at Katherine House from October 2012 until his death in July 2015 and my Mother was there from July 2013 until her death in February 2014. Both were looked after superbly. I cannot fault the care they received or the kindness of the staff. From the manager down all the staff carried out their duties to a high standard. The cleanliness of the home, the catering and facilities are second to none. I am so pleased and grateful that we chose Katherine House for my Parents final years as I know they were happy and felt safe.

How likely would you be to recommend Katherine House? Extremely likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

Katherine House is set in very pleasant environment in a nice part of the city. The individual rooms are spacious and well maintained as are the common rooms. The staff are outstanding. My father is well cared for and his individual needs are well catered for.

How likely would you be to recommend Katherine House? Extremely likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

As circumstances at home had not allowed a holiday for 6 years I chose this peaceful, pleasant 'rural' setting to recover from surgery and pretended I was on holiday. I enjoyed watching the birds, foxes and squirrels in the surrounding area.

Katherine House

We feel that our father and our family were lucky to find him a place at Katherine House. There he found a home from home in a lovely location. The facilities are excellent especially the grand balcony. Visits by family and friends are welcomed and there is a consistent caring, safe and supportive environment. Staff are skilled, friendly and helpful and there is a relaxed and positive social environment. The end of life care in the last days and weeks was exceptional and exemplary and a great consolation to our family. Thank you Katherine House for everything.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

My mother was a resident at Katherine House for over 3 years, until she needed to move to receive nursing care. I cannot speak highly enough about all aspects of Katherine House. My mother was extremely well cared for by the manager and staff who treated my mother with warmth, friendliness and respect. My mother became bedbound and was unable to take part in the activities provided; nonetheless, staff would regularly pop in with a cup of tea and to say hello to her. I also appreciated the friendliness of the ancillary staff, who brought my mum's food to her. I always felt very welcome, and there was always someone to talk to about any concerns I had about my mother. A lovely place, and I highly recommend it.

How likely would you be to recommend Katherine House? Extremely likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

As a first care home following my mothers loss of sight, it was important to choose very carefully.

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Satisfactory

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Katherine House

Katherine House staff are simply the best! A good management team and truly caring care staff helped make my mother's transition from being mostly independent to requiring supported care as easy as possible in what is a difficult time for both resident and their families. Mum was made as comfortable as possible in a beautiful en suite room which she personalised with possessions from home, and on sunny days, open her French doors for a walk along the veranda. A full programme of activities provided Mum with opportunities to take a role in play reading, listening to a classical violinist and her favourite poetry sessions, to name just a few. Punctuating the year, some fabulous parties took place, which was a privilege to attend. As a family we were encouraged to be actively involved and regularly informed of events and news. The atmosphere was cheerful, safe, clean, and very caring, and Mum felt valued, respected and loved by all. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this wonderful home.

How likely would you be to recommend Katherine House? Extremely likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

Such a caring, but not patronising, staff who take the residents' wishes into consideration. The atmosphere is bright and welcoming and there are always friendly staff to lend a hand. The best we saw...by a long shot.

How likely would you be to recommend Katherine House? Extremely likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

Prior to my mother's decease she was happy and contented living at Katherine House and felt that the staff really cared for her as a person.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Katherine House

My mother was very happy here. The staff were all helpful, considerate and caring.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

My relative, whom I had not seen for about 30 years, was widowed on the death of my (estranged) brother. Her capacity was such that she was incapable of looking after herself and was immediately taken into care by the local authority Social Services team, who found her a place in Katherine House. I believe my relative had had a difficult life, but she is now clearly leading a very happy and contented life. I feel very grateful that she is a resident at Katherine House, which seems to be at the opposite end of the spectrum as compared to some of the harrowing accounts of other care homes that have been the subject of media attention.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

Good rooms well developed for elderly people, friendly staff and good service. Continuity of employment of staff, flexible attitudes to relations, we always felt welcome.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

My mother was a resident for fourteen and a half years and received fantastic care. Some of the staff have been there for longer than mum- a sign of a caring and secure environment. The home is always warm, clean and inviting. The staff relate very well to residents and their families being very supportive when times are difficult. The standard of personal care for each resident is very high. We always felt that they understood exactly what mum needed and delivered it with care.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

We moved my mother into Katherine House from Oxford a few months after my father died. Mum settled in to Katherine House quickly and well; She took her favourite pieces of furniture, paintings and books from the family home in Oxford and furnished her spacious room with them so that it became a real home to her. All the staff were, without exception, warm, friendly, highly professional and genuinely caring. At the same time, they respected Mum's privacy and her wish for independence. All Mum's needs were more than met, and she was genuinely very comfortable and happy. The beautifully-kept gardens provided a wonderful space of contemplation and a lovely setting to read poetry to Mum. For me living in Australia, it was wonderful to no longer worry about Mum, and to know she was so well looked after and cared for. I cannot speak highly enough of Katherine House and its staff who treated all the residents with genuine affection, respect and with absolute professionalism, night and day.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Katherine House

It is impossible to recommend Katherine House too highly to anyone seeking a caring and supportive environment for their final years. The staff across all levels were considerate, gentle, attentive and empathetic and treated all residents in a dignified and respectful way, over the entire 24 hours of each day. I know my mother-in-law shared my view that she was very fortunate to live in Katherine House as her final home.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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