Stokeleigh, Bristol, Bristol
Stokeleigh, Bristol, Bristol
Stokeleigh, Bristol, Bristol

Stokeleigh is a an attractive late Victorian residence that sits in its own secluded grounds and has been conscientiously extended to provide additional living space and a stylish conservatory. Elegant yet warm and welcoming, the spacious accommodation has been thoughtfully re-designed, incorporating many original features to provide a safe, appealing and comfortable home for its residents.

Located in Stoke Bishop, a peaceful suburb of Bristol, Stokeleigh is within easy reach of all local amenities and a popular local beauty spot, Durdham Down. A fully-trained, compassionate and caring team has created an exceptional residential care home equipped with 28 bedrooms and spaces inside and out to enjoy both companionship and privacy.

Stokeleigh is a family home created with three underlying values at its core. These are care, comfort and companionship.

Group: Hartford Care Ltd

Person in charge: Tracy Bird (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 28 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Admission Information: Ages 60+.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Hungarian, Polish, Slovak

Single Rooms: 28

Rooms with ensuite WC: 28

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 9.8 (9.755)

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Stokeleigh

The environment in Stokeleigh is lovely, relaxed, friendly and warm. There is space in the various rooms for residents to find quiet with relatives when needed. My mother enjoys the food and the staff area all kind and supportive.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Stokeleigh

Very kindly staff who are well trained in dementia care. Always have time to talk/discuss any issues. Food is excellent and rooms warm and comfortable.

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

Stokeleigh

Aiming at a very high standard with a relatively young and very caring staff.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Stokeleigh

Small home with friendly atmosphere. All staff including housekeeper and chefs are caring to residents. pleasant rooms and lovely gardens.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Staff: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Stokeleigh

Unfortunately, my siblings put my mother in a dreadful place ... having visited many homes, I was lucky enough to find Stokeleigh. It's not far from where I live ... what can I tell you? It is truly wonderful, the staff really do care. They all have such a caring way about their residents ... I am overjoyed. Tracy Bird (manager) seems to talk to residents as if they were her parents: if I am ever in need of care Stokeleigh is where I want to be.

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

Stokeleigh

What originally attracted my sister and I to Stokeleigh was the beautiful gardens, house full of character and lovely leafy location as Mum has always loved the outdoors and her garden. Over the past 18 months staff have got to know mum well and if we have had any concerns we have been pleased with the response. Mum enjoys the activities on offer and the companionship of other residents and seems very happy and settled.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Satisfactory

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Stokeleigh

Atmosphere: generally very quiet and relaxed. Residents appear happy and contented with the staff and surroundings. Staffing: patient, kind, understanding, and tolerant under difficult circumstances. Cleaning: always appears clean and a special clean is done when necessary. Manager: very efficient but with a kind, relaxed outward manner. She has her finger on the pulse of the home. Staff and residents like and respect her. Activities: most days there are activities for the residents. In the summer, staff take residents out for local visits.

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

Stokeleigh

Dad spent the last two and a half years of his life at Stokeleigh. He was always treated with infinite care and respect. All his life Dad had been a very social person and loved company so Stokeleigh with all its activities suited him well. The staff were always friendly and cheerful when I visited. I was always offered a cup of tea, often stayed for a meal with Dad and towards the end was able to stay in a small guest room. While living in Stokeleigh Dad's Alzheimers deteriorated but this was no problem to the staff. They were well trained in the care of those with dementia and their training was kept up to date. In the last month or so Dad's physical state deteriorated and after discussing with the rest of the family it was decided that Dad should not go into hospital as this would be far too distressing for him. The staff agreed and nursed him in his own room with great gentleness and care right to the end.

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

Stokeleigh

Stokeleigh was my father's HOME in every sense of the word. The staff were so caring and respectful of him. The home has organised activities throughout the week and outings for those who can manage them. The food is good, in fact dinner time can be quite entertaining with the variety of characters and different tastes! The manager and her staff are particularly skilled when dealing with people with dementia and Alzheimer's. My father's care was reviewed regularly and adjusted to meet his needs as his Alzheimer's got worse. The staff were also wonderful to me and the family. We could come and go at any time, stay for dinner at a moments notice, and talk to the staff with any concerns. When my father became ill the home made it clear that they would look after him to the end with whatever care he needed. I would recommend this home to anyone looking for somewhere friendly, comfortable, caring and safe.

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

Stokeleigh

The care Dad received was superb. His lovely room was kept clean, food was good but it was the the staff who made the difference, showing real compassion in his later stages of Alzheimers. I was able to stay in the guest room from time to time as I live some distance away, and saw at close quarters just how good the staff were with all their residents. The home has managed to keep a real family spirit and the residents also looked after each other and made genuine friendships. Could not recommend highly enough.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Stokeleigh

My mother who suffers from dementia moved to Stokeleigh around 2 years ago from another care home. In her previous home she was anxious or upset from time to time and I thought it was part of the condition. Sine moving to Stokeleigh she has not had these symptoms so whilst she cannot communicate much these days I can only surmise that she is happy. The staff at the home all enter into the caring culture and this is passed onto all new staff very quickly as they join. The decision to move Mum to Stokeleigh was definitely the right one.

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

Stokeleigh

The staff are always welcoming. Grandparents treated with respect and staff very friendly with them. Always something to do with varied activities involving everyone - particularly enjoyed the Christmas concert!

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Stokeleigh

Very friendly and caring staff - always cheerful and polite, nothing too much trouble, good food, plenty of activities should residents wish to participate. Residents shown dignity and respect. My Mum is happy and well cared for. Couldn't ask for more

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Stokeleigh

When we looked for a home for Dad we were immediately impressed by the quality of the home (we had seen some awful ones before) and they couldn't have been more helpful in finding the right care for his needs. Now Mum is also there which for her was harder, but again they have made her feel so welcome. Mum and Dad are allowed to share the last years of their lives together (seperate rooms) with dignity, and for us as the family we know they are safe and really well cared for.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Stokeleigh

After visiting many care homes in and around the area, there appeared to be no others capable of properly caring for people with dementia. This home fitted all the criteria to a good standard and they have always been courteous and helpful.

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

Stokeleigh

The home looked after my aunt for nearly 12 years. The care given was excellent. My aunt lived to be just short of her 101st birthday and the staff were very caring towards the end of her life - which could not have been easy, but everything possible was done as far as I could see to make sure that she was always treated with dignity.

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Satisfactory

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Staff Profiles

Tracy

Tracy Bird

Job Title: Home Manager

Joined: 2005

Description:

Stokeleigh is headed by its manager, Tracy Bird, who has been with Hartford Care since 2005.

Tracy previously spent 14 years as a deputy manager at a home in Bournemouth and has a host of qualifications under her belt including; NVQ Level 4 in Health & Social Care, NVQ Level 5 in Management and a Registered Manager's Award. Tracy is also a qualified NVQ assessor, a Dementia Trainer and a Moving & Handling trainer.

Alex

Alex Mazur-Kruszynska

Job Title: Deputy Manager

Joined: 2007

Description:

Alex was promoted from Senior Carer to Deputy Manager at Stokeleigh in April 2011.

Alex joined the team at Stokeleigh in January 2007 and has enjoyed a varied background in care, including experience of working with disabled children and older people. Alex has worked hard to gain a number of relevant qualifications including, her NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care and her Diploma Level 5 in Leadership.

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