Gables Residential Care Home

The Gables, 1a Sydenham Way, Hanham Green, Bristol BS15 3TG

Gables Residential Care Home, Bristol, South Gloucestershire
Gables Residential Care Home, Bristol, South Gloucestershire
Gables Residential Care Home, Bristol, South Gloucestershire

The Gables Residential Care Home is a twenty-bedroom, homely accommodation located in the Hanham area of Bristol, from where a team of skilled and professional carers offer personalised care support.

The service has been set up to encourage an independent lifestyle amongst elderly people with care needs, while ensuring that carers are available throughout the day and night and that healthcare and medication is efficiently administered.

Private gardens are popular with residents, including those with mobility issues, and the home's interior has been extensively refurbished to be spacious and appropriate to people's daily needs.

Owner: David Cooke

Person in charge: Ann Aubrey (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: South Gloucestershire Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 20 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Mental Health Condition • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 20

Rooms with ensuite WC: 20

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £600 – £700

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

Latest CQC* Report on Gables Residential Care Home: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

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Current Reviews

Review Score: 9.9 (9.944)

The Review Score of 9.9 (maximum of 10) for Gables Residential Care Home is based on 12 Review/Recommendations in the last 2 years. This Review Score of 9.944 is made up of a Quality Score of 4.944 Points (maximum of 5) relating to the rating and a Quantity Score of 5 Points (maximum of 5) relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

  • The maximum Review Score for a care home / service is 10 and it is based on the published (including Restricted Publication) Reviews in the last 2 years. When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.

    The Review Score of 9.944 for Gables Residential Care Home is based on 12 Reviews/Recommendations in the last 2 years.

  • The Review Score (maximum of 10) is made up of a Quality Score (maximum of 5) and Quantity Score (maximum of 5):

    • Quality Score: 5 Points are available for the average rating. For each review the care home / service is rated Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, Poor or Very Poor on a number of areas eg Staff, Management etc. The care home / service receives points for each rating as follows: Excellent = 5. Good = 4. Satisfactory = 3. Poor = 2. Very Poor = 1. These points are added up and then divided by the total number of completed ratings to generate the average rating. (Please note that the ratings of Very Poor and Poor have only been available since the change from Recommendations to Reviews on 7th July 2015.)

      The Quality Score (average rating) of 4.944 for Gables Residential Care Home is calculated as follows: ( (136 Excellents x 5) + (8 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 144 Ratings = 4.944

    • Quantity Score: 5 Points are available for the number of 'Positive Reviews' for a care home / service. A Positive Review is defined as:

      • Any Review with 'Extremely Likely' or 'Likely' in answer to the question 'How likely are you to recommend this care provider to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?'

      • Any Recommendation. Before the change from Recommendations to Reviews on 7th July 2015 all feedback was limited to Recommendations (ie positive comments only)

      The 5 points available are broken down as follows:

      1. 3 points for receiving the first Positive Review.

      2. 0.1 Point per Positive Review, up to a maximum score of 1 Point. (ie a care home / service requires 10 Positive Reviews to receive the maximum score of 1 point.)

      3. (Number of Positive Reviews ÷ number of registered beds) x 2, up to a maximum score of 1 Point. ie a care home / service has to receive a number of Positive Reviews equal to half of the number of registered beds to obtain the maximum score of 1 point. eg a care home / service with 40 registered beds has to receive 20 Positive Reviews to obtain the maximum score of 1 point.

        (For Adult Day Care Centres and Extra Care Housing which do not have a registered number of beds, 1) and 2) are replaced by the formula of 0.2 points per Review, up to a maximum score of 2 points. ie a listing needs 10 Reviews to receive the maximum score of 2 points

      The Quantity Score of 5 for Gables Residential Care Home is calculated as follows:

      1. 12 Positive Reviews = 3

      2. 0.1 x 12 Positive Reviews = 1.200 (maximum score = 1)

      3. (12 Positive Reviews ÷ 20 Registered Beds) x 2 = 1.200 (maximum score = 1)

  • The Review Score is based on user Recommendations/Reviews submitted in the last 2 years. The maximum Review Score is 10. There are 5 Points available for the average of all ratings on users Recommendations/Reviews (Excellent 5, Good 4, Satisfactory 3, Poor 2, Very Poor 1). There are 5 Points available for the total number of positive Recommendations/Reviews submitted in relation to the number of beds at the Care Home.

  • Before 1st July 2015 carehome.co.uk only accepted Recommendations (positive comments only) and the Ratings were limited to Excellent, Good & Satisfactory. These are marked up as Recommendations.

  • As of 1st July 2015 carehome.co.uk changed from Recommendations to Reviews (positive and negative comments) and added the Ratings Poor and Very Poor. These are marked up as Reviews. Between 1st July and 31st December 2015, we are still processing a number of Recommendations from Recommendation cards sent out before 1st July (These are marked up as Recommendations).

  • We receive approximately 15% of Reviews/Recommendations through website submission and 85% of Reviews/Recommendations through Review/Recommendation Cards (only available to Enhanced / Premium Services more info).

  • We only accept/publish Reviews that are submitted by a Resident/Service User or their Friends/Family (cannot be submitted anonymously) and comply with our Content Standards (eg are relevant, informative, civil and do not contain allegations of abuse, negligence or criminal activity).

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Our mum has been living at The Gables for two months. In that time we have seen her settle and relax and become more like 'our mum; again. The home has a very homely feel to it, where the staff remain professional and friendly and an atmosphere of trust, happiness and real caring is fostered. Nothing is too much trouble and as a result the residents and staff remain cheerful. It is a real treat to visit her! and a real comfort to know she is happy, safe and enjoying life again.

How likely would you be to recommend Gables Residential Care Home? 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

Mum has been happily living at The Gables for three years. She enjoys the many activities that take place and has surprised us with her keep fit routines. The staff are welcoming and supportive, understanding the needs of the relatives as well as the residents. Mum is well cared for in body and mind, in comfortable, homely surroundings. Any queries we may have are dealt with in a thoughtful and positive way.

How likely would you be to recommend Gables Residential Care Home? 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

Since my brother began his care at Gables the transformation in him has been very noticeable. Regular care and medications have seen him put on some of the weight previously lost and his general well bring has really improved. The Management and staff at the Gables are first class with really good food and comfort of rooms provided. There is a general "feel good factor" about the place with great care and understanding shown and given to all the residents. My sister and I thoroughly recommend this home.

How likely would you be to recommend Gables Residential Care Home? Extremely Likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

My friend is at his home and has only been there a short time. We visit regularly and are made most welcome, always a smile and tea and wonderful cake. The staff are so helpful and never knew a care home could be like this.
Keep up the wonderful work.

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

For my mum an ideal sized haven of relaxed ambiance.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My sister moved to The Gables last year. What a brilliant place, staff are lovely and we love visiting, always get tea and cake. Fantastic home so caring.

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

My mother never wanted to enter a care home but since coming to the gables she has settled in very well and she does not wish to go anywhere else. She has gained weight and looks 100% better.

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

Highly recommend The Gables. Spotlessly clean, staff are very caring, food is excellent.
Entertainment for the residents and plenty of fun times (got my name down)!

How likely would you be to recommend Gables Residential Care Home? 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

Very outstanding care home, nothing is too much trouble, love going to see my friend.

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

Recommended - 5 star care home

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

When Marion stayed at The Gables we were really impressed with the care she was given, the staff were excellent and nothing was too much trouble for them. The food was all fresh, the home was always clean and tidy and there was always something planned to entertain the residents. We would highly recommend The Gables for anyone looking into finding a residential care home.

How likely would you be to recommend Gables Residential Care Home? 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

The Gables was recommended by our sons wife whose grandmother had been cared for here. Our first impression was of a lovely welcoming, clean and very friendly house. We have as a family nothing but praise and thankfulness for this wonderful place and team of carers. The Gables can take 20 people so it is a perfect size for getting to know everyone and it all feels like a family.

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

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