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Donnington House Care Home, Westward Ho!, Bideford, Devon
Donnington House Care Home
Donnington House Care Home

Tel: 01237 475001

Donnington House Care Home is one of a group of six Residential Care Homes owned and operated by the Stonehaven (Healthcare) Group in Devon and Cornwall. As with all homes in the group each Resident enjoys a very high standard of care in a 'home and family' focused environment.

Donnington House offers 25 bedrooms (mostly single) where elderly people, elderly people with physical disability and elderly people with dementia, are expertly cared for.

There is a dedicated and highly trained Care Team whose compassion and skill make Donnington House a real HOME where frequent recommendation and positive feedback are regularly enjoyed.

Carers understand that for many the prospect of a move to a Residential Home can be a daunting one. To help dispel any concerns, carers offer free a 'Familiarisation Day' to prospective residents (so long as capacity allows) - where a prospective resident may spend a day at the home with a family member or friend.

It is the desire to ensure that all who come into contact with Donnington House leave with an overwhelmingly positive impression of the home.

Come along and see for yourselves. You will always be most welcome.

Group: Stonehaven Care Group

Person in charge: Mary Horsfield (Registered Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Devon County Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 36 residents

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

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Challenging Behaviour • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 50+.

Single Rooms: 30

Shared Rooms: 3

Rooms with ensuite WC: 10

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £450 – £750 , Personal Care Shared (per person) £325 – £425

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Separate EMI Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Stairlift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on Donnington House Care Home: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

Current Bed Vacancies Posted by Donnington House Care Home

5 Bed Vacancies
(2 double and 1 single EMI beds)
posted 27 Aug 2014

Awards / Recognitions

There are no awards/recognitions posted yet for Donnington House Care Home

Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 8.1 (8.061)

The user 'Recommendation Score' (8.1 for Donnington House Care Home) 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.

Review of Donnington House Care Home on Thursday 21 November 2013 by Ian Gordon (Son of resident)

My Mum moved into residential care at Donnington House in December 2012 after losing her husband (my father). She has mild dementia and does feel she is able to care for herself. We know that she is unable to do this so residential care is a must. Although Mum is unhappy at leaving her home she has nothing but praise for for the care she receives. The staff and management team are friendly and helpful. They do all they can to make Mum and all the family comfortable.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Review of Donnington House Care Home on Monday 18 November 2013 by Janet Bray (Niece of Resident)

Happy atmosphere Kind caring staff, well managed and very welcoming. There is no 'unpleasant aroma' and there is frequent entertainment and activity.

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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