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Doveridge Care Home, Colyton, Devon

Tel: 01297 552196

Doveridge Care Home is the only care home located in the market town of Colyton, Devon.

Group: Doveleigh Care Ltd

Person in charge: Nicola Harris (Registered Manager)

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

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

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 18

Shared Rooms: 1

Rooms with ensuite WC: 3

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £456 – £739 , Personal Care Shared (per person) £456 – £500

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 • Stairlift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on Doveridge Care Home: click here

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

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Current Bed Vacancies Posted by Doveridge Care Home

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 9.8 (9.837)

The user 'Recommendation Score' (9.8 for Doveridge 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 Doveridge Care Home

Residential care homes should all be like this. Dedicated and caring staff that are always prepared to help the relatives as well as the residents. My grandmother is always relaxed and gets exactly what she wants at any given time. Well done Doveridge.

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

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Max Barnes (Grandson of Resident/Service User) on Saturday 31 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

My nan has lived at Doveridge for four years and is very happy and relaxed. She loves all the staff and shows this by laughing when they enter her room. She is well looked after and really appreciates the variation in home cooking. A definite recommendation.

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

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Luke Hill (Grandson of Resident/Service User) on Saturday 31 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

My mother in law deserves to be spoilt and she certainly is at Doveridge. The staff go that little bit further to please and they all treat their jobs as a way of life. I would certainly recommend this 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

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Sophie Barnes (Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User) on Saturday 31 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

Care homes are not something you think about until absolutely necessary. I therefore viewed this home with doubts as to its suitability for my mother. I need not to have worried as it certainly lives up to all that I would want for my mother. She is loved and cared for with respect and dignity and gets all the little treats that she requires.

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

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Jason Hill (Son of Resident/Service User) on Friday 30 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

It took my father and I weeks to discover this extremely well run care home as our attitude was that only the best will do for my mum. The staff are wonderful and will always treat you as a friend as well as a visitor. Well done Doveridge, my mum could not be better looked after.

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

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Nigel Hill (Son of Resident/Service User) on Friday 30 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

My wife is treated with respect and is loved and cared for by extremely dedicated staff. Her room is decorated in her favourite colours and is changed as and when required. Every one that visits always state that everything feels as if it is home from 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

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Michael Hill (Husband of Resident/Service User) on Friday 30 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

My wife receives very good care at all times . I have lunch and supper with my wife, and can visit at any time like. The staff are very good to me , as well as my wife. A cup of tea is always offered to me when I arrived .

Overall Standard: Good

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

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Sid Dovey (Husband of Resident/Service User) on Friday 30 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

I found the staff and management are excellent especially when all the girls have a joke with me. Overall I would recommend this home to everyone who needs help. Staff helped to get my confidence back. It makes it feel like home, well supported with decisions.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Rene Fowler (Resident / Service User) on Friday 30 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

I feel the home is good! I have good times with the staff, I have no problems, with food and drink. It is friendly and better ran than a lot of places. I feel safe here, and like the girls ! And I don't pay anything!

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Likely

Submitted by Tony Rowles (Resident / Service User) on Friday 30 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

I come to see my Dad as much as possible and am very happy with how he is treated and looked after, I can take him out for walk when he wants and I am never worried when I leave him I am very happy all round.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Colin Power (Son of Resident/Service User) on Friday 30 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

The staff are really caring, they are so patient. They look after me well, they are kind about it. I am just happy here. They make me feel special.

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

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Mrs Hayes (Resident / Service User) on Friday 30 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

Excellent and caring staff. Only criticism is lack of dining room.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Andrew K (Husband of Resident/Service User) on Wednesday 28 January 2015. Review relates to December 2014.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

My mother has recently passed away after four happy years at Doveridge. Her care has been exemplary. That is only part of the story. The love and attention that she has received from the team there has made it a special time for her. Nutrition and outings etc. are important but genuine empathy in each individual case does make a difference. This is a very special place that places supreme emphasis not only on the residents but also their relatives. Thank you.

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

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Neil B (Son of Resident/Service User) on Wednesday 21 January 2015. Review relates to January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

The staff are very good and the food is lovely.

Overall Standard: Satisfactory

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Satisfactory

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Satisfactory

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Janet S (Resident / Service User) on Thursday 15 January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

After spending a year visiting my mother at The Doveridge Residential Home I have found the staff very caring and have no hesitation in recommending then

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

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Lesley T (Daughter of Resident/Service User) on Thursday 8 January 2015.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

My mother has every care and need taken care of in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Also as a family we are always made very welcome.

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

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Extremely likely

Submitted by Jill C (Daughter of Resident/Service User) on Monday 5 January 2015. Review relates to December 2014.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

My Grandad has lived here for over 18 months. He is very happy and settled. The staff take good care of him and allow to pursue his own interests, mostly music and crosswords. He is also allowed to follow his own daily routine, generally getting up extremely late, the staff always make sure he is well fed as possible. He gets on well with all the staff and often mentions to me how good they are. He also appreciates the home cooked food and often tells ne how good this is. He enjoys the occasional outing and the activities co-ordinator is also very good to all the residents.

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: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

How likely would you be to recommend Doveridge Care Home? Likely

Submitted by Judith Thomas (Granddaughter of Resident/Service User) on Tuesday 30 December 2014. Review relates to December 2014.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

A true home for my mother with terrific staff. I never have cause for worry as the staff are so attentive and caring. It truly does feel like as home for the residents and this philosophy has made my mothers time so much easier. The staff show genuine affection for residents. I have no hesitation in giving my full recommendation.

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

Submitted by Neil (Son of Resident/Service User) on Thursday 11 September 2014.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

Ever since we first visited the Doveridge we have felt it is a great place, it has always felt like a home from home. The staff are great, always friendly and helpful and Nicky is brilliant. My aunt is very happy here and the staff are great with her.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Lesley F (Niece of Resident/Service User) on Wednesday 20 August 2014.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

The home provides a safe comfortable place for my gran. Staff are very attentive and meet her needs. She is a reluctant resident, at 95, but staff reassure her well. The home also welcomes her daughter who visits three times a week and has her own needs.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

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: Excellent

Submitted by Mandy L (Granddaughter of Resident/Service User) on Wednesday 20 August 2014.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

In January, I was faced with the decision of putting my father into care. It was a very difficult decision to make, as I wanted to care for him myself. Choosing Doveridge was the best decision made. Both the staff and care are excellent, I have a very happy father and in turn he has a happy daughter.

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: Good

Submitted by Sandra K (Daughter of Resident/Service User) on Wednesday 20 August 2014.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

I am glad I chose this care home and know my mother is being very well looked after which is a great comfort to me.

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

Submitted by Carole W (Daughter of Resident/Service User) on Wednesday 20 August 2014.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

My grandad is very happy in this home, he gets on well with all the staff who are always friendly and helpful. He often tells me how good the food is. His medication is well managed and other treatments are promptly organised when necessary. The home always seems clean and tidy and his room is well organised as a bedroom/sitting room. Various activities are held in the home and grandad goes on a few outings (weekly-ish) but always enjoys himself.

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

Submitted by Judith T (Granddaughter of Resident/Service User) on Wednesday 20 August 2014.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

The home provides very good care respecting the needs, good communication with family, very helpful and friendly staff but the bedrooms need to be cleaned more often.

Overall Standard: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Staff: Good

Management: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Submitted by Sarah S (Grandson of Resident/Service User) on Tuesday 5 August 2014.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

Lovely sunny place, smells beautiful.

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: Good

Submitted by M Peters (Father-in-law of Resident/Service User) on Wednesday 30 July 2014.

Review of Doveridge Care Home

I can highly recommend this home, it is a warm and friendly plave with very good staff.

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: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Submitted by Jill C (Daughter of Resident/Service User) on Tuesday 15 July 2014.

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