Bethany Christian Home, Plymouth, Devon
Bethany Christian Home, Plymouth, Devon
Bethany Christian Home, Plymouth, Devon

Bethany Christian Home is set in a charming Victorian building close to Plymouth city centre, with good transport links. All rooms have en-suite facilities, some with beautiful sea views over Plymouth Sound; (assisted bathrooms and shower rooms also available). There are 2 lounges, 2 dining rooms and a conservatory overlooking a landscaped garden, as well as an attractive indoor garden.

The Home is supported by a "Friends Group" who volunteer their time helping with links to the local community, activities for residents (including entertainment where residents’ relatives/friends are welcome) and fundraising for the Home. Ministers and volunteers from local churches visit daily to lead devotions for those residents wishing to attend.

The Home prides itself in having staff that are kindly and dedicated in their approach to their work.

Informal visits are welcome by appointment, and the Home is happy to accommodate day visits and trial stays for potential residents.

Group: Pilgrim Havens

Person in charge: Emma Hughes (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 26 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age

Single Rooms: 26

Rooms with ensuite WC: 26

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £475 – £600

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

Latest CQC* Report on Bethany Christian 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 Reviews

Review Score: 8.1 (8.142)

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My mum is in her late 70s and has a number of health problems, leaving her with limited mobility. She spent 3 weeks at Bethany over the Christmas and New Year period to give us both a much-needed break. I would highly recommend the home. The staff are welcoming, caring and helpful and I had great peace of mind knowing they were on hand to help look after my mum.

How likely would you be to recommend Bethany Christian Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

After exhaustive searches in the Plymouth Area, we, as a family, blessed to find Bethany and its staff.

From the first contact to every visit the staff and ambiance at Bethany is truly wonderful. Every time you enter and for the duration the staff are friendly,caring & willing. I know for my Aunt it feels like home from home, you cant put a value on that. The team there feel like a family.

I know this may sound cliché, but, nothing is ever too much trouble.

As for Emma Hughes the Manager, what a truly genuine, charming, efficient and resident care focused lady. It is clear that the home is in very good hands. Over the 3 months my aunt has been there I would say I've met most of the fantastic staff and I'm sorry I cant mention them all here.

My family all sleep at night in the knowledge my aunt gets the best loving care. All that along with care, safety, daily activities, food and drink that my aunt says is like home cooking.

Can I just also say that all this is all said without you knowing that I am very vigilant and demand the best levels of care for my aunt.

With all the bad press and personal experiences with other care homes in the past - Thank you Bethany Home team for being so very very good.

How likely would you be to recommend Bethany Christian Home? 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

Mother has been a Bethany resident for 3 years and mother-in-law for 1 year. All medical needs are met. Both are very content and speak highly of the kindness and respect shown by staff. Personal care is given if necessary, so they are always well groomed in freshly laundered clothes. They are well fed and there is plenty of tea and cake!

The mothers appreciate their clean, bright, well maintained en suite rooms with lovely views. They have their own precious things around them.

Staff are friendly but professional and communicate well with relatives. Family and friends are encouraged to join in the social activities provided for residents. Bethany truly is their "home"where physical and spiritual needs are met.

How likely would you be to recommend Bethany Christian Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

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September 2015

Six Steps Accreditation

Recipient: Bethany Christian Home

Date: Wednesday 09 Sep 2015

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