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Buxton House, Weymouth, Dorset
Buxton House
Buxton House

Tel: 01305 760834

Buxton House is a warm and welcoming residential and dementia care home in Weymouth, Dorset. With a light and airy atmosphere, the home allows residents to live their lives as if in the comfort of their own homes whilst being cared for by committed, professionally trained staff.

Buxton House has 64 ensuite single bedrooms, divided into four wings to create a homely feel. Each wing has its own spacious lounge/diner and kitchen area.

Buxton House provides compassionate care for those who can longer live independently and also offers intermediate care for people requiring a short period of rehabilitation.

All residents can enjoy a wide variety of activities and entertainment in and around the home, plus outings in the Care South minibus to local landmarks and attractions.

Group: Care South

Person in charge: Junnette Brooksbank (Home Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 64 residents

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

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

Admission Information: Ages 18+.

Single Rooms: 64

Rooms with ensuite WC: 64

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single from £663

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on Buxton House: click here

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

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Current Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 7.8 (7.828)

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Review of Buxton House

The staff are very friendly and helpful and always thinking of ways to encourage residents to join in with games (Bingo etc.) and physical exercises and raising money for trips out, organising coffee mornings, Summer fetes, Christmas fairs etc. Residents are encouraged to sit out in the sheltered patio area on warm days, I would recommend it. Not forgetting the cleaners too who work tirelessly to keep the home clean.

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

Submitted by Gillian R (Daughter of resident) on Monday 14 July 2014.

Review of Buxton House

I believe it would be beneficial to provide a secure wi-fi facility for residents and family. This would enable visitors to use their laptops/iPads/Kindle HDs etc when visiting to show family members emails/family photos on Facebook, and even make Skype calls to the family! I suggest this as I bring my laptop, and often want to show my mother family communications on Facebook.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

Submitted by Pam Casey (Daughter of resident) on Tuesday 24 September 2013.

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