Orchard Blythe, Birmingham, Warwickshire
Orchard Blythe, Birmingham, Warwickshire
Orchard Blythe, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Orchard Blythe care home is located in Birmingham and is committed to quality long-term provision, treating all residents as an individual and respecting their privacy and dignity.

The home is part of care provider Runwood Homes' expanding range, which is highly-regarded in the sector for the difference made to the lives of older and vulnerable people.

Group: Runwood Homes Ltd

Person in charge: Hayley Ann Ford (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 50 residents

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

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Admission Information: Ages 50+.

Single Rooms: 50

Rooms with ensuite WC: 50

Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Close to Local shops • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest CQC* Report on Orchard Blythe: 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 Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 9.3 (9.338)

The user 'Recommendation Score' (9.3 for Orchard Blythe) 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.

Orchard Blythe

Homely welcoming relaxed care home. Staff work so hard ensuring all residents are happy they go over and above to deliver love and happiness into the residents lives. Any concerns are dealt with promptly and professionally and I have never been made to feel like I am being a nuisance nothing is any trouble in fact if I myself require care in my later years this care home is where I want to live. Manager Hayley along with deputy manager Angela are a credit to Orchard Blythe both ladies are so committed to Orchard Blythe. Food is marvelous with lots of choice, Activities is superb recently having an open day welcoming all into the home with cakes and wine along with a entertainer this was wonderful for all to enjoy, Lisa new activity lady is passionate with in her role and this is shown each time I meet her. I feel the need to comment on this care home due to all the bad press we always receive involving care and I myself was very apprehensive but no more!!!!! because there are excellent care homes in the UK and I feel privileged that I have found one. Orchard Blythe. Thank you.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchard Blythe? 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

Orchard Blythe

Fantastic friendly committed care home my sister is so happy living at Orchard Blythe, she has became more relaxed gaining weight with the excellent food and dedicated staff that work there. Manager and Deputy Manager are always welcoming approachable at all times. I would recommend Orchard Blythe with out a doubt.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchard Blythe? Extremely likely

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

Orchard Blythe

Orchard Blythe not only provide excellent care to my mother they go over and above to try and individualise care. Examples are: 1) We would like Mom to have additional activities outside the home and have employed a carer to do this, care home staff have gone out of their way to introduce this carer gradually to mum in order to build trust- this has taken weeks to plan and implement- their input has been invaluable. 2) 3 monthly reviews and family with any concerns acted upon 3) Their understanding of Mums behaviours truly enhances the care they deliver- they are skilled at what they do 4) I am extremely grateful for all their efforts and time.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchard Blythe? 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

Orchard Blythe

I would recommend your nursing home as you took very good care of my mother, Agnes Morrison.

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

Orchard Blythe

They where good to my mum, and looked after her until she passed away.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Orchard Blythe

I am pleased to see my mother in warm, clean and caring surroundings. Really fresh and bright.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Orchard Blythe

Orchard Blythe provides an excellent, caring environment. The change of ownership caused some difficulties but this has now settled down and care has returned to the previous high standard. Disappointment must be expressed that the new owners promise of room upgrades has not been delivered.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

Orchard Blythe

Fantastic care facility, Viv and all the staff are excellent, meticulous to details and treat all the guests with the utmost care and dignity.

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

Orchard Blythe

I have looked at a number of care homes for my mother. Orchard Blythe is excellent, managers and the care staff are more than excellent. Please try to provide all our care homes with the same excellent standard as Orchard Blythe.

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

Orchard Blythe

Living 200 miles away, I am unable to visit my mother as often as I would like. It is reassuring to know that she is being well cared for by the team at Orchard Blythe. The staff always have time to discuss my mothers care with me and the home is a very pleasant and welcoming place. It is good to know that my mother is in good hands and being cared for with the dignity and respect that I would expect. The rooms are always clean and of a very high standard. It doesn't feel like an old peoples' home! Couldn't ask for more.

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

Orchard Blythe

All staff are very good.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Orchard Blythe

I wish I could find fault but I can't. I would put myself in her any time.

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

Orchard Blythe

The home meets all my mother's needs.

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Orchard Blythe

Mum has been in a moving on bed for almost a week. I am very impressed with the facility. A lovely warm atmosphere and staff who really care. They have a warm gentle funny way with them. This is clearly a happy, efficient well run home. Mum is already making good progress. I know she will go from strength to strength in this caring home from home.

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Orchard Blythe

I have always found staff and management very helpful at all times. Residents are the first concern in this home. They are always being found entertainment and not left just sitting.

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

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February 2014

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