Mill Lane, Goosnargh, Preston PR3 2BJ
Bushell House is a beautiful Georgian Retirement Home, set in the charming village of Goosnargh in the attractive Lancashire countryside. It was established in 1743 as a charitable trust fund, by Dr William Bushell to provide the highest standard of care and comfort for older people, and is still run as an independent non profit making organisation. Professionals continue to maintain an exceptionally high standard of care, providing the comfort and peace of a real home.
The ambition is to give all residents ‘A home in their retirement’. All at Bushell House, including Trustees, Management and Staff, strive to ensure that each resident can enjoy the quality of life to which they aspire. There is a close involvement with the local community, with added support from a ‘League of Friends’. The home has an active social programme and dedicated staff team, as well as being renowned for catering.
Owner: Trustees of Bushell House
Person in charge: S Jones (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Lancashire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 31 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment
Specialist Care Categories: Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 65+.
Single Rooms: 31
Rooms with ensuite WC: 31
Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single from £602
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 • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
Latest CQC* Report on Bushell House: click here
*Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Recommendation Score: 8.1 (8.065)
The user 'Recommendation Score' (8.1 for Bushell House) 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.
Submitted by Janet W (Friend of Resident/Service User) on Friday 22 May 2015.
Over many years of visiting many relatives, Bushell House is outstanding in every way. Head and shoulders above the rest I have ever visited.
Care / Support: Excellent
Food & Drink: Excellent
Safety / Security: Excellent
Value for Money: Excellent
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