York House, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
York House, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
York House, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

York House is a purpose-built care home in Dewsbury specialising in care for older people. York House provides 24hr residential care for 36 residents, and welcomes both private and local authority funded residents.

The home offers a wide range of features designed with the comfort, privacy and independent lifestyle choices of residents in mind. All bedrooms come with en-suite facilities, telephone-point and internet access.

Public areas of the home, which include a choice of TV or quiet lounges, a family room for more personal gatherings and their own hairdressing salon, are fitted with a loop system for those with hearing difficulties. And in their dining rooms they serve a variety of delicious home-cooked food from daily menus, specially developed by a nutritionist.

Beautiful enclosed gardens provide a pleasant and secure environment to enjoy the outdoors while a daily activity and entertainment programme caters for a range of hobbies and interests.

Group: Orchard Care Homes

Person in charge: Steven Hague (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 36 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 60+.

Single Rooms: 32

Shared Rooms: 2

Rooms with ensuite WC: 34

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

Latest CQC* Report on York 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 Reviews

Review Score: 8.4 (8.425)

The user Review Score of 8.4 for York House is based on 6 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 8.425 is made up of 4.492 Points relating to the ratings and 3.933 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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It's as good as you can get for money. It is expensive like all homes but that is for the rent.

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Satisfactory

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Maisy Ash, Initiatives Manager at York House responded to this review on 20 Aug 2015:

Rosemary, thank you for taking the time to review the home, we take all feedback in to consideration.

As soon as Grandma come here, she was very settled and well cared for, she really enjoys her time here.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Maisy Ash, Initiatives Manager at York House responded to this review on 19 Aug 2015:

Rachel, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we are pleased you are happy with the care received.

The staff are cheerful. The freedom, not being bossed about. I cannot fault the food its nicely prepared and presented. The décor is nice to look at and pleasant.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

maisy ash, Initiatives Manager at York House responded to this review on 13 Aug 2015:

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time and are extremely pleased that your experience at York House was a pleasant one.

Because you're not lonely, you get your meals on time. Friendly people here. Everyone talks to you. Very quiet surroundings so you can sleep on a night.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Satisfactory

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Maisy Ash, Initiatives Manager at York House responded to this review on 13 Aug 2015:

Helena, thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased that you have found your time at York House to be peaceful and friendly.

It's a nice home.

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Satisfactory

Activities: Satisfactory

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

Maisy Ash, Initiatives Manager at York House responded to this review on 13 Aug 2015:

Mavis thank you so much for the review.

Very good staff, very good meals, very pleasant. The staff are very helpful and friendly.

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Maisy Ash, Initiatives Manager at York House responded to this review on 13 Aug 2015:

Thank you so much for the review Marjorie, we are delighted you feel that the staff are very good and that you enjoy the meals, we strive to provide the very best care possible.

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