Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home

Archway, Islington, London N19 3AY

Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home, London, London
Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home, London, London
Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home, London, London

Cheverton Lodge Care Home is conveniently located in a quiet residential area of North London, within a short walking distance of Archway Tube station, Crouch End, and Highgate Village. The home is set in a beautiful landscaped garden with outdoor seating for residents & relatives to enjoy.

Staff are committed to providing quality services to residents by caring, competent, well trained staff in a homely atmosphere and their dedication can be seen accross the board – in their cooking, hospitality and organised activities for residents.

This team of highly-qualified and attentive staff really focus on the individual needs of residents with a tailored care plan for each person.

Residents are encouraged to lead an active lifestyle in a welcoming and homely environment.

Group: Barchester Healthcare Ltd

Person in charge: Judith Boikhutso (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Islington Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 52 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age • Physical Disability • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Cancer Care • Multiple Sclerosis • Stroke

Admission Information: Not EMI.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Bulgarian, French, Polish

Single Rooms: 52

Rooms with ensuite WC: 50

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • 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 Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home: click here

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Current Reviews

Review Score: 9 (9.049)

The Review Score of 9 (maximum of 10) for Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home is based on 19 Review/Recommendations in the last 2 years. This Review Score of 9.049 is made up of a Quality Score of 4.357 Points (maximum of 5) relating to the rating and a Quantity Score of 4.692 Points (maximum of 5) relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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    The Review Score of 9.049 for Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home is based on 19 Reviews/Recommendations in the last 2 years.

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    • Quality Score: 5 Points are available for the average rating. For each review the care home / service is rated Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, Poor or Very Poor on a number of areas eg Staff, Management etc. The care home / service receives points for each rating as follows: Excellent = 5. Good = 4. Satisfactory = 3. Poor = 2. Very Poor = 1. These points are added up and then divided by the total number of completed ratings to generate the average rating. (Please note that the ratings of Very Poor and Poor have only been available since the change from Recommendations to Reviews on 7th July 2015.)

      The Quality Score (average rating) of 4.357 for Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home is calculated as follows: ( (97 Excellents x 5) + (110 Goods x 4) + (17 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 224 Ratings = 4.357

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      The Quantity Score of 4.692 for Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home is calculated as follows:

      1. 18 Positive Reviews = 3

      2. 0.1 x 18 Positive Reviews = 1.800 (maximum score = 1)

      3. (18 Positive Reviews ÷ 52 Registered Beds) x 2 = 0.692

  • The Review Score is based on user Recommendations/Reviews submitted in the last 2 years. The maximum Review Score is 10. There are 5 Points available for the average of all ratings on users Recommendations/Reviews (Excellent 5, Good 4, Satisfactory 3, Poor 2, Very Poor 1). There are 5 Points available for the total number of positive Recommendations/Reviews submitted in relation to the number of beds at the Care Home.

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My brother was in Cheverton Lodge for nearly 8 months.
I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all staff for the care, love and respect shown to him by all, which was truly amazing.
He loved going into the garden on his scooter, the outings and entertainment provided by Cheverton, also with your care, all these things helped to make such a vast difference to his quality of life.
Thank you for the support and welcome you always gave to his family.

How likely would you be to recommend Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home? 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: Don't Know

Staff are always pleasant and friendly. My mum appears peaceful every time I visit. My mum is unable to take part in any of the residents activities, but her door is always open and staff check on her regularly so I do not feel that she is isolated. She is bedridden. I spoke to the nurse about changing mums food from mash to puree and she said she would refer her to the specialist. The manager agreed to action this straight away, since mum was not eating as well and having difficulty swallowing.

How likely would you be to recommend Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home? Likely

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Satisfactory

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

It's quite comfortable living at Cheverton Lodge. One misses one's home of course, but I feel safe here.

How likely would you be to recommend Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home? Likely

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

It's quite pleasant here to live. I like a good biscuit and you get plenty of biscuits here. I like trying to pick the visiting dog up by the belly but I don't think she liked it! She's a lovely dog. I enjoy listening to the music from musical shows. I do enjoy a nice cup of tea here.

How likely would you be to recommend Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home? Neither Unlikely or Likely

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Satisfactory

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

I have been here for about seven months now I like going to the meetings like when the children come to work with us. I really enjoy going outside on my scooter. Considering how many people they have to cook for the food is pretty good. We have three meals a day. The staff must work really hard. My wife comes to see me nearly everyday but sometimes I tell her not to come. I realise you have to keep your sense of humour in here, everyone in here are in different positions but generally everyone gets along. We also go on trips every two-three weeks.

How likely would you be to recommend Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home? Extremely Likely

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Sometimes I do get a bit fed up that i'm not in my own home but its big here and you get well looked after. I cannot grumble at that. The staff work hard.

How likely would you be to recommend Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home? Extremely Likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

Its a pleasure really to live at Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home. The food is lovely.

How likely would you be to recommend Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home? Likely

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

The food is fine. It feels strange not being in my own home but I feel safe here.

How likely would you be to recommend Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home? Likely

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Overall I feel it is a good experience living at Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home, I have my favourite newspaper delivered to me each day and friends can come and visit me.

How likely would you be to recommend Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home? Likely

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Satisfactory

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Very good place to be. A very nice place and the staff are helpful and will go out of their way to please you. The Cheverton Lodge is lovely all round building and the garden is very nice too. Recommended.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I came to Cheventon lodge to see if it was a good home for me to stay at, I have been here four weeks now it is a very good home to be in, the staff are first class what ever you ask for is no problem and clean all round.This is a home well worth coming to it ticks all the boxes, well done to the management.
Many Thanks to the staff and everybody evolve at Cheventon lodge.

How likely would you be to recommend Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home? Extremely Likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I have been happy with the level of care provided to my brother so far. I can see that staff are taking care of my brother which is a comfort in between visits.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Cheverton Lodge is a welcoming, well managed home with a warm and caring atmosphere and excellent support for residents. I can sincerely recommend it as a friend and frequent visitor.

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: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I take school pupils to visit the Cheverton Lodge residents and we look forward to our twice weekly visits. The pupils are treated so well, refreshments and always with a smile. Eva the manageress is fantastic; she is brilliant with the pupils and the residents. An excellent example of the brilliant care and atmosphere, yesterday was Ray's 79th birthday; we had a birthday cake, candles, singing and laughter, wonderful.

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

The home offers excellent all round care for the resident which in turn gives relatives peace of mind.

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

This is a friendly care home. The staff always greet me with a smile.
They had an excellent, fun, summer BBQ where staff and residents enjoyed each others company.
I have always felt welcomed and I feel my cousin is being looked after by genuine, caring people. The garden is a wonderful escape.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

wonderful care for over 10 years

My mum was in Cheverton for over 10 years, she died on the 28th August 2014, she was cared for by the wonderful team led by Mary Rabbitte and Ntombe, she loved them all, we always turned up unannounced and at different times of the day, she was always happy and clean, and we were greeted by the staff like friends which we feel they were.

How likely would you be to recommend Barchester Cheverton Lodge Care Home? 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

The staff especially Sashi, Noena and Gemma have been excellent providers. The staff have too much work to co in the time allowed but they work very hard to get it done.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Satisfactory

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Very well run home that has made my mother-in-laws life comfortable.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

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Staff Profiles

Mary

Mary Rabbitte

Job Title: General Manager

Description:

I am the proud General Manager of the home and I have been at Cheverton for over 13 years. The most rewarding aspect of my role is supporting my team to deliver quality care to our residents.

Carla, Danel and Oonagh

Carla, Danel and Oonagh N/A

Job Title: Nursing Team

Description:

Carla, Danel and Oonagh are three of our friendly and passionate nurses who work hard to support the residents and families at Cheverton in every way they can. They work tightly with the care team to ensure we provide great care for our residents that can improve their well being and help towards their independence.

Dare and Francess

Dare and Francess N/A

Job Title: Housekeeping

Description:

Dare and Francess are two fantastic members of our housekeeping team who keep our home in perfect condition. They may work hard but they are never without a beaming smile.

Fred

Fred King

Job Title: Admin Assistant

Joined: 2003

Description:

Fred is our admin assistant and has been since 2003! He loves the interaction with residents and visitors as well as basketball in his free time!

Hannah and Iva

Hannah and Iva N/A

Job Title: Activities Team

Description:

Hannah and Iva are our activities team and are responsible for planning and undertaking a varied diary of activities and social events. All activities are planned to enrich the lives of our residents and offer as many fun opportunities as possible.

Ntombi

Ntombi Moshoeshoe

Job Title: Head of Unit

Description:

Ntombi is a senior sister who has supported the residents that live at Cheverton Lodge throughout the years. Ntombi leads and co-ordinates the brilliant intermediate care rehabilitation programme within the home.

Rosalina

Rosalina N/A

Job Title: Receptionist/Admin

Description:

When you visit Cheverton Lodge, Rosalina will be the first person you meet, and we can guarantee it will be a warm welcome. Rosalina has been part of our team for almost 6 years and her colleagues see her as a real asset to the team as she always has a smile and is full of fun.

Tanya, Abin and Rudolfo

Tanya, Abin and Rudolfo N/A

Job Title: Catering Team

Description:

This is our fantastic catering team who combine their individual culinary skills to cook up nutritious and delicious meals for our residents.

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