St George's Witham Nursing Home, Witham, Essex
St George's Witham Nursing Home, Witham, Essex
St George's Witham Nursing Home, Witham, Essex

St Georges Witham Nursing Home is a Private facility and has been awarded the highest rating of ‘3 stars – excellent’ by the Care Quality Commission. They have 40 beds providing high quality Nursing Care for the elderly and those over 18 with a physical disability.

Carers specialise in Palliative care and are also able to offer Neuro-rehabilitation. Can provide long and short term care as well as respite and day care.

St Georges has recently been refurbished to the highest standard. There is a variety of bedrooms, all tastefully decorated and fully furnished. Several of the ground floor rooms have patio doors leading onto individual terraces. All bedrooms have Nurse call, television, telephone and broadband points.

The home is pleased to provide home cooked food freshly prepared by a Chef on the premises. Menus are varied to ensure they offer seasonal produce and the team are happy to accommodate any special dietary requirements.

Group: Newton Chinneck Ltd

Person in charge: Gillian Taylor (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 40 residents

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

Specialist Care Categories: Cancer Care • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Neuropathic • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Stroke

Admission Information: Ages 18+.

Single Rooms: 26

Shared Rooms: 7

Rooms with ensuite WC: 23

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public 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 St George's Witham Nursing Home: 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: 9.3 (9.276)

The user Review Score of 9.3 for St George's Witham Nursing Home is based on 12 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 9.276 is made up of 4.676 Points relating to the ratings and 4.6 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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My son- in-law was in the care of St Georges for the last 6 weeks of his life , all the staff looked after him with compassion and his dignity remained to the end, he could have been anyone of their relative's the way they looked after him.
My daughter and their two little boys were shown so much love and support during this difficult time, we were always welcome day or night and greeted with a hug or a shoulder should we need.
I cannot praise this wonderful home and their dedicated team enough.
Thank you

How likely would you be to recommend St George's Witham Nursing Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

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

I moved Mum from anther care home to St Georges in June, because the numbers of carers in her first home was below the number needed to care for the residents, consequently the level of care they were able to give was inadequate. The contrast at St Georges was startling. The carers always work in pairs. They respond quickly to the call bell, and act with care, compassion and understanding. Having experienced two care homes with my Mum, St Georges is definitely the "Gold Standard". The activities are varied, the food is good and tasty, the facilities are excellent. You have everything you need at St Georges including caring staff, who are managed excellently.

How likely would you be to recommend St George's Witham Nursing Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

The care my husband received here in his final weeks was more than I could of wished for. The staff and management welcomed my husband and all of us, his friends and family, as part of their family. They helped us though bad days as much as him.
In such a short time they were family to us, they are all so special to do what they do for others loved ones everyday and I cannot thank them enough. A few recommended St George's to me, saying they work in the industry and wouldn't hesitate to put a family member there.. I can understand why! xxx

How likely would you be to recommend St George's Witham Nursing Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My Mum lived here for 3 years. She had Parkinson's and sadly lost her mobility over the 3 years. My sister and I were so thankful to have found a place like St. Georges - good care and a professional attitude from staff at all levels. While feeling up to it, Mum loved the lunches shared with friends in the dining room, with a glass of wine. The activities programme generated a real community atmosphere and provided lots of choice, so important to keep residents engaged and having a bit of fun. Mum loved telling us all about the activities she had done and the monthly newsletter provided lots of interest for her and us. Photos taken of her at various activities are treasured by my sister and I. End of life care was thoughtful and sensitive and staff at every level were so comforting and supportive of the family in Mum's last days. There was a sense that everyone truly cared about Mum. My sister, living locally, was able to raise any issues directly with staff and managers and matters were attended to satisfactorily. The ability of family to have this dialogue with the care home is very important for the well being and understanding of the resident and helps relatives to be assured that they are doing all they can for their loved one.

How likely would you be to recommend St George's Witham Nursing Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

Although my mother was only in St George's a short while, we found the nursing home to be light and airy and my mother had a lovely room. The staff were very caring and it was wonderful to be able to visit at any time. The nurses, were very caring, very professional, understanding and compassionate. One special carer was with my mother at the end and this gave us great comfort. Thank you for your care.

How likely would you be to recommend St George's Witham Nursing Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Staff: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

After 2 unsatisfactory care home experiences my sister went into St George's where the care she received was far superior. In the previous care home she had been in bed all the time. Over time in St. George's she was got up each day by hoist and in a wheelchair wanting to join others for lunch in the dining room and at activities (although her dementia was too far advanced to take part) She was settled and seemed comfortable. On the 3 days leading up to her death on June 26th the care and treatment she received from staff was excellent and way beyond duty and the care and support I received was excellent.

How likely would you be to recommend St George's Witham Nursing Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

The staff at St Georges have all been very caring, friendly and professional towards my mother. It is a very homely atmosphere almost like an extended family. My mother is kept stimulated and the range of activities and outings is great. It is good for me to know my mother is safe and looked after for 24 hours a day seven days a week. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff all of them. My mothers needs are always met. I cannot recommend this nursing home highly enough.

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: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

St George's have been nursing my ninety year old mother for four years. Everything about this home is first class and in my opinion, second to none. I would not wish for my mother to be anywhere else.

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

A place where a home is created for anyone needing nursing care.

My mother was resident for 6 years until she passed away in June. The level of care provided was excellent and the family was always kept informed of any concerns St Georges had with Mum's health. The family was always welcomed and they provided facilities for her large family to visit her all together on birthdays. They allowed personal items to be displayed in her room to help her make it her home. The quality of care gave peace of mind to the family and everyone could visit at any time, this was very much appreciated.

How likely would you be to recommend St George's Witham Nursing 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: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Mum was transferred from hospital. the staff immediately took her under their wing, and she has been so much happier. they are her family now, although we all visit. her eating, weight, and general well-being is so much better than we could have hoped. she needs a lot of care, but the staff understand her needs, and pre-empt these needs. I can relax, knowing she is in good hands. The home never smells, residents are encouraged to do gardening, baking, all sorts of activities if they are able; if not, they are not excluded. The events co-ordinator works tirelessly to make sure everyone does something, they do not just sit around, even on coffee mornings.

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: Good

Value for Money: Good

We are very happy with the acre provided for our mother. The activities provided are very good.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

My cousin said that you couldn't ask for more in the way of care, she says she feels lucky to be in the home. I have found everyone very helpful.

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

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