The Albany Nursing Home, Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Albany Nursing Home, Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Albany Nursing Home, Oxford, Oxfordshire

The Albany offers different levels of care to suit a range of needs from nursing and residential to short term care and respite. The home has a team of registered nurses and well trained and dedicated care assistants that provide an excellent standard of 24 hour care.

Taking pride in looking after the health of its residents, The Albany has a thorough programme of activities and hobbies that everyone involved can enjoy and take advantage of. It also has a very dedicated and experienced chef who caters to residents’ meal wishes and dietary requirements.

The Albany is a modern purpose built home that just been recently refurbished. It is located on London Road in a residential area of Headington, within easy reach of shops and other local amenities. It has its own mature gardens and a patio area, adding to its pleasant and homely feel, with staff always welcoming to visitors and keen to listen to any concerns.

Group: brighterkind

Person in charge: Anna Clews (Home Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 37 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Epilepsy • Hearing Impairment • Multiple Sclerosis • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Czech, French, Malay, Tagalog

Single Rooms: 37

Rooms with ensuite WC: 37

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • 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

Latest CQC* Report on The Albany 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: 8 (7.960)

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From the moment we walk through the doors it was like home. The staff went out of their way to make us all comfortable. I would like to wish the Albany and staff all the best for the future.
Nothing seems to much for the staff or the manager.
I was made welcome by all staff as I walked through the doors to see my mother in law. My daughter and I were treated with respect from every one, if I had to give stars it would be 5 KEEP THE GREAT WORK GOING GUYS well done.

How likely would you be to recommend The Albany Nursing Home? Extremely LIKELY

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

After looking at six care homes, I picked The Albany as to my mind it had the best combination of facilities for my mums needs. This I believe, with hind sight, to be correct. As mum had suffered a head injury she had little idea of who, where, when or why and The Albany gave her the time and care for her to get her head back together, to be self aware and make simple decisions. A job well done.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

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