Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing

Huntercombe Place, Nuffield, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5SE

Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Huntercombe Hall is an elegant Victorian Manor House, providing light and attractive accommodation for elderly residents. Located over two floors, each en-suite room has a charming, welcoming atmosphere and an accessible lift links the ground and first floor.

The home is a stunning Victorian property that has been sympathetically converted to a care home of distinction, stooped in history and provenance.

The stunning grounds surrounding Huntercombe Hall provide a haven of wildlife and are an idyllic location for residents to relax. The home sits within extensive beautifully landscaped gardens with level lawns, ideal for residents and visitors to enjoy when the weather permits.

The home is located in the beautiful village of Nuffield, close to the picturesque towns of Nettlebed, Wallingford and a 15 minute drive from Henley on Thames. Just off the A4130, Huntercombe is well located for shops, facilities and amenities whilst enjoying views over rural countryside and woodland.

Group: Caring Homes Group

Person in charge: Bernie Boyle (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 42 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Cancer Care • Cerebral Palsy • Challenging Behaviour • Colitis & Crohn's Disease • Down Syndrome • Epilepsy • Hearing Impairment • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilties • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 42

Rooms with ensuite WC: 42

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Separate EMI Unit • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Bar/Cafe on premises • Residents Kitchenette • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing: click here

* Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

Bed Vacancies

Bed Vacancies

posted 06 Dec 2016

Please call 0808 223 5515 for further information about current Bed Vacancies at Huntercombe Hall

Current Reviews

9.7 Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing has a Review Score of 9.7 (9.717)

The Review Score of 9.7 (maximum of 10) for Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing is based on 18 Review/Recommendations in the last 2 years. This Review Score of 9.717 is made up of a Quality Score of 4.86 Points (maximum of 5) relating to the rating and a Quantity Score of 4.857 Points (maximum of 5) relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

  • The maximum Review Score for a care home / service is 10 and it is based on the published Reviews in the last 2 years. When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.

    The Review Score of 9.717 for Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing is based on 18 Reviews/Recommendations in the last 2 years.

  • The Review Score (maximum of 10) is made up of a Quality Score (maximum of 5) and Quantity Score (maximum of 5):

    • 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 4.86 for Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing is calculated as follows: ( (179 Excellents x 5) + (27 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 207 Ratings = 4.86

    • Quantity Score: 5 Points are available for the number of 'Positive Reviews' for a care home / service. A Positive Review is defined as:

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        (For Adult Day Care Centres and Extra Care Housing which do not have a registered number of beds, 1) and 2) are replaced by the formula of 0.2 points per Review, up to a maximum score of 2 points. ie a listing needs 10 Reviews to receive the maximum score of 2 points

      The Quantity Score of 4.857 for Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing 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 ÷ 42 Registered Beds) x 2 = 0.857

  • 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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How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing?

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    7
  • Likely
    1
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  • Unlikely
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Reviewer Connection to Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing

  • Resident / Service User
    6
  • Son of Resident/Service User
    5
  • Wife of Resident/Service User
    3
  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Husband of Resident/Service User
    1
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The Overall Average of all the Ratings in the following 

1 Reviews* is 4.8 out of 5

*The Average Rating only uses ratings from the 1 reviews. Ratings from the 17 recommendations are not used for the Average Rating as the rating options were limited to Excellent, Good and Satisfactory.

I was apprehensive about coming here in June not knowing anyone who knew of Huntercombe Hall Care Home. However, on arriving in a great deal of pain I found the care I received quite remarkable. The staff are so caring, nothing is too much trouble. They have a spirit of friendship and cheerfulness I have never found before. I was so struck by the kind and gentle way the people with dementia were treated. Sometimes when they are being very difficult they treat them lovingly and win them round. After my first stay, I told my GP he could recommend this home to any family looking for care for their relatives who have dementia.

How likely would you be to recommend Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

My husband has been a resident at the home for a year. I had to move him from another home because I was not happy with the care he was getting. Since he has been at Huntercombe he has been happy and well cared for. I am happy with the care he has received.

No Average Rating is available*

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

Husband has used Huntercombe Hall for respite several times over the last three years. Therefore after a five week stay in hospital he needed full time residential care Huntercombe Hall was my first choice for him and fortunately a room was available. He has always been made very welcome by the excellent. He has always been made very welcome by the excellent staff and has settled in extremely well. After only one week in Hunterscombe he improved so much but wont be able to come back home. The whole family are very happy that he is receiving such good care.

How likely would you be to recommend Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing? Extremely Likely

No Average Rating is available*

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

Exceptional care, the staff and manger have a wonderful rapport with the clients/residents, it is a very happy environment. We know our mother is in safe hands.

How likely would you be to recommend Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing? Extremely Likely

No Average Rating is available*

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

I think the team at Huntercombe House are excellent and really take good care of my mum. I would like to mention my mum's nurse, she goes beyond and takes real care of my mother. Mum is very happy there and we are very pleased she is in a safe place and being well looked after. Thank you.

How likely would you be to recommend Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing? Extremely Likely

No Average Rating is available*

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

Hunterombe is part of Nuffield Parish Church: So we have regular church services with the vicar taking communion once a month. Several of the church members come to support this service and chat with the residents.
Every Thursday afternoon three of us come to help with the gardening club, keeping hanging baskets, flowers arranging, front porch gardens, patio and century gardens in good order some residents watch while others participate. Also we have quizzes, make cards etc.

No Average Rating is available*

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

The care in the home is very good.

No Average Rating is available*

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

My mum has been in the home for eight years and is very happy.

How likely would you be to recommend Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing? Extremely Likely

No Average Rating is available*

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

I love my room with the door to the garden. Everyone is very friendly and helpful at the home. I love it at Huntercombe it is a pretty top place to live.

How likely would you be to recommend Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing? Likely

No Average Rating is available*

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 is a 100 year old building set in the most beautiful grounds set on a hill. The regime within the home is very relaxed, with all the staff from the home manager to the workers in the laundry, all welcoming and most helpful. There are plenty of activities and in house entertainment, also visits out to places of interest.

How likely would you be to recommend Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing? Extremely Likely

No Average Rating is available*

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: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

My father has been at Huntercombe Hall for over one year and we are very happy with the care and attention he has received from all the staff. My mother used to visit very regularly my father and ate with him. When my mother could no longer cope at home she asked to move into the home with dad as he is very happy at Huntercombe. I would highly recommend Huntercombe to anybody that is thinking of going into care.

No Average Rating is available*

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

Perfectly happy. Go out from time to time. I like my room. I have made friends with other residents and enjoy the arts and crafts activities. I enjoy talking to the receptionist about my life and going for walks around the grounds with her. Chat to carers daily who are friendly and kind to me.

No Average Rating is available*

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

I have just moved into Huntercombe Hall as I could no longer cope at home by myself. This was not difficult decision as my husband had received excellent care over the last year. I am settling in very well.

No Average Rating is available*

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

Wonderful staff very friendly and helpful and most of all care about their residents in difficult circumstances. Lovely location, very clean would definitely recommend to any family in this situation.

How likely would you be to recommend Huntercombe Hall Care Home with Nursing? Extremely Likely

No Average Rating is available*

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

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: Good

Arrived here 07/05/15 direct from John Radcliffe Oxford after nearly dying in there, then saving after many months of care and their recommendation I was sent here for strict medical supervision, as I was never going to be strong enough to run a home. I loved here on sight, but I was in a very disinterested state (not at all like me!). Given into the care of Luis, who with immense patience brought me back to "me" and saved my life. Taught me to walk again with a metal frame, even though my legs were still paralysed. My husband and our son thanked him for saving my life, as I do obviously!

No Average Rating is available*

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

My father was a resident from May 2006 until he passed away in January 2015. He enjoyed his time at the home where he was well looked after and had no cause to complain, which gave me some comfort knowing he was happy.

No Average Rating is available*

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My husband was resident here for nearly six months where he was looked after very well and the care and compassion shown to both him and my family in the last month was exceptional. We couldn't have wished for more. The manager, nurses and doctor are excellent. I also found the secretary helpful to me with the odd queries and receptionist welcoming, bright and cheerful. I did have reservations with several foreign staff but they were kind and caring which overcame this!

No Average Rating is available*

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Huntercombe have excellent staff who have cared for my mother with real care, attention and professionalism.

I cannot praise them highly enough and feel very grateful that my mother was so happy for the last year of her life.

No Average Rating is available*

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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Bernie Boyle

Job Title: Home Manager

Joined: 2016

Description:

I lead my professional Care Team in delivering the highest level of care and support for our residents.

My commitment to professional development has equipped me well for my role here, where I work hard to ensure that those in my care lead happy and fulfilling lives, whilst maintaining choice over the care and support they receive.

I believe in maintaining strong relationships with residents and their relatives, and understand the important contribution that these relationships make to the successful running of a care home.

I feel that the Caring Homes philosophy matches up well with my own beliefs on care provision, and I am committed to ensuring that all our residents continue to receive the high levels of care and protection they deserve.

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