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Barchester Kernow House, Launceston, Cornwall
Barchester Kernow House
Barchester Kernow House

Tel: 01566 777841

Set in an elevated location, Kernow House Care Home exudes a calm and welcoming atmosphere. The building was designed to meet the needs of its residents and is maintained with great thought and consideration. We provide first-class 24-hour nursing and residential care alongside expert care for people with dementia in our Memory Lane Community. We also provide expert care for people with a physical disability, Huntington's or mental health needs.

High standards and an individualised approach allow us to enjoy caring for older and younger people in our purpose built dedicated units. We are a home that listens to the views of our residents and we strive to ensure quality and satisfaction in all that we do. We pride ourselves with our enviable reputation for all of the services we provide.

Our team of highly-qualified and attentive staff really focuses on the individual needs of our residents with a tailored care plan for each person. And dedication can be seen across the board - in our cooking, hospitality, housekeeping and in organising activities for our residents.

We think you'll find we're ideally suited to meet your needs now and in the future.

Group: Barchester Healthcare Ltd

Person in charge: Chris Eiserbeck (General Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 85 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Mental Health Condition • Old Age • Physical Disability • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Huntington's Disease

Admission Information: Ages 55+.

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

Single Rooms: 85

Rooms with ensuite WC: 84

Facilities & Services: 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 • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on Barchester Kernow 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 Recommendations

Recommendation Score: 8.4 (8.388)

The user 'Recommendation Score' (8.4 for Barchester Kernow House) is calculated using a combination of the average of all ratings on user Recommendations submitted in the last 2 years, and the total number of user recommendations submitted in relation to the number of beds at the care home. The maximum Recommendation Score is 10. To see more about the carehome.co.uk user recommendations please click here.

Review of Barchester Kernow House on Wednesday 30 April 2014 by Reg D (Husband)

Kernow house is excellent.

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

Review of Barchester Kernow House on Friday 4 April 2014 by Peter A (Son of resident)

Kernow House staff not only care for the residents they also provide support to relatives. They have helped me understand and come to terms with my mothers dementia. They have helped me to not feel guilty about not taking care of her needs personally.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Review of Barchester Kernow House on Monday 31 March 2014 by Terence Heard (Son of resident)

I cannot speak highly enough of the care home my son resides in. He suffers from Alzheimer's and has been in Kernow House for five years. The treatment he receives is first class and the staff are caring and considerate. All care homes in the country should be run like Kernow House.

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

Review of Barchester Kernow House on Wednesday 5 March 2014 by John Green (Husband of resident)

Exceptional service in every way. First class carers looking after residents with care and consideration.

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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