Group: Red Homes Healthcare Group

Person in charge: Sharon Gatus (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 45 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • No Medical Intervention • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Admission Information: Ages 18+.

Single Rooms: 43

Shared Rooms: 1

Rooms with ensuite WC: 16

Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Separate EMI Unit • Own GP if required • Smoking not permitted • 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 Red Firs: 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: 7.8 (7.811)

The user Review Score of 7.8 for Red Firs is based on 1 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 7.811 is made up of 4.667 Points relating to the ratings and 3.144 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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  • Before 1st July 2015 only accepted Recommendations (positive comments only) and the Ratings were limited to Excellent, Good & Satisfactory. These are marked up as Recommendations.

  • As of 1st July 2015 changed from Recommendations to Reviews (positive and negative comments) and added the Ratings Poor and Very Poor. These are marked up as Reviews. Between 1st July and 31st December 2015, we are still processing a number of Recommendations from Recommendation cards sent out before 1st July (These are marked up as Recommendations).

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The staff at Parklands made my mother welcome with much effort put into ensuring that she felt part of the "family"... Extra care was provided for medical matters and rapid interventions made when my mother needed to go to hospital.
Mum was happy there. Her room was comfortable and she liked having her own effects with her.
The staff here are genuinely caring. Tolerance and patience sometimes in very trying circumstances are shown by everyone.
We are so grateful for how mum was looked after...whether with encouragement to join in the many activities, ensuring she attended meals...or had them in her room...or just attending to her everyday personal needs... Thank you to all concerned. dc

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: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

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