Briarwood Nursing & Residential Home, Middlesbrough, Cleveland & Teesside
Briarwood Nursing & Residential Home, Middlesbrough, Cleveland & Teesside
Briarwood Nursing & Residential Home, Middlesbrough, Cleveland & Teesside

Briarwood Nursing & Residential Home is professionally run with a warm and caring atmosphere and aims to enhance the quality of life for all 49 residents. Briarwood Care Home is registered, and therefore licensed to oprovide services, by the Care Quality Commission. For more information visit www.cqc.org.uk

Briarwood has acquired a reputation as having the very highest standards for residents with all levels of care, employing highly trained registered nurses and care assistants who provide 24-hour professional support.

Briarwood’s experienced team of staff are all trained in looking after people, including those with dementia and complex needs. Looking to provide a balance between support when it’s needed, and helping residents maintain their independence, whilst encouraging each resident to lead a full and active lifestyle wherever possible.

The person-centred care for every resident is unique. Therefore each resident has their own plan of care that meets their emotional, psychological, social and spiritual needs as well as physical needs. Staff are committed to helping residents to maintain self-respect and dignity at all times.

Stimulation and activities are particularly important for residents who enjoy physical and mental activities such as baking, reminiscence, painting, music and arts, gardening, pet care, gentle exercise and life skills, which helps bolster their strength and energy, improve their appetite and humour, and offers them an opportunity to interact with staff and other residents.

Group: New Century Care

Person in charge: Christine Turner (Home Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 49 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia

Admission Information: Ages 18+.

Single Rooms: 49

Rooms with ensuite WC: 49

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Separate EMI Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest CQC* Report on Briarwood Nursing & Residential 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: 8.6 (8.608)

The user Review Score of 8.6 for Briarwood Nursing & Residential Home is based on 7 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 8.608 is made up of 4.622 Points relating to the ratings and 3.986 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

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We feel that the care given to our family member is at a good standard. And we feel she is well looked after and her needs are taken into consideration. The staff are always friendly and helpful, and their work is really appreciated.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My Uncle has been a resident in the home for approximately two years and as a family we feel he has the best care and attention the home can offer. The food and the way his needs are met are absolutely first class. Well done to all!

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Excellent care. My mother-in-law has flourished with the care and dignity she has received since coming here. She has gone from being in nightclothes all day to being up and dressed even wearing makeup everyday. My self and my husband could not recommend this care home strongly enough. The staff are second to none.

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

Whilst my father has been with Briarwood they have been very attentive, kind and respectful and he is well cared and catered for.

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

Nothing bad to say about place.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Enjoyed my stay helped a lot with recovery. I have been here for eight months and has helped with getting me back on my feet and independent again. The staff are extremely helpful and caring with me.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Whenever we visit my husband he is always kept clean and very well cared for which is wonderful. We go to the home on different days each week and the staff are always very pleasant and never know when we are likely to drop in, so we know he is very well looked after ALL the time. He is always very clean and seems to be quite happy most of the time, due to his illness he does have bad days when he can be very awkward to deal with but the staff seem to be very patient and good with him for which we are very grateful and thank all the staff for their caring and dedication.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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