Woodhurst Care Centre, Carluke, Lanarkshire
Woodhurst Care Centre, Carluke, Lanarkshire
Woodhurst Care Centre, Carluke, Lanarkshire

Woodhurst Care Centre is a distinguished former manse situated in a quiet, leafy area within walking distance of Carluke. Woodhurst is set in extensive grounds and combines an historic former manse with modern facilities; the home has been sympathetically refurbished with purpose built extensions added.

The Care Centre specialises in a range of care for the elderly, from assistance with basic living tasks through to elderly nursing clients. Woodhurst has a dedicated, multi skilled nursing team who work with a person centred approach, adapting to residents' needs. The team ensure that Woodhurst is a happy, welcoming and homely environment for all residents.

Day space consists of two lounges, a large dining room and a quiet room that offers residents and their relatives a comfortable and calming environment. The majority of bedrooms are single occupancy with ensuite facilities; rooms are located on two floors, with passenger lift access to the first floor.

All client rooms and communal areas are fitted with a call bell system so that staff assistance can be obtained quickly and easily.

Woodhurst has a beautiful rooftop garden terrace area where the gardening club, made up of residents and relatives, are able to tend to the plants and spend time relaxing together in the open air.

The Care Centre has a dedicated Activities Organiser who provides a range of activities to residents to promote stimulation and wellbeing. There is a varied and extensive weekly activities programme which includes outings and inhouse activities.

Woodhurst Care Centre is passionate about client care; the dedicated management and staff ensure that Woodhurst is a home from home for all residents.

Group: Canterbury Care

Person in charge: Shelley Blades (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 34 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age • Physical Disability

Admission Information: Ages 60+.

Single Rooms: 30

Shared Rooms: 2

Rooms with ensuite WC: 9

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • 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 • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

* Care Inspectorate is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Scotland.

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Current Reviews

Review Score: 9.4 (9.363)

The user Review Score of 9.4 for Woodhurst Care Centre is based on 14 Review/Recommendations. This Review Score of 9.363 is made up of 4.539 Points relating to the ratings and 4.824 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

  • 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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Woodhurst care home was recommend for my parents from social worker as they both have dementia. It is local and is close so family can visit them easily at any time, it is very friendly.

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

Everything is quite satisfactory. The only thing I can recommend is 1 or 2 extra staff to give time for staff to talk more to residents.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My husband is relaxed and happy at Woodhurst because he is well looked after. Me and my family are also happy with the care that he receives.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Improvements are slowly being undertaken under direction of new management appointed in January.

Overall Standard: Satisfactory

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Satisfactory

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Satisfactory

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Satisfactory

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Got a lot of points. Staff very helpful, enjoy outings especially to the museum.

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: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My mother is happy in the care home and she is well looked after. All the staff are really nice.

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

Great relief to know he is being well cared 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: Good

Location nice, girls very kind and thoughtful.

Overall Standard: Excellent

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: Good

Lovely staff. Helpful and friendly.

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

Staff are very caring and professional. My mother-in-law is well looked after.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I would recommend Woodhurst to family and friends. The service is very good and staff are polite and very helpful.

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I enjoy staying in Woodhurst as it is in a quiet area with a nice garden. I enjoy sitting ion the garden with my daughter in the summer. I also enjoy mini bus outings and get my hair done on a Friday.

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

I am currently a respite service user at Woodhurst. My husband comes in to see me everyday, he brings my dog which I love. My husband also has his dinner with me at the home regularly which I enjoy.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I enjoy staying in Woodhurst as I get on well with staff. My daughter has recently moved abroad and I feel that the staff have really supported me with this.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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