Orchar Nursing Home

31/39 Beach Crescent, Broughty Ferry, Dundee DD5 2BG

Orchar Nursing Home, Dundee, Angus
Orchar Nursing Home, Dundee, Angus
Orchar Nursing Home, Dundee, Angus

Orchar Nursing Home makes the most of a luxury interior and expert team in order to achieve quality support, was also benefitting from a wonderful location beside the waterfront.

Orchar is registered with the Care Commission to accommodate 40 residents in 38 bedrooms, all en-suite and fully equipped. Most bedrooms boast en-suite wet floor shower rooms. All rooms are single-occupancy but many can also suitably cater for couples.

A spacious, well-appointed dining room, two comfortable, plush lounges and the garden sitting area all overlook the breathtaking, panoramic view. Residents are also welcome to take advantage of a quiet sitting corner, the hairdressing salon, two passenger lifts and off-street parking with level-access.

The appetising, tasty and nutritious menu at Orchar provides residents with a healthy and varied diet. Specific dietary requirements and residents’ preferences are catered for. Meals are served in an elegant dining room, but residents can dine in their own rooms if they wish.

The dedication and devotion of highly-trained staff has established their reputation as an exceptionally ‘friendly and caring Home’. Carers and qualified nurses are on duty twenty four hours a day. Residents’ quality of life is greatly enhanced by the comfortable, warm and safe environment that Orchar provides.

Person in charge: Gillian Hepburn (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 38 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age • Physical Disability

Specialist Care Categories: Hearing Impairment • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 60+.

Single Rooms: 38

Rooms with ensuite WC: 38

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Television point in own room

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

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Reviews

9.8 Orchar Nursing Home has a Review Score of 9.8 (9.790)

The Review Score of 9.8 (maximum of 10) for Orchar Nursing Home is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.9 out of 5 from 7 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Orchar Nursing Home in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 7 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

  • a) 5 Points are available for the Average Rating of all Reviews over all time. 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 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.

    The Average Rating of 4.869 for Orchar Nursing Home is calculated as follows: ( (73 Excellents x 5) + (11 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 84 Ratings = 4.869

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 months. A Positive Review is defined as any Review with 'Extremely Likely' or 'Likely' in answer to the question 'How likely are you to recommend this Care Home to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?'

    The 5 points available are broken down as follows:

    1. 4 points are available for the first 5 Positive Reviews, 3 points for the first Positive Review and then 0.25 Points for each of the next 4 Positive Reviews.

    2. 1 point is available for reaching a target number of Positive Reviews based on 20% of the number of registered beds. If the target is partially reached then that proportion of 1 point is given. eg a Care Home with 50 registered beds has a target of 10 Positive Reviews, if it has 10 or more Positive Reviews it will receive 1 point, if it has 7 reviews will receive 0.7 points.

    The 4.921 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Orchar Nursing Home is based on 7 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 4

    2. Target of 7.6 positive Reviews (38 registered beds ÷ 5). 7 Reviews ÷ 7.6 Target = 0.921

  • When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.


Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    6
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Orchar Nursing Home?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    6
  • Likely
    1
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Orchar Nursing Home

  • Volunteer
    2
  • Cousin of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Husband of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Resident / Service User
    1
  • more

Always get a warm welcome from management and staff. Residents are well looked after. Bedrooms are nice and clean. Plenty of activities eg. games and music. Dining room always set with tablecloths and flowers.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchar Nursing Home? Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

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 like the home because of the friendly atmosphere as opposed to the custom built clinical homes. Friendly informative staff and my relation is content and well looked after. Overall a very happy place for residents and visitors alike.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchar Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

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 husband is a resident at Orchar Nursing Home and has been since October 2015. I am delighted with the care he receives at Orchar and I trust them completely. All the staff make me very welcome. I am even invited to stay and have my lunch or tea with my husband. The nursing home is always lovely and clean and very welcoming. I would recommend this nursing home to all my friends.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchar Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

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

Every two weeks or so I come in and help run an art class with various different activities to help stimulate mental thinking. the care home is very professional and welcoming. The residents are very happy and the food is excellent. I would recommend this home to everyone who needs a nursing home, it is first class.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchar Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

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

First on a personal note my wife a resident has had good attentive care and respect from, management, nurses, carers, cooks and domestic staff, this is not just to my wife but to all residents. The entertainment is very good the way they get the residents to join in. The meals are of good quality and are served with a smile and help residents if required. I would recommend this care home to anyone.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchar Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I've got all my friends here, it's a good place and I love the view and the nice smiles.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchar Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

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

Mum has been in Orchar House for 2 years and is happy, well looked after, treated with respect. All her medical needs and personal care are given in a professional manner. As a relative I am kept informed of my mums care and find the staff very approachable.

We have peace of mind knowing our mum is being well looked after. The staff always have my mum looking presentable, the way she would herself if she was able. We consider ourselves to be lucky with Orchar House and the care given to our mum and that's down to the great staff. Thank you.

How likely would you be to recommend Orchar Nursing Home? 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

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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