Willowcroft, Derby, Derbyshire
Willowcroft, Derby, Derbyshire
Willowcroft, Derby, Derbyshire

Willowcroft in Spondon, Derbyshire is a brand new residential and dementia care home.

The purpose built building has two wings with 30 residential places and 30 places for dementia care. The layout and facilities are designed to enhance residents’ dignity and independence. Every room has a mini fridge and plasma television with Freeview.

There is a call bell point in every room so that emergency care staff can get to residents 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

There is a specially landscaped, secure garden and some of the ground floor rooms have doors leading out onto a private patio.
MHA care homes focus on nurturing a person’s spiritual and physical wellbeing, based on Christian principles.

Group: MHA (Methodist Homes)

Person in charge: Kate Prince (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , 60 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Single Rooms: 60

Rooms with ensuite WC: 60

Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • 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

Latest CQC* Report on Willowcroft: click here

* Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

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Reviews

8.1 Willowcroft has a Review Score of 8.1 (8.056)

The Review Score of 8.1 (maximum of 10) for Willowcroft is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.6 out of 5 from 3 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Willowcroft in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3 out of 5 from 2 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 4.639 for Willowcroft is calculated as follows: ( (23 Excellents x 5) + (13 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 36 Ratings = 4.639

  • 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 3.417 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Willowcroft is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 = 3.25

    2. Target of 12 positive Reviews (60 registered beds ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 12 Target = 0.167

  • 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
    2
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Willowcroft?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    2
  • Likely
    1
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Willowcroft

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Cousin of Resident/Service User
    1

Staff are always friendly, helpful and very patient. Although sometimes presented with challenging behaviour, they are always professional and show great care and understanding. Residents do not seem forced to join but are encouraged to participate in activities, thereby respecting their dignity and right to choose. Similarly, residents may take their meals in their own room if that is their preference. Care plans and notes are thorough and up to date and freely available for family and friends to refer to and staff are always available to provide updates and answer any questions.

How likely would you be to recommend Willowcroft? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I live in Wiltshire and endeavour to visit on a monthly basis and, for this reason, finding a care home meeting all my cousin's needs which was 100% trustworthy with an open and loving ethos was essential. Willowcroft meets the highest standard. At my regular review in May all information and file records were available. I am kept fully informed by management and staff, and there is a 3 way dialog with my cousin's doctors. All needs are being met. My cousin is deaf and has some medical needs but is attended in a loving and professional manner. Willowcroft is modern and always clean and pleasant.

How likely would you be to recommend Willowcroft? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My mother lived at Willowcroft for four years from its opening until she passed away in April. Throughout that time she was cared for with the highest level of skill and compassion. Each resident is treated as an individual with their preferences regarding social activities, food, personal assistance, pastoral care and everything else being catered for and always with a smile. The standards of catering and cleanliness are consistently outstanding. There is a real sense of family at the home and residents are encouraged to treat Willowcroft as their home. Families are welcomed and there is, consequently, a great sense of involvement for everyone. Activity coordinators work well with residents and carers to provide a stimulating and dynamic range of activities and constantly strive to extend their programme. Willowcroft has excellent links with the local community and pastoral care is exceptionally served by the resident pastor. All staff treat residents more as friends than clients and always have time to have a chat rather than always being task oriented. Management have an open door policy and are keen and able to address any issues ably and swiftly. Willowcroft is always a happy place. I am eternally grateful that my mother lived her closing years here and would unequivocally have no hesitation in recommending it to others.

How likely would you be to recommend Willowcroft? 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

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