38 Sedlescombe Road South, St Leonards-on-Sea TN38 0TB
The Derwent is a home in the true sense of the word; warm, comfortable and welcoming. A converted private hotel, the Victorian building has high ceilings and spacious bedrooms and communal areas. The bedrooms are a reflection of the people who stay in them and you could be forgiven for thinking you were visiting their bedrooms in their own home.
• Accommodates up to 31 residents providing short term, respite and long-term care
• Caring for individuals who need a little extra help as they get older and suffer from age related illnesses such as short-term memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer’s
• They focus on promoting independence, individual choice, privacy, high levels of care and comfort in a homely environment
• Highly trained staff attending to every need 24 hours a day
• Single and double bedrooms available, all with ensuite
• Majority ground floor accommodation
Group: Cedars Care Group
Person in charge: Adriana Porime (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: East Sussex County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 34 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Multiple Sclerosis • Parkinson's Disease • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 60+.
Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Chinese - Cantonese, Lithuanian, Latvian, Polish, Romanian
Single Rooms: 25
Shared Rooms: 3
Rooms with ensuite WC: 28
Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £550 – £950 , Personal Care Shared (per person) £550 – £950
Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Stairlift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Derwent Residential Care Home: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Derwent Residential Care Home has a Review Score of 8.1 (8.064)
The Review Score of 8.1 (maximum of 10) for Derwent Residential Care 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 1 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Derwent Residential Care Home in Google's Search Results - more info
b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.1 out of 5 from 1 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 4.917 for Derwent Residential Care Home is calculated as follows: ( (11 Excellents x 5) + (1 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 12 Ratings = 4.917
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:
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.
1 point is available for reaching a target number of Positive Reviews based on 20% of the number of registered maximum number of service users. If the target is partially reached then that proportion of 1 point is given. eg a Care Home with 50 registered maximum number of service users 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 3.147 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Derwent Residential Care Home is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:
3 = 3
Target of 6.8 positive Reviews (34 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 6.8 Target = 0.147
When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.
How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Derwent Residential Care Home?
Reviewer Connection to Derwent Residential Care Home
Submitted from a Postal Card by Lisa B on Friday 17 March 2017. Relates to February 2017.
Mum moved into the Derwent for temporary respite care and enjoyed her stay so much, decided to stay on a permanent basis. The staff are friendly and efficient, creating a happy safe and caring environment for the residents.
How likely would you be to recommend Derwent Residential Care Home? Extremely Likely
Overall Standard: Excellent
Care / Support: Excellent
Treated with Dignity: Excellent
Food & Drink: Excellent
Safety / Security: Excellent
Value for Money: Excellent
There are currently no awards/recognitions posted yet for Derwent Residential Care Home
Job Title: Home Manager
Adriana has a Psychology Bachelor degree and has continued her education to complete the equivalent of a National Vocational Qualification level 3 in Health & Social Care.
She has previously worked for City Hall in the child protection department, with the challenging role as a Child Protection Inspector. When in Romania, she started working in care as a Carer with in a nursing home and after two years she progressed to Care Manager. Adriana joined Cedars Care Group in 2011 as a Care Manager and after three months was promoted to Home Manager. She likes being part of a team as she feels valued and supported. She enjoys helping out and always demonstrates empathy, patience and kindness towards her residents. You can see Adriana loves her work as she always has a smile on her face!
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Derwent Residential Care Home