Beech Lawn, Ipswich, Suffolk
Beech Lawn, Ipswich, Suffolk
Beech Lawn, Ipswich, Suffolk

Beechlawn Residential Home is a high quality care service set in the peace and tranquillity of a private road in Ipswich. They aim to provide an excellent standard of care, based on the individual needs of the resident whilst enabling them to remain as independent as possible.

Proud to have a team of dedicated highly trained carers under the Care Manager providing 24 hour professional care in comfortable surroundings with dignity.

Meals are prepared daily by the Chef from fresh produce and presented to a high standard. A choice of main course menu is available at lunch and supper and they encourage the family to join the resident for meals.

All rooms are single with en-suite facility and are decorated and furnished to a high standard.

All aspects of services are treated with the utmost importance including the social and dining environment, personal hobbies and lifestyle. They organise regular outings and entertainment for residents.

Group: Leafoak Ltd

Person in charge: Michelle Lewis (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Suffolk County Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 35 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability

Admission Information: We respect all race and religion. Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 35

Rooms with ensuite WC: 35

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £485 – £850 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Beech Lawn to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • 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 • Residents Internet Access

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Beech Lawn: click here

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

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Reviews

9.5 Beech Lawn has a Review Score of 9.5 (9.484)

The Review Score of 9.5 (maximum of 10) for Beech Lawn is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.5 out of 5 from 16 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Beech Lawn in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 12 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 4.484 for Beech Lawn is calculated as follows: ( (105 Excellents x 5) + (75 Goods x 4) + (12 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 192 Ratings = 4.484

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 months. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. 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 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.

    3. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. The calculation is the same as above, except the points are divided by 2.

    The 5 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Beech Lawn is based on 12 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 positive Reviews (35 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 12 Reviews ÷ 7 Target Reached = 1

  • 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
    8
  • Good
    8
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Beech Lawn?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    12
  • Likely
    4
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Beech Lawn

  • Son of Resident/Service User
    5
  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    4
  • Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Brother of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Granddaughter of Resident/Service User
    1
  • more

Since my brother has been in this home, he has always been treated with care and consideration. The staff although it changes are happy to talk to me about him. If I have concerns or if I need help (I am my brother's deputy) the staff and management are always helpful and professional.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Staff are very caring and they know how to deal with my dad's dementia needs.
They keep us informed if there are any issues. Really homely.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Excellent

My father has been at Beech Lawn since February 2017. He was admitted for respite for dementia as my mother was taken poorly.
However, his stay has now been made permanent due to circumstances. I am happy with all the care my father gets, he is treated respectfully and with compassion.
With dementia, he is in his own world, but I am sure he is happy and thankful to be at Beech Lawn.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

A well run warm and welcoming home - the staff are friendly and helpful. The room my aunt is in is light, airy and warm, with staff popping in very regular intervals to check on her well-being. The meals are varied and well presented.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

As a person who lives away from Ipswich when I come to visit my nan, the care that is provided for her is more than I could ever ask for. She is very happy, the staff are welcoming and the daily activities they provide for the residents is fantastic! I always leave feeling reassured that she is cared for and couldn't wish for anything more.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? 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 dad became a resident of Beech Lawn, Ipswich in February 2017.
The staff of Beech Lawn are truly fab, they are caring and so supportive.
We, the family have only good things to say about them.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Very professional staff.
Good standard setup.
Clean and tidy.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 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: Excellent

Staff were welcoming, friendly and informative, they also seem to have a great understanding of how each resident is different and adapt accordingly.
The food looks and smells great.
The activities are engaging and have a great atmosphere.
Overall I could not be happier with the standard of care.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? 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 mother-in-law has been in Beech Lawn since January 2017. At the time of her arrival, she was very anxious and extremely angry. The staff were all so caring and immediately put our mind at rest that she would be safe. In the following weeks, she had calmed down and was really settled. Activities are provided and the residents are encouraged to take part. We are very welcome to visit whenever we like. The staff are always happy and very approachable, they have total respect and consideration for their residents and families. We are so impressed with Beech Lawn and would recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? 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 partner has been at the home for 6 and a half years and this is my and her second assessment.

1) Improved activities, due to new staff and allows for freer movement - before she was unable to go out her relatives and I can now manage her outside to visit old haunts and friends who were unable to go to visit her!!
2) Meals are good and choice excellent.
3) I also feel she enjoys the music, the gardening and planting of veg and also flower arranging.
4) She feels safer here and is more relaxed to cope with her mental and physical problems.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Extremely 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

Overall staff and care is very good. The food is varied and plentiful and nutritious. Rooms are mainly on the small side. Two very good lounges a conservatory. I could do with more activities.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Dad went to Beech Lawn for respite and stayed longer than first arranged. Very clean home. Friendly, attentive, helpful, informative staff and management. "Old fashioned" home but perfect for older residents- dad is 93! The only "niggle" I would have is that I was informed at the last minute of repeat prescriptions that were needed. Dad's first visit to a care home and had no qualms at all.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Eight months ago we selected Beech Lawn from several other care homes in the area because the staff seemed so friendly and caring. It took time for mum to adjust to her new surroundings, but she has settled in very well, joining in a variety of activities as much as she is able. She especially enjoys any music that's organised and being out in the garden in warm weather. We are relieved to know mum is well cared for in a clean and safe environment by a reliable, professional team and would not hesitate to recommend Beech Lawn to others.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I arrived earlier that expected to find mum happily working with the activity coordinator and another resident in making an advertising poster. Aged 94 we feel that it is important to maximise for the quality of life. Over the past year, we have been constantly impressed by the quality and caring nature of the staff. We are so grateful to all the staff at Beech Lawn.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

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

The staff at Beech Lawn are a dedicated team of carers who under sometimes difficult circumstances give a high level of care and support to the residents. They are always able to answer our concerns and questions with reference to my mother who has a number of health and mobility issues. The newly appointed activities coordinator is actively introducing new and stimulating activities and encouraging the residents to take part in them. The residents have a choice of varied and healthy food and drink.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

I am very happy with the way my mother-in-law is looked after 24 hours a day. The staff are very friendly and helpful and answer any queries I may have. I think the staff are 'heroes' having to deal with the mood swings of the patients and their constant demands.

How likely would you be to recommend Beech Lawn? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

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