Beech Lodge

Bodmin Road, St Austell PL25 5AG

Beech Lodge is situated in 7.5 acres of beautifully-planted mature trees.   

Beech Lodge is a tranquil, cosy home, situated high up on the hill with great views.

Activities include arts and crafts, making cakes, gardening, trips out and more.

Beech Lodge is committed to helping people make this their home, where they can live safely and as independently as possible.

The care home is operated by Cornwallis Care Services which supports care for more than 300 people in the residential and nursing homes across the county from Looe to St Ives.

Group: Cornwallis Care Services Ltd

Person in charge: Lynn Davies (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 26 Service Users

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

Admission Information: Ages 55+.

Single Rooms: 26

Shared Rooms: 0

Rooms with ensuite WC: 26

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £750 – £900 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Beech Lodge to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Stairlift • 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 Lodge: click here

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

Overview

The Review Score of 7.8 (maximum of 10) for Beech Lodge is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.2 out of 5 from 2 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Beech Lodge in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.6 out of 5 from 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

Detailed Breakdown

  • 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 4.208 for Beech Lodge is calculated as follows: ( (7 Excellents x 5) + (16 Goods x 4) + (1 Poors x 2) ) ÷ 24 Ratings = 4.208

  • 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 3.635 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Beech Lodge 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 5.2 positive Reviews (26 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 5.2 Target = 0.385

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

7.8 Beech Lodge has a Review Score of 7.8 (7.843) from 2 Reviews


Average Ratings

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  • Good
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  • Satisfactory
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  • Poor
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  • Very Poor
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How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Beech Lodge?

  • Extremely LIKELY
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  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
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  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
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  • Unlikely
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  • Extremely UNLIKELY
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Reviewer Connection to Beech Lodge

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    2

The care and staff are always helpful, courteous and treat my Mum with respect. Changes made to Beech lodge have made great improvements. My only comment would be that I feel residents need more activities to occupy them and stimulate them. Maybe more craft ideas or games.

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

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Average Rating:   4.1 out of 5

Nicola Hemsley, Marketing at Beech Lodge responded to this review on 09 May 2018:

Thank you for your comments. We will work hard to make necessary improvements.

In my opinion, Beech Lodge is improving year by year. The care staff there are always so kind and friendly to all the residents. My mum has been staying at Beech Lodge for a few years now and seems very happy. There is always some kind of activity during the week for the residents. The kitchen provides excellent food, and birthday cakes for the residents. I have no hesitation in recommending this care home.

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

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

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