The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory, High Street, Sturminster Newton DT10 2LL

The Old Rectory, Sturminster Newton, Dorset
The Old Rectory, Sturminster Newton, Dorset
The Old Rectory, Sturminster Newton, Dorset

The Old Rectory is an elegant 17th Century Queen Anne building and is situated in the quiet village of Stalbridge - a short level walk from a variety of shops.

This family run home is set within beautiful, well-maintained gardens which can be viewed from every room. The Old Rectory has a homely ambiance with no unnecessary restrictions. Residents are encouraged to invite their relatives and friends to visit them in their room, public room or garden in suitable weather. Such visitors should make their presence known to the staff on arrival when suitable refreshments will be offered. A private lounge for entertaining visitors is also available on request.

The Old Rectory offers 24-hour care of the highest standard, in the beautiful en-suite rooms, and now their dedicated respite room which is available for convalescent, respite or short stays. Care is given by dedicated and experienced staff.

Owner: Mr & Mrs R J Wagner

Person in charge: Kristie Chubb & Vicki Collins (Registered Manager & Acting Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 25 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Mental Health Condition • Old Age • Sensory Impairment

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Challenging Behaviour • Colitis & Crohn's Disease • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 25

Rooms with ensuite WC: 21

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £900 – £1100

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • 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 • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Visiting:

Visitors welcome at any time of the day.

Parking:

There is a car park to the rear of the building

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on The Old Rectory: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

Please Contact Us for Latest Vacancies

Reviews

9.3 The Old Rectory has a Review Score of 9.3 (9.312)

The Review Score of 9.3 (maximum of 10) for The Old Rectory is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.8 out of 5 from 7 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for The Old Rectory in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.6 out of 5 from 4 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 4.762 for The Old Rectory is calculated as follows: ( (66 Excellents x 5) + (16 Goods x 4) + (2 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 84 Ratings = 4.762

  • 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 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 4.55 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for The Old Rectory is based on 4 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 3.75

    2. Target of 5 positive Reviews (25 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 4 Reviews ÷ 5 Target = 0.800

  • 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 The Old Rectory?

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

Reviewer Connection to The Old Rectory

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    5
  • Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Son of Resident/Service User
    1

My mother moved here from another care home. She has moderate dementia. The care she is receiving is excellent and they have already resolved some of the more difficult issues in her behaviour.
The atmosphere is one of a calm, managed, cosy environment. The management work well and proactively with the supporting medical services in the area. She has a beautiful large and recently refurbished room, which is en suite. There is a beautiful garden which is sheltered and very accessible. There is a mini bus for trips.
I am delighted that I moved my mother there. I feel she is safe and cared for.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Rectory? 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 96-year-old mother-in-law is being cared for the highest standard and my family and I are very pleased with the situation. The staff are extremely caring and thoughtful, her surroundings are very homely and above all, she is happy living in the care home, The Old Rectory.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Rectory? 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

The home is excellent and if I have any concerns about my Mums needs it always gets sorted out satisfactory. The manageress is brilliant. All the staff are great.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Rectory? 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

The Old Rectory is happy and friendly, staff are always good humoured and helpful.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Rectory? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.8 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: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

My mother was welcomed to the care home having zealously defended her wish to stay on her own in her home. She has vascular dementia and other mild psychotic issues. She was unsettled and disruptive in the first few weeks but the manager and her staff were determined to help her relax and settle.
With the support, care and incredible professionalism combined with appropriate humour and compassion my mother is now as happy and relaxed as she has ever been in her entire life. I cannot convey how exceptionally brilliant The Old Rectory is. The whole family are delighted and relieved.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Rectory? 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 is getting increasingly confused and their care continues to be amazing. She looks forward to the activities and outings and is thrilled with being able to continue her interests in gardening, picking out seedlings and growing them with the gardener. She so enjoys chatting to all the staff and they always maker time for this.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Rectory? 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 has been in The Old Rectory for 3 years and has received excellent care. The staff are very attentive and it is very friendly and homely. They also have a lovely garden that the residents can enjoy.

How likely would you be to recommend The Old Rectory? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Submit a Review for The Old Rectory

    • We welcome residents/service users and their family/friends to submit reviews to carehome.co.uk

    • This is not a formal complaint procedure or to be used for allegations of negligence, abuse or criminal activity. If you wish to make a complaint or have a serious allegation of negligence, please refer to the procedures on our complaints page.

Your Personal Details

Your personal details below may be used by us or passed on to the organisation you are reviewing in order to contact you for the purpose of verifying/responding to your review. They will not be passed on to any other third parties and will not be published on our website. Please enter your own personal email address (the email of the care provider will not be accepted). Reviews cannot be submitted anonymously.

Your Review & Rating

This information will be published on the website.


(Please edit if you wish, but it is now our policy not to publish the surname of the reviewer)

(Please note we only accept reviews from the connections displayed in the drop down. We do NOT accept reviews from staff or people with a professional connection with the care home/service)

Extremely UNLIKELY

Unlikely

Neither Unlikely or Likely

Likely

Extremely LIKELY

Don't know

Please avoid using names and enter a minimum of 200 and maximum of 1,000 characters - Currently 0 characters.
Reviews must comply with our Review Policy Content Standards (eg are relevant, informative, civil and do not contain allegations of abuse, negligence or criminal activity).

Please complete each of the following options

I certify this is my genuine opinion and in submitting it I agree to the terms and conditions on carehome.co.uk/terms.
Please note we have zero tolerance for fraudulent reviews, for more info please refer to the Fraudulent Reviews section in our Review Policy

Awards / Recognitions

September 2015

Gold Standards Framework

Recipient: The Old Rectory

Date: Friday 25 Sep 2015

more details

March 2015

Investors in People

Recipient: The Old Rectory

Date: Friday 20 Mar 2015

more details

Job Vacancies

Staff Profiles

There are no staff profiles posted yet

Care Home Idol 2016

There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at The Old Rectory