Beechwood House

60 West Coker Road, Yeovil BA20 2JA

Set in large, pleasant gardens, Beechwood House Care Home in Yeovil, provides a very high standard of residential care for 28 elderly people, all having ground level, en-suite rooms.

Established for almost 20 years, the aim is to provide a caring and comfortable home for people who feel unable or do not wish to live on their own any longer.

Two sitting rooms and two conservatories allow residents to enjoy either a quiet period of reflection, to meet visitors or to participate in the activities on offer.

Trained chefs prepare excellent home-cooked cuisine and special dietary requirements are catered for. Should you require help to order, collect and administer medication, they will gladly do so.

The aim is to maintain an individual way of life, whilst knowing that help is available whenever it is needed. Above all, treat Beechwood House as a home.

Owner: Beechwood House Ltd

Person in charge: Sandra Barclay (Registered Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 28 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 26

Shared Rooms: 1

Rooms with ensuite WC: 27

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £675 – £820 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Beechwood House to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite 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 • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Beechwood House: click here

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

Overview

The Review Score of 8.1 (maximum of 10) for Beechwood House 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 7 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Beechwood House in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.2 out of 5 from 1 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 4.893 for Beechwood House is calculated as follows: ( (75 Excellents x 5) + (9 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 84 Ratings = 4.893

  • 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 3.179 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Beechwood House is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 = 3

    2. Target of 5.6 positive Reviews (28 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 5.6 Target = 0.179

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

8.1 Beechwood House has a Review Score of 8.1 (8.072) from 7 Reviews


Average Ratings

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How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Beechwood House?

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Reviewer Connection to Beechwood House

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
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  • Son of Resident/Service User
    1

Dad moved into Beechwood in February 2017. Initially the transition into care was hard for him but he is now settled, feels secure and well looked after, thanks to the manager and staff who are all very friendly and provide a high standard of care. His privacy is respected and he is treated with dignity.

It is a lovely home, the rooms are all on one level and the gardens are wonderful. Dad enjoys walking in them every day. Dad is relaxed, reassured and in good health.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood House? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

My mother recently died having spent the last 8 years of her life at Beechwood. During this time the Manager and her team consistently cared for my mother in a kind, caring and positive manner. Initially, my mother was not keen to go into care, but within 6 weeks of moving in, she announced to me one day that she was so happy I had found her such a lovely place to live in! And she remained happy and content there for the following 8 years.

Additionally, the rooms are very pleasant and the food is good. One of the things in particular that my mother loved was the gardens.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood House? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My Dad has been a resident of Beechwood since December 2015 and has received excellent care throughout. The staff are friendly and caring and treat him with respect at all times.
My dad is completely happy at Beechwood and his general health is much improved since he has been there. The staff always notice if he is not so well and are very quick to respond if he needs to see a doctor. The manager is always available and helpful, knows all the family and makes us feel very comfortable when visiting my Dad.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood House? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

My mother has been in Beechwood House for 4 years and throughout all that time has received the highest quality of care. I have observed the carer to treat my mother with respect and patience at all times. The manager has been outstanding and there is good communication between us. My mother always says she is very happy there and always looks relaxed and happy.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood House? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Mum is quite happy here and it's made the transition from her own house to a home much easier with the care- cleanliness and helpfulness of the staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood House? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.7 out of 5

The care my father is given is superb. The staff are so helpful and the home is spotless lots of entertainment. I would recommend this home to any one after a hospital stay. It was described that it would be un-wise to send him home. We were only able to find Beechwood, someone must have smiled on us a wonderful place.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood House? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

We visited several homes before choosing Beechwood House, I liked the fact that it is light and airy with lovely accessible gardens and that you could smell home baking. My mother has settled well at Beechwood House and finds the staff very friendly. They do not seem to be so busy that they cannot stop to chat with her. She loves the afternoon games and craft activities and also the monthly church service.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood House? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

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Bed Vacancies

1 Bed Vacancy

posted 21 May 2018

We have just one room available. Please call for more details or if you would like to visit.

Awards / Recognitions

October 2013

2013 Care Awards Somerset Nominee

Recipient: Beechwood House

Date: Friday 11 Oct 2013

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