1/2 Farnham Gardens, West Barnes Lane, London SW20 0UE
Carter House offers a pleasant and homely interior, designed to suit the practice of skilled personal care and nursing, including for adults with a form of dementia.
Both long-term occupancies and respite services are available from Carter House, with all occupants receiving personalised packages, enjoying home-cooked food and being supported in socialising and keeping active.
Secure gardens and spacious interiors contribute to a satisfying daily lifestyle, with assisted bathrooms and shower rooms for those with mobility issues.
Person in charge: Hilma Dunn (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Merton Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 45 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Epilepsy • Muscular Dystrophy • Parkinson's Disease • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 55+.
Single Rooms: 45
Rooms with ensuite WC: 45
Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single from £995 Nursing Care Single from £1195 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Carter House to find out the exact price for your requirements.)
Facilities & Services: 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
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Carter House: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
The Review Score of 7.2 (maximum of 10) for Carter House is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.
a) The Average Rating is 4.1 out of 5 from 1 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Carter House 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 4.083 for Carter House is calculated as follows: ( (1 Excellents x 5) + (11 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 12 Ratings = 4.083
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:
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.
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 3.111 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Carter House is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:
3 = 3
Target of 9 positive Reviews (45 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 9 Target = 0.111
When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.
Carter House has a Review Score of 7.2 (7.194) from 1 Reviews
Review submitted from a Website Submission by Norma B (Sister of Resident) on Tuesday 15 May 2018. Relates to May 2018.
I have been on deck for two months and have had plenty of opportunities to watch how things are done. I have been impressed with the way staff manage difficult residents, staying patient and collected although I am sure the stress levels must have been high.
Even more amazing are the residents themselves on Level 2, who look out for each other and show compassion and support by encouraging each other to participate in the activities and try and communicate with each other.
On activity days, the residents are keen to participate and nothing can beat song, dance (for some!) and music not to mention art or flower decoration. On the whole, the atmosphere is a happy one.
How likely would you be to recommend Carter House? Extremely Likely
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Carter House