Annandale Lodge Care Home, Bedford, Bedfordshire
Annandale Lodge Care Home, Bedford, Bedfordshire
Annandale Lodge Care Home, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Annandale Lodge provides high standards of nursing and residential care for older people, those who are frail and those who are living with complex needs.

The home is located in a quiet area near Bedford town centre and is within easy reach of public transport. The excellent facilities are complemented by a secluded garden providing residents with the atmosphere and tranquillity of a country home.

Annandale provide a secure, relaxed and homely environment embracing the fundamental principles of good practice. The home’s professional and experienced team provide the highest standards of care.

An activity co-ordinator organises a daily programme of events, as well as one-to-one reminiscence therapy and outside entertainers who visit the home on a regular basis.

Group: Lansglade Homes Ltd

Person in charge: Georgina Lewis (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 26 Service Users

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

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Hearing Impairment • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 26

Rooms with ensuite WC: 21

Weekly Charges Guide: (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Annandale Lodge Care Home to find out the exact price for your requirements.) Nursing Care Single £700 – £850 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Annandale Lodge Care Home to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • 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

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Annandale Lodge Care Home: click here

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Reviews

9.9 Annandale Lodge Care Home has a Review Score of 9.9 (9.854)

The Review Score of 9.9 (maximum of 10) for Annandale Lodge Care Home 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 Annandale Lodge Care Home in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 7 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 4.854 for Annandale Lodge Care Home is calculated as follows: ( (71 Excellents x 5) + (10 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 82 Ratings = 4.854

  • 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 Annandale Lodge Care Home is based on 7 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 5.2 positive Reviews (26 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 7 Reviews ÷ 5.2 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
    6
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Annandale Lodge Care Home?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    7
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Annandale Lodge Care Home

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Son-in-law of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Brother of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Son of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Wife of Resident/Service User
    1
  • more

Having reviewed many care homes around Bedford, we felt Annandale Lodge would provide the best care for my wife's mother during a very difficult time.
From day 1 we have found the home to be spotlessly clean and pleasantly decorated, the staff to be friendly, efficient, courteous and respectful, and we have been given the impression that the home, as well as it's owners, is very well managed.
My wife and I don't live in England, so we are very reliant on the services of the home. In our experience, we can say that the care, compassion and expertise demonstrated has been exemplary.
Annandale Lodge is also very welcoming to guests, tea and coffee is always offered - sometimes lunch too! The food appears to be very good and varied, with variations always available.
To everyone involved at Annandale Lodge - a huge thank you and God bless you all.

How likely would you be to recommend Annandale Lodge Care Home? 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

I have visited my sister several times in the past year and have never ceased to wonder what a lovely home Annandale Lodge is. At all times, the staff are really caring and cheerful. The place is spotlessly clean and is an absolute credit to all there.

How likely would you be to recommend Annandale Lodge Care Home? 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

I found the staff professional and caring. My father-in-law had good mental capacity but was physically challenged. The staff made him feel happy and wanted. I could not ask for more.

How likely would you be to recommend Annandale Lodge Care Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Good

My mother spent a short period of time at Annandale Lodge and passed away there very peacefully. Any negative preconceptions about nursing homes proved completely unfounded. All of the staff at Annandale were warm, patient and skilled, and ensured that her needs were anticipated. Although her time there was short, staff managed to build relationships with mum and us, her relatives. As her family, our wishes were listened to and responded to, and we were in no doubt she was in the best place at the end of her life. The manager ensures that high standards are kept to and quickly developed a rapport with mum, myself and my sister - would definitely recommend.

How likely would you be to recommend Annandale Lodge Care Home? 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: Don't Know

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My husband came to Annandale Lodge Care Home on May 15th 2017 and is a very poorly man. The manager, nurses, carers and staff are doing a wonderful job looking after him.
They are kind, caring and I'm so pleased he is in this home. I have no worried at all. I can go anytime to see him. It's just like a home from home.

How likely would you be to recommend Annandale Lodge Care Home? 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

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

An excellent residential nursing home that exhibits the highest standards of care to the residents. The management are extremely good, showing high levels of care and leadership. The staff are all very caring people and show great compassion to all.
The home is always clean and well kept with a lovely garden that residents and visitors can use in the spring/summer months.

How likely would you be to recommend Annandale Lodge Care Home? 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 has only recently arrived at Annadale Lodge Care Home under difficult circumstances. All staff members at every level have been extremely welcoming and sensitive in their support of dad and of us as family members. Dad already reports that he is happy and wonderfully cared for. He is also enjoying the meals which he describes as super.
Thank you to the manager and all her staff for easing us all along this unfamiliar path and period of transition.

How likely would you be to recommend Annandale Lodge Care Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 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: Good

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