Bridge House Nursing Home

64 High Street, Twyford, Reading RG10 9AQ

Bridge House Nursing Home is a converted Georgian property, dedicated to person-centred care for older people and skilled nursing.

Residents can enjoy tasteful and stylish surroundings, with bedrooms individually styled and elegant communal areas and secluded gardens that are ideal for relaxing in during the warmer weather.

Alongside professional care there is a strong focus on independent living and dignity, with professionals valuing feedback and working closely with related health professionals where required.

Person in charge: Kay Shepherd (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 54 Service Users

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

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Colitis & Crohn's Disease • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Over 65 years of age.

Single Rooms: 54

Rooms with ensuite WC: 30

Weekly Charges Guide: Nursing Care Single from £1000 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Bridge House Nursing Home to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Stairlift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Bridge House Nursing Home: click here

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

Overview of Review Score

The Review Score of 8.1 out of 10 for Bridge House Nursing Home is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 5 out of 5 from 2 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Bridge House Nursing Home 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 24 months.

Detailed Breakdown of Review Score

  • 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 4.958 for Bridge House Nursing Home is calculated as follows: ( (23 Excellents x 5) + (1 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 24 Ratings = 4.958

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 24 months. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 24 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 48 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 provider 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; 3.00 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 24 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 48 months. The calculation is the same as above, except the points are divided by 2.

    The 3.093 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Bridge House Nursing Home is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 24 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3.00 = 3

    2. Target of 10.8 positive Reviews (54 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 10.8 Target = 0.093

  • 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 Bridge House Nursing Home has a Review Score of 8.1 (8.051) out of 10 and an Average Rating of 5 out of 5 from 2 Reviews over all time


Average Ratings

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    2
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    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
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  • Very Poor
    0
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How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Bridge House Nursing Home?

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

Reviewer Connection to Bridge House Nursing Home

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    2

My relative is well cared for by friendly, compassionate staff. I am, on a regular basis, taken through her care plan which keeps me fully updated on all her needs, diet, weight, sleep pattern etc.
Whilst on a recent holiday and unable to visit her for two weeks, I felt very comfortable in the knowledge that she would be well looked after and should a problem arise I would be contacted immediately - I was not contacted - wonderful.

How likely would you be to recommend Bridge House Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

Mum went to Bridge House in Twyford for 5 weeks and died there. The home is run to a very high standard and is set in a beautiful location. The garden is stunning and my mother seemed to settle in. The food was very important to her and cakes especially. The staff were lovely and caring. I can't think of a nicer place to be. We as a family were always made to feel welcome. Thank you.

How likely would you be to recommend Bridge House Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

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