Abingdon Court Care Home, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Abingdon Court Care Home, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Abingdon Court Care Home, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Abingdon Court is a purpose-built care home offering nursing and dementia care. A professional team has furnished the home to a high standard, providing elegance and comfort.

The 'home from home' feel at Abingdon Court is created by the dedicated staff who have been selected not only for their professional ability but also for their commitment to truly making a difference for the people in their care.

Resident’s rooms are spacious and feature en suite facilities. The communal areas are at the centre of what makes Abingdon Court a real community whether it be at meal times or when enjoying activities. There are no fixed visiting hours so friends and family can come and see residents at any time.

The dining experience at Abingdon Court boasts fine home cooking by a professional Chef who has created a menu to reflect the interests and tastes of the discerning residents.

Activities and day trips are an integral part of the resident’s well being. The activities coordinator encourages and helps residents continue with existing interests and also introduces new hobbies. The minibus is used frequently to take residents on day trips near and a little further from the home. The trips are very popular and recently, days out to Millets Farm, Notcutts Garden Centre, Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens and Dorchester Abbey have been greatly enjoyed.

Respite care at Abingdon Court is very popular and enables those wishing to experience what the Home has to offer before making a full commitment.

Group: Maria Mallaband Care Group Ltd

Person in charge: Nyms Sithole (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 64 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Admission Information: Ages 40+.

Single Rooms: 64

Rooms with ensuite WC: 64

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • 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 Abingdon Court Care Home: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

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Reviews

8.3 Abingdon Court Care Home has a Review Score of 8.3 (8.278)

The Review Score of 8.3 (maximum of 10) for Abingdon Court 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 4 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Abingdon Court Care Home in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.4 out of 5 from 2 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 4.872 for Abingdon Court Care Home is calculated as follows: ( (41 Excellents x 5) + (6 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 47 Ratings = 4.872

  • 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 3.406 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Abingdon Court Care Home is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 = 3.25

    2. Target of 12.8 positive Reviews (64 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 12.8 Target = 0.156

  • 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
    4
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Abingdon Court Care Home?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    4
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Abingdon Court Care Home

  • Wife of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Son of Resident/Service User
    1

Very clean, caring teams, very supportive.

How likely would you be to recommend Abingdon Court 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

Abingdon Court is fantastic. It stood well above other local care homes when we were viewing them and my mother has had excellent care. The staff go out of their way to get to know each resident and their families. Residents are treated as individuals, they are treated with gentleness and dignity and there is good communication between everyone involved.
Staff are always available to speak to family members, from carers, nurses, the administrator and the manager, everything is transparent and well-managed.

How likely would you be to recommend Abingdon Court 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: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My husband has been a resident at Abingdon Court Care Home now for over 3 years. He is completely immobile and depends entirely on the nurses and carers for every aspect of his care. His behaviour can be extremely challenging. The manager was an excellent nurse at Abingdon Court for many years before he was appointed manager there and is thus able to share his valued knowledge and expertise with the staff. The nurses and staff are always patient and caring when they attend to my husband. I visit my husband every day so I am very aware of the kind, caring atmosphere in the home and I recommend it unreservedly.

How likely would you be to recommend Abingdon Court 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 husband has dementia and is not mobile. He is very well cared for- i.e shaved and showered, nails cut and clean clothes changed and laundered each day. Always looks clean and nice. Food is very good, nicely presented and sensible portions. Manager and staff polite, pleasant and hardworking and attends to requests promptly. Various entertainment and activities for residents, sometimes in the garden to take them out of their room. Staff talk to and interact with residents. Overall I am extremely satisfied with the excellent care.

How likely would you be to recommend Abingdon Court Care Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

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Awards / Recognitions

April 2017

February 2016

Job Vacancies

Staff Profiles

Karen

Karen Aldred

Job Title: Manager

Joined: 2012

Description:

I’m a registered nurse with more than 20 years’ experience of caring for the elderly. I am passionate about creating a warm, caring and safe environment – a real home from home at Abingdon Court. My simple philosophy is to encourage each resident to achieve whatever it is they still enjoy doing with our help. I like to build a close relationship with family and friends so that we have a good understanding of what will interest each resident. I also encourage the entire team to have daily contact with our residents, from the carers to the chef and even the gardener; everyone has time for a chat! This involvement makes a big impact on life at Abingdon Court. Please do come along and visit so I can welcome you in person and help to reassure you that we really care.

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