The Gables Nursing Home

1595 Wolverhampton Road, Oldbury B69 2BJ

Absolute Healthcare (Central) Ltd is an experienced local care operator with over twenty years of experience in the care home sector. The Gables is the newest addition to their group of care homes in the West Midlands.

The company is a firm believer in the importance of providing quality care for the local community. The Gables has gathered a team of industry experts to advise on the building and operating of their new generation of care homes and provide clinical excellence.

Superb living space and an excellent environment for the delivery of real quality nursing and dementia nursing care is offered by their team of committed and motivated staff.

The company’s philosophy is based upon the belief that the service users are entitled to be treated as individuals with dignity and respect. They encourage independence, individual choice, consultation about services within the home and maintaining social choice.

Absolute Care Homes is also investing heavily in developing a well-trained workforce and is committed to offering a variety of employment and training opportunities for local people.

Group: Absolute Care Homes (Central) Ltd

Person in charge: Oliver O'Connell (Home Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 51 Service Users

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

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Challenging Behaviour • Hearing Impairment • Multiple Sclerosis • Parkinson's Disease • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 55+.

Single Rooms: 43

Shared Rooms: 4

Rooms with ensuite WC: 38

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Separate Dementia Care Unit • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on The Gables Nursing Home: click here

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

Overview

The Review Score of 7 (maximum of 10) for The Gables Nursing Home is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 3.9 out of 5 from 1 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for The Gables 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 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 3.917 for The Gables Nursing Home is calculated as follows: ( (2 Excellents x 5) + (9 Goods x 4) + (1 Very Poors x 1) ) ÷ 12 Ratings = 3.917

  • 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 3.098 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for The Gables Nursing Home is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 = 3

    2. Target of 10.2 positive Reviews (51 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 10.2 Target = 0.098

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

7 The Gables Nursing Home has a Review Score of 7 (7.015) from 1 Reviews


Average Ratings

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How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend The Gables Nursing Home?

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Reviewer Connection to The Gables Nursing Home

  • Son of Resident/Service User
    1

My mom has been in the home since December 2017 in the dementia unit.
Mom is well looked after and I always feel that she is safe. Despite challenging behaviours staff are very caring and put a lot of effort into building rapport.
Improvements to the building fabric are ongoing but seem to make slow progress. Memory boxes outside rooms have been started but not completed.
The biggest positive is the attitude of the staff who are always welcoming, friendly and attentive. This applies to nursing staff and care assistants. Management are approachable and responsive to requests for information or assistance.
I do feel however that more could be done to provide activities to engage the residents and hold their interest. There’s often little to do for them. More use of outside help would be a start. E.g singer, exercise coordination, outside walk in the local park etc. Perhaps some of the challenging behaviours would be addressed if residents were occupied for at least part of the day.

How likely would you be to recommend The Gables Nursing Home? Likely

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Average Rating:   3.9 out of 5

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