Strawberry Fields, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire
Strawberry Fields, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire
Strawberry Fields, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire

Situated on Strawberry Hall Lane in Newark, Strawberry Fields is on a regular bus route and very close to the town centres amenities.

The home is set over two floors and has both en-suite and non en-suite rooms. En-suite rooms consist of a separate toilet and wash basin whereas non en- suite rooms just have the wash basin.

All rooms are fitted with television aerial sockets and residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms as they wish. All bedrooms have a call bell facility to ensure that help is just a call away.

All corridors have toilets and bathrooms very close to the bedrooms. The home is very big and spacious and is secured by key coded doors to enable residents to walk around safely. There is a very large, well-maintained garden to the rear and side of the building to which residents have full access and is particularly pretty in the summer months.

There are two large communal lounges and one smaller lounge on the ground floor and a very large dining area which looks out on to the garden.
They have a full range of activities daily, organised by the activity coordinator. Activities range from group to one-to-one and this means that for persons who do not want to go in to the communal areas, they also get the same stimulation. Activities are of course down to the individual's wishes.

The home has a full compliment of staff with various qualifications ranging from NVQ Levels 2,3 and 5 and of course the regular training provided to ensure they are able to give the best possible care to residents at all times.

Owner: Red Firs Care Home Ltd

Person in charge: Cara Salmon (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 45 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • No Medical Intervention • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Epilepsy • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages from 60 to 105.

Single Rooms: 43

Shared Rooms: 1

Rooms with ensuite WC: 16

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £525 – £575 , Personal Care Shared (per person) £500 – £550 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Strawberry Fields to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

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

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Strawberry Fields: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

4 Bed Vacancies

posted 28 Sep 2017

single rooms with or without en-suite available

Reviews

8.8 Strawberry Fields has a Review Score of 8.8 (8.844)

The Review Score of 8.8 (maximum of 10) for Strawberry Fields is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.2 out of 5 from 8 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Strawberry Fields in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.7 out of 5 from 6 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 4.177 for Strawberry Fields is calculated as follows: ( (46 Excellents x 5) + (32 Goods x 4) + (10 Satisfactorys x 3) + (5 Poors x 2) + (3 Very Poors x 1) ) ÷ 96 Ratings = 4.177

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 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 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.

    The 4.667 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Strawberry Fields is based on 6 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 9 positive Reviews (45 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 6 Reviews ÷ 9 Target = 0.667

  • 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
    5
  • Good
    2
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    1
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Strawberry Fields?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    6
  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
    1
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    1

Reviewer Connection to Strawberry Fields

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Friend of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Granddaughter of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Husband of Resident/Service User
    1
  • more

I find the care home very clean and tidy when I visit. The staff are all very friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them. The staff are constantly dealing with the needs of residents. They try and get the majority of the residents to interact with the activities within the home, ie quiz, bingo, baking, pamper days. The residents all seem content and happy within their surroundings. I enjoy coming for my visits.

How likely would you be to recommend Strawberry Fields? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I visit on occasions with my little girl.
Staff are well presented and friendly. The home always appears clean and well maintained.
I am always made to feel welcome by staff who take the time to chat.
Staff are great with the residents, caring with their needs.
Despite being busy the staff always find time to chat with the residents.
The manager always finds time to go out onto the floor and talk to the residents.

How likely would you be to recommend Strawberry Fields? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Whilst the fabric of the building remains tired and in need of attention, the staff are very friendly and helpful to residents and visitors.
I visit the home regularly to see my mother who has been in the home for 6 years.

How likely would you be to recommend Strawberry Fields? Don't know

Average Rating: 

 3.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Satisfactory

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

My husband is in the middle stages of Alzheimer's Disease. This home was chosen for him as it claims specialist knowledge of Alzheimer's and speech difficulties. During his several months' residency, issues arose.
These included daytime staff supervision, night-time staff ratios, staff training and experience, protocol following injury, laundry, cognitive stimulation and hygiene. Residents' behavioural difficulties seemed largely uninformed by outside expertise. Many of the care assistants were lovely, compassionate people who absolutely did their best every day for the residents.
The home itself looks quite institutional on the outside but is pleasant and light-filled inside, and the dining room looks out over the peaceful and extensive lawn area. The home has potential to be a caring and compassionate space for people who need professional care and human kindness as they reach this most vulnerable stage in their lives.

How likely would you be to recommend Strawberry Fields? Extremely Unlikely

Average Rating: 

 2.2 out of 5

Overall Standard: Poor

Facilities: Poor

Care / Support: Poor

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Very Poor

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Satisfactory

Activities: Very Poor

Management: Very Poor

Safety / Security: Poor

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Poor

Came to see the home when looking for Mum. Liked the atmosphere and the staff were very caring. Even though Mum was initially unsettled she was settled in.
Mum can become low in mood, but the staff are aware and spent time with her. Mum is taken out by staff often which she enjoys and has her hair done frequently.
The staff are warm and caring and I think they look after mum really well and I am happy she is here.

How likely would you be to recommend Strawberry Fields? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

The staff are excellent in their attitude towards the people in their care. Nothing is too much trouble.

How likely would you be to recommend Strawberry Fields? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Staff here excellent, nothing too much trouble. Family included in all things. Any concerns they rang us and vice versa. Food very good, entertainment and activities excellent. Manager knew her residents and their needs. Cannot speak highly enough of all aspects of this home, would not hesitate to place a member of my family there. As a last resort of course as this is not what we wish but needs change and you need to be realistic.

How likely would you be to recommend Strawberry Fields? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

From day one my father was looked after by staff with the greatest of dignity. Nothing was too much trouble. The laundry was presented back in drawers and wardrobe clean and well ironed.
The room was cleaned regularly carpet kept nice and clean. Nothing was too much trouble regarding dietary wise anything asked for was soon presented. The last couple of weeks whilst my father was feeling unwell I was kept very well informed and asked when they thought I needed to be present. Cannot fault the care in any way.

How likely would you be to recommend Strawberry Fields? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.2 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

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