Downshaw Road, Ashton-under-Lyne OL7 9QL
Downshaw Lodge Care Home is a nursing home caring for men living with a dementia or with challenging behaviours.
Offering nursing and personal care for people living with a dementia or a related condition.
Its team of skilled staff provides care planning with support from local mental health services.
The care is delivered by registered mental health nurses and registered general nurses (RGN) alongside a registered manager, who is also an RGN experienced in dementia care.
A variety of activities are made available to residents, together with a good choice of food at mealtimes, with personal dietary needs considered.
Downshaw Lodge Care Home's Ashton-Under-Lyne location is near shops and transport routes, with the service keeping strong local links for the benefit of carers and occupants.
Group: MBi Social Care Ltd
Person in charge: Kasia Kaplaka (Home Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 45 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 45
Rooms with ensuite WC: 25
Facilities & Services: Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Downshaw Lodge Care Home: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Downshaw Lodge Care Home has a Review Score of 7.4 (7.361)
The Review Score of 7.4 (maximum of 10) for Downshaw Lodge Care Home is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.
a) The Average Rating is 4.3 out of 5 from 1 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Downshaw Lodge Care 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.
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 4.25 for Downshaw Lodge Care Home is calculated as follows: ( (5 Excellents x 5) + (5 Goods x 4) + (2 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 12 Ratings = 4.25
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:
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.
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 3.111 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Downshaw Lodge Care Home is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:
3 = 3
Target of 9 positive Reviews (45 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 9 Target = 0.111
When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.
How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Downshaw Lodge Care Home?
Reviewer Connection to Downshaw Lodge Care Home
Submitted from a Postal Card by Ann T on Thursday 25 August 2016. Relates to August 2016.
My husband moved into Downshaw Lodge Care Home December 2015. The staff at Downshaw Lodge are a well lead cohesive team resulting in the residents receiving a caring professional service. There is always a carer in the lounge areas and I have witnessed their skill and the kindly way they have defused many a risky situation. They have always included and supported me by their good communication and thoughtfulness. I am happy with the care and kindness at this home.
How likely would you be to recommend Downshaw Lodge Care Home? Extremely Likely
Overall Standard: Excellent
Care / Support: Excellent
Treated with Dignity: Excellent
Food & Drink: Good
Safety / Security: Excellent
Value for Money: Good
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