50c White Moss Road, Skelmersdale WN8 8BL
Stocks Hall Nursing Home, in Skelmersdale, is located in a pleasant rural setting, where skilled care workers make the most of homely comforts in order to support a varied and active lifestyle.
The service is ideal for older people, including those with mental frailties, who benefit from a specialist EMI unit and multi-sensory rooms.
Quality care functions alongside recreation and entertainment to achieve satisfaction among clients, with day trips another popular addition.
Person in charge: Susan King (Registered Home Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Lancashire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 60 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Detention Under Mental Health Act • Learning Disability • Mental Health Condition • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment
Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Cancer Care • Challenging Behaviour • Colitis & Crohn's Disease • Down Syndrome • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Neuropathic • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Schizophrenia • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 60+.
Single Rooms: 60
Shared Rooms: 0
Rooms with ensuite WC: 34
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Separate Dementia Care Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Bar/Cafe on premises • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access
M58 to Skelmersdale, turn right and take A570. Turn into Skelmersdale Rd, fork right into White Moss Rd. Stocks Hall Skelmersdale Home is on the left.
welcome any time, free visiting, no appointment necessary.
Parking spaces available within the Home grounds and on the road parking
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Stocks Hall Nursing Home Skelmersdale: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
Stocks Hall Nursing Home Skelmersdale has a Review Score of 5.9 (5.926)
The Review Score of 5.9 (maximum of 10) for Stocks Hall Nursing Home Skelmersdale 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 2 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Stocks Hall Nursing Home Skelmersdale in Google's Search Results - more info
b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 1.7 out of 5 from 2 positive Reviews in the last 2 years. (A 2 year period has been used as there were no 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 4.217 for Stocks Hall Nursing Home Skelmersdale is calculated as follows: ( (12 Excellents x 5) + (6 Goods x 4) + (3 Satisfactorys x 3) + (2 Poors x 2) ) ÷ 23 Ratings = 4.217
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:
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.
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 1.709 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Stocks Hall Nursing Home Skelmersdale is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 24 months and is calculated as follows:
3 + 0.25 = 3.25 then divided by 2 = 1.625
Target of 12 positive Reviews (60 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 12 Target = 0.167 , then divided by 2 = 0.084
When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.
Review submitted from a Postal Card by Jane K (Daughter of Resident) on Wednesday 10 August 2016. Relates to July 2016.
My mum spent almost 7 months here after her original care home refused to take her back after an A+E visit with a urine infection. Mum died aged 92 probably cardiac arrests, she had, had no hospital visits nor seen a GP in 7 months- a testament to the care provided at Stocks Hall. She has recently enjoyed trips out, eating cake at a shopping centre and just over a week before she died had enjoyed the annual summer fayre, winning a tombola and eating cakes. Mums death was not expected in regard to her age and heart condition but she lived and enjoyed life up to the end. Thanks to the staff at Stocks Hall.
How likely would you be to recommend Stocks Hall Nursing Home Skelmersdale? Extremely Likely
Overall Standard: Excellent
Care / Support: Excellent
Treated with Dignity: Excellent
Food & Drink: Excellent
Safety / Security: Excellent
Value for Money: Excellent
Review submitted from a Postal Card by I C (Relative of Resident) on Monday 7 March 2016. Relates to February 2016.
The care home is very good. Every member of staff knows our relatives and names her. They deal with her particular and complex needs kindly and gently. I observe similar treatment of other residents. However the overall impression of the FABRIC of the home is not good, the new floor has made a difference but improvements are desperately needed to brighten and make more homely rooms and common areas. The second bathroom on first floor should be immediately revamped.
How likely would you be to recommend Stocks Hall Nursing Home Skelmersdale? Likely
Overall Standard: Satisfactory
Care / Support: Excellent
Food & Drink: Good
Safety / Security: Good
Value for Money: Satisfactory
Rebecca McMaster, PR and Marketing Assistant at Stocks Hall Nursing Home Skelmersdale responded to this review on 31 Mar 2016:
Mr C, thank you for your review and kind words. We have took your comments on board and are working to resolve the issues raised.
There are currently no awards/recognitions posted yet for Stocks Hall Nursing Home Skelmersdale
Job Title: Manager
Sue has 29 years experience in Nursing and the Care Sector, previously working in both England and Hong Kong for the Queen Alexander Royal Army Nursing Core.
Sue’s expertise is wide and covers elderly, children, casualty, surgery and orthopaedics. When Sue returned to England she specialised in nursing spinally injured patients.
During her management career, Sue has managed acute orthopaedics and rehabilitation beds and a challenging behaviour unit. Sue has worked for Stocks Hall Nursing and Care Group for 15 years and became manager of Stocks Hall Skelmersdale in 2003.
Sue is accredited with ROSPH to teach basic food hygiene. The company is accredited with 'City and Guilds' to provide NVQ Level Two, Sue is both an assessor and verifier for this and is the QCA for the award within the company.
Sue has worked extremely hard to have Stocks Hall Skelmersdale accredited as excellent by CSCI and a 5 star rating with RDB.
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Stocks Hall Nursing Home Skelmersdale