Beechwood Park Nursing Home

136 Main Steet, New Sauchie, Alloa FK10 3JZ

Beechwood Park Nursing Home, Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Beechwood Park Nursing Home, Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Beechwood Park Nursing Home, Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Beechwood Park Nursing Home has been purpose-built in an ideal location for those with care needs who wish to remain a part of community life, with good access to amenities while enjoying a comfortable home life.

Residents are supported in making the most of a light and airy interior, with versatile communal areas and personal interests encouraged alongside skilled nursing.

The home has been organised to minimise symptoms of confusion or disorientation, allowing it to welcome clients with different types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia.

Group: Caring Homes Group

Person in charge: Kellymarie Jack (Home Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 62 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Cerebral Palsy • Challenging Behaviour • Epilepsy • Hearing Impairment • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Neuropathic • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 50+.

Single Rooms: 62

Rooms with ensuite WC: 62

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Television point in own room

Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Beechwood Park Nursing Home: click here

* Care Inspectorate is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Scotland.

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Reviews

8.8 Beechwood Park Nursing Home has a Review Score of 8.8 (8.772)

The Review Score of 8.8 (maximum of 10) for Beechwood Park Nursing Home is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.4 out of 5 from 15 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Beechwood Park Nursing Home in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.4 out of 5 from 5 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 4.369 for Beechwood Park Nursing Home is calculated as follows: ( (77 Excellents x 5) + (91 Goods x 4) + (11 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 179 Ratings = 4.369

  • 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 4.403 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Beechwood Park Nursing Home is based on 5 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 12.4 positive Reviews (62 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 5 Reviews ÷ 12.4 Target = 0.403

  • 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
    10
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    12
  • Likely
    3
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Beechwood Park Nursing Home

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    4
  • Son of Resident/Service User
    4
  • Niece of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Wife of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User
    1
  • more

The staff in Beechwood are extremely dedicated. Always happy and very attentive.
Very professional. They keep me informed on my aunt's well-being. It feels like a family home.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Happy with the care my mother receives, all staff dealing with her are friendly, caring and professional and I feel they have my mother's best interests at heart.
I feel she is well cared for, happy, settled and very safe, which gives me and her extended family peace of mind.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 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: Good

Rooms: Good

Everyone is so helpful.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

The home is very welcoming and bright and airy - staff are helpful, friendly and attentive. My mother has been a resident for six months. She is very happy, relaxed and is always treated well by all staff. Staff are always visible and happy to assist with questions or care needs. The manager is welcoming and is available and approachable. I would recommend this home highly.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

The home always has a nice welcoming atmosphere all the staff are approachable. The manager has an open door policy and is always available to listen to any concerns you may have. Residents seem happy and are well cared for with dignity and respect. Food and drink is of a high standard. Activities are always available and are tailored to the resident's interests and ability. Overall I am satisfied with the care provided and the staff. The homeowners need to ensure the continually upgrade the furnishings and decoration as it is looking dated and tired.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.1 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Kellymarie Jack, Home Manager at Beechwood Park Nursing Home responded to this review on 26 Jan 2017:

Thank you for your kind remarks. At Beechwood Park we take great pride in ensuring we deliver high quality care and are pleased you feel the residents are happy and treated with dignity and respect. We always welcome the chance to improve, and are currently undergoing redecoration in to areas in the home. We hope you will continue to share your thoughts with us in the home in future.

I am more than pleased with the care my father receives at Beechwood. Each and everyone of the carers are brilliant with him. Although he has dementia, I can see that he's happy, which has a lot to do with the way the carers treat him. I would have no hesitation in recommending this home, to anyone who is looking to place a relative in such care. From the management down to the cleaners, I could not fault them.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

I am happy with the care my partner receives in this care home. He is always clean and is content so I have no worried. His needs are met by the more than competent carers. He seems happy in himself. I would certainly recommend Beechwood to families looking for care for their relatives. The home is nice and clean, especially with the new floor. It is always warm, so the residents can be comfortable. I can honestly say that Beechwood is one of the better care homes.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? 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: Good

My Father recently passed away having been in this home suffering vascular dementia. During his time there the staff were superb and I could not fault their level of care and compassion. Feeding times were always difficult for dad due to a tremor he had but the staff always assisted him with his meals and drinks. On any occasion a doctor had to be called we were kept well informed and given the option to be present if desired. When he became gravely ill we were informed immediately and during his last days we were offered every courtesy including food and drinks for us when we were there with him. The staff were wonderful when he did finally pass away and couldn't have been any more supportive, including attending his funeral. I would have no concerns about highly recommending this home based upon our personal experience.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

The care home staff are friendly and treat my mother-in-law very well and with respect.
The home and room are always clean, my mother-in-law always enjoys the activities.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.3 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

My father became a full time resident in the home in May 2015. My dad has vascular dementia and after an extremely distressful period in hospital and also a period of respite we approached Beechwood Park looking for care for dad. I brought my mum to an introductory visit where the nurse involved displayed empathy and understanding, fully explaining the care which could be provided and also the application process. This was an extremely difficult decision for my mum to take but the nurse who assisted manged to alleviate some of her worries. When dad moved in the staff could not have been more helpful or understanding, not just to dad but also to mum. Dad was dealing with a progression in his illness and was obviously uncertain about his new surroundings. The staff made every effort to ensure he was comfortable and reassured as much as possible. Unfortunately dad was re admitted to hospital, due to again, deterioration in his condition. During this hospital stay he experienced a very distressing incident. In my period of dealing with the hospital involved, the staff from Beechwood Park were fully supportive to me and did everything within their remit to have dad returned to Beechwood Park as soon as possible. Dad is now in Wallace suite. He is again very obviously well cared for, something which helps mum. There have been certain individuals who I feel have gone beyond expectations but in all of my visits I have felt reassured in the care displayed. This letter comes from the family to thank all the staff concerned in the care of dad. I hope in some way it may be useful to reassure other families who have to make a difficult decision to care for a family member.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing 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: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I feel that my relative is being cared for with dignity and respect. She is receiving a good standard of care from the staff. Staff are very informative if there is anything wrong with my relatives health. Very pleased with the standard of service delivery.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

My aunt is very happy and well looked after and the staff are caring and well trained.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

I visited my husband twice during his stay and I found the staff pleasant and helpful. My daughter was phoned few times re falls my husband had. She has power of attorney, she was informed immediately and assured her father was OK. The room occupied by my husband was always clean and tidy and was a large airy room with excellent en suite facilities I was well satisfied with my husband's care.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.2 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

My mother has been a resident at Beechwood for the past seven years. In that time she has always had excellent care and has been treated with dignity and respect. All staff have had a caring approach. Our family have been happy to know she is safe and her needs have been met. Staff nurses involve us with care plans which are regularly updated as well as informing us of any health concerns. I would highly recommend this nursing home.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

From my first visit to view Beechwood. I have found all the staff to be very friendly and helpful. It is wonderful for me that my husband seems to be very content. The nurses are very good with what can be a difficult situation as he has no speech, so I tend to ask questions and I think we liaise well.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechwood Park Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

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Staff Profiles

Kellymarie

Kellymarie Jack

Job Title: Home Manager

Joined: 2014

Description:

As Manager of Beechwood Park, Kellymarie leads her professional Care Team in delivering the highest level of care and support for residents and their relatives.

Having qualified as a Registered Mental Health Nurse in 2003, Kellymarie spent three years working for the NHS before joining Caring Homes. She previously served as Home Manager for our sister home in Auchtermuchty, Strathview, before taking over at Beechwood Park.

Her nursing experience has equipped Kellymarie well for Care Home Management; she always works hard to ensure that those in her care lead happy and fulfilling lives, whilst maintaining choice over the care and support they receive.

Kellymarie believes in maintaining strong relationships with residents and their relatives, understanding the important contribution that these relationships make to the successful running of a care home.

‘I love nothing more than finding out from our residents, relatives and colleagues, what I can do to make their time here better or more settled.’

Kellymarie notes her greatest professional achievement as enabling a range of adults with learning disabilities to take holidays across the UK and Europe.

Away from work, she likes to relax by spending time with her two children.

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