Whiteyetts, Sauchie, Alloa FK10 3AQ
Hillview Court Nursing Home specialises in provision for adults with dementia, acquired brain injuries and learning disabilities, with professional care practiced amidst homely interiors and scenic countryside surroundings.
Hillview Court is a modern, purpose-built care centre that also welcomes alcohol-related illnesses – each of the houses has its own living and dining facilities and all bedrooms and communal areas are light and airy. All the houses are single-storey to ensure ease of accessibility.
Three of the houses provide care for people living with a learning disabilities; two houses support older residents with a form of dementia (one of which was in the top three finalist for Scottish Care Awards 2009), another house provides nursing care for older people and there is now a new house for individuals with acquired brain injuries( Including alcohol related illnesses) which opened July 2011.
Group: Caring Homes Group
Person in charge: Jane Hamilton (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 48 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age
Specialist Care Categories: Alcohol Dependence (past or present) • Alzheimer's • Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Cancer Care • Cerebral Palsy • Challenging Behaviour • Colitis & Crohn's Disease • Down Syndrome • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Neuropathic • Parkinson's Disease • Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilties • Schizophrenia • Speech Impairment • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus • Stroke • Visual Impairment
Admission Information: Ages 50+.
Single Rooms: 48
Rooms with ensuite WC: 48
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Separate EMI Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Bar/Cafe on premises • Residents Kitchenette • Television point in own room
Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Hillview Court Nursing Home: click here
* Care Inspectorate is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Scotland.
Hillview Court Nursing Home has a Review Score of 7.4 (7.437)
The Review Score of 7.4 (maximum of 10) for Hillview Court Nursing 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 Hillview Court 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.
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 4.333 for Hillview Court Nursing Home is calculated as follows: ( (5 Excellents x 5) + (6 Goods x 4) + (1 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 12 Ratings = 4.333
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 3.104 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Hillview Court Nursing Home is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:
3 = 3
Target of 9.6 positive Reviews (48 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 9.6 Target = 0.104
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 Hillview Court Nursing Home?
Reviewer Connection to Hillview Court Nursing Home
Submitted from a Postal Card by Aileen S on Monday 27 June 2016. Relates to June 2016.
My dad was admitted into the dementia unit in Hillview over 2 years ago. On admission dad was a challenge both physically and verbally. It had been a long time since I saw dad smile, which was heartbreaking because he had such a wicked sense of humour. Although I know it has been tough for the staff at times, they have been very patient and caring to dad and this has paid dividends. Dad's smiling again!! He seems so settled, he still has the occasional outburst, but the staff know him well and can see the signs. Dad recognises the staff faces and he seems to trust them. Would I recommend this care home? Definitely. Both the manager and staff are very approachable, they always keep us updated. We can leave dad knowing he's safe and secure.
How likely would you be to recommend Hillview Court Nursing Home? Extremely Likely
Overall Standard: Good
Care / Support: Excellent
Treated with Dignity: Excellent
Food & Drink: Good
Safety / Security: Excellent
Value for Money: Good
Recipient: Caring Homes Group
Date: Tuesday 29 Nov 2016
Recipient: Caring Homes Group
Date: Friday 25 Nov 2016
Job Title: Home Manager
Jane has over 24 years experience providing care in the NHS and private care sector. She joined Caring Homes in 2002 as Deputy Manager at Beechwood Park, then went on to become Manager of Hillview Court later that year. Following this she commissioned Marchglen Care Centre in December 2006 and managed it until returning to Hillview in November 2012.
Jane is a qualified learning disability nurse and has completed SVQ level 4 in care and achieved her Registered Managers award in 2007. Jane is proud to have joined an award winning team who were awarded Specialist Care Provider from the Scottish Care Association for their Acquired Brain Injury Unit in 2011 and were finalists in 2009 for their work in Dementia Care.
Hillview provides a wide range of care for older people, people with dementia, learning disabilities and acquired brain injury within 7 individual units.
Underpinning everything they do at Hillview is a strong commitment to providing a high standard of holistic care and to meeting individual wishes and aspirations.
Jane loves the daily challenges associated with managing Hillview Court and particularly enjoys chatting with residents and families and listening to their views and feedback for continual improvement. She also strives to work closely with her staff team to develop their skills and to learn from them.
Whether it be at work or her personal life, Jane loves a challenge and is looking forward to taking part in Race for Life with her daughter Emily Jane to help spur her on.
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Hillview Court Nursing Home