Airthrey Care Nursing Home, Falkirk, Falkirk
Airthrey Care Nursing Home, Falkirk, Falkirk
Airthrey Care Nursing Home, Falkirk, Falkirk

Airthrey Care Nursing Home is a state-of-the-art purpose-built care home in Airth, close to Falkirk and Stirling.

The home provides high-quality personalised nursing care for older people including those with dementia and other health conditions and provides en-suite bedrooms.

Residents at the home are supported by the latest technology to remain safe and independent at Airthrey.

Airthrey Care Nursing Home offers residents a varied program of activities that can be tailored to suit individual needs, supporting residents to socialise and continue their hobbies.

The home has four spacious lounge and dining areas where residents can choose here to eat.

Airthrey Care Nursing Home has landscaped gardens which are safe, secure and accessible, offering residents an attractive area to sit and relax. The home also has a hairdressing and beauty salon where residents can enjoy some pampering.

Care home residents are supported and encouraged to be part of care planning as well as decisions about other aspects of care home life.

Airthrey Care Nursing Home has access to various medication professionals including paramedical staff and offers full medication support from local GP's, the local hospital and the Community Mental Health Team.

Group: Meallmore Ltd

Person in charge: Rebecca McLaughlin (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 52 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • No Medical Intervention • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Colitis & Crohn's Disease • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Hearing Impairment • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages from 60 to 110.

Single Rooms: 52

Rooms with ensuite WC: 52

Weekly Charges Guide: Nursing Care Single £648 – £1012 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Airthrey Care Nursing Home to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest Care Inspectorate* Report on Airthrey Care Nursing Home: click here

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

Bed Vacancies

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Reviews

9.6 Airthrey Care Nursing Home has a Review Score of 9.6 (9.612)

The Review Score of 9.6 (maximum of 10) for Airthrey Care Nursing Home is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.6 out of 5 from 10 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Airthrey Care Nursing Home in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5.0 out of 5 from 10 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 4.65 for Airthrey Care Nursing Home is calculated as follows: ( (86 Excellents x 5) + (22 Goods x 4) + (8 Satisfactorys x 3) + (1 Poors x 2) ) ÷ 117 Ratings = 4.65

  • 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:

    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.

    3. 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 4.962 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Airthrey Care Nursing Home is based on 10 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 10.4 positive Reviews (52 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 10 Reviews ÷ 10.4 Target = 0.962

  • 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
    7
  • Good
    3
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Airthrey Care Nursing Home?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    9
  • Likely
    1
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Airthrey Care Nursing Home

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    4
  • Volunteer
    2
  • Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Grandson of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Resident / Service User
    1
  • more

Fantastic nursing home who go out of their way to look after all residents.

Caring, professional and the support towards my Nana has been tremendous.

How likely would you be to recommend Airthrey Care Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Rebecca Mclaughlin, Manager at Airthrey Care Nursing Home responded to this review on 23 Jan 2018:

Thank you Derrick for your review, the staff team work hard at ensuring we provide an excellent service. Many thanks for all your support.

My mum was a resident for four years until she died in September. In all that time, the staff at the home were excellent. Nothing was ever too much trouble. It was like my mum was staying in a 5-star hotel.

Would personally like to thank the staff for the personal service, could not have been treated/cared for better.

How likely would you be to recommend Airthrey Care Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Rebecca Mclaughlin, Home Manager at Airthrey Care Nursing Home responded to this review on 12 Jan 2018:

Thank you, Richard, for your lovely words and response.
The staff team work very hard at Airthrey in trying to achieve everything you have outlined.
Your mum is sadly missed in the unit.

My mother has been in this care home for 3 years. I would highly recommend this home for care, dignity, staff are excellent and a well-run home in all aspects of care. Staff very friendly and nothing is a problem to help my mother. I wish them every success in the future of the home.

How likely would you be to recommend Airthrey Care Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Rebecca Mclaughlin, Manager at Airthrey Care Nursing Home responded to this review on 05 Sep 2017:

Thank you for your lovely words Christina.

Our experience is that Airthrey Care Nursing Home requires more staff with life skill(s) within the carer remit as we feel and observed that although they are lovely individuals, they lack the knowledge to be able to provide the appropriate care and support for dementia residents.
There is a huge difference when the care support is more mature and experienced.

How likely would you be to recommend Airthrey Care Nursing Home? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.1 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Satisfactory

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Satisfactory

Safety / Security: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Rebecca McLaughlin, Manager at Airthrey Care Nursing Home responded to this review on 29 Aug 2017:

Dear Lesley
Many thanks for completing a review, it is always useful to get feedback to help us improve. I note your concerns and appreciate all your comments, I would be happy to meet with you to discuss these further and get specific feedback if that would be useful to you.
To provide reassurance, I can confirm that staff in the home have undergone a robust recruitment process and we do focus on life skills, experience and attitude and diversity for all roles. Staff training in dementia care is paramount and we also have a dementia champion within the home and work in line with Scotland’s Dementia Strategy and framework. Airthrey has recently been undertaking an Excellence project which involves Dementia care and has been involving the community in this – we would be delighted if you would like to join us in this venture.
Many thanks

Lovely home, staff very caring. Interact well with all the residents.
Always looking for ways to stimulate residents and provide interesting activities.

How likely would you be to recommend Airthrey Care 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: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Don't Know

Rebecca McLaughlin, Manager at Airthrey Care Nursing Home responded to this review on 10 Aug 2017:

Thank you for your kind words, Glynis.

Airthrey Care Nursing Home has a welcoming atmosphere and is clean
and fresh. Being all on one level means there is easy access to both residents and relatives, and into the lovely enclosed central garden. Staff on both day and night duty are kind, caring and cheerful. Regular relatives meetings are held by the management team to keep us updated on home matters and staff changes and give us a chance to air any concerns. One of the great aspects of the home is the open door policy for relatives apart from meal times, I can visit my mum at any time of the day or night. The staff have nothing to hide they work at their best level all the time.

How likely would you be to recommend Airthrey Care Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.9 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: Satisfactory

Lesley Black, Manager at Airthrey Care Nursing Home responded to this review on 01 Aug 2017:

Thank you, Christine, for your kind review.

Enthusiastic and positive staff in all departments, determined to make the lives of their residents better and more fulfilling.

How likely would you be to recommend Airthrey Care Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Lesley Black, Manager at Airthrey Care Nursing Home responded to this review on 28 Jul 2017:

Thank you for your kind review Fraser.

I feel I am well looked after but as my mobility is very limited due to recovering from a broken hip earlier this year, I find my room difficult to move about in as the space is small and I use a zimmer. This makes it awkward to access the bathroom from my bed and the chair needs to be moved to the side. I am prone to falls and this is a concern as my eyesight is also bad.

How likely would you be to recommend Airthrey Care Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Poor

Value for Money: Satisfactory

An exceptional care home in every way. Fabulous location. Beautiful surroundings and every member of staff we have met are professional, efficient and above all friendly and welcoming.

How likely would you be to recommend Airthrey Care Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Lesley Black, Manager at Airthrey Care Nursing Home responded to this review on 27 Jul 2017:

Thank you Christine for your kind words. We do try our very best here at Airthrey and I am glad that you can see this.

My mother has now been a resident in Airthrey for just over a year and I cannot praise the manager and staff highly enough. The accommodation is second to none, bright, welcoming and always spotlessly clean and the residents are treated with respect and dignity at all times by every member of staff. Residents' family are considered as partners in care and are included in decision making and care planning for their family members.

How likely would you be to recommend Airthrey Care Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Lesley Black, Home Manager at Airthrey Care Nursing Home responded to this review on 25 May 2017:

Thank you for your kind words Janette. We are glad that you feel that our team at Airthrey gives you and your mum the care and support you both need and deserve.

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Awards / Recognitions

August 2017

June 2017

NACC Care Chef of the Year 2017

Recipient: Meallmore Ltd

Date: Wednesday 07 Jun 2017

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