Barleystone Court Care Home

Westquarter Avenue, Westquarter, Falkirk FK2 9RY

Barleystone Court Care Home, Falkirk, Falkirk
Barleystone Court Care Home, Falkirk, Falkirk
Barleystone Court Care Home, Falkirk, Falkirk

Barleystone Court Care Home is located on the outskirts of Falkirk, in a peaceful residential setting, a purpose built 60 bedded property offering Dementia, Nursing, and End of Life care.

Residents have a choice of lounge areas including those with views across the garden which feature comfortable and specially designed furnishings. The home has a range of comfortable and well-equipped bedrooms.

Barleystone chefs pride themselves on knowing the tastes of Residents and preparing a choice of fresh, nutritional meals and catering for any dietary and cultural needs. At HC-One, experienced Home Managers and members of staff ensure kindness is at the heart of everything they do.

Group: HC-One

Person in charge: Jean Akel (Home 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 60 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Epilepsy • Multiple Sclerosis • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 60

Rooms with ensuite WC: 60

Facilities & Services: Convalescent Care • Separate EMI Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Television point in own room

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

Bed Vacancies

Bed Vacancies

posted 06 Feb 2017

Please contact us for information regarding our bed availability

Reviews

9 Barleystone Court Care Home has a Review Score of 9 (9.047)

The Review Score of 9 (maximum of 10) for Barleystone Court Care 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 9 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Barleystone Court Care Home in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 8 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 4.38 for Barleystone Court Care Home is calculated as follows: ( (52 Excellents x 5) + (45 Goods x 4) + (11 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 108 Ratings = 4.38

  • 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 beds. If the target is partially reached then that proportion of 1 point is given. eg a Care Home with 50 registered beds 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 4.667 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Barleystone Court Care Home is based on 8 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 positive Reviews (60 registered beds ÷ 5). 8 Reviews ÷ 12 Target = 0.667

  • 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
    4
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Barleystone Court Care Home?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    7
  • Likely
    2
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Barleystone Court Care Home

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    4
  • Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Sister of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Son of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Son-in-law of Resident/Service User
    1
  • more

Over several weeks, end of life care for my sister. Care was excellent, nursing, environment and understanding of my sister's meds were of the highest standard. This care would not have been provided in a general hopsital, in fact, was on the level of hospice care.
Staff were very helpful when I telephoned, family and friends who visited were treated with care and understanding that this was a difficult time. Overall, staff are working hard to provide an improving environment for residents.

How likely would you be to recommend Barleystone Court Care Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

My mother was only in Barleystone Court Care Home for 4 weeks. From the day she arrived, I sensed that all the staff were aware of her, quickly establishing a warm, friendly and respectful relationship with her and so were able to observe when mum's condition started to change. The family were kept updated regularly and as her condition deteriorated, the care she was given was changed to reflect her needs.

How likely would you be to recommend Barleystone Court Care Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 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: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

I was impressed by the initial meeting with the manager and subsequent dealings with staff. All were friendly but professional and "knew their stuff". My mother was treated with dignity and respect, notably in her final days and hours. Staff understood her interests and went out of their way to encourage her in these. Anytime I phoned someone would be able to tell me what she had done that day and how she was feeling. As a family, we could not have wished for better care or a nicer environment for my mother.

How likely would you be to recommend Barleystone Court Care 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

Staff very helpful and informative seem to get on well with all residents.

How likely would you be to recommend Barleystone Court Care Home? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Satisfactory

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

I find the staff welcoming and very willing to provide assistance when asked. I'm unsure which activities are provided for someone who is immobile such as my mother-in-law. She has difficulty swallowing which means the evening meal which we help feed her can be difficult for her. Overall I think the staff do a great job but the residents would probably benefit from having more people there to chat with. I appreciate staff are very busy. The lady who is new on the care team is particularly good with the residents.

How likely would you be to recommend Barleystone Court Care Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Satisfactory

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Satisfactory

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Barleystone is a welcoming care home with great staff and facilities. My husband is very settled and comfortable at Barleystone.

How likely would you be to recommend Barleystone Court Care Home? 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

We found the care home a friendly place for an elderly relative. The home is clean and comfortable and staff very caring.

How likely would you be to recommend Barleystone Court Care Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.2 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

Mother in law is well looked after. Always clean, tidy and appears happy. Have noticed interaction with staff (always a good thing).

How likely would you be to recommend Barleystone Court Care 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

At the care home you always receive a warm reception from the office staff on arrival, followed by friendly care staff and nurses. Friendly care home with staff willing to assist in all matters.

How likely would you be to recommend Barleystone Court Care 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

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