Sandringham Care Home

24 Sandringham Court, Gilford Road, Portadown, Craigavon BT63 5BW

Sandringham Care Home is situated in a residential development in Portadown and is convenient for shops and public transport. The High Street Shopping Mall is within easy reach.

This purpose built care home provides nursing and social care for the frail elderly and the mentally infirm elderly.

Accommodation at Sandringham is offered in single occupancy rooms, some of which are suitable for sharing.

Sandringham features TV lounges and a quiet sitting room for relaxation. There are also separate dining rooms, where residents can socialise at meal times. Traditional home cooking using fresh produce is served and daily menu choices are available. Special diets can be catered for.

Residents may benefit from the regular visits made to the home by an experienced hair stylist and qualified chiropodist.
The home can also arrange for complementary therapies for residents.

A good range of activities are also offered.

Group: Four Seasons Health Care

Person in charge: Adrian Moriarty (Home Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Southern Health and Social Care Trust (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 63 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's

Single Rooms: 63

Facilities & Services: Day Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • 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 • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority* Report on Sandringham Care Home: click here

* The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Northern Ireland.

Overview

The Review Score of 7.7 (maximum of 10) for Sandringham Care 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 2 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Sandringham Care 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.

Detailed Breakdown

  • 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 4.609 for Sandringham Care Home is calculated as follows: ( (14 Excellents x 5) + (9 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 23 Ratings = 4.609

  • 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 3.079 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Sandringham Care Home is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 = 3

    2. Target of 12.6 positive Reviews (63 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 12.6 Target = 0.079

  • When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.

7.7 Sandringham Care Home has a Review Score of 7.7 (7.688) from 2 Reviews


Average Ratings

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  • Poor
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How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Sandringham Care Home?

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

Reviewer Connection to Sandringham Care Home

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Son of Resident/Service User
    1

Initially, I was a very reluctant service user's relative; no one could possibly care for my mum the way my brother and I did. How wrong can a person be? Sandringham has become my Mum's home and the staff and residents her extended family.

I guess Mum's tenure in Sandringham is encapsulated in one word - 'contentment'; please believe me when I say - that is priceless.

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

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Average Rating:   4.3 out of 5

Ronnie Cavanagh, Digital Marketing Executive at Sandringham Care Home responded to this review on 06 Apr 2018:

Thank you, Christina, for your comments about your recent experience at Sandringham Care Home. Our residents’ wellbeing is our main priority and it is great to hear that you were so pleased with the quality of our care. We always appreciate individuals taking the time to give their feedback and we are very pleased to hear that your experience was so positive. All of our staff are committed to providing the best possible care experience for all of our residents and it is very rewarding to have their efforts recognised.

I have nothing but praise for Sandringham Care Home - the place is fantastic.
I couldn't recommend the place highly enough.
I am very content with my mother being at Sandringham Care Home.

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

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Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5

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