Beechvale Nursing Home

35 Beechvale Road, Killinchy, Newtownards BT23 6PH

Beechvale Nursing Home, Newtownards, County Down
Beechvale Nursing Home, Newtownards, County Down
Beechvale Nursing Home, Newtownards, County Down

Beechvale is an award winning nursing home set in ten acres of gardens, woodland and surrounding fields. Beechvale was recognised as a Top 20 care home in Northern Ireland by carehome.co.uk, the leading care home review website.

The priority of the home is to provide the very best care in a setting that promotes comfort, security and peace of mind.

Beechvale provides a tranquil environment to care for you or your loved ones. Beechvale’s success is built on its widespread reputation as being a good and caring home.

In 2016, the home was beautifully refurbished and extended in a tasteful and homely manner, furnished with the latest equipment and aids to make life as easy and comfortable for its 42 residents.

Beechvale is perceived as having all the ingredients which contribute to an atmosphere of being a ‘home from home’, something which is not just confined to the building but the interaction of residents, staff, visitors, doctors and the local community.

Just south of Comber, the home is within easy reach of Belfast, Holywood, Bangor and Newtownards and within close proximity to the local towns and villages of Ballygowan, Comber, Crossgar, Saintfield, Carryduff, Ballynahinch, Killyleagh and Downpatrick.

Owner: Beechvale Nursing Home Ltd

Person in charge: Paulene Rogers (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 42 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age • Physical Disability • Younger Adults

Admission Information: Ages 18+.

Single Rooms: 36

Shared Rooms: 3

Rooms with ensuite WC: 15

Weekly Charges Guide: (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Beechvale Nursing Home to find out the exact price for your requirements.) Nursing Care Single £623 – £708 , Nursing Care Shared (per person) £623 – £623 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Beechvale Nursing Home to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room

Latest The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority* Report on Beechvale Nursing Home: click here

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

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Reviews

9.9 Beechvale Nursing Home has a Review Score of 9.9 (9.850)

The Review Score of 9.9 (maximum of 10) for Beechvale Nursing Home is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.8 out of 5 from 23 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Beechvale Nursing Home in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 5 out of 5 from 9 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 4.85 for Beechvale Nursing Home is calculated as follows: ( (236 Excellents x 5) + (35 Goods x 4) + (3 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 274 Ratings = 4.85

  • 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 5 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Beechvale Nursing Home is based on 9 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 8.4 positive Reviews (42 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 9 Reviews ÷ 8.4 Target Reached = 1

  • 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
    22
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Beechvale Nursing Home?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    22
  • Likely
    1
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to Beechvale Nursing Home

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    9
  • Son of Resident/Service User
    4
  • Friend of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Resident / Service User
    2
  • Aunt of Resident/Service User
    1
  • more

My mother-in-law has been a resident in Beechvale since February 2013. During that time the care has been excellent, even during the difficult time when, under new management, there was an extensive building programme undertaken.

The property is now modern and bright and recent staffing problems have obviously been resolved, resulting in a good atmosphere. The girl in charge of activities is extremely caring and excellent.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Satisfactory

My mother has been in Beechvale Nursing Home since November 2015. I am very happy with my mums care. She has a lovely bedroom at the front of the building with plenty of light.
Staff are excellent, very patient, helpful and understanding to mums needs.
The food is excellent and prepared fresh daily.
I would recommend this home to anyone.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.8 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My mother spent six years in Beechvale, she was always very well looked after, very clean and despite being bedbound for several years she never had any pressure sores. The staff are all very caring and friendly, there is a very good atmosphere in the home. There is a wide range of activities suitable for the range of abilities.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Good

My mother has been a resident of Beechvale Nursing Home for over 5 years and has always been treated with care. I have always found the staff friendly and approachable and nothing is ever a problem for them. The staff work hard and treat everyone with patience and care and are to be commended for their hard work. The home has recently been extended and existing rooms and facilities are refurbished to a high standard.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale Nursing Home? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.7 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

From the moment I walked into Beechvale Nursing Home home to view the home for my aunt I was really impressed with the decor, cleanliness and warm feel in the home. The owners and staff are so friendly, hardworking and most importantly caring and look after my aunt (who has dementia and is now unable to walk) with the attention to detail and support she deserves. I never thought my aunt who is so used to living on her own would ever settle in a home but she loves the home cooking, fun and friendships she has made at Beechvale Nursing Home. Thank you for the comfort of knowing my aunt is happy and so well cared for.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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

My mum was a resident at Beechvale Nursing Home since September 2016 until her demise in March 2017. We as a family only wish we had found the home earlier for mum. We were so fortunate to have her cared for in the last months of her life by all the staff at Beechvale Nursing Home. It is a beautiful building and the gardens are lovely but what really sets Beechvale apart is the management and staff. All the staff which includes the nurses who truly cared for mum and kept you updated at all times. The carers who mum loved and treated her with such dignity and respect. Always a kind word. The kitchen staff for wonderful food, the laundry staff for excellent care of clothing and the cleaning staff - spotless. I highly recommend it.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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

I am very pleased with the treatment and care my mum is experiencing. She has said to me that it is her home now and is very content and happy in her care and how the staff are so kind and friendly. It is a great relief to me that she is cared for and made comfortable. This building and surroundings inside and out create a great ambience to make it feel so homely. Great food and menu to cater for all moods. I would highly recommend Beechvale Nursing Home to anyone looking for great care for their loved ones.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

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

Beechvale is a friendly welcoming place. My father is well looked after and the staff are friendly and patient with him. The staff are always busy but if my father needs something they attend to him quickly. There is loads of entertainment from sing songs to young people coming into entertaining them by dancing or singing. I enjoy the carol service each year which is a great chance for residents, families and staff to all get-together. I am content to know my father is in good hands.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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

Beechvale is an excellent home in many ways, both in its facilities and more importantly its staff. Before my mother went to stay there I visited other homes and didn't feel they were up to the standard of Beechvale.
Since going to Beechvale my mother has experienced great care and support from all staff. Although my mother is 101 years old, she still gets treated with respect and kindness.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I cannot praise highly enough the staff and management. My mother was treated with the utmost respect and kindness as we were her family. I would not hesitate to recommend this fantastic facility - Brilliant.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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

This is a wonderful home. Staff are so willing, helpful and are dedicated and caring for each residents needs and well-being. Nothing is a trouble to them. The food is excellent and the atmosphere just lifts your spirits.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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

Working under extreme circumstances the staff in this home are very good. Food is good and well served. I could recommend it to anyone who needs care.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.6 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Overall very good.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Satisfactory

I have been visiting my friend since she became a resident in Beechvale Nursing Home in 2013 and I can truthfully say I never had one occasion when I could have made a complaint, rather nothing but praise for the care given and I visited the home every week in fact, my judgement goes back very many years as several of my relations were residents over the years. All residents are gently encouraged by the person who is responsible for all the activities as she is so pleasant and understanding with everyone. All staff have to be praised for their patience, also the great care which they give at all times with dignity. The chef too and his staff are most careful to see that they, each one, has suitable meals. Beechvale is a very clean and comfortable home and I would recommend to anyone. Beechvale is extending, this provide more accommodation in early 2016. The area the home is in should make it a much sought after home as well as the great care it offers by staff, management and owners.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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

Beechvale nursing home could not be more welcoming and full of care for my brother. The staff are extremely kind and cheerful. He loves the food which is simple and what he wants. They are extremely flexible and treat everyone as a individual.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

They provide very good care and residents are treated with great care and dignity. The home is clean and meals are excellent with a varied diet. Staff and management are always approachable and helpful at all times. All activities are suitable for residents to help keep them alert and entertained.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My mother became a resident of Beechvale Nursing Home in November 2014 after a very unsatisfactory stay at another nursing home. I was so relieved to find a home which took real care of mum and I felt she was safe. Beechvale were always co-operative with any concerns and as I visited daily I witness excellent care to mum and all the other residents. In addition Beechvale has a comfortable homely feel.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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

Beechvale care home is a welcome, friendly and caring establishment. The staff are all very attentive and carry out their duties in an organised manner. There are a variety of activities organised by a retired teacher. She engages with all the residents and is extremely popular. A good variety of food is served and prepared by the kitchen staff. Overall the home portrays a caring ethos and I would highly recommend it.

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

Average Rating: 

 4.9 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: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

Mum has been at Beechvale since November 2015. I have noticed how settled and happy she is. The staff are extremely attentive and professional. The intimate setting and bright room is ideal for my mothers needs. I would have no hesitation in recommending Beechvale as an ideal nursing establishment. I omitted to say earlier that mum is treated with the utmost dignity and care.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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

Care has always been 100% activities on the day and weekly, and the food intake is nutritious for the elderly. Beechvale Nursing Home is situated in the lovely countryside Killinchy and a much sought after home. There are church services usually on two Sundays every month. Visitors are always made most welcome.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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

My husband has been in Beechvale Nursing Home for 2 months. He has settled in really well and says it is the best in Ireland! The care he is getting is second to none- from the management to care nurses, offices and domestics staff and laundry and do activities on a daily basis, every day there is something going on to stimulate the residents. It is a very warm, friendly home and we are absolutely delighted with the care my husband is getting.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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

We have always found Beechvale nursing home to be of the best in the area. Having relatives in this home for the last ten years, they have always been attentive, efficient, caring and approachable. The staff at all levels are excellent. It is very homely and when entering their are no smells. The food is fresh with a very varied menu. Chef and kitchen staff always accommodate requests. The cleaning staff are always helpful. Activity lady always keeps them occupied and organising lots of visiting entertainment. New owners are making improvements and we highly recommend this home.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

The care, support and thoughtfulness, as well as nursing/care expertise was of an excellent standard. I live in England, but even so Beechvale contacted me each time there was a question or a problem or a piece of information (about my Aunt) to be discussed. We always know whether we could rest assured or we needed to get on a plane. My Aunt, an extremely independently minded person (and is not easy) was stimulated and helped and respected.

How likely would you be to recommend Beechvale 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: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Excellent

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Excellent

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