Collinson House

616/618 Dunstable Road, Luton LU4 8RT

Collinson House is situated in the centre of Luton and aims to create an atmosphere which is calm, relaxed and reassuring for older people and those living with dementia.

The home provides residents with a secure, familiar and homely environment including spacious accommodation and modern facilities.

A dedicated team of staff are trained and supervised to provide the highest standard of care while responding sensitively to the evolving needs of the residents within a cherished community.

Residents, care staff, the resident’s doctor and relatives are all given the opportunity to contribute to an agreed care plan. This outlines what the particular needs and wishes of the resident are and establishes the appropriate level of service required.

The home also employs a skilled group of support staff, including cooks, domestics and laundry personnel to enhance the quality of life for each resident.

Residents are encouraged to participate in the activities programme which is organised by the activities co-ordinator.

Owner: Collinson Care Ltd

Person in charge: Martha Nhidza (Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 29 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Huntington's Disease • Parkinson's Disease

Admission Information: Ages 40+.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu

Single Rooms: 29

Rooms with ensuite WC: 29

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £675 – £900 (These prices are only a guideline, please contact Collinson House to find out the exact price for your requirements.)

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • 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 • Residents Internet Access

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Collinson House: click here

* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

Overview

The Review Score of 6.8 (maximum of 10) for Collinson House is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 5 out of 5 from 2 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Collinson House in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 1.8 out of 5 from 2 positive Reviews in the last 2 years. (A 2 year period has been used as there were no 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 5 for Collinson House is calculated as follows: ( (24 Excellents x 5) ) ÷ 24 Ratings = 5

  • 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 1.798 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Collinson House is based on 2 positive Reviews in the last 24 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 = 3.25 then divided by 2 = 1.625

    2. Target of 5.8 positive Reviews (29 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 2 Reviews ÷ 5.8 Target = 0.345 , then divided by 2 = 0.173

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

6.8 Collinson House has a Review Score of 6.8 (6.798) from 2 Reviews


Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    2
  • Good
    0
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
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How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Collinson House?

  • Extremely LIKELY
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  • Likely
    0
  • Don't know
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  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
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  • Extremely UNLIKELY
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Reviewer Connection to Collinson House

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

I approached Collinson House quite recently due to my mother's rapid decline both physically and mentally. They assessed her the same day and a place was prepared for when she came out of hospital. Since then I have visited everyday and have found the staff friendly, helpful and professional. Nothing is too much trouble. I feel that Collinson House is giving my mother end of life comfort and me peace of mind. I am pleased that I decided to send her there.

How likely would you be to recommend Collinson House? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

The staff at this care home are outstanding, caring both for the residents and the relatives of the resident.
If I paid £10,000 a day I could not get better care.
This is a dementia home and the dignity given to residents is outstanding.

How likely would you be to recommend Collinson House? Extremely Likely

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Average Rating:   5 out of 5

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