Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home

Rutten Lane, Yarnton, Kidlington OX5 1LW

Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home, Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home, Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home, Kidlington, Oxfordshire

Set in a pretty village in the Oxfordshire countryside, Yarnton is a beautiful care home with picturesque surroundings.

The care home was rated 'Good' by the CQC in June 2016 and offers residents attractively decorated and furnished lounges, which have views over the gardens, a hairdressing salon and dining rooms.

Residents are given nutritious homemade food prepared by the home's award winning chef Marcella Field and her team.

There are spacious en-suite bedrooms, with television and telephone points, plus Wi-Fi.

The home is surrounded by landscaped gardens, which have a water feature, raised beds and a large greenhouse for residents to use.

There is also plenty of seating for residents to relax with family and friends, who are welcome to visit at any time.

Group: Sanctuary Care Ltd

Person in charge: Louise Palmer (Regional Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned , Registered for a maximum of 60 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Mental Health Condition • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Challenging Behaviour

Admission Information: Ages 60+.

Single Rooms: 60

Rooms with ensuite WC: 60

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Physiotherapy • Separate Dementia Care Unit • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home: click here

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

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Reviews

8.2 Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home has a Review Score of 8.2 (8.229)

The Review Score of 8.2 (maximum of 10) for Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.1 out of 5 from 4 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 4.1 out of 5 from 4 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 4.146 for Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home is calculated as follows: ( (18 Excellents x 5) + (19 Goods x 4) + (11 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 48 Ratings = 4.146

  • 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 4.083 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home is based on 4 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 + 0.25 + 0.25 + 0.25 = 3.75

    2. Target of 12 positive Reviews (60 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 4 Reviews ÷ 12 Target = 0.333

  • 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
    2
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    1
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home?

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

Reviewer Connection to Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home

  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Son of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Stepson of Resident/Service User
    1

Mum moved into the care home from hospital. She was underweight and unable to walk without extreme support.
We chose the Sanctuary because it seemed lovely and Mum is very sociable. The food at the Sanctuary has helped her enormously. She can now walk with a frame easily and has the confidence to walk unaided. The gardens are superb and she has made friends. She is not demented and yet has been able to mix with the many relatives who visit. It is a happy place. The care is excellent.
Turnover of staff is high though.

How likely would you be to recommend Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

A safe environment with a majority of caring and kindly staff. However, staff do not always respect residents privacy. Staff have also rummaged through my own property without permission. I do not believe end of life care is sufficiently well met and understand that residents near death are left alone. This is not due to staff but to a lack of management guidance. I suspect some staff would benefit from additional training in how to treat those who are nearing end of life. I note that if residents express fear and saying "I am afraid" the response is not "why" or "tell me more" rather the matter is brushed aside. Neither the residents or myself are reassured by this.

How likely would you be to recommend Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.7 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: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Michelle Murchan, Regional Manager at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home responded to this review on 29 Jun 2017:

Thank you for your recommendation and for meeting with me to discuss some of the things you have outlined in your review - I hope I was able to reassure you. Our team receives regular on-going training, in particular in end of life care and we are frequently complimented on how we care for our residents and their loved ones. As always if you have got any concerns please don’t hesitate to come and see me.

My stepmother has been a resident from Feb 2017 to date.
In general, I have found the staff very helpful and caring well for my mother - though, particularly at weekends, staff can seem in limited supply.
I have particularly found the health care staff both efficient and helpful.
There appear to be staff retention problems ie a lot of new faces - and little cover when staff are on leave or sick.
This has led to a few clear lapses of service (cleaning/activities).

How likely would you be to recommend Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home? Likely

Average Rating: 

 3.4 out of 5

Overall Standard: Satisfactory

Facilities: Satisfactory

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Satisfactory

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Satisfactory

Management: Satisfactory

Safety / Security: Satisfactory

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Michelle Murchan, Regional Manager at Yarnton Residential and Nursing Home responded to this review on 15 Jun 2017:

Thank you for your review and positive recommendation. Recently we have successfully recruited some additional members to our team which is why there are a few new faces – I am pleased to say we have had some really positive feedback about how well they have settled in. We did have a short spell recently when we were recruiting extra permanent domestic staff but these too have now started. If you would like to discuss anything further I would be really happy to speak to you.

We are very pleased with the way that Mother is being cared for and the communication of the staff.

How likely would you be to recommend Yarnton Residential and 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

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