Soham Bypass, Soham, Ely CB7 5WZ
Owner: DCSL Ltd
Person in charge: Rominda Chohan (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Cambridgeshire County Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 34 Service Users
Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Mental Health Condition • Old Age • Younger Adults
Admission Information: Ages 18+.
Single Rooms: 34
Rooms with ensuite WC: 34
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Own Furniture if required • Wheelchair access • Ground Floor Accommodation only • Gardens for residents • Bar/Cafe on premises • Residents Internet Access
Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on Soham Lodge: click here
* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.
The Review Score of 6.6 (maximum of 10) for Soham Lodge is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.
a) The Average Rating is 5 out of 5 from 1 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for Soham Lodge in Google's Search Results - more info
b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 1.6 out of 5 from 1 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)
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 Soham Lodge is calculated as follows: ( (12 Excellents x 5) ) ÷ 12 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:
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.
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.
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 1.574 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for Soham Lodge is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 24 months and is calculated as follows:
3 = 3 then divided by 2 = 1.500
Target of 6.8 positive Reviews (34 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 6.8 Target = 0.147 , then divided by 2 = 0.074
When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.
Soham Lodge has a Review Score of 6.6 (6.574) from 1 Reviews
Review submitted from a Website Submission by Chris S (Daughter of Resident) on Wednesday 22 February 2017. Relates to February 2017.
In my opinion, Soham Lodge is a superb nursing/care home. Distraught at the prospect of putting mum in a nursing home, I was wary of Soham Lodge when I first visited. True, I had heard very good things about it by word of mouth (always a good sign), but I wondered how an ex-motel on the edge of one of the busiest roads in the area could possibly be the right place for my mum in the final stages of her life.
It was clear to me within 5 minutes of being shown around that Soham Lodge was the right place for mum. Clean, safe, beautifully equipped, homely, fully staffed with a very low staff turnover - which is a huge consideration, and small enough to be truly personal (only 30 beds). The critical thing is the standard of care. Well, mum is now a very happy resident and all I can say is yes, the staff in Soham Lodge really do care and it shows. As a carer remarked: " I love what I do. Carers who do not really enjoy their work are not employed here". Enough said.
How likely would you be to recommend Soham Lodge? Extremely Likely
Tanya, Administrator at Soham Lodge responded to this review on 22 Feb 2017:
Dear Chris, thank you on behalf of all the staff here at Soham Lodge for your extremely kind words and the time you took to post your review. It is a pleasure to have your Mum with us and I can assure that she will be kept as happy and comfortable as possible by all the wonderful staff here.
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