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Buchan House Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Residents at Buchan House care home in Cambridge
Exterior of Buchan House care home in Cambridge
Residents at Buchan House care home in Cambridge
Resident at Buchan House care home in Cambridge
Resident at Buchan House care home in Cambridge
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Care Home Location

Buchan St,  Cambridge CB4 2XL, UK
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Overview

Nestled on the northern edge of the historic city of Cambridge, Buchan House is as a welcoming residence offering respite and residential, residential dementia, dementia nursing, nursing, and end-of-life care. With a bright and friendly environment, the home exudes a lively, social atmosphere, supported by a dedicated team, many of whom reside locally. Each of the 66 bedrooms features an en-suite toilet, and some include a full en-suite bathroom, fostering independence. Several interconnecting bedrooms cater to couples wishing to live together. The building and grounds offer spaces for both privacy and socialising, from communal lounges and an activities room to a quiet room and a charming courtyard. The in-house Lifestyle Coordinator curates a dynamic calendar of activities and events, ensuring there's always something to get involved in at this Excelcare home.

BrandExcelcare
Purpose BuiltYes
Beds66
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Availability & Pricing

Permanent

Residential Care - Unavailable

Permanent

Residential Dementia Care - Available

Permanent

Nursing Care - Available

Permanent

Nursing Dementia Care - Available

Respite

Residential Care - Unavailable

Respite

Residential Dementia Care - Available

Respite

Nursing Care - Available

Respite

Nursing Dementia Care - Available

Types of Elderly Care Available at Buchan House*

Lottie care
Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

Lottie care
Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

Lottie care
Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Mental Health
Physiotherapy
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 25/08/2020

Care Home Facilities

Available

Activity Room
Bar
Dining Area
Gardens
Hair & Beauty Salon
Lift
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Quiet Area
Wifi

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Cinema
Computer Room
Family Room
Gym
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Private Dining Area
Spa
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities

Available

Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Buchan House.

Where is Buchan House located?

It is situated in Buchan Street and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Buchan House?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Buchan House is rated as good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Buchan House?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: residential, dementia, respite.

How many beds does Buchan House have?

Currently, there are 66 beds at the home.

Who owns Buchan House?

This care home is owned and operated by Excelcare.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Buchan House, including: Visits from Children, Wellbeing Classes, Arts & Crafts.

What is the cost of care at Buchan House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Buchan House the cost of care starts from £1,200 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01223 657986 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.