Located in Yeovil in the heart of Somerset, West Abbey is a high-quality and 24-hour residential and nursing care home, which also has a facility to look after younger people with physical disabilities. The luxurious rooms available are all ensuite with wheelchair access and residents also have access to an on-site hairdresser, physiotherapy treatment and a variety of entertainment and activities organised by the activities team, including gardening, baking and regular day trips. The home is conveniently located to the many nearby shops and eateries and there are fantastic public transport connections to take residents to the town’s surrounding areas.
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.
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.
Individuals who require 24-hour assistance and care from qualified nurses due to medical conditions and/or personal living needs. This may include people that require intensive rehabilitative care following a stroke, or simply need support using a peg feeding tube.
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.
It is situated in Yeovil and is close to popular amenities.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. West Abbey is rated as good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.
The following types of elderly care are available at this home: nursing, respite, dementia, residential.
Currently, there are 97 beds at the home.
This care home is owned and operated by Barchester Healthcare.
There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at West Abbey, including: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Wellbeing Classes, Arts & Crafts.
Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At West Abbey the cost of care starts from £1,296 per week.
It's best to call the home directly on 01935 312595 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.