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West Abbey Care Home

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Care Home Location

Stourton Way,  Preston Rd, Yeovil BA21 3UA, UK
Bus Stop0.20 miles
Local Pub0.20 miles
Train Station3.40 miles
Nearby Shops0.10 miles
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Overview

Located in Yeovil, 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.

BrandBarchester Healthcare
Purpose BuildYes
Opening Date1994
Beds97
Ensuite Facilities92%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care*

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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.

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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.

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Nursing Care

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.

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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.

* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

Requires improvementOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Effective Rating
Good
CQC Caring Rating
Good
CQC Responsive Rating
Good
CQC Well-led Rating
Requires improvement
CQC Publication Date: 10/02/2022

Care Home Facilities

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Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer! 65% of care seekers want high-speed Wi Fi in their care home.

Garden Area

A care home’s garden is considered to the most important facility with over 84% of care seekers voting it as a must have!

Hair & Beauty Salon

38% of care seekers told us that having a hair & beauty salon was a key consideration to their selection process.

Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer! 65% of care seekers want high-speed Wi Fi in their care home.

Garden Area

A care home’s garden is considered to the most important facility with over 84% of care seekers voting it as a must have!

Care Home Activities

Where is West Abbey located?

It is situated in Yeovil and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of West Abbey?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. West Abbey is rated requires improvement, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at West Abbey?

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

How many beds does West Abbey have?

Currently, there are 97 beds at the home.

Who owns West Abbey?

This care home is owned and operated by Barchester Healthcare.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at West Abbey, including: Dance & Music, Wellbeing Classes, Gardening & Flower Arranging

What is the cost of care at West Abbey?

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.