West Abbey Care Home

CQC Rating Good
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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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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.

BrandBarchester Healthcare
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date1994
Ensuite Facilities92%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at West Abbey*

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
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.

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

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

Mental Health
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' 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: 28/03/2023

Care Home Facilities


Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Pets Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


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
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 as good, 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: Beer, Cocktails & Wine, Wellbeing Classes, Arts & Crafts.

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.

It's best to call the home directly on 01935 312595 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.