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Drovers Call Care Home

CQC Rating Inadequate
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Care Home Location

186 Lea Rd,  Gainsborough DN21 1AP, UK
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Situated in Gainsborough, Drovers Call is a purpose-built care home, offering comprehensive residential, respite, and day care, along with specialised support for advanced dementia and complex care needs. Life within Drovers Call is tailored to the individual - residents can socialise with friends in the communal lounges or enjoy moments of reminiscence in their private ensuite bedrooms. Each space, meticulously crafted by Knights Care, prioritises safety and comfort, ensuring a sense of tranquility. Social interaction thrives through daily planned activities, while a smaller lounge provides intimate settings for one-to-one engagements and moments of solace. In Drovers Call, every day unfolds with companionship, laughter, and the embrace of a true home away from home.

BrandKnights Care
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date2012
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Drovers Call*

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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.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Convalescent Care
Day Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability

Not Available

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

CQC Rating

inadequateOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating inadequateCQC Effective Rating inadequateCQC Caring Rating requires improvementCQC Responsive Rating requires improvementCQC Well-led Rating inadequate
CQC Publication Date: 23/12/2023

Care Home Facilities


Dining Area
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Activity Room
Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Hair & Beauty Salon
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Visits from Children

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Drovers Call.

Where is Drovers Call located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Drovers Call?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Drovers Call?

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

How many beds does Drovers Call have?

Currently, there are 60 beds at the home.

Who owns Drovers Call?

This care home is owned and operated by Knights Care.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Drovers Call, including: Exercise & Fitness, Wellbeing Classes, Dance & Music.

What is the cost of care at Drovers Call?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Drovers Call the cost of care starts from £1,000 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 03330 431559 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.

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