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The Firs Care Home

GoodCQC Rating
Communal area of The Firs in Budleigh Salterton, Devon
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Care Home Location

33 West Hill,  Budleigh Salterton EX9 6AE, UK
Bus Stop0.20 miles
Local Pub0.40 miles
Train Station4.40 miles
Nearby Shops0.50 miles


Nestled within a sweeping landscaped garden in the picturesque and tranquil area of Budleigh Salterton in East Devon, The Firs care home has up to 38 spacious and private bedrooms with en-suite facilities. This Buckland Care home provides expert residential, dementia and respite care within a compassionate and understanding environment. They has a diverse activities programme from animal therapy, barbecues, skittles and singalongs, as well as one-to-one sessions with those who are less agile. With a whole host of communal spaces to choose from, The Firs has everything you need to ensure you feel comfortable in your home-from-home.

BrandBuckland Care
Purpose BuildNo
Ensuite Facilities100%
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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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

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CQC Publication Date: 20/12/2022

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Where is The Firs located?

It is situated in Budleigh Salterton and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of The Firs?

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

What types of elderly care are available at The Firs?

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

How many beds does The Firs have?

Currently, there are 38 beds at the home.

Who owns The Firs?

This care home is owned and operated by Buckland Care.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at The Firs, including: Arts & Crafts, Book & Poetry, Children Visits

What is the cost of care at The Firs?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At The Firs the cost of care starts from £1,100 per week.