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Yew Tree Cottage Residential Home


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Hornsbury Hill, Chard, TA20 3DB

Yew Tree Cottage is a small privately owned, well-established care home on the outskirts of Chard.

The home provides 24-hour permanent, respite and day care for older people, with or without dementia. Waking night staff are available every night to assist with the needs of the clients. Yew Tree Cottage consistently receives excellent inspection reports from all the regulatory inspection bodies.

The home is owned and managed by a qualified nurse who specialised in care of the elderly, her husband, and a team of suitably trained, mature, support staff.

The main house has five large en-suite rooms and the annex is available for single or double occupancy, ideal for a couple who would like supported living accommodation. The home is fitted out to a high standard and has large, accessible landscaped gardens with an abundance of birds and wildlife.

The Home is pet friendly and is registered with the Cinnamon Trust. We currently have a small dog and a budgie in residence and the owners pony is a regular visitor.

The Home takes its lead from its clients in regards to activities ensuring that everyone gets to do what they would like. The same is said about our menu provision, as being a small Home we can cater to everyone's individual taste.

Yew Tree Cottage prides itself on its high standard of care in a warm and caring, yet professional environment, and viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this unique care home.

Information supplied by carehome.co.uk

Registration summary

Managers: Sarah-Jane Ambridge
Registration Date: 23 November 2010
Last CQC inspection: 9 May 2017
Local Authority: Somerset
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 5

CQC Rating for Yew Tree Cottage Residential Home

Where this care home can improve

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 20 May 2017.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

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