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Abbeyfield (Somerset) Society


Location and contact details

Heron Drive, Bishops Hull, Taunton, TA1 5HA

Abbeyfield Somerset is registered to provide accommodation and personal care for up to 44 people.

The home cares for older people, including those who have a dementia, in a friendly and care "home from home" environment. 

Access our regulators reports to see the consistently excellent results our long serving and dedicated staff achieve.

 Accommodation for couples is available in our apartment wing where support can be tailored to differing needs.

Come and visit us to see what we do first hand!

We look forward to seeing you.

Registration summary

Managers: Jill Byford
Registration Date: 6 December 2010
Last CQC inspection: 28 February 2017
Local Authority: Somerset
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Dementia • Physical disabilities • Sensory impairment
Number of beds: 44
Minimum weekly cost: £545
Maximum weekly cost: £905

CQC Rating for Abbeyfield (Somerset) Society

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 5 April 2017.

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Services offered at Abbeyfield (Somerset) Society


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