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The Vicarage Nursing Home


Location and contact details

The Common, Bayston Hill, Shrewsbury, SY3 0EA

The Vicarage provides accommodation and nursing care for up to 50 people with dementia. The Vicarage is situated on the Common Bayston Hill three miles from the busy market town of Shrewsbury.

Although the Vicarage was originally built in the 1880's only part of the original facade remains, the rest of the building is a purpose built nursing home. There are extensive dementia friendly gardens that have recently been created in association with Dobbies Garden Centre  as well as a home for three ducks and chickens .

Activities and stimuli are important to the life of the Vicarage and is the responsibility of all staff under the supervision of  Karen and Ness our expereinced Activities Coordinators.

The Home's Manager is Michelle Middleton Price 

Registration summary

Managers: Christian Grey
Registration Date: 31 January 2011
Last CQC inspection: 14 December 2017
Local Authority: Shropshire
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs • Caring for adults under 65 yrs • Dementia
Number of beds: 52

CQC Rating for The Vicarage Nursing 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 28 March 2018.

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

Services offered at The Vicarage Nursing Home

Residential - Your Room

  • Emergency call systems:
  • Pets allowed:
  • Rooms with full en-suite bathroom:
  • Shared rooms available for couples:
  • Smoking allowed:
  • TV and telephone point in resident rooms:

We  encourage our residents to make the rooms as homely as they wish, lthough we do have a full suite of furniture in the rooms  a favouring chest or cupboard can be brought in if wished as well as all those lovely photographs


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  • Accepting referrals from Local Authority(s):
  • Accepting self-funded clients:
  • Day care:
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  • Respite care:

Residential - Shared Spaces

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  • Disabled access throughout the home and gardens:
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  • Good access to public transport links:
  • Overnight visitor facilities:
  • Recreation room:
  • Secure access to the building:
  • Transport available at the home:

Residential - health and lifestyle

  • A place of worship or visiting clergy:
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  • Internet access:
  • On-site hairdressing:
  • Residents may retain own GP:
  • Scheduled GP rounds:
  • Special diets:

We are pleased to have the services of The Beeches Mecial Practice  and the local GP partner Dr Laycock visits the Home Weekly.

We also have a hairdresser who visits the home once a week.

We are fortuante in haveing two activities ladies Karen and Ness who undertake one to one activities within a residents room if need be as well as group entertainment.

The Local minister visits te home for a monthly service.

our Chef Jenney caters for all diets when requested,

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