Benridge Residential Care Home

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Profile Strength
Excellent 97%
Care Type Care Home
Care Category Dementia | Respite | Residential
Availability Yes
Weekly Prices From £797.72
Regulator's Rating Good
Meet The Manager

Vicky Roberts is Care Manager at Benridge Residential Care Home.

Vicky Roberts

Benridge was our first care home and has been open to residents for 40 years in Southport. It has a lovely homely feel and over the years has gained an excellent reputation for the best care provision for residents with Dementia.

Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, End of Life, High Dependency, Palliative, Personal care.
Disability Support Bed Bound, Hearing Impairment, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist , Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment, Walking Frame, Wheel Chair Bound.
Medication By Mouth, Change Catheter, Injection, Suppository.
Type Of Dementia Mild Dementia, Moderate Dementia.
Dementia Behaviour Challenging Behaviour, Wandering .
Dementia Specialisms Alzheimer's, Frontotemporal, Lewy Body, Mixed Dementias, Picks Disease, Vascular Dementia.
Respite Care Yes

Autumna has invited care providers to evidence the infection control measures they are carrying out, above and beyond those laid out by the government, in order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

Infection Control Initiatives in place
safe-tick Infection Control Training Our staff are trained to use measures which prevent and control infections.
safe-tick Virus Testing We are testing for viral infection when symptoms present within our care setting.
Safe Visiting Space
safe-tick We have a safe visiting space
Connectivity for resident testing, monitoring & communications

Infection control and the safety of both residents and staff often requires quarantine measures and the isolation of care home residents. To test, monitor and allow residents to communicate with relatives, the prevalence of room-level connectivity within the home is becoming increasingly relevant.

Wireless Internet access (WiFi)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Mobile Phone Network Coverage (mobile “signal”)

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Telephone for external calling

The Care Organisation has not indicated availability

Family Portal

Yes, our care home has provides families with a family portal. Find out more about Family Portals here.

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With the restrictions on visiting during the pandemic, social media platforms such as these offer real insight when you are choosing a provider.

Infection Control Safe We are on Facebook

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Our Building and Facilities

Benridge was our first care home and has been open to residents since 1981 in Southport. It has a lovely homely feel and over the years has gained an excellent reputation for the best care provision for residents with Dementia.

Is Our Home Purpose Built

How Many Floors We Have

Who Owns Our Building

Communal Rooms
Activities Room, Dining Rooms, Sitting Rooms, TV Lounges.

What Else Do We Provide
Assisted Bathroom, Chiropodist, Chiropractor, Dentist, GP, Hairdressers, Lift, Optician, Stairlift.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Communal Patio, Private Garden(s), Seating, Secure Garden, Wheelchair Friendly Access.

How 'Smart' Are We?
Electronic Visitor Register, Individual Heating Controls.

Our Photos


There are two lounges, one for individuals to sit and watch their favourite TV programmes, and another for residents to do activities or to listen to music of their choice. The Reminiscence Room is a quiet area with old memorabilia for residents to sit and enjoy talking about past memories. Our garden is secure and located at the rear, and we have a secure patio at the front of the home.

About Our Rooms
Number Of Rooms 27
Number Of Ensuite Rooms 2

Type Of Room
Shared Room, Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Garden View.

Room Facilities
Freeview TV, Internet Access, Telephone Point, Wifi.

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As specialists in Dementia care, we aim to understand the individual needs of our residents and service users, so that we can pro-actively improve their well being and enhance their quality of life. We take pride in creating a team of caring staff with an indepth knowledge of dementia and an understanding of the different ways it can personally affect individuals behaviours. Our specialist and dedicated team are committed to supporting each and everyone of the people who stay with us on an individual basis.

Our Team
Vicky Roberts
Vicky Roberts
Care Manager
Joyce Craney
Joyce Craney
HR & Training Co-Ordinator
General House Manager
Weekly Fees Start From Fee
Residential Fees From / Price Per Week £797.72
Residential Dementia Fees From / Price Per Week £797.72
Respite Fees From / Price Per Week £840.00

Funding Types
Local Authority Sefton
Region North West
We Accept Self-Funding Clients Yes
We Accept Local Authority Funding Yes
We Accept NHS Continuing Healthcare Yes
We Accept Local Authority funding with a Third Party Top-Up Yes

Choice Dining Logo

Choice Dining is a food-focused accreditation designed to give care-seekers like yourself the ability to consider and compare the dining experience within different care settings.

To be awarded the Choice Dining badge, a care home will have committed to delivering exceptional dining experiences with a strong focus on preference, individuality, hygiene and the environment. You can explore the specifics of all participating homes in the tab below to learn more about the food on offer, how it is served and presented and what they’re doing to cater for your personal taste. For more information about Choice Dining please click here.

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Hospitality Pink tick icon Guests are welcome for dinner (Covid permitting)
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The preparation, nutritional value and presentation of food.

Pink tick icon Attractive drinks and adaptive cups/glasses are available and accessible where needed.

Pink tick icon Individual dietary needs are person centred.

Pink tick icon Meals reflect the nutritional needs of the residents.

Pink tick icon Our menu has been verified by a registered nutritional therapist or dietitian.

Pink tick icon Our menu is balanced.

Pink tick icon Snacks are provided for residents that require texture-modified food.

Pink tick icon Sweet and savoury foods are provided between meals (this does not just include cakes and biscuits).

Pink tick icon A la Carte

Pink tick icon Hot Trolley

Pink tick icon Room Service

A critical component for good health.

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Pink tick icon 5 Star Rated by UK Food Standards.

Pink tick icon We are following best practice including NICE guidelines as a standard.

Pink tick icon We are conducting internal and/or 3rd party food safety audits.

Pink tick icon We have allergen management policies in place.

A freedom to eat the food you want, when you want it.

Pink tick icon Families are invited for meals [Covid permitting].

Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have the same food options as elsewhere.

Pink tick icon Residents dining in their own room have their food presented to same standard as elsewhere.

Pink tick icon Residents have access to Dining Room.

Pink tick icon Residents have the option of dining in their own room.

Pink tick icon Staff also dine themselves with the residents they support.

Pink tick icon Staff sit with the residents they support when they dine.

Pink tick icon Residents can order food not on the menu, or have access to an ‘evergreen menu’.

Pink tick icon Residents have access to a flexible meal service beyond defined times.

Pink tick icon More than one option is available at mealtimes for all residents, including those with special and theraputic diets.

Pink tick icon Residents with dementia are shown food or visual menus to help them decide.

Pink tick icon There is a weekly menu.

Pink tick icon We offer catering for special events.

Pink tick icon The best interest choices are made for residents unable to make their own choices.

Understanding the wants and requirements of every individual be it cultural, religious or dietary.

Pink tick icon Gluten-free food can be served.

Pink tick icon Vegan food can be served.

Pink tick icon Vegetarian food can be served.

Pink tick icon We can support people with Diabetes.

Delivering a respectful and quality service.

Pink tick icon Residents are given appropriate and dignified crockery / glassware and cutlery.

Pink tick icon Tables are well laid.

Pink tick icon We have food theme days/nights.

Pink tick icon Staff understand and pre-empt potential meal-time behaviours which can impact nutritional intake.

Pink tick icon Staff always use appropriate and dignified language (e.g. it is an ‘apron’ not a ‘bib’).

Pink tick icon We promote an inclusive dining experience.

Pink tick icon There are no unnecessary disruptions during mealtimes.

Being environmentally and socially responsible and thoughtful.

Pink tick icon We correctly dispose of our waste.

Pink tick icon We have a waste management system.

Pink tick icon We monitor our food waste.

Pink tick icon Residents can get involved in the growing of food and/or ingredients on site.

Pink tick icon We grow some food and/or ingredients on site.

Pink tick icon We use locally sourced and locally grown or reared food.

Pink tick icon We use organically grown food.

Pink tick icon Our energy usage is well maintained.

Activities Are So Important

Every day, our Activity Co-ordinators plan things for residents to do that improve and stimulate all areas of their lives. Activities such as baking, flower arranging, painting, crafts and jigsaws, take place regularly. We also take time to learn about our residents’ existing hobbies and interests, and where possible, aim to include these in the activities programme.

Our Photos

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Activities At Home
1 to 1 Activities, Animal Petting, Bingo, Birthday Celebrations, Board Games, Card Games, Cooking, Crafts, Crosswords, Excursions, Flower Arranging, Gardening, Knitting / Embroidery, Music Entertainment, Painting, Pet Therapy, Quiz Games, Religious Services, Reminiscence, Residents' Committee, Singing, Themed Events, Visiting Entertainment, Word Games.

Activities Outside Our Home
Garden Centre, Local Tourist Attractions, Park, Shopping, Theatre.
Our Pets

Whilst we adore animals, unfortunately, we are unable to accept them into the home due to saftey reasons. We also need to appreciate that not all people love animals and some have allergies. We do however, have other our staffs pets to visit or we have a number of organisations bring in theirs. We have had anything from reptiles to ponies.

Can You Bring Your Pet

53 Queens Road

Regulator: CQC

Current Ratings
Overall Good
Safe Good
Well Led Good
Caring Good
Responsive Good
Effective Good
Inspection Reports
Last inspected 21st March 2022
Last rated 2nd April 2022

2nd April 2022

8th July 2021

11th December 2019

31st May 2017

18th February 2017

20th April 2015

24th December 2013

27th February 2013

28th June 2012

19th March 2012

Registration Date 22nd December 2010
Service Provider Benridge Care Homes Limited, PR9 0PG
Bus Stop nearby, Car Park, Train Station nearby.

Places of Worship
Anglican Church, Catholic Church, Methodist Church.

Nearby Services
Garden Centre, Hospital, Park, Pub, Restaurant, Shopping Centre, Shops.
Our Awards
Most Innovative Healthcare Technology 2021 Most Innovative Healthcare Technology 2021

Frequently asked questions about Benridge Residential Care Home

Benridge Residential Care Home was given an overall rating of "Good" by the CQC in April 2022.
Benridge Residential Care Home provides Dementia, Respite and Residential care.
Benridge Residential Care Home has 27 rooms.
Prices for Benridge Residential Care Home start from £797.72 per week.
Benridge Residential Care Home is owned by Benridge Care Homes Limited.
Yes. Benridge Residential Care Home does offer Residential care.
Yes. Benridge Residential Care Home does offer Respite care.
Yes. Benridge Residential Care Home does provide care for people with Dementia.
Benridge Residential Care Home comes under Sefton.
Benridge Residential Care Home accepts Local Authority clients.
Benridge Residential Care Home accepts NHS Continuing Healthcare clients.
Vicky Roberts is the manager of Benridge Residential Care Home.

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