Welcome to Stanshawes Care Home

Our carefully refurbished, purpose-built Stanshawes Care Home in Yate is close to Yate shopping centre and Bristol. So it's easy for residents to get out and about.

Inside, residents can settle down in true comfort, while our garden has had a lot of attention too - making it a very pleasant and relaxing place to sit, with a shelter and benches available.

We're on the rounds of local GPs who come by weekly.

At Stanshawes Care Home, residents are considered part of the family. We put their health and happiness at the heart of everything we do, and our dedicated team of nurses and carers actively encourage residents to take part in all decisions - contributing to everything from the way their rooms look to the therapies they receive.

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Life at Stanshawes Care Home

A carer and a resident

A lovely home and great carers the new staff are not so friendly as the older ones. It would be good to talk to mum when they are going by. Some work very hard and care but great activities. The room is a good size.

Jane Sprackman, Daughter of Resident/Service User at Stanshawes Care Home

The food is good and I'm given a choice. I like my room but it would be nice to have an en suite. The nurses are very kind and helpful. The care staff are friendly and kind. We have a library which I enjoy.

Ruth Vowels, Resident / Service User at Stanshawes Care Home

It's very homely and clean. The food is ok. But I would like it hotter sometimes. The care staff are very friendly and kind. I feel very safe here and at happy. The activities are good but would like more trips out.

Grace Bishop, Resident / Service User at Stanshawes Care Home

Careers are very good and nice. Food is great it's tasty and have always enough. All the other staff are great "fantastic". I'm happy with my room and the size. There is nothing that I would change. All the staff come in and chat to me are always happy and helpful. I am very happy here.

Neil Goddard, Resident / Service User at Stanshawes Care Home

The care staff are very good excellent. I get on well with domestic kitchen staff they are good. The food is OK would like to see more fish on the menu and I like beef curry and rice. I prefer beef curry to chicken curry. The home is always clean. I'm very happy with my room. I'm happy with the activities I enjoy the bingo and baking.

Alfred Dunstan, Resident / Service User at Stanshawes Care Home

The food here is quite good, but the food gets a bit boating as we seem to have the same meal choices. The care staff are very good and very pleasant. My room is very good and big enough for me so I can have a trot around my room. It's a very clean home, the cleaning staff are very obliging and will always put themselves out to help you

Ronald Foote, Resident / Service User at Stanshawes Care Home

I haven't been here for very long. My room is nice and tidy and I like my room. The care staff here are very lovely and kind. The home is nice and clean and so is my room. The food here is good, and if you tell them what you want they will cook if for you. My family live close by and I'm very lucky they take me out regularly.

Josephine Hayes, Resident / Service User at Stanshawes Care Home

I'm happy with everything at Stanshawes Care Home. I like it here. The carers make me laugh.

Barrington Parker, Resident / Service User at Stanshawes Care Home

I've enjoyed being here. But I do have my own food brought for me. The home is clean and tidy and the carers try their very best. I have the hairdresser come every week. The carers come and chat to me and always make sure I'm ok. There's always activities going on but I like being in my room.

Ivy Kingsland, Resident / Service User at Stanshawes Care Home

I am very happy here. My room is lovely, i have everything I need. The home is very clean, I enjoy the food it is wonderful. The staff are all very helpful and lovely. I am very quiet but if I do need something they are always happy to help. I feel very safe here there is nothing I would change.

Ethel Lewis, Resident / Service User at Stanshawes Care Home

Types of care

Nursing care

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Respite care

Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at Stanshawes Care Home whether they...

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End of life / palliative care

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Facilities & services

Making care special is at the heart of Stanshawes Care Home in Yate. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.

  • On site hairdressing
  • Quiet lounge
  • TV lounge
  • Lifts
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Patio
  • Chapel
  • Flat screen TV in lounge
  • Personal telephone
  • Wi-fi

Our news


11 Dec 2017

Four Seasons Health Care picked up three accolades on Tuesday 5th December 2017 at the Training Journal (TJ) Awards. Winning three categories meant that Four Seasons Health Care led the way, as they were the only organisation to win in multiple categories.

Who were the winners?

The Dementia Care Framework won the ‘Best Change Management Programme’, which is a fantastic achievement and further highlights the positive impact this is having on the lives of people living in Four Seasons homes with dementia.

The Judges commented: “We recognise Four Health Care work in the field of dementia care as innovative and thorough in its approach, being both effective and transformative. It had a bold vision that was well executed in a challenging environment.”

The Care Home Nursing Journal (CNJ), Four Seasons’ very own internal publication to develop nurse knowledge and share best practice won its category of ‘Best Organisational Development Programme'.

The Judges commented: “The design of this intervention, which on the surface appears very simple, completely meets the needs of the organisation and has had significant impact. A particular strength was that Four Seasons Health Care decided to make these resources freely available to anyone, making the impact even greater and is improving healthcare outcomes in care homes everywhere.”

The CNJ is available to view on the Four Seasons website here.

Finally, Louise Morris the Care Home Assistant Practitioner (CHAP) Lead won the main award of the night and was crowned the ‘Learning and Development Professional of the Year’.

The Judges stated: “Louise has had a transformational impact, not only on the learning and development of staff at Four Seasons Health Care, but also on the well-being of residents. Through a review of an existing programme, Louise drove design and improvement which has had significant benefits through improved care, staff practice and confidence and commitment to their work and professional development.”

More information about the role of a CHAP is available on the Four Seasons website here.

Congratulations to everyone on this fantastic achievement!


16 Mar 2017

A Yate care home has achieved the maximum possible rating of 100% satisfaction for its standards of care in a national care home survey. Stanshawes Care Home also scored 96% around the theme of the quality of life for people living in the home, in the survey for “Your Care Rating”.

The independent confidential survey was conducted by leading market research organisation Ipsos MORI.

The home, which is operated by Four Seasons Health Care, scored around 93%, with 929 points from a possible maximum of 1,000, for its overall performance rating, which is derived from four core themes: staff and care, home comforts, choice and having a say and the quality of life being experienced by the respondent.

Stanshawes also achieved 100% rating for being a safe secure place to live; for people being happy with the care and support provided and for the care team treating residents with kindness, dignity and respect. All participating residents said that the staff understand them as an individual and are capable of providing the care they need.

In responses to other survey questions 94% of respondents said they can take part in activities and hobbies if they want.

Amanda Cunningham, Regional Managing Director with Four Seasons Health Care, who operate the home, said: "All the care team are delighted that in this independent national survey the residents at Stanshawes Home rated the home so highly.

"The survey outcome corresponds with the responses we have had directly from residents, their relatives and care professionals who are able to give us instant feedback on a day to day basis about any aspect of care quality, by using iPads placed in the home with a touch-screen questionnaire linked to purpose designed software. This has been recording a 97% overall customer satisfaction rating for life in the home.”

The home is rated as “good” by the Care Quality Commission. The CQC inspectors reported that residents told them: “The staff are superb and I could not be better looked after,” "The nurses are so kind and know what I like" and "Absolutely brilliant". Relatives and other visitors said, "Always very kind here and a good atmosphere",” and "This home is really lovely.”


22 Feb 2017

Stanshawes Care Home in Yate is celebrating results from a recent inspection after positive feedback across the core criteria.

Stanshawes Care Home, which received an unannounced visit from the Care Quality Commission, was given an overall rating of “good” from the inspection, with the same grade being given across the individual points of being safe, effective, caring, responsive to residents’ needs and well led.

The home, which is run by Four Season Health Care, was described by inspectors as allowing people to feel safe, treating them with kindness, dignity and respect.

The inspectors saw that people were looked after by staff who know the importance of having good relationships and interacted very well with residents in a caring and compassionate way, being knowledgeable of each person’s individual needs and preferences.

It was highlighted in the report that residents were supported to have choice and were encouraged to make their own daily decision, as well as having a hand in writing their care plans, which were adjusted as their needs changed.

An array of comments and feedback were presented to inspectors from residents, including describing staff as “superb” and “so kind” with residents feeling they “could not be better looked after”

Relatives and other visitors said they always found the home to have a “good atmosphere” and that you “cannot fault any of the staff”.

Amanda Cunningham, Regional Managing Director of Four Seasons Health Care in the North East, South West and Bristol, said: “It’s a credit to the dedication of the care team that the home was rated as good overall and against each of the core criteria that the CQC inspectors use.

“It is also heartening to see the very positive comments by residents and their relatives and to know the team is so well appreciated.”

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Care Home Manager

Eva William

11 Stanshawes Drive, Yate, BS37 4ET

01454 649241

01454 850 006

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