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 Watchdog notes “genuine warmth” at Rotherham care home

Watchdog notes “genuine warmth” at Rotherham care home

By 17th January, 2019 Press Releases Comments Off

A ROTHERHAM care home has been praised by the industry watchdog for its “genuine warmth” and “varied activities programme”.

Broadacres Care Home, on Parkgate, received an overall “Good” rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following their latest inspection.

Inspectors noted: “We observed a genuine warmth when staff spoke with people and people told us they had good relationships with the staff.

“Mealtimes were observed to be comfortable and pleasant experiences for people. People told us they enjoyed the food available and said it was plentiful.

“Staff told us they received a good level of training, and we observed staff were knowledgeable and competent.

“Medicines were stored and handled safely, with staff having appropriate training to ensure that people received medicines in a safe way.

“Recruitment procedures were sufficiently robust to ensure people’s safety.

“The home had an activities coordinator who devised a varied activities programme, including activities both within the home and within the local community.”

Luke Owens, home manager at Broadacres Care Home, said: “Everyone at Broadacres care home is delighted to receive a “Good” rating from the CQC.

“The staff work hard to ensure residents are safe, comfortable and cared for, as well as providing a stimulating place to live with a wide variety of activities and events.

“The inspection report is testament to that hard work and we continue to strive to deliver the highest levels of service for our residents and their families.”