Palmers Green home wins seal of approval from national care watchdog

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Care UK’s Honeysuckle House care home in Greater London has been given the seal of approval by a national care watchdog.

At an unannounced visit by the Care Quality Commission, inspectors found that the home in Oakthorpe Road meets the Government’s standards of quality which is assessed by looking at the following areas:

  • Safety
  • Effectiveness
  • Caring
  • Responsive
  • Well-led

During their visit to the home, which provides nursing care for older people, some of whom have dementia, the inspectors talked informally to the team and examined the home’s administrative systems and processes.

“People were positive about the service and the staff who supported them. We saw people being treated with warmth and kindness” read the report from the CQC. The report also highlighted the staff’s had the skills necessary to support the residents properly.

Home Manager Abimbola Awotayo said: “I am delighted that we reached the high standard set out by the Government and CQC and I was even more delighted that the inspectors highlighted how residents were cared for by my team.”

She continued: “Everyone at Honeysuckle House, including the kitchen and maintenance teams, strives to ensure that we create genuinely individual care for each resident.

“To do that, we ensure we get to know each person, their history and their interests, so that we can tailor each care plan to maintain their independence, life skills and sense of wellbeing.”

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