Blackpool care home scoops top CQC rating

Belsfield House in Blackpool has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The home, which provides nursing care and support for up to 40 people living with disability, mental health or physical disability conditions, was inspected in March.

Debbie Westhead, deputy chief inspector for adult social care in the north, said: “This is a fantastic care home and there are many examples of outstanding practice that are clearly helping in delivering an excellent person-centred service.

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“We were particularly impressed with the registered manager’s commitment to providing quality and responsive care to people using this service and empowering staff to do the same.

“Residents and relatives told us repeatedly about what an excellent service this was and how management and staff often go above and beyond to ensure their needs are met.

“This is a real achievement for the whole team at Belsfield House, and a great example of what Outstanding care should look like.”

The home was rated Outstanding for being effective, caring, responsive and well-led and Good for being safe.

Belsfield House recently received the top ‘Beacon’ award from the national training and co-ordinating centre, for its end of life care.

Click here for the full CQC report.

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