Hayling Island care home praised in CQC report

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A HOME which cares for people with dementia has been rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission.

Saltmarsh House, in Hayling Island, had an unannounced visit by the health watchdog and a report published this month shows it was ‘good’ in all five areas looked at.

The care home, on Saltmarsh Lane, was given the second-highest rating for it being safe, well-led, effective, caring and responsive.

In the report, the inspector said: ‘The provider had put arrangements in place to protect people from risks to their safety and welfare, including the risks of avoidable harm and abuse.

‘Staffing levels were sufficient to support people safely.

‘Staff had developed caring relationships with people they supported.

‘People were able to take part in decisions about their care and support and their views were listened to.

‘The home had a welcoming, homely atmosphere.’

To read the full report visit cqc.org.uk/location/1-113901655.