Sewells receives ‘Good’ CQC report!
The team at Community Integrated Care’s Sewells Care Home in Hertfordshire are proud to have achieved a ‘Good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in their latest inspection.
Receiving an overall ‘Good’ report from the CQC, the service was praised for the team’s commitment to ensuring that people were safe and supported to live fulfilling lives.
Within the report, inspectors commended the culture of the care home, stating “the team placed people’s wishes, needs and rights at the heart of everything they did” and praised how “people’s quality of life was enhanced by the service’s culture of improvement and inclusivity.” They further observed that, “the team truly promoted people’s individuality, protected their rights and enabled them to develop and flourish.”
Inspectors also shared feedback from relatives. One person said, “The team are always very attentive and seem to be knowledgeable about my family member and their needs.” Another relative added, “Sewells is a lovely place with good carers and as far as I am concerned it is top notch!”
Edd Terrey, Managing Director for Community Integrated Care for South and Central, said, “This is a fantastic inspection result for the team. It really displays their commitment to growth and improvement over the past few months, and I am especially proud to see that they have been recognised for promoting an inclusive culture with really person-centered approaches to support. I look forward to seeing the team continue to grow and build on this success, empowering the people they support to thrive in their home and their communities.”
Eleanor Barresi, Service Leader at Sewells, said, “I am immensely proud of the team. They have really pulled together and worked so hard to drive up standards and provide excellent care to the people they support. As we head into the summer months, we are really excited to keep improving and learning, and to explore even more ways to ensure that the people at Sewells are living happy and exciting lives, with maximum choice and independence.”