‘Good’ rating for Spalding care home

Southernwood House, Matmore Gate
Southernwood House, Matmore Gate
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Southernwood House car home in Spalding has been given a “Good” rating by the Care Quality Commission.

The home, in Matmore Gate, provides accommodation for people requiring nursing or personal care, and those with dementia or physical disabilities.

The Commission, the independent regulator of health and social care in England, made an unannounced inspection on September 8.

The report said: “There was an open and welcoming culture within the service.

“People and their relatives were encouraged to voice their opinions and views about the service provided.

“Staff were well supported and were aware of their responsibility to share any concerns they had about the care provided at the service.

“The manager and the registered provider had systems in place to assess and monitor the quality of the service provision.”

The Commission is visiting all adult social care services in the UK and this week published its latest 50 findings.

Thirty were rated as Good, 19 Requires Improvement and one was rated as Inadequate.