Latest CQC report rates Blakeney House Good

April 6, 2016

Blakeney House care and support provider for adults with a learning disability in Westcliff on Sea, Essex, are celebrating as they have recently been rated as providing a ‘good’ care service overall, according to its latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Blakeney House was praised by inspectors by being rated ‘Good’ in all five categories, providing a safe, effective, caring, effective and well-led service.

The report said: “People were treated with kindness and respect by staff”, and also that, “People were happy with the care and support they received.

The report continued: “Staff demonstrated affection, warmth and kindness for the people they supported. Staff understood people’s care needs and the things that were important to them in their lives, for example, members of their family and key events.

Amanda Friedberg, Manager at Blakeney House, says: “Colleagues are extremely happy at the praise we received from inspectors in the report following their visit to Blakeney House in January 2016. All of our support team, residents and families work well together to support each other and it is pleasingly to see that our service has been rated as good by the CQC.”

She continued: “It was particularly rewarding to hear the feedback of one relative. They said – “I have found the staff and everyone who is involved with Blakeney very accommodating, helpful and considerate. My daughter enjoys being there and I’m very pleased of her progress and she seems even more relaxed in herself.”

Blakeney House is a transitional service for adults, male and female consists of ten en-suite bedrooms. Blakeney House is ideal for those with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex needs, and focus’ on providing a progressive service to support individuals towards greater independence.

Blakeney House is part of Consensus – a family-owned service provider founded in 2005 by Paul and Helena Jeffery of the renowned Caring Homes Group.

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