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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Busy Summer!

The weather might have changed, the sun retreated (as it seems to do in August!), but we’re still in full summer mode at Apple House care homes. We’ll be updating you soon with what we’ve been doing and our plans already underway for an exciting autumn. The coming weeks will see residents taking to the high seas on a catamaran, dance classes to rival Strictly Come Dancing, and waving bon voyage to those setting off on holiday…

CQC Chief Inspector Congratulates Us!

Ms. Andrea Sutcliffe, CQC Chief Inspector, tweeted us today to say, “Many contratulations.  Please pass on my best wishes to your team and everyone you support.” Ms. Sutcliffe’s tweet followed a CQC national press release today announcing Summerwood care home’s ‘Outstanding’ rating, the highest rating possible.  Following the press release, Apple House Ltd were delighted to be contacted by local press taking up this good news story in an age when, all too often, the care sector is in the spotlight for more negative reasons. Apple House will be holding a celebratory…

Summerwood is rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC

Following CQC’s national press release today, Apple House Ltd is very proud to announce that we have been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating for our Summerwood care home, New Milton, Hampshire. We are delighted that CQC’s report has reflected the ‘can do’ culture which is one of the driving forces behind what we do. It’s a wonderful way for the people we support and all of our Summerwood team to have their home and achievements recognised and commended by CQC, who we see as such a positive national regulator. The rating is a culmination of the…

Launch of ‘Quality Matters.’

Over 100 people representing organisations and national adult social care stakeholders joined the CQC  to mark the launch of the Quality Matters commitment. As it says in the document, ‘The quality of adult social care matters. It matters because people who use services should be able to expect person centred care that is safe, effective, caring and responsive. This care should be supported by good leadership and sustained by good use of resources.’ The document sets out a shared commitment to high-quality, person centred adult social care. It has been produced to make a difference in care…

Have your cake and eat it…

Our team called to request cakes this morning. They wanted them now, and they wanted them delivered! So we did! 😉  #HappyTeam #FeedMe #MakingDreamsComeTrue…

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