Waters Edge Care Home ‘good’, safe, effective and well-led.

Waters Edge Care home is celebrating after being awarded a ‘Good’ rating in a recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection.

The CQC – the health and social care regulator for England – carried out an unannounced visit of Waters Edge Care Home, Stafford Road, on the 6th December 2022 to inspect its standards of care and safety.

The CQC report found Waters Edge a specialist residential dementia care home to be Good in all five areas of the inspection which included how safe, effective, well-led, caring and responsive the care home is.

Residents interviewed during the visit said they were happy, felt safe and staff are well trained. The CQC inspectors also interviewed relatives who mentioned staff go out of their way to support relatives.

The inspection also found Waters Edge to be a spacious well-led service with communal areas that suit people’s needs . It mentioned that people’s care, treatment and support achieved good outcomes and promoted a good quality of life.

Alpha Health Care Limited who own Waters Edge are delighted with the ‘Good’ rating. Caroline Wood, Chief Operating Officer for Alpha Health Care said: “We are so delighted with our Good rating after its recent CQC inspection”

“This is a real achievement for Waters Edge and a reflection of all the hard work and dedication of the staff and a fantastic accolade to all our staff who go above and beyond every day to create a meaningful, homely and safe environment for our Residents”