First Oakdale Care Group home achieves Outstanding


Oakdale founders Andrew Long (left) and Chris Babington

Oakdale Care Group is celebrating after its first care home has been rated Outstanding.

Kingfisher Court in Sutton-on-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, which welcomed its first resident in April 2017 (see Oakdale care home welcomes first resident), joined the top 2% of services to achieve the CQC’s top rating.

Home manager Paul Quirk said: “We are extremely proud to achieve the Outstanding rating and we are delighted that everyone’s hard work and dedication has been recognised.”

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The report stated that Kingfisher Court’s “staff were motivated and committed to provide people with personalised experiences that exceeded their expectations”.  Adding that “the staff were passionate in their desire to enable people to experience excellent care”.

The CQC recognised “there was a culture within the organisation of striving for excellence”.  And it found that “staff went the extra mile to ensure people lived their life independently and as fully as possible”.

Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of adult Social Care, said: “The quality of care which our inspectors found here was exceptional and I am very pleased that we can celebrate the service’s achievements.

“An Outstanding service is the result of a tremendous amount of hard work and commitment. I would like to thank and congratulate everyone involved.”

To read the report, click here.



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