Ladyville Lodge Care Home in Ockendon has achieved 100% satisfaction rating for its standard of care in a national survey of people living in care homes. It also scored 100% for residents saying they are happy living in the home.
The independent confidential survey was conducted by leading market research organisation Ipsos MORI for “Your Care Rating”.
Ladyville Lodge scored 91% or 913 points from a possible maximum of 1,000 for its overall performance rating, which is derived from four core themes: staff and care, home comforts, choice and having a say and the quality of life being experienced by the residents.
The home, which is operated by Four Seasons Health, achieved 100% rating for being safe and secure, and for the care team treating residents with kindness, dignity and respect. All respondents said that the care team understand them as an individual and are capable of providing the care they need.
The home scored over 95% or 951 out of a maximum of 1,000 around the theme of the quality of life for people living in the home. It scored 100% among respondents for the choice of meals offered in the menus and the quality of food. It scored 96% for offering activities for residents to take part in if they want.
Marjorie Condacos, Regional Managing Director for Four Seasons Health Care, who run the home, said: "All the care team are delighted that in this independent national survey the residents at Ladyville Lodge rated the home so highly.
"The survey outcome corresponds with the responses we have had directly from residents, their relatives and care professionals who are able to give us instant feedback on a day to day basis about any aspect of care quality, by using iPads placed in the home with a touch-screen questionnaire linked to purpose designed software. This has been recording a 97% overall customer satisfaction rating.”
The home is rated as good by the Care Quality Commission.
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