Sheffield care home celebrates success in CQC report

HC-One’s Swallownest care home in Sheffield is celebrating having received a glowing report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The team at Swallownest was delighted to receive an impressive report that rated the home as ‘Good’ in all areas, demonstrating that the home is providing high standards of care for residents. This also shows that the home is Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsible and Well-led.

The inspectors were full of praise for staff at Swallownest, highlighting the kind ways in which they provide care for people living at the home.  This sentiment was echoed by residents, who made remarks such as: “I chose to come here, I saw what it was like when I visited, nice and safe. I never really felt safe at home, now here everyone cares.” Another added: “The staff are very caring, nothing is too much trouble.

The report reflected the variety of stimulating activities available to residents at the home, including entertainment in the home, faith meetings, and outings to local venues and landmarks. Swallownest also introduced ‘Friendship Lunches’, where Residents go out to local restaurants for food as a way of bringing people together.

Amanda Fields, Home Manager at Swallownest, said: “We are delighted with our fantastic CQC report, which is a testament to the hard work and kind care that each and every member of our team puts in, day in day out.”

Liz Whyte, Managing Director at HC-One, said: “Swallownest’s CQC rating is fantastic news. I would like to thank the whole team for their commitment and hard work and congratulate them on such an impressive report.

“At HC-One, we are dedicated to achieving our aim of being the care provider of choice for those looking for the very best care and support, and employer of choice for the best, most professional, and kindest care staff.”

HC-One aims to be the first-choice care provider in each of its communities for residents looking for the very best care and support, and the employer of choice for the best, most professional, and kindest care staff, with sector leading career progression opportunities.

HC-One consistently invests in staff and is currently celebrating achieving a 9.6/10 average rating on the sector’s leading care home comparison website This high rating puts HC-One homes into the very best company in the care home sector.


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