3 August 2018
Eric Morecambe House care home praised by care regulator
Eric Morecambe House care home in Morecambe has been classed as Good in all areas by regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Staff at Anchor’s Eric Morecambe House in Harrow Grove were celebrating this week after receiving the accolade.
The home, which cares for up to 36 residents, was praised by the CQC in the recent inspection which took place on 17th July 2018. Care homes are now classed as either outstanding, good, requiring improvement or inadequate.
Home Manager Nicola Spedding said everyone at the home was thrilled because they had worked so hard to maintain high standards of care.
She said: “We have worked hard to make Eric Morecambe House a good care home but to be given such praise from the regulator is wonderful. We are proud of the meals which are made from fresh seasonal ingredients and the high levels of training and support our staff receive.
“We welcome such rigorous inspections and clear ratings so older people and their families can see which homes are the best in the country. We’re so pleased to be classed as a good care home - we’ll be celebrating this success.”
The CQC inspection report, which can be found on the regulator’s website, highlighted the following examples of high standards of care at Eric Morecambe House: Resident’s comments included, "The staff here have the heart for the job. They always make time to come and sit with me and they make me feel special. I feel blessed to be living here I really do." The report also comments, “Throughout the inspection we observed the daily routines and practices within the home and found people were treated equally and their human rights were respected.”
Another resident said, "The atmosphere is always relaxed and happy. It doesn't feel like a care home at all. Everyone is so friendly."
For more information on Eric Morecambe House care home, please call on 0800 085 4181.