8 February 2024
Beechfield Lodge care home praised by care regulator
The team at Anchor’s Beechfield Lodge care home in Salford was celebrating this week after being classed as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
The CQC’s robust inspection process gives care homes a rating of Outstanding, Good, Requiring Improvement or Inadequate based on five categories. Beechfield Lodge, which cares for 60 residents, received high marks in all five categories: safety, effectiveness, care, responsivity and leadership.
Sharon Bollesty, Manager of Beechfield Lodge care home was thrilled that the CQC had recognised the high standards and hard work of her team. She said:
I’m really happy that the CQC has given us a Good rating. My team work incredibly hard to make sure Beechfield Lodge care home is a great place for older people to live. Getting this kind of praise from the CQC is just the sort of recognition they deserve!
We’re proud of the care we provide, the meals we make with fresh seasonal ingredients and the wide variety of meaningful activities our residents enjoy. We welcome such rigorous inspections and clear ratings so older people, and their families, can judge for themselves which homes are right for them and get the standard of care they deserve.
The CQC inspectors were impressed by the friendly and supportive atmosphere of Beechfield Lodge. Inspectors noted that residents were treated with dignity and respect by staff who were kind and caring.
Inspectors also praised how Beechfield Lodge residents and their loved ones were happy with their care. Inspectors were told that the care for their relatives was “great,” and staff were ‘fantastic people’.
Vera Lawson, who has lived at Beechfield Lodge Care Home for two years, said:
I think the staff are wonderful, helpful and caring. “I like Beechfield Lodge, it feels like home. In my room I have space for all my belongings and can keep snacks from my family. I like the food provided and feel happy and comfortable living here.
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