January 13, 2020 News

Berkshire care homes gets Outstanding CQC rating

Shinfield View Care Home, located in an idyllic spot on School Green in the Berkshire village of Shinfield, has just been awarded with the Care Quality Commission’s highest rating of ‘Outstanding’ following a recent inspection.
Part of one of the Top 20 Small Care Home Groups 2019, Berkley Care Group, Shinfield View is an all-inclusive home just south of Reading that provides luxury living and exceptional care.
A Top 20 Care Home in South East England in 2017, 2018 and 2019, Shinfield View has consistently impressed in the care industry since opening in 2016. Having been nominated for various care awards – and winning some too – it’s no surprise that Shinfield View has now earned the CQC’s top overall rating of ‘Outstanding’, complete with an ‘Outstanding’ rating in all five areas, these being safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led.
In the highly praiseworthy report, the CQC stated: ‘People were treated with exceptional care and kindness. They and their relatives thought very highly of the staff and praised their caring, thoughtfulness and willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty for them.’ One relative contributed to the report, saying: ‘The management and care are exemplary… The individualised care that you deliver is something to be envied by other care environments.’ Residents of Shinfield View commented: ‘It’s very important to me to feel safe… I love how safe I feel here’ and ‘The food is very, very good.’
Always in the news for the right reasons, Shinfield View’s residents and staff are heavily involved in community goings-on, with regular ‘Tiny Feet’ sessions in the home, links with local schools and groups, and participating in various charitable initiatives. Shinfield View recently won the ‘Business in Action’ Pride of Reading Award, praised for its ‘invaluable contribution’ to the Shinfield community.
On independent review website for the care industry, carehome.co.uk, Shinfield View boasts 9.9/10 from 120 reviews, with comments like the following a common occurrence: “I am still not sure if Shinfield View is on planet Earth because everyone is so kind, caring and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble.”
On gaining the ‘Outstanding’ rating from the CQC, General Manager of Shinfield View, Amanda Tanner, said: “I am so unbelievably proud of everyone in the team. Thank you to all our staff, residents and relatives for the exceptional feedback we received. We’ll continue with our hard work and aim to provide the very highest standard of care at all times.”
Visit shinfieldview.com, call 0118 4674727 or email info@shinfieldview.com to find out more about the expert residential, dementia, respite and day care available in this CQC-rated ‘Outstanding’ Berkshire care home.

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