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Staff at a learning disability home in Browston near Great Yarmouth are celebrating a glowing CQC report

Staff at a learning disability home in Browston near Great Yarmouth are celebrating a glowing Care Quality Commission report. Decoy Farm, run by the Kingsley Healthcare Group, was given an overall good rating by the inspector and was assessed as outstanding for its responsiveness to people’s needs.

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There were three reasons to celebrate for Spring Lodge care home resident Janice Woodhams and her husband John

There were three reasons to celebrate for Spring Lodge care home resident Janice Woodhams and her husband John.

For their special meal in the conservatory of the Kingsley Healthcare home in Woolverstone, near Ipswich, marked the couple’s birthdays both on the same day, January 30 – and was also an advance celebration of their 53rd wedding anniversary on February 15.

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Staff at Oaklands care home in Scole near Diss are celebrating a glowing report from the CQC

Staff at Oaklands care home in Scole near Diss are celebrating a glowing report from the Care Quality Commission. The inspector gave the Kingsley Healthcare home in Norwich Road an overall good rating and rated it good in every category. Home manager Pat Collins said: “We are passionate about providing the best person centred care and are delighted this has been recognised

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Farm trip is the best medicine for a care home resident who has lived with complex mental health problems

It’s the best possible medicine for a care home resident who has lived with complex mental health problems throughout her life.
Not a prescription for more pills but a dose of fresh air, therapeutic views and energetic work in the Norfolk countryside. Val Upson, 60, a resident at Brooke House care home, in Brooke, near Norwich, started making weekly visits to Clinks Care Farm near Toft Monks, on the Suffolk border, before Christmas.

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Delightful dogs help with care home dementia at Colne House in Earls Colne

A CARE home’s latest recruit is hoping to get a pawsitive response in her efforts to help residents suffering from dementia. Cockapoo Lottie is just four months old, but is already getting to work helping residents at Colne House in Earls Colne. Lottie and older sister Ruby are both care home dogs owned by its maintenance man Tom Goodair. Mr Goodair said the pawesome duo had made a big impression on everyone at the home – with the exception of resident cat Daisy.

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