Honiton care home celebrates success in CQC reportHC-One’s Gittisham Hill House care home in Honiton, Devon is celebrating having received a glowing report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). 

The team at Gittisham Hill House were delighted to have received an impressive CQC report that rated the home as ‘Good’ in the Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsible, and Well-Led categories and ‘Outstanding’ in the Caring section, demonstrating that the home is providing high standards of care for Residents. 

The inspectors were full of praise for Colleagues Gittisham Hill House, highlighting the kind ways in which they provide care for Residents at the home. This sentiment was echoed by Residents, Relatives and Colleagues at Gittisham Hill House. 

The CQC report noted “Carers are marvellous…will do anything for you…I would certainly recommend it” and “Staff try incredibly hard. They have got to know Mum, they are supportive and understanding. They make her feel relaxed…”

Inspectors also commented on the home’s innovative approach to dementia care which focuses on wellbeing and comfort, learning and development, and the environment.  

Gittisham Hill House’s achievements reflect HC-One’s commitment to being the care provider of choice across its family of homes for individuals looking for the kindest care and support. This is also demonstrated by the home achieving a 9.6/10 average rating on carehome.co.uk, the sector’s leading care home comparison website. 

Located in Gittisham Hill Park, a private age-exclusive independent village in Honiton, Gittisham Hill House offers short and long term care for members of the community needing nursing, residential and memory care.  

Gittisham Hill House Home Manager Home Manager, Marita Westaway said:

“We are delighted with this report which is a testament to the hard work and kind care that each and every member of the team puts in, day in day out.”

HC-One Managing Director, Ruth Yates said:

“This rating is great news. I would like to thank the whole team for their commitment and hard work and congratulate them on such an impressive report.

“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.”