Top marks for all of Thurrock’s care homes


CARE homes in Thurrock are leading the way when it comes to the quality of its services – with all 34 provisions in the borough being rated as good or better by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Care services which look after nearly 740 local residents have now all been inspected by the health watchdog and were graded on whether they are safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led.

All provisions scored either good or better in all areas.

Willows Lodge Care Home in Tilbury, which provides accommodation, personal care and nursing care for up to 62 older people living with dementia and who require nursing and palliative care are celebrating after scoring good in a recent inspection.

The care home, which was inspected in March was praised for its care plans, staff knowledge and understanding of individual support needs, training opportunities, safe and caring methods of administering medicines, dining experience and its overall open and inclusive culture.

Cllr Sue Little, Portfolio Holder for Children’s and Adult Social Care said: “This is a real triumph for Thurrock and our care homes have worked extremely hard to achieve this.

“We pride ourselves on our partnership working with all of our care providers. This report shows that this approach helps ensure that anyone residing in a care home within the borough receives a good standard of care.”

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