Stockton care home gets clean bill of health


Akari Care-care industry newsPiper Court care home is celebrating after being praised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), following an inspection.

The home, which is based on Sycamore Way, Hardwick, is meeting all standards of care set out by the regulator, following an inspection which judged the home’s services based on safety, effectiveness, care, responsiveness and its leadership.

The report included comments from the inspector, who said: “People told us that they liked living at the home” and “Every member of staff that we observed showed a caring and compassionate approach to the people who used the service. This caring manner underpinned every interaction with people and every aspect of care given.”

Residents were also positive about the level of care they receive, saying: “We are happy here and always busy,” and, “I am always tinkering about and the activities they have on are great.” As well as: “The staff genuinely care. It is like living with family because they care so much about us.”

Tracy Park, manager at Piper Court, said: “We are very pleased with the findings from the CQC and always welcome constructive feedback about the care we provide here at Piper Court. We’ve worked extremely hard to meet all the criteria set out by the regulator and everyone at the home is committed to providing high quality care for our residents.

“The excellent comments from the inspector and residents are great to hear and they are testament to the dedication of the members of staff here at Piper Court.”

Lynn Fearn, deputy CEO at Akari Care, said: “We are delighted that the tremendous efforts and commitment of the team at Piper Court has resulted in such positive feedback from the CQC. The quality of care delivered to our residents is our highest priority and we are very proud of what the team at Piper Court have achieved.”

Part of Akari Care, Piper Court is a purpose-built care home that provides nursing care for up to 60 elderly residents.


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