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Care inspectors praise ‘good’ care at Westbury Lodge

A care home for adults with learning disabilities has been praised by care home inspectors for the respectful and dignified way it looks after residents.Westbury Lodge Craegmoor Site

The Care Quality Commission said the home was a safe, caring and supportive environment where staff supported the residents, and treated them with dignity and respect.

Inspectors said that ‘people’s care needs had been assessed and their emotional, health and social care needs were considered’ and residents ‘liked the staff who supported them and the positive relationships they had formed’.

In an interview with one of the residents, an inspector was told: ‘I feel very safe living here’ and ‘the staff are marvellous, all of them’.

Residents of the home are actively encouraged to pursue their interests and take part in arts and crafts, gardening and baking. They also have the opportunity to attend college, with access to various courses. 

Sarah Hughes, Chief Executive Officer of Craegmoor, said: “Westbury Lodge is a wonderful home where residents enjoy living. The staff always  do their utmost to ensure the needs of the residents are put first and are provided a safe and happy home. This positive report is a testament to their dedication and I’m very proud of the work they have done.”

Westbury Lodge, located on Station Road in Westbury, is a home which supports adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues. 

The home is run by Craegmoor, part of the Priory Group of Companies, and provides a safe environment where individuals can live as independently as possible within a community setting. The Priory Group is the UK’s leading integrated provider of mental health care.

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