Updated: Nov 11, 2019
Asterbury Place in Ipswich, Suffolk gets awarded outstanding in two key areas, by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Outstanding ratings were given in the responsive and well-led aspects of the report and the safe, effective and caring aspects were rated good.
The routine inspection took place on 27 February 2019.
Asterbury Place is a residential care homeproviding personal and nursing care for adults with dementia and physical disabilities.
The CQC highlighted that the home used assistive technology and people were involved in decisions about how it was or could be used in keeping them safe and independent,in their rooms and while accessing outside spaces. One resident told CQC inspectorsthey understood it's use and really liked it as it kept them safe when they needed that additional support.
Residents benefitted from an outstanding responsive and well-led service. Care and support were tailored to meet people's needs and to ensure flexibility, choice and continuity of care. People and their families were keen to speak about the quality of care provided.
One relative said, "This is an exceptionally well-run care home that is well managed, and I would recommend to others."
Another relative commented, "The nurses here are amazing. I know they have extended my relatives life and ensure a better quality of life than we thought possible."