Aylesham Court Care Home in Leicester, a residential care home for people over the age of 60 was rated outstanding for being responsive and well-led following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), 13 & 14 August 2019.
The safe, effective and caring categories received the score of Good from the CQC.
The CQC report highlighted that people using the service had formed a choir which rehearsed every Wednesday and entertained people both inside and outside of the service.
People were encouraged to help plan and attend social events and activities both inside and outside the service. One person explained, "We have entertainment. We have a choir I am part of. I enjoy singing and line dancing. I usually end up doing duets with the entertainers."
On the days of the CQC inspection people were invited to join in a pampering session, a quiz and a weekly cheese and wine session which was enjoyed by all.
The day following the visit, a trip around Bradgate Park had been arranged.
The service had a 9.8 out of 10 rating on www.carehome.co.uk for the work it did with people using the service. This rating was based on 30 people's feedback to the website.
Comments included, "My mum was a resident for 18 months at the home. She was cared for and loved by all the staff. She was very happy at the home and felt very safe and loved."