'Good' news for a Leyland care home

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Broadfield House Home for Older People in Leyland has been rated as 'good' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The care home, run by Lancashire County Council, was awarded the rating following a recent inspection.

Broadfield was commended for the safety of the service, its effective and caring staff, being responsive to residents' needs and good leadership by the home's management.

Located on Broadfield Drive, the home provides 17 beds for people with dementia and 13 beds for people with physical conditions.

There are also 16 beds, known as 'step up, step down' beds, used by people who are not ready to return home after a hospital stay or need short-term support.

The home is divided into four self-contained areas. Each having a comfortable lounge, dining area, bedrooms and bathrooms.

County Councillor Graham Gooch, cabinet member for adult services, said: "This is great news for everyone involved with Broadfield.

"The 'good' rating reassures people using the home and their families that the service is safe, caring, well run and well led.

"Broadfield is an important part of the local care system. It provides a safe and comfortable environment where trained staff provide excellent support for people with dementia and other health conditions.

"It also plays an important role in helping people to prepare for living at home again after hospital visits.

"Well done to all the team at Broadfield on achieving this good rating."

Liz Wilde, head of the older people's service for Lancashire County Council, added: "All the staff at Broadfield do a superb job day in, day out.

"The good rating shows their efforts are paying off. Congratulations to all the team on this superb achievement."

To view copies of the Broadfield House CQC report, visit: the CQC website

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