NorseCare, Norfolk’s largest care provider, has achieved the
amazing feat of receiving a good rating for all of its homes and schemes from
the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Following recently inspections at care homes and housing
with care schemes operated by NorseCare, inspectors from the CQC have provided
‘good’ ratings in all 34 locations.
This incredible achievement means that, when compared to
care companies who operate more than 15 care homes, NorseCare are the only care
provider in England and Wales with all of their homes rated as good or above by
NorseCare provides care and support to over 1,400 people in
19 residential care homes and 15 housing with care schemes. One of NorseCare’s homes provides care and
support to adults with a physical disability.
Many of the homes and schemes provide support for people living with a
Karen Knight, Managing Director of NorseCare, shared her
delight at the news: “This really is a phenomenal achievement for our homes and
schemes. It recognises the incredible daily
efforts of our dedicated care staff as well as the focus and commitment of our
support teams. To be currently ranked as
the number one care provider as a result of very thorough CQC inspections is
great news for our staff and for the people receiving our care and support.”
NorseCare is owned by Norfolk County Council and was formed
in 2011. It employs over 1,600 staff
across the homes and schemes.
Andrew Proctor, Leader of Norfolk County Council added his
thoughts: “As Leader of Norfolk County Council I am extremely proud of this achievement by
NorseCare. There is a continuing drive
for excellence and high quality within all of their homes. This is reflected in
their high CQC ratings and is a extremely positive indication of how NorseCare
continues to provide excellent care for all the people who live with them.”