Jasmine Lodge, which is one of our services in East Sussex, has been awarded a ‘Good’ rating by CQC. The service and its staff achieved good scores in four of the five key areas, these being: safe, effective, caring, and responsive.
Jasmine Lodge provides support for six people with learning disabilities who have been living there between 6 to 17 years. The inspector spoke with some of these people to find out how they find living at Jasmine Lodge, as well as speaking to some of the staff who support them.
“They (the people supported) are our main focus, looking for ways to improve the quality of their lives is important to me.”
The inspector found that the staff were caring and friendly. One member of staff said: “I love working here and supporting our clients, they are a big part of my life.” Staff ensured that the people they supported felt comfortable in their home. The report also says: “Staff spoke with pride that they had been involved in supporting people to choose colour schemes and decorating sections of people’s rooms.”
The staff at Jasmine Lodge also treat the people they support with respect. The inspector observed that “staff asking people for permission and waited for the person’s consent before carrying out any required tasks for them.”
You can read the full CQC report here.