Wright Care At Home – September Newsletter

This is such an exciting newsletter for our team, friends, families and our Customers. So much has been achieved this month, from being award finalists, carers receiving yet more qualifications for their skills, new team members joining us and of course receiving our excellent inspection report result which has now been published. The Team really has had lots of successes this month and we have also had some lovely voluntary visits delivered of which we have received amazing feedback. Enjoy our newsletter…. Also watch out for us in the ‘Local News.’

Our first CQC Care Quality Commission inspection result is published….

In July, we had our first full comprehensive inspection from CQC who regulate us to ensure we are adhering to legislation and providing a good standard of care. We are very excited to announce this has now been published and you can read the full report on line. We hope you all received the summary in the post last week however if you wish to read the whole report please contact us to post it to you or you can find this on the CQC main website.
We also received an ‘Outstanding’ rating for Well-led, which recognised our team and the company.

2 weeks till we run 13.1 miles ….

In less than two weeks on 8th October 7 of us are running the ‘Perkins Great Eastern Run.’ Spot us in Stamford Living who are supporting us.
We have raised over £300 so far for the stroke association. The team are busy in training and hoping we all complete the course.

Employee of the Month….

Since we opened in April last year Nicola has been with us for the beginning. She forever likes to increase her skills and is always supporting the team when in need.
She is kind, thorough in her approach to care and is consistently improving the lifes of those she visits.
Nicola was awarded Employee of the month to celebrate her ongoing commitment to her role here at Wright Care at Home.

Mercury Business Award finalists in two categories….

We are very excited to of been nominated and in the finalist categories for the Mercury Business Awards. Up against some fabulous companies. Wish us luck. We have been nominated for:
Best team of the year
Best start up
It would be so great to see our team recognised for their efforts in the community. Nov 10th, we will find out.

We wear Pink 20th October ….

In October we will be supporting the ‘Breast Cancer’ campaign.
Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink day is one of the biggest fundraising events in the UK. Taking place on Friday 20 October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, thousands of amazing people will wear it pink in their communities, schools or work places for the UK’s largest breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Now.
To support the campaign ‘Wright Care at Home’ will be delivering some Pink iced cupcakes on 20th October, and our carers will be sporting something pink.
We will be donating any small change to the charity. We hope you will all enjoy your personal delivered cakes…..

From the Care Manager….

What a month….

After 11 weeks of waiting following our first inspection we finally were presented with the news we wanted. We received our CQC report and achieved an ‘Outstanding’ in well-led and Good overall for our service.
This really made my year, seeing my team get the recognition they all so deserved.
If that wasn’t enough news for us to celebrate we also found out that we have been shortlisted as finalists for the Mercury Business awards for ‘Best start up business, and best team of the year.’ So, fingers crossed….
My team are just brilliant and we are very proud of them always but this month they definitely deserve a big ‘Hip, Hip, and Hooray.’

Samantha Wright

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