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The Brendoncare Foundation is delighted to have received its first Outstanding CQC rating for its Wiltshire care home.

Brendoncare Froxfield provides nursing and dementia care for upto 44 people and has been specifically designed to enable older people to live independent, happy and fulfilling lives. Located in the village of Froxfield near Marlborough, it has all the convenience of a purpose-built home within attractive gardens and the wonderful Wiltshire countryside. 

The Care Quality Commission awarded Brendoncare Froxfield a rating of Outstanding in it's December 2016 report following a two day, unannounced visit. 

It praised the staff and management of the home, saying; "We observed staff developed extremely positive caring and compassionate relationships with people” and “People received a high standard of care because all staff were guided by an experienced and committed management team.” Other areas which the CQC particularly commented on were a strong emphasis on supporting people to eat and drink well, excellent links with healthcare professionals, suitable levels of trained staff and compassionate end-of-life care.

Zoe McCallum, Brendoncare’s Chief Operating Officer, commented 

“We are immensely proud of the team at Froxfield. Their care, compassion and person-centred approach is truly outstanding and it is wonderful that this has been recognised in the CQC’s latest report. The strong management team at Froxfield has created an environment which is highly responsive to the views of residents, relatives and staff and where the safety and well-being of residents is the first priority at all times.”

The home is supported by a committed group of volunteers and a ‘League of Friends’. The full report for Brendoncare Froxfield can be read here

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