Recently we were inspected by the Care Quality Commission to ensure that our Infection Prevention Control policy and procedures are keeping our residents and staff safe from the Covid-19 virus. As part of CQC’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic they are looking at the preparedness of care homes in relation to infection prevention and control. … Continue reading “Infection Prevention Control Inspection”
Woking Homes continues to be free of the Covid-19 virus. Our residents and staff have now had their first vaccination against the virus. Staff are tested three times a week. We have rigorous infection prevention control measures in place, with a substantial supply of PPE in place at all times. We are able to facilitate … Continue reading “Corona virus update”
In these very difficult times it has been a struggle to get the correct PPE to keep both staff and residents safe from the virus. So imagine how grateful we are to South Western Railways for their very kind donation of PPE. The article below appears in SWR staff magazine. Helping Woking Homes On Friday … Continue reading “South Western Railway PPE Donation”
The Corona Covid-19 Virus is having a profound effect on the lives of millions of people around the world, in these unprecedented times we have seen many loose their loved ones, many are separated from loved ones, many are very lonely, many are struggling financially, our thoughts are with those who have been affected in … Continue reading “Corona Virus Update”
Cliff Longhurst and his Jazz Nights Orchestra entertained the residents for an evening of celebration!
On Monday 22nd of July we had the ribbon cutting ceremony and official naming of our newly extended dining room. Gordon Pettitt OBE (our president) thanked all those involved with the project. Dick Fearn Chairman of the Bluebell Railway had the honour of cutting the ribbon.
On the 29th October work began to extend the dining room at Woking Homes. This project has been in the making for quite some time so we are glad to see it finally come to fruition. The increased space will better serve our staff and residents by making it easier and safer to move around … Continue reading “Dining Room Extension”
Following a comprehensive two day inspection by our regulators the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in January, I am pleased to announce that we have maintained our previous rating and have been found to be ‘Good’ in all five of the Key lines of enquiry: Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsive and Well-Led. Well done team! And thank … Continue reading “CQC Inspection”
Visiting the hair salon is an important part of ensuring the social and emotional well-being of our residents. Therefore we have embarked on enlarging and modernising our current salon which is small and dated. We hope to be using our newly refurbished salon early in the new year. We are almost there! We are … Continue reading “Hair salon refurbishment”
Woking Homes would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.