Loughborough Care Home Celebrates Perfect Score From Healthcare Standards Service - Ideal Carehomes

Woodthorpe Lodge care home, located on John Boden Way in Loughborough, has been given an outstanding score of 100% in their recent Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) audit.

Performed by Leicester County Council, the IPC audit reviewed three areas of practice in the care home – environmental cleanliness, IPC practice and governance.

Woodthorpe Lodge, operated by Ideal Carehomes, passed the audit with flying colours, scoring 100% in each category.

The audit report stated that the standards of cleanliness in the care home were ‘exceptional’ and complimented the ‘perfect condition’ of the home’s décor and furnishings.

The staff at Woodthorpe Lodge were commended for the support and encouragement they offer, so that their residents could retain their independence. Residents were also found to have detailed, person-centred care plans in place.

In the resulting IPC audit letter, Senior Infection Prevention and Control Advisor, Helen Goalby, said, ‘All the staff and management team should be praised for all of their hard work and attention to detail.’

Thrilled with the results of the audit, the Regional Director at Woodthorpe Lodge, Catherine Smith, said ‘I’m extremely proud of our team for making Woodthorpe Lodge such a great place to live and work.

It’s our priority to ensure our residents are safe, happy and protected in our home, so we’re over the moon to receive such a fantastic score from the Community IPC Service.’

To find out more about the home, email Woodthorpe.lodge@idealcarehomes.co.uk, call 01509 274 027 or visit www.idealcarehomes.co.uk.

Woodthorpe Lodge is a residential and dementia care home, operated by Ideal Carehomes. With 66 en-suite bedrooms and luxurious social spaces, Woodthorpe Lodge is proud to be rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission.