report from inspectors for Burnham-On-Sea
Burnham-On-Sea care home run by a charity has been given glowing
praise after a visit by a group of inspectors.
Beaufort House in Rectory Road is run by the Royal Agricultural
Benevolent Institution (RABI) and has up to 32 residents - many
of whom have a connection with farming.
Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent
health and social care regulator, recently made an unannounced
In their report they say the home fulfilled the CQCs highest
requirements of meeting all five major standards: consent to care
and treatment, care and welfare, cleanliness and infection control,
staffing, and quality assessment and monitoring.
RABI Chief Executive Paul Burrows told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Congratulations
go to home manager Sue Luck and her team in continuing their wonderful
work. Beaufort House is a flagship for our charity and we are
very proud of its achievements."
In addition to running Beaufort House, RABI is a grant-making
charity which helps farming people of all ages. Support is offered
in confidence and includes, for example, one-off or regular grants
and the provision of essential household items and disability
equipment, as well as funding for relief farm staff and training.