A specialist care home for adults with autism and complex needs, The Waves, has been rated ‘good’ by the health and social care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), in all five categories: “Is the service safe?”, “responsive” , “effective”, “caring” and “well-led”.
In their report, the CQC said: “There was a friendly and welcoming atmosphere at the home. Relatives commented on the caring nature of the staff team.”
The inspectors went on to say, “Relatives spoke positively about the registered manager and staff all commented on the availability, approvability and commitment to senior staff from the provider organisation. There was an open, friendly and supportive and reflective culture within the home and a clear management structure.”
The Waves is designed to support adults with autism and complex needs. It is located in Poole, Dorset. The care home is managed by Priory Adult Care, a division within the renowned Priory Group, the mental healthcare specialists.
Nadia Greenmaidan, Registered Manager at The Waves, said: “I would like to say a huge thank you to all the staff who have worked tirelessly to make The Waves a positive environment for those we support. We take our role very seriously and the inspection was a great way to reflect on the care we are providing. The report has made us all feel very proud and we will do our best to keep this standard up.”
Hayden Knight, Managing Director for the South East at Priory Adult Care, said: “I want to take this chance to thank Nadia and the staff team for everything that she has done for The Waves. It is great that the home is rated ‘good’.”