Watchdogs award home ‘good’ rating

Dean View Villas in John Williamson Street, South Shields. Pic: Google Maps.
Dean View Villas in John Williamson Street, South Shields. Pic: Google Maps.

A South Tyneside care provider has been rated as “good” by healthcare watchdogs.

Dean View Villas in John Williamson Street, South Shields was visited by inspectors from the Care Quality Commission, last month.

Run by Community Integrated Care, it provides personal care and accommodation for up to eight people with learning and physical disabilities.

During the unannounced visit, inspectors found the service well-led, caring, responsive and safe.

A report into the care provided by the service, it said: “We observed warm and caring relationships between staff and the people living at Dean View Villas.

“Staff were aware of people’s history and treated people with a great deal of respect and dignity.”

Health care watchdogs found the effectiveness of the service required improvement due to training not being up to date, however, noted steps had already been taken to address the issue with the provider working with a new training provider.