Portobello Place, a residential care home in Chesham, has been rated ‘good’ following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Portobello Place is a purpose-built facility that provides care for up to 61 people. At the time of the inspection in January 2023, 44 people were living at the home.

QCQ findings

Inspectors found that staff at Portobello Place focused on providing person-centred care and support, and achieved ‘exceptional results’.

The care home was assessed against the five key questions used by the CQC to determine whether a service is working well.

These ask if the service is:

  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive
  • Well led.

Portobello Place was rated ‘good’ in response to all questions except responsive, where it was rated ‘outstanding’. It therefore received an overall rating of ‘good’.

The full report is available on the CQC website.

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Published on 3 Apr, 2023

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