Outstanding inspection result for Lincoln care home

Hartsholme House care home in Lincoln has received an overall ‘Outstanding’ rating by Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspectors. The care home on Ashby Avenue was rated ‘Outstanding’ in the ‘well-led and responsive’ categories and remains ‘Good’ for safety, effectiveness and care after a surprise inspection on May 10. The home, which is run by The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), was praised for its ‘truly person-centred care’ and how ‘staff had an excellent and in-depth knowledge of the people they cared for’. The care offered at Hartsholme House was described as “outstandingly responsive” with staff said to be passionate about sharing best practice and increasing their knowledge in the best interest of the home’s residents.