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The Care Quality Commission publishes the results of the most recent checks in care homes showing whether the care service is meeting each of the standards that the government expect.


Wisteria House, Plymstock was delighted to receive an ‘outstanding’ rating in 4 out of 5 categories following their latest CQC inspection report.

Safe: Good

Effective: Outstanding

Caring: Outstanding

Responsive: Outstanding

Well led: Outstanding

 See our inspection report here.

Wisteria House, Stoke was delighted to receive an ‘outstanding’ rating in 5 out of 5 categories following their latest CQC inspection report.

Safe: Outstanding

Effective: Outstanding

Caring: Outstanding

Responsive: Outstanding

Well led: Outstanding

 See our report here.

Wisteria House, Woolwell has yet to recieve its first official inspection, of course we are hoping to reach the same standard as our sister homes.

"Wisteria House has been a godsend"

Wisteria House has been a godsend. They are great with him, he is well-fed, always clean and is loved there. When I take him back after a day out I don't cry when I leave him as I know he is looked after. He has made great steps there.

Martin B Aug 31 2023
"Thank you for everything you do"

Fantastic Care Home so caring to both residents and their families. My family member has thrived since being here. Previously he was A02 and is now able with a stick - this is due to the amazing staff who show such care, compassion and support to their residents within their care. It is such a warm 
environment and feels like one big family. Thank you for everything you do.

S S Aug 31 2023
"Highly Recommended!"

Wisteria House is truly exceptional. A small home, it has a lovely family feel and the staff have a good understanding of dementia and provide a gold standard of care. They are very skilled whilst showing warmth, affection, and humour. My mum's face always lights up when her carers approach her and 
that tells me everything. It gives us such confidence and peace of mind. Highly recommended!

C W Sep 25 2023
"Ten out of ten!"

I have been visiting a long-term friend who has been here for a couple of months and can't help but admire the care and attention given to the residents, nothing seems too much trouble. I have never visited a residential home with the cleanliness of Wisteria House. The nice thing that struck me on my 
first visit is the fresh homely smell. The residents all seem very happy here. Ten out of ten to everyone!

Colin M May 15 2023
"5 Stars!"

The whole building is used by the residents as their own home. There is nothing regimental, they can do anything they wish to do - watch TV, cups of tea in their room, and activities are plentiful, entertainment. The staff are all well-organised and nothing is too much trouble - all in all 5 stars!

Ian G Sep 01 2023
"Our Father is happy and safe"

Both the home and staff are fantastic, our father is happy and safe.
The facilities are wonderful and the home is extremely clean. We wish to thank the wonderful staff for all they do for our father.

Steven D Sep 15 2023
"A Happy Haven"

Mum has stayed twice for respite and stats for several hours one day a week. I would not want her to stay anywhere else. The staff are so kind and dedicated, often having fun and themed events for the residents. I am so thankful for their love and devotion. Wisteria House is such a happy haven; you 
feel it as soon as you walk in.

Susanne B Sep 02 2022
"Blown Away!"

So finding one that was going to be the next "perfect" home for Mum seemed like it was going to be an impossible task. Until we found Wisteria! Wow, I am blown away by everything about it.

Kerry W Sep 12 2022
"I feel so happy that Mum is there!"

From the very first day, the staff could not have been better in making Mum feel safe, looking after her care and needs. The activities they do are awesome! It has been lovely after Covid to get to see the staff working together to make sure the residents feel happy and relaxed. I feel so happy that Mum is there and wouldn't put her anywhere else.

Judi L Sep 20 2022
"Strong focus on quality of life"

Whilst the Owner is the clear driver on the strong focus on quality of life and occupation and the use of an exceptional range of props to create interactions, there was an encouraging sense that the whole team 'gets it' and that it is not reliant on her to make things happen; she has created a whole team, whole home approach to this with two strong and passionate managers leading and modelling it

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"The best the auditor has observed in any Butterfly home"

The way in which the team created a sense of mutual receiprocity by enabling people living in the home to give as well as receive was the best the auditor has observed in any Butterfly home; with the older women washing and combing the hair of younger women care workers and doing each other's make up, hand massages and nail manicures in a companionable way

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"Genuine Regard"

The whole staff team show huge amounts of love, kindness and genuine regard for the people in all their interactions, which was both joyful and, at times, emotional to watch

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"Validating Feelings and Emotions"

The team demonstrate their ability to connect with people whatever the persons reality, validating emotion and feelings.  Relatives and friends are made welcome.

"Mutual Giving and Exchange of Care"

The genuine care, friendship and love between the whole team and people living their is demonstrated with closeness, hugs and kisses, sharing lives and moments together.  There is a mutual giving and exchange of care as the people who live here equally notice and take care of the team.  This is a huge reflection of the levels of wellbeing in the Wisteria Family.

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"Family Feel"

There is a warm relaxed family feel to life here at Wisteria House. Much thought and effort has gone into providing lots of opportunties for all the people who live here to chat, have fun and be fully occupied.  Through conversations and engagement, the story of people's lives i.e. their work, hobbies, interests and family are brought to life by the skillful team.

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"A Persons Life Story"

A staff team who evidence through their interactions that they know about the people that live here.  Linking their communitcation and interactions to a person's life story.

"Wonderful Community Spirit!"

Congratulations to all the staff team and people living in the home for their amazing mutual regard they show each other and the staff team allowing the home to have a wonderful community spirit.

"Part of the community"

In Wisteria House there is a strong drive to be part of the community not a home in isolation, people spend time outside in the garden when the weather allows.  A neighbour from around the corner walks to the front garden and says 'Oh it looks lovely!  I saw the bubbles and wanted to see what you are celebrating, you make the area look so nice.

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"An Absence of Controlling Care"

An absence of controlling care, with an emphasis on promoting people to be free to do and be what they are able to.

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"Warm, Friendly Atmosphere"

A warm, friendly atmosphere throughout the home, where staff look like friends to the people living there.

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"Compassionate & Caring"

A very loving, compassionate, caring, energetic and non-judgemental team of staff some of whom have only recently come to work in dementia care.

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