Rosedale Care Home
Rosedale on the BBC News for 'National Gold Award for Excellence'
In October 2015 Rosedale featured on the BBC News when Chief Fire Officer Sean Ruth came to spend a shift with us and experience first hand our 'excellent standards of care' and what it is like to work at Rosedale. Watch the video to find out more.
Gold Standards Framework Platinum Accreditation
In 2014, after years of hard work, Rosedale achieved the prestigious Gold Standard Framework Accreditation. This national award recognises the outstanding care that Rosedale provides and is a hallmark of excellence in the area that is recognised by CQC, NHS choices, commissioners and other agencies. We have excellent links with all health and social care agencies and strive to work together as a team for our residents, with a local clinician visiting every week for the majority of our residents.
In September 2017, Rosedale were awarded Platinum accreditation.
Please see the GSF website for more details:
We believe Rosedale's ethos of care is unique.
Please click the video below to hear our senior carer, Hayley, explain just what it is that makes Rosedale special.
Rosemary, Hayley and Katie receiving the Gold Standards Platinum Award in London in September 2017.
The manager is a Demenita Friends champion and offers Dementia Friends training for both staff and residents families and friends in order to make Rosedale a dementia friendly environment, and create as much understanding and connection with residents as possible. She also encourages staff to gain external qualifications in Dementia care, with many achieving QCF level 3. The manager has gained a post graduate qualification from the University of Worcester in Person Centred Care for People with Dementia, where she achieved a distinction.
Rosedale feels passionately that all residents should have the right to live without fear of harm or abuse, and holds a robust whistleblowing policy.
The manager holds a B.A. Module in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and represents the independent sector at the West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board and contributes her expertise and knowledge at local and national level. She is part of the Mental Capacity Networking Group where she advocates for the rights of those in care.
Through her role as chair of the West Sussex Partners in Care, she highlights the training needs of the sector and raises the profile of safeguarding at every opportunity.
Rosedale understands the importance of ensuring all residents are treated with dignity and respect and the manager is a Dignity in Care champion.
These values have been acknowledged in achieving the Gold Standard Framework accreditation.