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Working at Chelston Gardens

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Our staff talking about their experiences working at Chelston Gardens Dementia Nursing Home in Wellington, Somerset. What does it take to work in care? Why is Chelston a good place to work?
Staff Receive CQC Outstanding

CQC Outstanding Rating

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Fantastic news in from CQC: Chelston Gardens has achieved outstanding overall in our most recent inspection. This is rare success indeed. Only 19 homes were rated outstanding in December and we were one of them!

Gold Standards Framework Platinum Award

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The Gold Standards Framework is an award that ensures the highest level of care – where the wishes of clients, their families alongside the advice of specialist health care professionals is taken into account when forming a care plan.

Community Dance Project

In the spring we were approached by SPACE (Somerset Performing Arts Centre of Education). The students at SPACE were doing a performing arts project about dementia and wanted to film it at Chelston Gardens.

Sensory Rooms for Dementia

We are fortunate to have fantastic staff at Chelston Gardens and when Danny, one of our activities coordinators, found some extra room in the budget, he came up with a creative use for it.