Compassionate care and continuous improvement are at the heart of Russell Churcher Court. We are committed to ongoing improvements at all times and training measures to meet the Care Quality Commission’s rigorous standards.
Latest developments in care
A registered provider of residential care
As a registered provider of residential care, Russell Churcher Court is subject to the regulatory oversight of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which, as the independent regulator of health and social care in England, maintains a regime of rigorous inspections.
Our most recent CQC inspection published 16 April 2020, confirmed the care home as Good and we are proud of all the staff who contributed to this. This does not mean we will be resting on our laurels. As a team we are all committed to providing outstanding care and we will continue to strive to do this.
Continuously improving our care
All staff vaccinations
Even before the Department of Health introduced a policy to mandate vaccination for care staff, Thorngate had already implemented its own vaccination policy and push to get all staff vaccinated in housing and care.
Throughout our services we are supporting vulnerable adults most at risk from Covid-19 and this means we should do everything possible to reduce the risk to them. We also make flu vaccination easy for staff to take up by having an arrangement with a local pharmacy to do these vaccinations on site.
Mental health training
In 2021 we designed and rolled out a training programme around mental health available to all staff. We have also made this available to organisations in the community such as other local housing providers. All staff have been invited to half day sessions on looking after their own mental health and we have also had training for those who wish to become Mental Health First Aiders, and for managers responsible for staff teams.
New catering manager
Fabulous food is a vital part of enjoying life, in both our care home and in our housing schemes. We are delighted to welcome a highly experienced catering manager who joined us in the autumn of 2021.
Jayne Greaves delivers catering in Russell Churcher Court and our popular lunch clubs across our housing sites.
, Chief executive
Plans for a new homes development for the over 50s in Gosport have been given the go ahead. Thorngate is set to provide 39 new homes for those over 50 and of limited means.