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Cambridgeshire Extra Care scheme rated “good” by government inspector - 21 Sep 17

A Cambridgeshire Extra Care scheme, which provides 30 homes for older and vulnerable people, has been ranked as providing a “good overall” care service by the government’s independent Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Bircham House in Sawston is owned by Sanctuary Housing Association, which outsources the scheme’s on-site care services to Axiom Housing. The care services are managed by Axiom’s in-house care company, Axiom Care.

The CQC conducted its inspection of Bircham House in August as part of its programme of unannounced inspections. The recently published report rated the care provision as “good” overall as well as for each of the five categories looked at in detail; safety, effectiveness, caring approach, responsive and well-led services.

Stuart Fort, Director of Operations, at Axiom, said: “Providing good quality care is fundamental within Axiom Care. This report is a really good reflection on the service we provide to residents at Bircham House and is a testament to the commitment and hard work of our care staff.”

The summary inspection report can be read here:  Bircham House Inspection Report Summary.[pdf] 23KB

To access the full report please contact the manager of the scheme direct. For further information about Bircham House and other schemes managed by Axiom Care visit: http://www.axiomcare.org.uk/our-services/extra-care-services/

For further information about Axiom’s older persons’ services visit: www.axiomha.org.uk/older-persons or call 01733 347135.

Contact information

If you would like to contact Axiom Housing Association please call our Customer Services team on 01733 347135.
Alternatively, email us at: enquiries@axiomha.org.uk, fax a message on 01733 295520 or send a text message to 07799 760764.
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm, Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm. For emergency repairs out of hours call our 24-7 freephone* 0800 585 699.
Axiom House, Cottesmore Close, Netherton, Peterborough, PE3 9TP.
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