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My aim for the people living at Wisteria House is to firstly reduce stress and anxiety, by creating a world that is calming, friendly, affectionate and familiar. Then promote choice and control over one’s life that adds meaning and purpose. Introducing activities, stimulation and independence to a level where individual’s can experience living positively with dementia.

By Louise Collins, Owner.

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Great News !!!!! - Wisteria House has received a CQC rating of 'OUTSTANDING'  in all 5 areas (only 5 other Dementia Care Homes has been able to achieve all five Outstanding's in England and we have the highest rating in the South West.

 For a copy of our recent inspection follow the CQC website:-

For further comments and feedback from families please click here.

Plus also received Dementia Care Matters - BUTTERFLY AWARD February 2019 - Level 1 (highest level one of only 8 homes to receive this award this year).

The 'average' dementia care home in the UK would normally receive a scoring of 20% score from Dementia Care Matters using the QUIS observation tool (Quality of Interaction Score). To receive a Butterfly level 1 you need to score above 70%, this year the Wisteria House team received a totally amazing score of 97%.

This is the 5th year in a row that the team have received a Level 1 Butterfly Award.   

Dementia Care Matters list of approved homes for the Uk - follow the link:-

' Specialising in Quality of Life for people living with a dementia'

We offer 24 hour specialist care to 22 elderly people living with dementia, in a comfortable and familiar environment by a well trained staff team who pride themselves on being approachable and friendly.

Each person is treated as an equal, free to make their own choices in life, free to get up and go to bed when they like, wear what they like, eat where they like, join in with activities if they want to, have a shave today or not.   We have no set visiting times and welcome and support families and friends.  The staff team are very generous with affections and we like to have lots of fun moments too as you will see from our many photographs.