Entries by ygibbons


Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia can have a hard impact on family members.  It can possess many challenges for families and caregivers. We can learn how to communicate with a person with dementia and by improving your communication skills it will make giving care less stressful and will improve the quality […]

That’s one heavy manikin

He weighs 30kg…..that’s just short of 5 stone !! Looking forward to seeing him in use at First Aid and Manual Handling training. BOOK YOURSELF ONTO THE NEXT AVAILABLE COURSE AND SEE THE MANIKIN DO HIS THING

Patient Handling Manikin

Our training team are THE WINNERS of the ‘WIn A Patient Handling Manikin’ competition which they entered at the Health Plus Care Show 2017, Excel Centre. What a great addition to the fantastic First Aid & Health and Social Care training we offer.   He’s almost as tall as the lads !!! Well done guys

Is our service well-led?

What CQC found The service was well led. Relatives and people using the service said that there was a positive and open culture. They felt able to discuss any issues that may arise with the registered manager and the care workers. Regular audits of service delivery and reviews of policies had been carried out; this […]

Is our service responsive?

What CQC found The service was responsive. Care plans were in place outlining people’s care and support needs. Staff were knowledgeable about people’s interests and preferences in order to provide a personalised service. Staff supported people to access the community and reduce the risk of them becoming socially isolated. People told us that the management […]

Is our service caring?

What CQC found The service was caring. Staff were respectful of people’s privacy and dignity. People who used the service were involved in making decisions about their care and the support they received. People were encouraged to maintain their independence.  

Is our service effective?

What CQC found The service was effective. Staff had the skills and knowledge to meet people’s needs and received regular training, supervision and appraisal. Staff understood their responsibilities under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. People were asked for their consent before they received any care or support.

Is our service safe?

What CQC found The service was safe. The provider had an effective recruitment and selection procedure in place and carried out relevant checks when they employed staff. There were processes in place to help make sure people were protected from the risk of abuse and staff were aware of safeguarding adults’ procedures. There were appropriate […]

CQC impressed with the services provided by Soma Healthcare

Congratulations to all staff on the positive CQC inspection report gained at the new Wembley Office. Special congratulations go to the staff in Wembley who have worked tirelessly since the branch opened This is the first time we have been measured against the stricter monitoring requirements bought in by the CQC and have worked very […]