THE CARE Quality Commission has handed out three ratings of good to care homes and services in Warrington.

Cheshire Grange Care Home, Summerville Nursing Centre and Creative Support Limited have received good ratings following CQC inspections.

Lymm care home Cheshire Grange received an overall rating of good and its responsiveness to resident’s needs was assessed as outstanding following an unannounced inspection in July.

The Booth's Hill Road home provides care for up to 50 people with dementia, with 42 residents recorded at the time of the CQC’s visit.

Their report said: “We found the ethos and culture of Cheshire Grange was positive and caring and staff were passionate about working at the home and treating each person as an individual which showed us that the home was outstanding.

“During our inspection we saw that the relationships between staff and people living at the home were warm and caring, respectful, dignified and with plenty of smiles and laughter and hugs.

“Everyone in the service looked relaxed and comfortable with all of the staff.”

Summerville Nursing Centre in Stockton Heath, which provides care for up to 50 people, had an announced inspection in October.

The CQC’s report said that staff at the Hilltop Road home were ‘skilled and patient.

It said: We saw that people were well cared for and very comfortable in the home.

“The people and visitors that we spoke with were very complimentary about the care that they received and told us that the staff were kind and caring.

“We observed that staff were skilled and patient, treating people with dignity and respect.

“People felt safe and told us that they received the support that they needed in a way that respected their wishes.”

Museum Street-based not-for-profit organisation Creative Support Limited provides care and support to 10 adults with physical or learning disabilities and people with mental health problems in Warrington.

It was rated good following an inspection on November 9.

The CQC’s report said: “People spoken with told us they felt safe and confirmed they had confidence in the staff that provided them with care and support.”