Frequently asked questions
What is important to the people living at Sceats?
- That they are treated with respect and dignity
- That they have independence and choice
- That they have warmth, good food and that their spiritual needs are catered for
How is Sceats unique and different from other care homes in the area?
Sceats care home is run by a Christian charity, and we try to make it as homely as possible.
What are some first impressions from visitors? What do they say as they look round the home?
- “Very friendly and welcoming”
- “Lovely sitting room and dining room”
- “Delicious menu”
- “Can I come and live here!”
We promote an open culture in recruiting people to work at Sceats. We are also looking for:-
- Experience and a good work ethic
- Respect for and empathy with our residents
- Willingness to work as part of a team
- Willingness to extend their knowledge
Finally, some extracts from the most recent CQC report which best describe the experiences of people living at Sceats
- “I feel really safe. The staff look after us all so well.” (Resident Quote)
- “The staff know the people really well and show them a lot of respect. One lady likes to clean so they got her a duster, mop and bucket for her room which has really helped her settle. It shows the staff care and respect her.” (Health Professional Quote)
- “All of the staff are great and treat us with lots of respect.” (Resident Quote)
- “It’s a really happy home; we wouldn’t like to be anywhere else and the staff are really great. It’s so relaxed here – some of the staff come along and kick off their shoes and sit on the couch and spend time talking to us just like having our family members with us all the time; it is like real home.” (Resident Quote)