Gold standard of nursing

A Long Melford care home is celebrating after earning recognition for its development and support of staff.

Melford Court Nursing Home in Hall Street has been awarded the Investors in People Gold standard for the way it treats its employees.

Wen Calumpiano, manager of the Bupa home, said the award highlighted the importance placed on staff.

“We are a people-focused business and this award recognises the tremendous investment that we put in to our staff to ensure we maintain the highest standards of care for our residents,” she said.

“Our people are our best asset and it is fantastic that their hard work and commitment has been recognised by this prestigious award.”

Assessors praised the home for superb people practices, a supportive team working culture, learning and development opportunities, knowledge sharing, community involvement and a flexible working culture.