Chapel Hill in Crayford has received ‘good’ in all areas after receiving an unexpected visit from the Care Quality Commission.

The care service had a five-day inspection which took place at the beginning of the year.

The Care Quality Commision examined the overall quality of service provided by home care organisation, Choice Support.

Chapel Hill was rated ‘good’ in all five key areas, including how responsive, safe, well-led, effective and caring it was.

Reports detail those using the service said they felt safe and that their needs were met.

It also noted that staff were kind and caring and people's privacy, dignity and independence were respected.

The care homes last inspection 'required improvement' and has improved since being taken over by new management.

Councillor Brad Smith said: “I’m delighted that Chapel Hill care home has been rated as ‘good’.

“This reflects the hard work we are doing with homecare providers like Choice Support to raise standards.

“And to provide high-quality care that protects vulnerable people from the risk of abuse and helps them enjoy a good life”.