There is a warm and caring atmosphere at a north-east care home, inspectors have said.
Monitors from the Care Inspectorate watchdog visited Dounemount House in Macduff on October 5 and have now published their report.
They rated the home, which can look after up to 34 older people, “good” for supporting people’s wellbeing and planning care – the third-best of six possible ratings.
“We found that people were well looked after.
“The home had a warm and caring atmosphere, with quiet conversations taking place in a courteous and respectful manner,” said the report.
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It added: “The food at breakfast and lunch looked good and people said it was tasty. The dining tables were set nicely and everything was relaxed and unhurried.”
One relative told inspectors staff were “exceptional”and interacted well with residents.