Last updated:
23 February 2018

Share this

Safeguarding concerns about care homes and services

Details of care homes and services in West Sussex where the quality of care has raised concerns.

The County Council has contracts with many care homes and care services in West Sussex, and regularly checks on the quality of care provided. 

The West Sussex Care Guide provides details of all care homes and care services in West Sussex, plus information on the latest Care Quality Commission inspection reports.

Information about people’s views and experiences of some of these services is available on Healthwatch - West Sussex.

Where there are significant safeguarding concerns about a care home or care service, new referrals by the County Council may be suspended and a County Council suspension notice issued.

An improvement plan will be agreed with the home or service, and we will work actively to support them and track improvements.

Where it has been assessed by multi-agency partners that there are significant safeguarding concerns relating to a care home or care service, we will share the names of these homes or services below. 

Care homes and care services where there are significant safeguarding concerns

Week ending Friday 23 February 2018

Currently there are four care homes in West Sussex that have been assessed as having significant safeguarding concerns:

  • The Laurels, Guildford Road, Broadbridge Heath, Horsham, RH12 3PQ
  • Orchard Lodge, Tylden House, Dorking Road, Warnham, Horsham, RH12 3RZ
  • White Waves, 17-19 Seal Road, Selsey, Chichester, PO20 0HW
  • Rapkyns Nursing Home, Guildford Road, Broadbridge Heath, RH12 3PQ

This information is updated weekly.

Further information

Nine care homes in West Sussex are currently the subject of a multi-agency safeguarding investigation being undertaken by West Sussex County Council, the Care Quality Commission, Health and Sussex Police. The provider is working with the agencies to provide the information requested.

The following care homes continue to be part of safeguarding enquiries:

  • Beechcroft Care Centre, West Hoathy Road, East Grinstead, RH19 4ND
  • Beech Lodge, Guildford Road, Broadbridge Heath, RH12 3PW
  • Kingsmead Lodge, Crawley Road, Roffey, Horsham, RH12 4RX
  • The Laurels, Guildford Road, Broadbridge Heath, RH12 3PQ
  • Longfield Manor, West Street, Billingshurst, RH14 9LX
  • Orchard Lodge, Tylden House, Dorking Road, Warnham, Horsham, RH12 3RZ
  • Rapkyns Care Centre, Guildford Road, Broadbridge Heath, RH12 3PQ
  • Rapkyns Nursing Home, Guildford Road, Broadbridge Heath, Horsham, RH12 3PQ
  • Woodhurst Lodge, Old Brighton Road, Pease Pottage, Crawley, RH11 9AG.

For further information about these safeguarding concerns complete our online form.

If you are considering homes or care services outside West Sussex, and would like more information, refer to the Care Quality Commission inspection reports, if this is a service that is registered with them, or contact the relevant local authority.

If you have any concerns regarding a care service please raise a safeguarding concern, or phone Adults’ CarePoint 01243 642121.

 

Share this

Do you have any feedback about this page?

Help us improve this website

Let us know how we're doing. We're constantly trying to improve this website. Your feedback is very important to us. You can simply add a star rating to indicate how useful you found this page. If you have more specific feedback use the form below.

Rate this page:
Clear star rating
  • West Sussex County Council will only use this email address to respond to any issues raised.