Home Care in Barnet - A report on the experiences of local home carers and home care agencies
Healthwatch Barnet sought the views of home care agency managers and home carers to paint a more comprehensive picture of the experiences and challenges around delivering home care services locally.
Overall, six home care agency managers and 46 home carers were interviewed.
8 May 2018
Enter and View: Cricklewood Health Centre and Walk-in Centre
Our team of staff and trained volunteers conducted an announced Enter and View visit to Cricklewood Health Centre as part of our planned strategy to look at a range of Health and Social Care services within the London Borough of Barnet.
8 May 2018
Enter and View: Heathgrove Lodge
This was an announced E&V visit as part of a planned set of visits to observe the quality of care provided. After an original visit on 18 July 2017, the purpose of this visit was to meet with the manager and clarify issues from the previous visit.
10 April 2018
Experiences of podiatry services in Barnet
After being made aware of issues for service users not being able to continue accessing NHS podiatry services, Healthwatch Barnet decided to look at the alternatives that are available locally to understand the options open to Barnet residents.
12 February 2018
Enter and View: Sydmar Lodge Residential Home
This was an announced E&V visit as part of a planned set of visits investigating the mealtime experiences of residents at a range of care and nursing homes within Barnet. Sydmar Lodge is a residential home observing Jewish religious requirements.
19 December 2017
Enter and View: Elmstead House
This was an announced E&V visit as part of a planned set of visits to obtain a better idea of the quality of care provided. Elmstead House, provides care for up to 50 people divided into 2 units, one for dementia and one for mental health diagnosis.
31 October 2017
Enter and View: Goodwin Court, Sanctuary Supported Living
This was an announced E&V visit as part of a planned strategy to look at a range of Sheltered Housing Units within Barnet to observe the services provided. Goodwin Court is a Sheltered Housing Extra Care unit opened in 2008 near to East Barnet.
25 October 2017
Patients' expereinces of transport to cancer appointments
Healthwatch talked to cancer patients to learn about their experience of travelling to their appointments in and from Barnet. The report sheds light on the patient experience of cancer transport services, which is not captured elsewhere.
15 October 2017
Enter and View: Frances & Dick James Court Sheltered Housing
This was an announced E&V visit to Jewish Blind and Disabled Charity, Frances & Dick James Court Sheltered Housing, as part of a planned strategy to look at a range of care and nursing homes within Barnet to obtain a better idea of the quality of care provided.
3 October 2017