COVID 19 Notice

Details of our response to the COVID 19 pandemic.
Tom the Butcher and hist team

Local Food

Good, whole food ingredients help our chef prepare delicious meals. We source our meat locally – traceable to the fields around Taunton. Read more about this here.
Funding for care homes in Somerset

Are we losing sight of care home resident rights?

In this guest article, Simon Blackburn, CEO of the RPCA discusses funding and fairness in care homes.
Carers with the Gold Standard Framework GSF

The Gold Standards Framework: Platinum Award

This is the third time we have been awarded the Gold Standards Framework. We have now held the award since 2012. Congratulations to our staff who work so hard and consistently deliver such a high standard of care.

Working at Chelston Park

Some of the staff who make Chelston Park Nursing and Residential Home in Wellington Somerset CQC Outstanding. What does it take to work in care? What's it like to work at Chelston Park?
The Staff Team Receiving CQC Outstanding

Outstanding CQC Report

We are thrilled to announce that Chelston Park received an overall outstanding in our most recent CQC inspection. This is of course a fantastic result. We are one of only 19 care homes which were rated as outstanding in December. In the Taunton area, only 7 homes out of 251 care homes are rated as outstanding overall. 

Arts, Crafts and Community

For the last few months, a group of residents and our activities coordinator, Emma, have been working with Ruth Fielder. Ruth artist coordinator involved with Handmade Wellbeing, a project that trains artists to work with people in elderly care settings, both those living at home and in a care homes. The artist coordinators use arts and crafts to enhance the wellbeing of older people.

Heart and Soul Awards: An Introduction

The Heart and Soul Awards is a staff excellence award that recognises team members who embody the core values of Chelston Park and Chelston Gardens and who go the extra mile to serve our residents, their families and each other.