The staff at all our homes do their very best to provide you with all the support you might need but the management readily accept that this may not always be what you desire or is not meeting your personal needs and expectations.

If you are unhappy or dissatisfied in any way with this provision, please complete the form below and we will contact you within the next 5 days to discuss the issue. 

1. Complaints may originate from the people living within our homes, their family / relatives, either directly or through the Care Quality Commission, or from the home’s own staff. Complaints may be received both verbally and in writing.

2. All complaints must be recorded / reported and routed to the Registered Manager and/or Quality Performance Manager. Upon receipt of the complaint the Registered Manager will complete the appropriate sections of a Complaints Record form for appropriate action. 

3. Acknowledgement, in writing, of the complaint will be made within 48 hours and every effort will be made to resolve the complaint and to provide a full response to the complainant within 7 – 28 days.

4. If the Registered Manager is unable to satisfactorily resolve the complaint within 7 – 28 days then the complainant has the right to inform the Care Quality Commission for Social Care Inspection, details of which are on the following page.

5. Once the complaint has been resolved the Registered Manager will complete the relevant sections of the Complaints Record Form, which will then be signed-off by the Quality Performance manager. 

6. The Registered Manager is responsible for maintaining all records relating to a complaint, using an appropriate Complaints Record Form as the basis for monitoring the progress made in resolving the complaint. Records will include all written complaints received, and copies of all statements from relevant parties.

7. Completed Complaints Record Forms will be reviewed on a regular basis for apparent adverse trends in service quality as part of the Management Quality Monitoring Processes and in line with the Annual Development Plan.

8. Please inform the Home Manager of any concerns/complaints you may have verbally and/or in writing. Please see the following form.

If you remain unsatisfied with the outcome you may contact:

The Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) who provide a free independent service:

The LGO advice team can be contacted for information and advice or to register your complaint by:

Website:  Telephone:   0300 061 061        Email:  

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) can no longer get involved in individual complaints about providers but is happy to receive information about our service.


Should you feel the matter has not been resolved then you may request a meeting with the Quality Performance Manager who is based at Head Office, telephone: 01934 422 822.  If you are not satisfied with the internal procedure at Casa di Lusso Care Home, you may contact:

Somerset Primary Care Trust

Wynford House, Lufton Way
Yeovil, BA22 8HR

T: 01935 384 000
F: 01935 384 079


CQC South West

Citygate, Gallowgate,
Newcastle upon Tyne

T: 03000 616 161
F: 03000 616 171


Community Services for Adults

Somerset Social Services
County Hall, Taunton, TA1 4DY

T: 0845 345 9133


Somerset Direct

T: 0845 345 9133


Care Direct

T: 01275 888 801