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The Brake Manor

  • 97 Bodmin Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5AG

Type of service
Care home without nursing

Specialisms/services
Accommodation for persons who require nursing or personal care, Dementia, Caring for adults over 65 yrs

Local Authority Area
Cornwall

These are the results of our most recent checks showing whether this care service is meeting each of the standards that the government says you have the right to expect.

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Standards you have the right to expect

1
Treating people with respect and involving them in their care
OverallGrey CrossImprovements
required

2
Providing care, treatment and support that meets people's needs
OverallGrey CrossImprovements
required

  • People should get safe and appropriate care that meets their needs and supports their rights (outcome 4)
    Improvements required

    Our latest inspection of this standard was:

    on 27 and 28, 29 January 2014 during an inspection in response to concerns

    See our inspector's full report about this standard published 22 February 2014

  • Food and drink should meet people's individual dietary needs (outcome 5)
    Meeting this standard

    This check was based on declarations and evidence given by this care service when they registered with CQC on 7 October 2010. We have not yet carried out an inspection.

    When we inspect this standard we will publish a full report.

  • People should get safe and coordinated care when they move between different services (outcome 6)
    Meeting this standard

    This check was based on declarations and evidence given by this care service when they registered with CQC on 7 October 2010. We have not yet carried out an inspection.

    When we inspect this standard we will publish a full report.

3
Caring for people safely and protecting them from harm
OverallGreen Tick

  • People should be protected from abuse and staff should respect their human rights (outcome 7)
    Meeting this standard

    Our latest inspection of this standard was:

    on 22 May 2013 during a routine inspection

    See our inspector's full report about this standard published 5 June 2013

  • People should be cared for in a clean environment and protected from the risk of infection (outcome 8)
    Meeting this standard

    This check was based on declarations and evidence given by this care service when they registered with CQC on 7 October 2010. We have not yet carried out an inspection.

    When we inspect this standard we will publish a full report.

  • People should be given the medicines they need when they need them, and in a safe way (outcome 9)
    Meeting this standard

    Our latest inspection of this standard was:

    on 27 and 28, 29 January 2014 during an inspection in response to concerns

    See our inspector's full report about this standard published 22 February 2014

  • People should be cared for in safe and accessible surroundings that support their health and welfare (outcome 10)
    Meeting this standard

    This check was based on declarations and evidence given by this care service when they registered with CQC on 7 October 2010. We have not yet carried out an inspection.

    When we inspect this standard we will publish a full report.

  • People should be safe from harm from unsafe or unsuitable equipment (outcome 11)
    Meeting this standard

    This check was based on declarations and evidence given by this care service when they registered with CQC on 7 October 2010. We have not yet carried out an inspection.

    When we inspect this standard we will publish a full report.

4
Staffing
OverallGrey CrossImprovements
required

5
Quality and suitability of management
OverallGreen Tick

  • The service should have quality checking systems to manage risks and assure the health, welfare and safety of people who receive care (outcome 16)
    Meeting this standard

    Our latest inspection of this standard was:

    on 2 December 2011 during an inspection in response to concerns

    See our inspector's full report about this standard published 30 November 2011

  • People should have their complaints listened to and acted on properly (outcome 17)
    Meeting this standard

    This check was based on declarations and evidence given by this care service when they registered with CQC on 7 October 2010. We have not yet carried out an inspection.

    When we inspect this standard we will publish a full report.

  • People's personal records, including medical records, should be accurate and kept safe and confidential (outcome 21)
    Meeting this standard

    This check was based on declarations and evidence given by this care service when they registered with CQC on 7 October 2010. We have not yet carried out an inspection.

    When we inspect this standard we will publish a full report.

Inspection Reports

Carried out on 27 and 28, 29 January 2014 during an inspection in response to concerns
Carried out on 22 May 2013 during a routine inspection
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Carried out on 11 May 2012 during an inspection in response to concerns
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Carried out on 2 December 2011 during an inspection in response to concerns

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What our icons mean

All standards were being met when we inspected the service. If this service has not had a CQC inspection since it registered with us, our judgement may be based on our assessment of declarations and evidence supplied by the service.
At least one standard in this area was not being met when we inspected the service and we required improvements.
At least one standard in this area was not being met when we inspected the service and we have taken enforcement action.


What does a grey cross mean

At least one standard in this area was not being met when we inspected the service and we required improvements.

What happens next
The service will tell us how it is making improvements. Once we are happy that the improvements have been made, we will update our judgement to show a green tick. Other times, we may have to carry out a 'follow-up' inspection to check improvements.


How can I get more information
Our inspector's report will give you more information about why the service received a grey cross. You can also contact the service directly or visit its website for more details on any improvements it has made.



What does a red cross mean

At least one standard was not being met when we inspected the service and we took enforcement action.

What happens next
The type of enforcement action we take depends on the seriousness of our inspector's findings, and the service must make improvements before we update the judgement on our website.


How can I get more information
Our inspector's report will give you more information about why the service received a red cross. You can also contact the service directly or visit its website for more details on any improvements it has made.