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The Dovecote Residential Care Home Good

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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 28 April 2017

The Dovecote Residential Care Home provides accommodation and care for up to 18 people with a learning disability. The home is located in Pleasley, Nottinghamshire. On the day of our inspection 17 people were living at the home. At the last inspection, in November 2015, the service was rated Good. At this inspection we found that the service remained Good.

People continued to receive safe care. Staff understood how to keep people safe and were appropriately recruited. There were enough staff to meet people’s needs and people received their prescribed medicines safely.

People were supported by staff who received appropriate training and supervision. People were supported to have maximum choice and control of their lives and staff supported people in the least restrictive way. People were supported to maintain good health and nutrition.

People were cared for and supported by staff who respected them as individuals, staff had positive relationships with people and respected their privacy and dignity. People and their relatives were involved in planning and reviewing their own care.

People received individualised care and were provided with meaningful interaction and activities. People felt confident to make a complaint and were confident these would be responded to.

The service had a positive atmosphere. The registered manager and service manager were committed to delivering a good quality service and had effective systems in place to promote and encourage this.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 28 April 2017

The service remains good.

Effective

Good

Updated 28 April 2017

The service remains good.

Caring

Good

Updated 28 April 2017

The service remains good.

Responsive

Good

Updated 28 April 2017

The service remains good.

Well-led

Good

Updated 28 April 2017

The service remains good.