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The local authority has identified this service as suitable to care for people discharged from hospital with a positive coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. We have checked it meets the infection prevention and control standards we expect. Find out more about these checks

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 3 December 2020

Valley View Care Home is a residential care home providing accommodation and personal care for up to 24 people.

We found the following examples of good practice.

The service has a designated site which is a separate building to the main care home. The premises looked clean. Staff were observed cleaning touchpoints.

PPE stations were located throughout the building and well stocked with PPE. Good signage was available to ensure staff knew how to apply and remove their PPE safely.

Tests for COVID-19 were carried out weekly for staff. Some staff used public transport and they are currently getting to and from work via taxi; this is paid for by the provider.

We were assured that this service met good infection prevention and control guidelines as a designated care setting.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 3 December 2020

We were assured this service met good infection prevention and control guidelines as a designated care setting.

Effective

Good

Updated 3 December 2020

Caring

Good

Updated 3 December 2020

Responsive

Good

Updated 3 December 2020

Well-led

Good

Updated 3 December 2020