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Abbeyfield Residential Care Home - The Grove Requires improvement

We are carrying out a review of quality at Abbeyfield Residential Care Home - The Grove. We will publish a report when our review is complete. Find out more about our inspection reports.

Details of this locations CQC registration


Here you will find the list of services and areas where we, the Care Quality Commission, authorise and regulate this service to operate. If you think this service is operating services not listed here please contact us

Type of service
  • Residential homes
Specialisms/services
  • Caring for adults over 65 yrs
Local authority
  • Newcastle upon Tyne

Regulated services/activities

CQC register Abbeyfield Residential Care Home - The Grove to carry out the following legally regulated services here:

Accommodation for persons who require nursing or personal care

  • Mr John Connelly is responsible for these services.
  • Mrs Kath Brown is the registered manager for these services at this location.
Condition of this registration relating to carrying out this regulated activity

The registered provider must ensure that service users are isolated to prevent and control the spread of Covid-19. In doing so, the registered provider must have due regard to current Government guidance on Covid-19 and the specified isolation periods required for new admissions and hospital discharges to the service. The registered provider must confirm in writing to the Commission what action has been taken to comply with the above condition by 17.00hrs on Friday 26 February 2021.

The registered provider must ensure that all national lockdown guidance is being adhered to at Abbeyfield Residential Care Home – The Grove. The registered provider must confirm in writing to the CQC what action has been taken to comply with the above condition by 17.00hrs on Friday 26 February 2021.

The registered provider must ensure that their Covid-19 risk assessment at Abbeyfield Residential Care Home – The Grove is updated to include risk assessments for all staff members. The registered provider must confirm in writing to the CQC what action has been taken to comply with the above condition by 17.00hrs on Friday 26 February 2021.

The registered provider must ensure that a cleaning schedule is implemented to prevent and control the spread of Covid-19 at Abbeyfield Residential Care Home – The Grove. A copy of the cleaning schedule must be sent to CQC by 17.00hrs on Friday 26 February 2021.

The registered provider must ensure that infection prevention and control measures are in place to prevent and control the spread of Covid-19. This must include the following:

a) Ensuring PPE is being worn correctly

b) Ensuring that donning and doffing stations contain sufficient supplies of PPE

c) Ensuring there is a specific Covid-19 cleaning schedule

d) Effective governance and oversight procedures are in place to monitor all infection prevention control processes in place at Abbeyfield Residential Care Home – The Grove.

The registered provider must confirm in writing to the CQC what action has been taken to comply with the above condition by 17.00hrs on Friday 26 February 2021.

Terms of this registration relating to carrying out this regulated activity

The Registered Provider must only accommodate a maximum of 32 service users at Abbeyfield Residential Care Home - The Grove.

The Registered Provider must not provide nursing care under accommodation for persons who require nursing or personal care at Abbeyfield Residential Care Home - The Grove.