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Somerville House Requires improvement

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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 23 April 2012
Date of Publication: 17 May 2012
Inspection Report published 17 May 2012 PDF


Inspection carried out on 23 April 2012

During an inspection looking at part of the service

People spoken with told us they liked the home and they were able to see their GP and community nurse when required. They also said staff respected the choices they made about aspects of their lives. Comments included, �I like it here, I like the people and the staff and everybody is alright�, �My room is the best room � I�ve got some tomato plants�, �It�s a friendly place and you can get up and go to bed when you want� and �I�m happy at the home � everything is fine.�

Most people spoken with told us they liked the meals provided. Comments included, �I like all the food � its hot and well cooked�, �I like the food, breakfast is good and I generally have toast, marmalade and shreddies� and �The food is nice � it�s well presented and well cooked.�

One person did say that some days were better than others. This was mentioned to the manager so that staff could speak to the person and ensure their likes and dislikes were accommodated more fully.

People spoken with told us if they wanted to have something on the menu this would be arranged.