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Fairmont Residential Limited

Overall: Good read more about inspection ratings

144 Chester Road South, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 1XB (01562) 634324

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Fairmont Residential Limited

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Background to this inspection

Updated 27 August 2020

We carried out this inspection under Section 60 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 as part of our regulatory functions. This inspection was planned to check whether the provider is meeting the legal requirements and regulations associated with the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

This was a targeted inspection looking at the infection control and prevention measures the provider has in place. As part of CQC’s response to the coronavirus pandemic we are conducting a thematic review of infection control and prevention measures in care homes.

This inspection took place on 11 August 2020 and was announced. The service was selected to take part in this thematic review which is seeking to identify examples of good practice in infection prevention and control.

Overall inspection


Updated 27 August 2020

What life is like for people using this service:

People received safe care and support as the staff team had been trained to recognise signs of abuse or risk and knew what to do to safely support people. People received safe support with their medicines by competent staff members. The provider followed effective infection prevention and control procedures.

The provider supported staff in providing effective care for people through person-centred care planning, training, supervision. They ensured the provision of best practice guidance and support met people's individual needs. People were promptly referred to additional healthcare services when required. People were supported to maintain a healthy diet.

People received help and support from a kind and compassionate staff team with whom they had positive relationships with. People were supported by staff members who were aware of their individual protected characteristics. People were supported to develop their independence and to set achievable goals in life.

People participated in a range of activities that met their individual choices and preferences and that they found interesting and stimulating. People were provided with information in a way that they could understand. Policies and guidelines important to people were provided in an easy to read format with pictures to aid their understanding. The provider had systems in place to encourage and respond to any complaints or compliments from people or visitors.

The provider had effective systems in place to monitor the quality of the service they provided and to drive improvements where needed. The provider and management team had good links with the local community which people benefited from.

More information in Detailed Findings below.

Rating at last inspection: Good (date last report published 14 March 2016)

About the service: Fairmont Residential Limited is a residential care home that accommodates up to seven people living with learning disabilities or autistic spectrum disorder. At the time of our inspection there were six people living at the home. The care service has been developed and designed in line with the values that underpin the Registering the Right Support and other best practice guidance. These values include choice, promotion of independence and inclusion. People with learning disabilities and autism using the service can live as ordinary a life as any citizen ' Registering the Right Support' CQC policy.

Why we inspected: This was a planned inspection based on the rating at the last inspection, ‘Good.’ At this inspection we found the service remained good in all key questions with an overall rating of ‘Good.’