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Euroclydon Nursing Home Good

Inspection Summary

Overall summary & rating


Updated 29 July 2021

About the service

Euroclydon Nursing Home is a residential care home providing personal and nursing care to 32 people aged 65 and over at the time of the inspection. The service can support up to 48 people.

People’s experience of using this service and what we found

At the time of our inspection the service had several staff and housekeeping vacancies and relied on agency staff. Staff told us this placed them under increased pressure and meant that it was more difficult to provide person centred care. The provider and registered manger had already identified staffing as a high priority and were putting measures in place to reduce the risk whilst they developed a more consistent staffing team.

The provider had infection control procedures in place to protect people and prevent the spread of infection. Staff accessed personal protective equipment (PPE) and staff followed the providers guidance and expectation. The provider was developing their paperwork to evidence that visits for people were in accordance with current guidance.

The provider was developing clearer documentation to evidence that risks to people had been identified and managed in areas such as moving and handling, and recruitment.

People had access to a balanced diet and were supported to eat nutritious meals.

At our last inspection we recommended the provider review published guidance about best practice in relation to the provision of access to, and assessment of, oral healthcare in care settings. The provider had made improvements.

People were supported to have maximum choice and control of their lives and staff supported them in the least restrictive way possible and in their best interests; the policies and systems in the service supported this practice.

For more details, please see the full report which is on the CQC website at

Rating at last inspection

The last rating for this service was good (published 31 December 2019)

Why we inspected

The inspection was prompted in part due to concerns received about food choices, infection control, staffing and moving and handling.

We reviewed the information we held about the service. No areas of concern were identified in the other key questions. We therefore did not inspect them. Ratings from previous comprehensive inspections for those key questions were used in calculating the overall rating at this inspection.

The overall rating for the service has remained the same. This is based on the findings at this inspection.

We looked at infection prevention and control measures under the Safe key question. We look at this in all care home inspections even if no concerns or risks have been identified. This is to provide assurance that the service can respond to COVID-19 and other infection outbreaks effectively.

You can read the report from our last comprehensive inspection, by selecting the ‘all reports’ link for Euroclydon Nursing Home on our website at

Follow up

We will continue to monitor information we receive about the service until we return to visit as per our re-inspection programme. If we receive any concerning information we may inspect sooner.

Inspection areas



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The service was safe.

Details are in our safe findings below.



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The service was effective.

Details are in our effective findings below.



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The service was Well-Led.

Details are in our Well-Led findings below.