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Astune Rise Nursing Home Good

Inspection Summary

Overall summary & rating


Updated 29 February 2020

About the service

Astune Rise Nursing Home is a residential nursing home providing personal and nursing care to older people and people living with a dementia. It can support up to 38 people across a single, purpose-built and adapted site. There were 30 people using the service when we visited.

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

People told us they felt happy and safe at the service. Staff provided kind and caring support that met people’s needs. People were treated with dignity and respect.

Risks to people were effectively managed. People were supported by safely recruited staff, and staffing levels were monitored. Medicines were managed safely. People were safeguarded from abuse.

Staff received regular training, supervision and appraisal. 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.

People received person-centred care, and were involved in regular reviews of this. A wide range of activities were available. People and relatives were familiar with the provider’s complaints process.

People, relatives and staff spoke positively about the leadership of the registered manager. Good governance systems were in place to monitor and improve standards. The service worked in effective partnership with external professionals.

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 15 July 2017).

Why we inspected

This was a planned inspection based on the previous rating.

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



Updated 29 February 2020

The service was safe.

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Updated 29 February 2020

The service was effective.

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Updated 29 February 2020

The service was caring.

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Updated 29 February 2020

The service was responsive.

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Updated 29 February 2020

The service was well-led.

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