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The Coach House Nursing Home Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 6 February 2018

The inspection took place on 11December 2017 and was unannounced. A second day of inspection took place on 14 December 2017 which was announced.

The Coach House Nursing Home is a ‘care home’. People in care homes receive accommodation and nursing or personal care as single package under one contractual agreement. CQC regulates both the premises and the care provided, and both were looked at during this inspection.

The Coach House Nursing Home is registered to provide accommodation for persons who require nursing and/or personal care for up to 42 people. This may also include palliative and respite care. There were 40 people living at the service on the day we inspected.

The care home is a large detached property situated in its own grounds. Accommodation is provided over three floors and there are two passenger lifts for people who have reduced mobility.

At the last inspection, the service was rated good. At this inspection we found the service remained good.

There were systems and processes in place to protect people from the risk of harm. Staff were able to tell us about different types of abuse and were aware of action they should take if abuse was suspected.

Appropriate checks of the building and maintenance systems were undertaken to ensure health and safety.

People were protected by a robust recruitment process, which ensured staff were suitable to work with people who needed support.

People received their prescribed medicines safely. Medicines were administered by staff who were trained and assessed as being competent to do this.

Staffing levels were sufficient to meet people's needs and to enable them to do be supported in a way that they wished. Staff received support and training to give them the necessary skills and knowledge to meet people's assessed needs.

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

Risks to people's safety had been assessed by staff and regularly reviewed to ensure they contained up to date information. Care plans included information about how people preferred to be supported.

People's independence was encouraged and there were a range of activities and events people could participate in.

We saw positive interactions between people and staff and people told us they were happy and felt well cared for. Staff treated people with dignity and respect. They knew people well and respected their individuality.

We saw people were provided with a choice of healthy food and drinks which helped to ensure their nutritional needs were met. People were supported to maintain good health and had access to healthcare professionals and services.

The provider had a system in place for responding to people's concerns and complaints. People were regularly asked for their views and there were effective systems in place to monitor and improve the quality of the service provided.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 6 February 2018

The service remained Good.

Effective

Good

Updated 6 February 2018

The service remained Good.

Caring

Good

Updated 6 February 2018

The service remained Good.

Responsive

Good

Updated 6 February 2018

The service remained Good.

Well-led

Good

Updated 6 February 2018

The service remained Good.