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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 18, 29 March and 8 December 2011
Date of Publication: 28 June 2011
Inspection Report published 28 June 2011 PDF

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Inspection carried out on 18, 29 March and 8 December 2011

During an inspection looking at part of the service

One resident chose to spend time in the front hallway and another liked to spend time in his own room. Both confirmed that this was where they wanted to spend their time and that they were able to do this as they wanted.

One person said that he was always consulted about the care and support that was to be provided.

All people who were spoken with during the visit to the home expressed a satisfaction with the care provided. Comments included �I am happy here� �everything is fine�.

The atmosphere in the home was found to be happy and positive. People living in the home were chatting with each other and with staff and this demonstrated with their positive interaction a good level of well being.

People spoken with said that lunch was nice and the meal provided was well received and eaten by people using the service.

People were positive about the environment and one person said �I have a nice room and I like this hallway�.