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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 28 October 2013
Date of Publication: 22 November 2013
Inspection Report published 22 November 2013 PDF


Inspection carried out on 28 October 2013

During a routine inspection

During our visit to Belvedere Park Nursing Home we spoke with the registered manager, four staff, three people who lived at the home and two visitors.

People living at the home were very complimentary about the care they received. They told us:

"The staff treat me very well, we're friends...If I have problems they look after me."

The staff are, "Very good, very fair and very kind."

"It's a lovely home...the call bell always works and they are here like a shot."

We spoke with visitors. They told us,

"The staff are giving X good care."

"It is very friendly.. everywhere is very clean...mum really enjoys it here and she feels safe and comfortable."

We looked at the care and welfare of people living at Belvedere. We were satisfied people were getting the necessary care and support to meet their needs.

We looked at the cleanliness of the home and the infection prevention measures. We saw good systems were in place to clean the home and the equipment used by people. Staff were aware of their responsibilities in preventing the spread of infection.

We looked at medication management. We were satisfied medication was being administered appropriately to people.

We talked to staff and looked at staff records. We saw staff had been trained to ensure they could meet the needs of people living at Belvedere Park.

We checked the equipment used. We noted people had equipment that met their needs. Equipment was maintained and serviced.