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Sea Gables Residential Home Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 2 November 2019

About the service

Sea Gables Residential Home is a care home. Sea Gables is registered to provide accommodation and personal care for up to seven people and predominantly supports people living with a learning disability and mental health needs. At the time of the inspection there were five people living at the service. The service was a large family style home, which had been adapted to suit the needs of the people living there.

The service has been developed and designed in line with the principles and values that underpin Registering the Right Support and other best practice guidance. This ensures that people who use the service can live as full a life as possible and achieve the best possible outcomes. The principles reflect the need for people with learning disabilities and/or autism to live meaningful lives that include control, choice, and independence. People using the service receive planned and co-ordinated person-centred support that is appropriate and inclusive for them.

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

People and their relatives gave us positive feedback about their safety and told us that staff treated them well. One person told us, “I feel very safe here.”

Staff were recruited safely, and sufficient numbers were employed to ensure people's care and social needs were met. Staff knew how to keep people safe from harm. The provider had a policy and procedure for safeguarding adults and the registered manager and staff understood the signs to look for. Risk assessments and management plans were completed for people and the home environment to ensure safety. There was a system to manage accidents and incidents and to reduce them happening again.

People received their medicines safely and as prescribed. Appropriate arrangements were in place for obtaining, recording, administering and disposing of prescribed medicines.

Staff had received appropriate training and support to enable them to carry out their role safely.

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.

The service applied the principles and values of Registering the Right Support and other best practice guidance. These ensure that people who use the service can live as full a life as possible and achieve the best possible outcomes that include control, choice and independence. The outcomes for people using the service reflected the principles and values of Registering the Right Support by promoting choice and control, independence and inclusion. People's support focused on them having as many opportunities as possible for them to gain new skills and become more independent.

People told us they were happy living at Sea Gables and felt supported to live their lives. One person said, “It’s a good place to live.” Staff were observed to treat people with kindness and compassion.

People's needs were assessed to ensure these could be met by the service. The registered manager and staff worked with other external professionals to ensure people received effective care.

Staff supported people and showed an understanding of equality and diversity and people were treated with dignity, and their privacy was respected. People and their relatives were involved in the planning and review of their care and people were supported to be as independent as possible.

There was a clearly defined management structure and regular oversight and input from the provider. Staff were positive about the management of the service and told us the registered manager and provider were very supportive and approachable. Any concerns or worries were listened to, addressed and used as opportunities to make continuous improvements to the service.

For more details, please see the full report which is on the CQC website at www.cqc.org.uk

Rating at last inspection

The last ratin

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 2 November 2019

The service was safe.

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Effective

Good

Updated 2 November 2019

The service was effective.

Details are in our effective findings below.

Caring

Good

Updated 2 November 2019

The service was caring.

Details are in our caring findings below.

Responsive

Good

Updated 2 November 2019

The service was responsive.

Details are in our responsive findings below.

Well-led

Good

Updated 2 November 2019

The service was well-led.

Details are in our well-Led findings below.