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Homefield College Limited - 76 Cossington Road Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 19 July 2017

Homefield College Limited – 76 Cossington Road is a care home located in Sileby, Leicestershire that provides support for up to three people who have a learning disability or autism. At the time of our inspection there were two people living in the home. At the last inspection in February 2015, the service was rated Good. At this inspection we found that the service remained Good.

People told us they felt safe living at Homefield College Limited – 76 Cossington Road. A relative we spoke with agreed with what they told us. Staff continued to keep people safe from avoidable harm because they understood their responsibilities. Risks associated with people’s care and support were assessed and monitored. New staff members were appropriately recruited and sufficient numbers of staff were employed to meet the care and support needs of those living there. People continued to be supported with their medicines in a safe way.

People were supported by a staff team that had been appropriately trained, supervised and supported. People’s human rights were protected because staff were aware of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS). People were supported to maintain good health and they had access to relevant healthcare services. People's dietary requirements had been identified and they had been involved in developing menus to include their own likes and preferences.

People were supported by a staff team that was kind and caring and who treated them with dignity and respect. People were supported to make choices about their care and support and their independence was promoted.

People had plans of care that had been developed with them, their relatives and others that knew them well. This meant that the staff team were able to support them in a way they preferred. The staff team knew the needs of the people they were supporting well. People knew what to do if they had a concern and they were reminded of this through regular meetings and conversations.

The staff team felt supported by the registered manager. People’s thoughts of the service were sought on an informal basis, providing them with the opportunity to be involved in how the service was run. Systems were in place to monitor the quality of the service being provided.

Further information is in the detailed findings below

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 19 July 2017

The service remains safe.

Effective

Good

Updated 19 July 2017

The service remains effective.

Caring

Good

Updated 19 July 2017

The service remains caring.

Responsive

Good

Updated 19 July 2017

The service remains responsive.

Well-led

Good

Updated 19 July 2017

The service remains well led.