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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 1, 5 November 2013
Date of Publication: 18 December 2013
Inspection Report published 18 December 2013 PDF | 69.71 KB

Overview

Inspection carried out on 1, 5 November 2013

During a routine inspection

One relative we spoke to us “I am very involved in planning the care for my relative. I attend reviews and am kept informed.”

The manager told us people’s needs were assessed prior to coming to the home and these assessments formed the basis of their care plans when they moved into the home.

People’s health, safety and welfare was protected when more than one provider was involved in their care and treatment, or when they moved between different services. This was because the provider worked in co-operation with others.

Appropriate checks were undertaken before staff began work. We looked at the recruitment records of staff. We found that checks such as references and checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) were carried out in each case, prior to staff being employed at the home.

Staff records and other records relevant to the management of the services were accurate and fit for purpose