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We are carrying out a review of quality at Alderbrook Care. We will publish a report when our review is complete. Find out more about our inspection reports.
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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 19 December 2012
Date of Publication: 23 January 2013
Inspection Report published 23 January 2013 PDF | 71.62 KB

Overview

Inspection carried out on 19 December 2012

During an inspection to make sure that the improvements required had been made

We found that where people did not have the capacity to consent, the provider acted in accordance with legal requirements. We saw evidence that best interest assessments had taken place and that the best interest assessors recommendations were being followed.

The homes safeguarding policy had been reviewed and the procedure was clear about what staff should do if they suspected abuse. It was clear about who to contact within the local authority. The managers and staff gave detailed accounts of how to protect vulnerable adults.

The kitchen and food storage area was clean and we saw the cleaning records ensured they were checked and cleaned regularly. The infection control policy had been updated to include a hand washing procedure.