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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 11 July 2013
Date of Publication: 7 August 2013
Inspection Report published 07 August 2013 PDF

Overview

Inspection carried out on 11 July 2013

During a routine inspection

The person who used the service had limited communication, however they were able to confirm they liked living at the home and liked the staff.

Staff enabled the person who used the service to make choices about their care and how they wanted to spend their time, even where their understanding and communication was limited.

Records showed the person�s needs were assessed and care and treatment was planned and delivered in line with their individual care plan. Staff demonstrated a good knowledge of the needs of the person who used the service.

Staff encouraged the person who used the service to eat their food and drink as independently as possible, providing support and assistance where required. They were provided with a choice of suitable and nutritious food and drink.

Appropriate arrangements were in place for the safe administration of medicines. Staff had received training in medicine management.

There were enough qualified, skilled and experienced staff to meet the person�s needs. They were cared for by staff who were supported to deliver care and treatment safely and to an appropriate standard.