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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 12 August 2017

Jonathan House is a care home that provides accommodation and personal care for up to eight people with a learning disability. At the time of the inspection there were eight people living at the home.

At the last inspection, the service was rated Good.

At this inspection we found the service remained Good overall although the configuration of the building and storage of cleaning equipment was not always safe.

Why the service is rated good:

Staff were kind and caring. Staff respected people’s privacy and gave people choice and control about their care and support. Staffing levels were safe to meet people’s needs.

Medicines were stored and administered safely.

The staff team were trained and were able to demonstrate their knowledge about how to safeguard people from abuse.

Care plans were personalised and contained support plans and risk assessments to give staff guidelines to follow.

People’s health needs were met and people attended annual health checks and appointments as required.

People were enabled to achieve skills that would improve their quality of life and some people undertook work.

Feedback was sought from people. Systems were in place to monitor and improve the quality of the service.

Positive feedback was received about the manager and staff felt Jonathan House was a nice place to work.

Inspection areas

Safe

Requires improvement

Updated 12 August 2017

The service was not always ensuring equipment and the configuration of the building was free from contamination and infection.

People had individual risk assessments in place.

People were supported by staff who had pre-employment checks

in place on their suitability to work with vulnerable adults.

Effective

Good

Updated 12 August 2017

The service remained good.

Caring

Good

Updated 12 August 2017

The service remained good.

Responsive

Good

Updated 12 August 2017

The service remained good.

Well-led

Good

Updated 12 August 2017

The service remained good.