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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 28 April 2018

87 Church Road is a residential care home for adults with learning disabilities. At the time of our inspection, there were five people living in the home.

At our last inspection we rated the service good. At this inspection we found the evidence continued to support the rating of good and there was no evidence or information from our inspection and ongoing monitoring that demonstrated serious risks or concerns. This inspection report is written in a shorter format because our overall rating of the service has not changed since our last inspection.

People received support from staff who were kind and caring. People were positive about the care they received and spoke in positive terms about the staff. Our observations showed that staff were kind and respectful. People’s independence was encouraged.

People were able to take part in a range of activities according to their own needs and interest. This included support to meet religious or spiritual needs. People were able to make complaints when they had them and these were responded to. There was a complaints procedure produced in a format suited to people’s communication needs.

People were safe. Staff understood their responsibility to protect people from the risk of abuse and had received training in this. People received safe support with their medicines.

People were supported to have maximum choice and control of their lives and staff supported them in the least restrictive way possible; the policies and systems in the service support this practice. People’s health needs were effectively met. People were supported to see healthcare professionals when they needed to.

The service was well led. There was a registered manager in place supported by an assistant team leader. There were systems in place to monitor the quality and safety of the service.

Further information is in the detailed findings below

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 28 April 2018

The service remained Good.

Effective

Good

Updated 28 April 2018

The service remained Good.

Caring

Good

Updated 28 April 2018

The service remained Good.

Responsive

Good

Updated 28 April 2018

The service remained Good.

Well-led

Good

Updated 28 April 2018

The service remained Good.