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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 9 February 2021

Meresworth is a care home providing accommodation and personal care for up to 52 people, with some people living with dementia.

We found the following examples of good practice.

¿ The service was receiving professional visitors to the service with robust infection control procedures in place. Visitors were received into the reception area on arrival where they were provided with guidance, personal protective equipment (PPE) and a health screening was completed. Each visitor also had their temperature checked by staff on arrival.

¿ People and staff had engaged with the routine testing scheme. Risks to people and staff in relation to their health, safety and wellbeing had been thoroughly assessed.

¿ The service was clean and hygienic. Additional cleaning tasks and schedules had been implemented by the registered manager, which were methodically completed throughout the service.

¿ The provider had developed a package of policies and procedures in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 9 February 2021

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 9 February 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 9 February 2021

Responsive

Good

Updated 9 February 2021

Well-led

Good

Updated 9 February 2021