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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 24 February 2021

Midtown House is a care home providing accommodation for residential care for up to 20 people, some of whom are living with dementia. At the time of the inspection there were 18 people living at the home.

We found the following examples of good practice:

All staff and essential visitors used appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

The home had sufficient supplies of appropriate PPE which was stored hygienically and kept safe.

Staff were provided with separate areas to put on and take off and dispose of PPE safely.

Staff supported people's social and emotional wellbeing. Where people required additional support, they were referred to appropriate services.

The provider explained the quality systems they had in place to check the service was providing safe care.

Deep cleaning of all areas of the home was completed and recorded.

All staff, including catering and housekeeping staff had undertaken training in infection prevention and control. This included putting on and taking off PPE, hand hygiene and other Covid-19 related training.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 24 February 2021

We were assured the service was keeping people safe by correctly following safe infection prevention and control procedures.

Effective

Good

Updated 24 February 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 24 February 2021

Responsive

Good

Updated 24 February 2021

Well-led

Good

Updated 24 February 2021