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Archived: Goodwins Residential Care Home Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 15 January 2016

The inspection took place on 17 September 2015 and was Unannounced.

The home was previously inspected in May 2014 and was compliant in all areas.

The home provides support to one person and there was a registered manager in place. A registered manager is a person who has registered with the Care Quality Commission to manage the service. Like registered providers, they are ‘registered persons’. Registered persons have legal responsibility for meeting the requirements in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and associated Regulations about how the service is run.

Goodwins provides accommodation and personal care for one person. The registered manager is the sole member of staff in the home.

The home is situated near Wakefield town centre with easy access to public transport and local amenities.

The person had their own bedroom with access to a bathroom, lounge, kitchen and garden.

Relatives we spoke with told us they felt their relative was safe living at Goodwins.

The registered manager was able to identify risk and had a good knowledge of what may constitute abuse or neglect.

Although the registered manager had received training in the Mental Capacity Act 2005, they did not carry out capacity assessments. They told us they had requested an assessment from the local authority

The person was supported by a registered manager who knew them well and had the appropriate skills and knowledge to carry out their role.

Interaction between the person who lived in the home and the registered manager was warm and respectful.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 15 January 2016

The service was safe.

The registered manager had received training in safeguarding.

The service carried out regular safety checks to ensure the safety of the person living in the home.

Relatives told us they felt their relative was safe in the home.

Effective

Good

Updated 15 January 2016

The service was effective.

The person was supported by a registered manager who had appropriate skills and knowledge.

The home was compliant with the requirements of the Mental capacity Act 2005 and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2007 by ensuring peoples capacity to make decisions was assessed by a qualified professional.

The person was supported to have a nutritious diet.

Caring

Good

Updated 15 January 2016

The service was caring

We saw the registered manager had a good relationship with the person who used the service.

The registered manager involved the person in everyday decisions.

The person’s dignity and right to privacy was respected

Responsive

Good

Updated 15 January 2016

The service was responsive

The care records were person centred and focussed on the needs of the individual.

We saw the person was involved in many activities outside of the home.

Well-led

Good

Updated 15 January 2016

The service was well led.

The person told us they enjoyed living in the home.

The registered manager provided a positive atmosphere

The registered manager carried out audits and safety checks