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Springfield - Care Home Physical Disabilities Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 1 April 2021

Springfield - Care Home Physical Disabilities compromises of a large main building with six flats and four bungalows in the external grounds. The service is a registered care home offering care and support for up to eleven adults who have physical disabilities and want to live as independently as possible. The focus of the service is on encouraging people's independence, well- being and involvement in their community. At the time of our inspection eleven people were living at the service.

We found the following examples of good practice.

People were supported to receive visitors safely in line with national guidance. All visitors, including health and social care professionals were screened for any acute respiratory infections which included taking a COVID-19 test and having a temperature check. Visitors were supported to follow national guidance, by being provided with and wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) and to observe social distancing. People were also supported to maintain regular contact with their friends and family members using computer media-based programmes that used video and audio connections. The service was well equipped with mobile devises for people to use.

The service followed national guidance when admitting people to the service to reduce infection risks. Staff ensured they and the people they supported were socially distanced where possible within the service. Staff had access to PPE to support people safely whilst minimising the risk of the spread of infection. Staff understood how to put on and take off PPE safely and appropriately in line with national guidance.

The service took part in the COVID-19 testing scheme in line with national guidance. All people living at the service had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Staff received infection control, Covid 19 and PPE training and followed safe hygiene practices within the service. The provider had policies and procedures, risk assessments and regular audits and checks in place in relation to the management of infection control risks and COVID-19. During our inspection we observed the home was clean and hygienic.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

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Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 1 April 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 1 April 2021

Responsive

Good

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Well-led

Good

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