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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 17 November 2020

Green Trees is a ‘care home’. The care home accommodates up to 16 people some of whom were living with dementia. At the time of the inspection, there were 15 people living at the home.

We found the following examples of good practice.

The provider had appropriate arrangements for visitors to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. All visitors were screened for symptoms of acute respiratory infection before being allowed to enter the home. They were supported to wear a face covering and maintain hand hygiene during their visit.

The service had an extensive garden area with shelter to facilitate safe visiting for families. The provider was looking at utilising indoor space with ventilation, large screens and easy clean seating to facilitate visiting in the event of adverse winter weather.

The provider was following government guidance on testing and had appropriate arrangements in place to test people and staff for COVID- 19. In the event of a positive test result, for either a staff member or person living at the service, appropriate arrangements were in place to reduce the risk of infection spreading.

The provider ensured staff received appropriate training and support to manage COVID-19. All staff had received training on COVID-19, infection control and the use of PPE. The provider liaised regularly with colleagues in the local authority and community nursing team for support and advice.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 17 November 2020

We were assured the service were following safe infection prevention and control procedures to keep people safe.

Effective

Good

Updated 17 November 2020

Caring

Good

Updated 17 November 2020

Responsive

Requires improvement

Updated 17 November 2020

Well-led

Good

Updated 17 November 2020