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We are carrying out a review of quality at St Johns Nursing Home. We will publish a report when our review is complete. Find out more about our inspection reports.

Inspection Summary

Overall summary & rating


Updated 9 July 2019

About the service

St Johns Nursing Home is a 'care home' which can accommodate up to 38 people in one adapted building. There were 31 older people living at the service at time of inspection, some of whom were living with dementia and/or had nursing care needs.

People’s experience of using this service:

We found that the care people received was in line with the characteristics of good in all key questions, safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led.

People were protected from risks associated with their health and the risk of suffering abuse and harm. Risks related to the environment such as fire safety were thoroughly assessed and mitigated.

Staff received appropriate training in their role. They understood people’s needs in relation to their health and wellbeing.

People were supported to have maximum choice and control of their lives and staff supported them in the least restrictive way possible and in their best interests; the policies and systems in the service supported this practice.

Staff were caring in their approach and treated people with dignity.

People received individualised care, which reflected their needs and preferences.

The manager was professional and dedicated in their role. They had effective systems in place to monitor the quality and safety of the service.

For more details, please see the full report which is on the CQC website at

Rating at last inspection

The last rating for this service was requires improvement (published 20 October 2018). The provider completed an action plan after the last inspection to show what they would do and by when to improve in ensuring there were robust recruitments processes in place. At this inspection we found improvements had been made and the provider was no longer in breach of regulations.

Why we inspected

This was a planned inspection based on the previous rating.

Follow up

We will continue to monitor information we receive about the service until we return to visit as per our re-inspection programme. If we receive any concerning information we may inspect sooner.

Inspection areas



Updated 9 July 2019

The service was safe.

Details are in our safe findings below.



Updated 9 July 2019

The service was effective.

Details are in our effective findings below.



Updated 9 July 2019

The service was caring.

Details are in our caring findings below.



Updated 9 July 2019

The service was responsive.

Details are in our responsive findings below.



Updated 9 July 2019

The service was well-led.

Details are in our well-Led findings below.