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Inspection Summary

Overall summary & rating


Updated 1 August 2019

About the service;

Cedars care home provides accommodation and personal care for up to 44 people over the age of 65. There were 37 people living at the home at the time of the inspection.

People’s experience of using this service and what we found

People living at Cedars were happy and well cared for. Relatives spoke positively about the service.

Staff were kind and caring and knew all the people and their diverse needs. Staff understood their roles clearly and knew what was expected of them. People were treated with respect and dignity, they were also supported to maintain their independence.

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

The environment was dementia friendly with an accessible garden. People and their relatives told us they were a wide variety of activities to take part in if they chose this.

The registered manager knew people well and staff felt supported in their role. The provider was fully involved in the service.

For more details, please see the full report which is on the Care Quality Commission website at

Rating at last inspection;

At the last inspection this service was rated Good, (published 02 November 2016).

Why we inspected;

This was a planned inspection based on the previous rating.

Follow up;

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

Inspection areas



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The service was safe.

Details are in our Safe findings below.



Updated 1 August 2019

The service was effective.

Details are in our Effective findings below.



Updated 1 August 2019

The service was caring.

Details are in our Caring findings below.



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The service was responsive.

Details are in our Responsive findings below.



Updated 1 August 2019

The service was well-led.

Details are in our Well-Led findings below.