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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 22 January 2021

The White House is a care home with nursing, which accommodates up to 33 older people, some of whom live with dementia. There were 26 people living at the service when we visited.

We found the following examples of good practice.

Procedures were in place to prevent the transmission of infection to and from visitors.

Staff complied with the requirement to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and had supported people so that they also understood the need for this.

Whole home testing was carried out and the provider kept other information to make sure that staff were safe to return to work.

Cleaning of the home, including frequently touched surfaces, had increased to reduce the risk of transmission of infection.

The provider ensured additional staff were available and made sure agency staff did not work at other services to reduce the risk of transmission of infection.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 22 January 2021

We were not assured that this service met good infection prevention and control guidelines

Effective

Good

Updated 22 January 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 22 January 2021

Responsive

Good

Updated 22 January 2021

Well-led

Good

Updated 22 January 2021