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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 27 February 2021

North Court Care Home provides accommodation, nursing and personal care for up to 65 older people, some of whom are living with dementia. The home is arranged over two floors: Abbey on the ground floor provides residential care and Edmund on the first floor on the provides nursing care based on people's needs and requirements. At the time of our inspection there were 53 people using the service.

We found the following examples of good practice.

The service was accessing the government testing scheme which assisted them to promptly identify an outbreak. The service worked with the local authority infection, prevention and control (IPC) team and other health professionals in managing the outbreak.

The service was clean, hygienic and free of unpleasant odours.

All staff had received recent training in infection control and prevention.

Personal protective equipment (PPE) stations had been created throughout the service. Staff were observed wearing this appropriately.

Regular checks were in place to ensure effective infection prevention and control practices were followed.

Risks to staff identified any vulnerabilities they may have in relation to COVID-19 and any mitigating action that the provider needed to implement.

The service had appropriate infection control policies and procedures in place. These were developed in line with current government guidance.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 27 February 2021

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 27 February 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 27 February 2021

Responsive

Requires improvement

Updated 27 February 2021

Well-led

Good

Updated 27 February 2021