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Pellon Care Centre Requires improvement

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Requires improvement

Updated 1 January 2021

Pellon Care Centre is a residential care home providing personal and nursing care in two separate units, each of which have separate adapted facilities. Brackenbed unit provides nursing intermediate care for up to 33 people and has two places for people requiring long term nursing care. At the time of the inspection there were 15 people receiving intermediate care and one person receiving long term care. Pellon Manor provides personal care for up to 35 people. At the time of the inspection there were 25 people in residence on this unit.

The COVID 19 outbreak only affected the Brackenbed unit.

We found the following examples of good practice.

The home was clean and well ventilated, with regular regimes in place to prevent the spread of infection.

Clear signs were in place to reinforce infection control procedures.

Staff wore personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriately.

People on Brackenbed unit who had not tested positive for COVID 19 were having weekly rather than monthly tests due to the outbreak.

Staff were making daily shopping trips for people isolating in their rooms.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

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

Effective

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Caring

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Responsive

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Well-led

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