About the service
Magnolia Court is a Nursing home registered to accommodate up to 62 people. The service provides support to people living with dementia, older people and younger adults.. The home is set over three floors with people’s bedrooms on the second and third floor. The ground floor accommodates dining and living areas for people, offices, the kitchen, laundry and the hairdresser’s salon. On the day we inspected there were 45 people living in the home.
People’s experience of using this service and what we found
People had access to healthcare services and were involved in decisions about their care. Partnerships with other agencies and health professionals enabled effective outcomes for people.
People's care was planned and risks to their safety and wellbeing were assessed. The service reviewed these plans regularly, involving people in these reviews and asking for their opinions.
Staff had completed safeguarding training and understood their role in identifying and reporting any concerns of potential abuse or poor practice.
People and staff praised the managers of the service and agreed that they were approachable, knowledgeable, fair and did their job well. The staff team worked well together and supported the manager.
Medicines were administered safely to people and staff following safe infection prevention control practices. Where incidents occurred, the provider had a system in place to review and learn from these to prevent reoccurrence.
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 encouraged people to be as independent as possible and respected people’s privacy and dignity.
Staff consistently strived to ensure that people had the best possible care, and that they were supported in a compassionate, dignified and safe way
People were given choices about the way in which they were cared for. Staff listened to them and knew their needs well.
Care plans contained information about each person’s individual support needs and preferences in relation to their care and we found evidence of good outcomes for people.
Recruitment practices were safe and relevant checks had been completed before staff worked at the service.
The managers of the service actively sought the views of people and their relatives about the running of the service and they dealt promptly with any concerns that people raised.
The provider had systems in place to monitor and improve the quality and safety of the service provided. There was a positive culture throughout the service. Staff told us they enjoyed working at the service and felt valued.
For more details, please see the full report which is on the CQC website at www.cqc.org.uk
Rating at last inspection
At the last inspection we rated this service Good. The report was published on 16 October 2018.
Why we inspected
This inspection was prompted by a review of the information we held about this service. This report only covers our findings in relation to the key questions safe, and Well Led. For those key questions not inspected, we used the ratings awarded at the last inspection to calculate the overall rating.
We will continue to monitor information we receive about the service, which will help inform when we next inspect.