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Harper House - Stourbridge Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 25 March 2021

Harper House is registered to provide accommodation and personal care to a maximum of five people. People lived with a learning disability. At the time of our inspection four people lived at the home.

We found the following examples of good practice.

¿ Robust processes were in place for relatives and other people visiting the home. These included temperature checks, where required a COVID-19 test and the wearing of full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

¿ Relatives could visit their family member on a pre-arranged basis. Visiting could take place in the dining room or a summerhouse in the garden.

¿ There were two communal rooms for the four people to spend their time. This helped to promote social distancing and reduce a risk of infection transmission within the home.

¿ Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) guidance would be followed when new people were admitted to the home.

¿ Stocks of PPE were available. Staff were wearing PPE in line with guidance.

¿ Staff were required to take a COVID-19 test three times a week and people every 28 days. People or staff who tested positive were required to self- isolate in line with current government guidance.

¿ The premises were clean and appropriate cleaning products were used.

¿ Staff received IPC training which included donning and doffing of PPE and PPE usage.

¿ The provider's IPC policy was available to staff and was up to date.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 25 March 2021

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 25 March 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 25 March 2021

Responsive

Good

Updated 25 March 2021

Well-led

Good

Updated 25 March 2021