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Sunningdale Court - Care Home Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 2 December 2017

The inspection took place on 19 and 24 October 2017, and was unannounced.

Sunningdale Court Care Home is registered to provide personal care for 20 adults with a learning disability, or who are on the autism spectrum. It is located in Ashby, near Scunthorpe. Accommodation is provided in three bungalows; Lilac Mews, Bluebell Cottage and Daisy Cottage.

There was a registered manager in place. A registered manager is a person who has registered with the Care Quality Commission to manage the service. Like registered providers, they are ‘registered persons’. Registered persons have legal responsibility for meeting the requirements in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and associated Regulations about how the service is run.

At our last inspection the service was rated as Good. At this inspection we found the service remained good.

People were safeguarded from potential harm and abuse. Staff undertook safeguarding training. Issues raised were fully investigated. The service was homely and was maintained to make sure it remained a safe and pleasant place for people to live.

Care and treatment was planned and delivered to maintain people’s health and safety. During the inspection people's needs were met by sufficient numbers of staff. Recruitment processes remained robust. Medicines were dispensed by staff who had received training to undertake this safely.

Staff were provided with training to help them care for people. They received supervision and appraisal, which helped to develop the staff's skills. People’s dietary needs were known and if staff had concerns people were referred to relevant health care professionals to help to maintain their well-being.

People’s rights were protected in line with the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS). The registered manager understood their responsibilities regarding this.

Staff supported people with kindness, dignity and respect. People were supported to undertake a range of activities at the service and in the community.

People received the care and support they required and their needs were kept under review. End of life care was provided at the service.

People were asked for their views about the service, feedback received was acted upon. The registered manager, staff and senior management team undertook checks and audits of the service. Investigations of incidents and accidents occurred and any learning from these issues was implemented to help to maintain or improve the service provided.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 2 December 2017

The service remains Good.

Effective

Good

Updated 2 December 2017

The service remained Good.

Caring

Good

Updated 2 December 2017

The service remains Good.

Responsive

Good

Updated 2 December 2017

The service remained Good.

Well-led

Good

Updated 2 December 2017

The service remained Good.