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Tamarix Lodge - Care Home Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 21 November 2020

Tamarix Lodge is a residential care home. The service provides accommodation and personal care to a maximum of 37 older people, some of whom may be living with dementia. At the time of inspection 23 people were living at the service.

We found the following examples of good practice.

The provider had implemented thorough risk assessments to enable visits to be facilitated safely. All visitors had to wear PPE and complete a health declaration form prior to entering the home.

Plans were in place to enable effective zoning and cohorting of staff in the event of a Covid-19 outbreak.

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

The provider was fully aware of current guidance. They had developed effective systems to keep staff up to date with best practice, such as a mobile app.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 21 November 2020

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

Effective

Good

Updated 21 November 2020

Caring

Good

Updated 21 November 2020

Responsive

Good

Updated 21 November 2020

Well-led

Good

Updated 21 November 2020