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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 7 April 2021

Rhodelands is a residential care home for seven people with learning disabilities, and/or autism and complex needs. There were seven people living at the home at the time of our inspection.

We found the following examples of good practice.

¿ The registered manager and staff were knowledgeable about best practice guidelines in relation to infection prevention and control.

¿ There was personal protective equipment (PPE) around the home for staff to use.

¿ Staff had received infection control training and were confident they knew how to put on and take off PPE in the right way.

¿ People and staff are responsible for cleaning the home. We saw the home was cleaned throughout the day in touch points were wiped regularly.

¿ Testing, when needed, was completed weekly for staff and monthly for people using the service.

¿ People were able to consent to the testing programme and vaccination programme.

¿ People’s temperature was checked twice a day to ensure the early signs of illness could be identified.

¿ The provider had reviewed the latest guidance in relation to friends and relatives visiting the home, and systems were in place to accommodate visitors safely.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 7 April 2021

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 7 April 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 7 April 2021

Responsive

Good

Updated 7 April 2021

Well-led

Good

Updated 7 April 2021