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Archived: Tonna Care Services Limited

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Reports


Inspection carried out on 10, 12 February 2014

During a routine inspection

Whist visiting the agency�s office we met and spoke with seven staff and four people who use services. We observed the friendly and respectful way in which care was being provided by the staff. One person said, "I like the staff, they are nice."

We spoke with two relatives by telephone. One relative said, �The staff are excellent. We have the same staff visiting regularly. X likes and trusts them.� Another relative told us, �Tonna provide a fantastic service. Staff always bend over backwards to help us.�

We also visited the home of a person who uses the service. We spoke with the two staff who were supporting them, as the staff changed shift. One member of staff said, �We know X well and we know how to support him.� Staff showed us the detailed care records that were kept in the home that accurately reflected the support provided to the person receiving a service.

We listened to staff answering the telephone in the agency's office during our visit. Staff were knowledgeable about people's individual needs and were responsive to requests and changes.

We found that people had been fully assessed prior to the start of a service. Care plans were well documented and up to date.

Essential checks were carried out on staff to ensure they were suitable people to work with vulnerable adults and children. Staff had been trained in safeguarding procedures.

The service had a complaints policy and procedure in place that was accessible to people who use the service.

Inspection carried out on 28 March 2013

During a routine inspection

We contacted three people who use the service by telephone and we spoke with three staff at the provider�s office.

We reviewed a range of documents including care plans, risk assessments and staff files.

People we spoke to were very complimentary about the care provided by Tonna Care Services. One person said �It�s excellent.� They told us that they were involved in all decisions regarding their care.

People said that staff appeared well trained and were helpful and caring. They valued consistency of support staff. People told us that the staff from the agency were reliable and that the service was provided flexibly to meet their individual needs.

Inspection carried out on 28 September 2011

During a routine inspection

People were very happy with the care provided by Tonna Care Services. They told us that they were involved in the assessment and planning of their care and were able to make choices and decisions. They said that staff appeared well trained and were helpful and caring. People told us that the staff from the agency were reliable and that the service was provided flexibly to meet their individual need.