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Cygnet Hospital Wyke Inadequate

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Inadequate

Updated 9 January 2020

  • Staff were positive about the changes at the hospital. Staff had received additional training in observations and in ligature risks. Staff knew what the current risks for the patients were. Staff were clear about the observations policy and how observations were recorded.

  • Patients had risk assessments and risk management plans in place. Risks were discussed daily and updated in progress notes. Patients had care plans.

  • The hospital had adequate staffing levels and there was no use of bank or agency staff.

  • Managers were visible on the ward and were providing support to staff. Governance systems had been implemented.
Inspection areas

Safe

Inadequate

Updated 9 January 2020

We did not re-rate the service during this focussed inspection:

  • Care premises and facilities were safe. An environmental risk assessment was in place for the ward.

  • Staff were undertaking observations of patients in line with the provider’s own policy and the patient’s care plan.

  • The service provided mandatory and required training to staff.

  • Staff were reporting all incidents which were reviewed by senior managers.

Effective

Inadequate

Updated 9 January 2020

Caring

Inadequate

Updated 9 January 2020

Responsive

Requires improvement

Updated 9 January 2020

Well-led

Inadequate

Updated 9 January 2020

We did not re-rate the service during this focussed inspection:

  • The service had systems and processes in place to monitor and assess risk.
  • There was an understanding and management of risks and issues, and performance management and audit systems and processes had been put in place.
  • The service was acting or acting in a timely manner in response to risk or when improvements were needed, including in response to the findings at our last inspection.

  • Leaders had addressed the culture at the service and staff were now following policies and procedures to keep people safe.
Checks on specific services

Wards for older people with mental health problems

Requires improvement

Updated 15 May 2018

Acute wards for adults of working age and psychiatric intensive care units

Updated 9 January 2020