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The Gables Nursing Home Good

Inspection Summary

Overall summary & rating


Updated 25 April 2019

About the service:

The Gables Nursing Home is a residential and nursing home that was providing personal and nursing care to 16 people aged 65 and over at the time of the inspection.

People’s experience of using this service:

People told us they were happy with the service. We received comments such as, “I feel much happier they (staff) are very very kind, “They always make sure we are sorted out”, and “I was all over the place when I was at home, now I am here I certainly feel safe.”

People were always protected against avoidable harm, abuse, neglect and discrimination.

People’s risks were assessed and strategies put in place to reduce the risks.

People experienced positive outcomes regarding their health and wellbeing.

Staff received good supervision and training, which provided them with the knowledge and skills to enable them to provide good care.

Care was person-centred and focused on ensuring people with dementia lived independent lives. The care was designed to ensure people’s maximum independence was encouraged and maintained.

There was a workplace culture that was open and honest. Staff told us they felt supported by the manager and they could speak with them at any time.

Rating at last inspection:

At our last inspection the service was rated Good and the report was published on (15 June 2016).

Why we inspected:

This inspection was part of our scheduled plan of visiting services to check the safety and quality of care people received. We will continue to monitor the service to ensure that people receive safe, compassionate, high quality care. Further inspections will be planned for future dates.

Inspection areas



Updated 25 April 2019

The service was safe

Details are in our Safe findings below.



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The service was effective

Details are in our Effective findings below.



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The service was caring

Details are in our Caring findings below.



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The service was responsive

Details are in our Responsive findings below.



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The service was well-led

Details are in our Well-Led findings below.