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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 9 December 2020

Richford Gate is a care home for adults with learning disabilities. The premises consist of two adjoining flats with shared communal areas and bathrooms. At the time of the inspection there were eight people using the service.

We found the following examples of good practice.

The service had implemented regular COVID-19 testing for staff and people who used the service. The service was planning for the implementation of rapid testing.

There were clear risk assessments for each person who used the service to help reduce the risk of contracting or spreading the virus. These included personalised contingency plans for how to promote self-isolation if the person became unwell.

People were supported to maintain contact with family, friends and structured activities. People were able to access meaningful activities through the use of video calls and by using the adjoining premises.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 9 December 2020

Details are in our safe findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 9 December 2020

Caring

Good

Updated 9 December 2020

Responsive

Good

Updated 9 December 2020

Well-led

Good

Updated 9 December 2020