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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 12 March 2013
Date of Publication: 16 April 2013
Inspection Report published 16 April 2013 PDF | 81.17 KB

Overview

Inspection carried out on 12 March 2013

During a routine inspection

On the day of our inspection 32 people were living at the home and receiving care from the service. We (the Care Quality Commission) spoke with four people living at the home, three staff, one relative, a district nurse and the manager. We also spent time observing care and we looked at three care plans.

People living at the home we spoke with told us they were looked after very well. One said “I am very happy here”. A relative told us “It’s just brilliant”.

We saw clear evidence of the involvement of external healthcare and community support services. We saw that people had opportunities to participate in activities of their choosing. We saw that people were consulted about what they wanted to do, and about how they wanted their care to be delivered.

People said they felt safe living at the home and thought there were enough staff on duty.

All records were well maintained at the home and showed that there were effective