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Healey Lodge Residential Home Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 2 December 2020

Healey Lodge Residential Home is a residential care home providing accommodation, care and support for 24 people some of who were living with dementia. At the time of the inspection, there were 19 people living in the home and two people in hospital. The home is set in its own gardens on the outskirts of Burnley.

We found the following examples of good practice:

There were clear infection prevention and control procedures which were understood and followed by staff. All staff were trained in the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), handwashing techniques and participated in the testing programme. During our visit, the staff were wearing appropriate PPE and plentiful supplies were available around the home.

There was a good standard of cleanliness in the areas seen. Additional cleaning schedules were in place and followed. There were effective policies, procedures and risk assessments in place to maintain good practice in relation to infection control and to provide safe and kind care.

The provider’s infection prevention and control policies were up to date and regular audits had been carried out. A Covid-19 Response Plan and business contingency plan were in place and had been followed. The management team were liaising with the local authority and other partners including the community nurses.

People were supported to maintain contact with their relatives in different ways including the use of technology, window visits and telephone calls. There were procedures in place for essential visitors, which included temperature and health checks.

The atmosphere in the home was peaceful and calm. Staff were attentive to people's needs and requests for assistance.

We were assured this service met good infection prevention and control guidelines.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 2 December 2020

We were assured the provider was following infection prevention and control procedures to keep people safe.

Effective

Good

Updated 2 December 2020

Caring

Good

Updated 2 December 2020

Responsive

Good

Updated 2 December 2020

Well-led

Good

Updated 2 December 2020