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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 15 May 2013
Date of Publication: 20 June 2013
Inspection Report published 20 June 2013 PDF


Inspection carried out on 15 May 2013

During a routine inspection

There were 10 people living at St Bridget�s Residential Home at the time of our inspection. We spoke with eight people in order to hear about their experiences of the service they received.

Everyone we spoke with was complimentary about the home�s staff. They told us that the staff ensured their privacy and dignity was promoted. They described the the staff as �very helpful�, �kind�, and �fantastic�.

People said they were involved in making decisions about the care and treatment they received. They told us there were no rules and regulation that constrained their day to day lives.

People said the food the home provided was good, varied and plentiful. They told us they thought there were always enough staff on duty and they were all trained and competent to meet their needs.

There were measures in place to prevent and control infections.

There were arrangements in place that ensured people's prescribed medication was managed safely and securely.

The provider ensured that equipment required to promote the welfare of people living in the home was serviced in accordance with relevant regulations and safe to use.

We saw that checks were carried out that ensured the provider�s procedures were followed. There were also systems in place to identify where the quality of the service could be improved.