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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 10 February 2018

Edgehill Care Home is a residential care home for five people with mental health needs. At the time of the inspection the home was providing care and support to five people.

At our last inspection of this service on 30 March 2016 the service was rated Good. At this inspection we found the service remained Good. The home demonstrated they continued to meet the regulations and fundamental standards.

The registered provider managed the home. Registered persons have legal responsibility for

meeting the requirements in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and associated Regulations about how the service is run.

People told us they felt safe living at the home. There were safeguarding procedures in place and staff had a clear understanding of these procedures. People using the service and staff told us there was always enough staff on duty to meet people’s care and support needs. Robust recruitment procedures were in place. Action was taken to assess any risks to people using the service. Medicines were managed appropriately and people were receiving their medicines as prescribed by health care professionals.

People’s needs were assessed and care files included detailed information and guidance for staff about how their needs should be met. Staff had the knowledge and skills required to meet people’s needs. The provider had a good understanding of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and acted according to this legislation. People told us they were encouraged to eat healthy meals and cook for themselves. Staff monitored people’s mental and physical health and where there were concerns people were referred to appropriate health professionals.

Staff encouraged people to be as independent as possible. People knew about the homes complaints procedure and said they were confident their complaints would be fully investigated and action taken if necessary.

The provider took people’s views into account in relation to the service, through surveys and informal residents meetings. The provider recognised the importance of regularly monitoring the quality of the service they provided to people. Staff said they enjoyed working at the home and they received good support from the provider.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 10 February 2018

The service remains Good

Effective

Good

Updated 10 February 2018

The service remains Good

Caring

Good

Updated 10 February 2018

The service remains Good

Responsive

Good

Updated 10 February 2018

The service remains Good

Well-led

Good

Updated 10 February 2018

The service remains Good