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Beechwood Place Nursing Home Good

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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 21 December 2019

About the service

Beechwood Place is a care home providing personal and nursing care to 35 older people living with a range of health care needs. Some people required support with memory loss and dementia, whilst others were reliant on care staff to assist them with their personal care and health needs. At the time of our inspection there were 34 people living at the service.

People's experience of using this service and what we found

Systems were in place to ensure people were protected from abuse, any concerns were investigated. Risks linked to people's care were monitored. Environmental risks were considered. Staff recruitment was robust and people received care from staff who knew them well and had relevant experience. People were supported appropriately with their medicines.

People's care was based on an assessment of their needs and their choices. Staff had access to a range of training and support. People were supported to regularly access health care service to maintain their wellbeing. People were supported to have maximum choice and control of their lives and care staff supported them in the least restrictive way possible and in their best interests. The policies and systems in the service supported this practice.

People were supported by staff who had a good understanding of their individual needs and preferences. People were encouraged to make day to day decisions and given meaningful opportunity to participate in care decisions. People's privacy and dignity were respected and upheld.

People's care plans were person centred and contained detail about how they should be supported, and we witnessed staff following this guidance. Staff understood people's communication needs. People were supported to engage in a range of individual and group activities. There had been no recent formal complaints recorded. Information on people's end of life choices were recorded.

Staff felt supported and said management were always available. Appropriate checks and quality audits were undertaken. People’s views were sought to help improve the service.

Rating at last inspection and update

The last rating for this service was Good (published 16 June 2017)

Why we inspected

This was a planned inspection based on the rating of the service at the last inspection.

For more details, please see the full report which is on the CQC website at www.cqc.org.uk

Follow up

We will continue to monitor information we receive about the service until we return to visit as per our reinspection programme. If we receive any concerning information we may inspect sooner.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 21 December 2019

The service was safe.

Details are in our safe findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 21 December 2019

The service was effective.

Details are in our safe findings below.

Caring

Good

Updated 21 December 2019

The service was caring.

Details are in our safe findings below.

Responsive

Good

Updated 21 December 2019

The service was responsive.

Details are in our Responsive findings below.

Well-led

Good

Updated 21 December 2019

The service was well-led.

Details are in our well-Led findings below.