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Leafield Residential Care Home Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 30 January 2019

What life is like for people using this service:

People continued to benefit from kind and committed staff. People complimented the support received and told us they formed meaningful, caring relationships with the staff. Staff knew what was important to people and ensured people had care that met their needs and choices. People’s dignity, confidentiality and privacy were respected and their independence was promoted.

People received support that met their needs and was in line with care plans and good practice. People’s rights to make own decisions were respected. People were encouraged to maintain good diet and access health services when required.

The registered manager ensured people received safe care and treatment. People complimented the continuity of care provided by skilled and competent staff. People received their medicines safely and as prescribed. Risks to people’s well-being were assessed, recorded and updated when people’s circumstances changed. The staff ensured any lessons learnt were reflected to improve the service delivery.

The service was well run by the registered manager who was supported by a team of committed staff. The provider’s quality assurance processes were effective and there was a focus on continuous improvement. Where an area for improvement had been identified there was a prompt action taken to address it.

People, staff and relatives were involved and felt listened to. The team at Leafield worked well in partnership with other agencies, social and health professionals and external organisations.

Rating at last inspection: Good (report published 13 August 2016).

About the service:

Leafield is a care home. People in care homes receive accommodation and nursing or personal care as a single package under one contractual agreement. CQC regulates both the premises and the care provided, and both were looked at during this inspection. The service can provide accommodation and care to 24 people. At the time of the inspection 23 people lived there.

Why we inspected:

This was a planned, routine inspection.

Follow up:

We will monitor all information received about the service to understand any risks that may arise and to ensure the next planned inspection is scheduled accordingly.

More information is in Detailed Findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 30 January 2019

The service was safe.

Details are in our findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 30 January 2019

The service was effective.

Details are in our findings below.

Caring

Good

Updated 30 January 2019

The service was caring.

Details are in our findings below.

Responsive

Good

Updated 30 January 2019

The service was responsive.

Details are in our findings below.

Well-led

Good

Updated 30 January 2019

The service was well-led.

Details are in our findings below.