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Salisbury House Residential Home Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 8 January 2021

Salisbury House Residential Home is registered to provide personal care for up to 37 older people. The accommodation is provided in single and double rooms over three floors. Access to the upper floors is by way of stairs or passenger lift. There were 33 people living in the home at the time of inspection.

We found the following examples of good practice.

¿ The service followed safe visiting procedures. Visits were restricted to essential visitors only. However, there were safe measures in place to facilitate visits for people receiving end of life care where it had been assessed as being in the persons best interest due to their wellbeing.

¿ A purpose built Covid-19 secure cabin had been built on site for visitors and professionals to use.

¿ Shielding and social distancing rules were complied with. There were procedures in place that accommodated people should they develop COVID-19 or show symptoms.

¿ Safe procedures were in place for admitting new people to the home. People were only admitted to the home following evidence of a negative COVID-19 test.

¿ Sufficient supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) were well placed and staff used and disposed of it correctly.

¿ Cleaning schedules were in place to ensure good infection control standards were maintained.

¿ People and staff had access to regular testing for Covid 19.

¿ Guidance on the use of PPE and current IPC procedures were clearly visible across the service.

¿ The registered manager and staff communicated regularly with family of people living in the home. They also had effective relationships with other professionals such as GP surgeries for the benefit of people living in the home.

¿ The registered manager supported staff with their well-being during the pandemic including those with additional health needs..

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 8 January 2021

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 8 January 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 8 January 2021

Responsive

Good

Updated 8 January 2021

Well-led

Good

Updated 8 January 2021