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Nightingale Care Home Requires improvement

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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Requires improvement

Updated 21 January 2021

Nightingale Care Home is a residential care home providing personal care to 40 people aged 65 and over,

some of whom were living with dementia, at the time of the inspection. The service can support up to 47

people.

Nightingale Care Home is a period building which has been extended and converted to provide

accommodation over two floors. The service has two lounges, dining room, conservatory and secure garden

areas.

We found the following examples of good practice;

¿ The Registered Manager was based from home at the time of the inspection. The service was supported by the Regional Manager to support with the running of the service in the Registered Manager's absence.

¿ Staff were observed to be wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in line with current government guidelines. The service also had PPE available in different areas of the building ensuring it was accessible at all times to the staff.

¿ Risk assessments were in place for both staff and people who used the service, ensuring that both staff and the people using the service remained safe at all times.

¿ The service appeared clean throughout the visit. Staff informed us that they had been supporting with domestic duties to cover sickness of the domestic team, ensuring the service remained clean at all times.

¿ All staff and people who use the service were receiving COVID-19 testing as per government guidelines.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Requires improvement

Updated 21 January 2021

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Effective

Requires improvement

Updated 21 January 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 21 January 2021

Responsive

Good

Updated 21 January 2021

Well-led

Requires improvement

Updated 21 January 2021