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Archived: Essex Care Consortium Ltd - Fordham Good

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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 19 October 2019

About the service

Essex Care Consortium - Fordham is a residential care home, providing personal care and accommodation for six people who may have a learning disability and or complex/physical health needs.

People’s experience of using this service:

People were safe living in the service. Risks had been identified and people were looked after safely.

Staff were kind and caring and supported people to be as independent as possible.

People had access to healthcare professionals when required.

Staff knew how to care for people. Staff used their skills,resources and equipment provided so the risk of accidental harm or infections was reduced. Staff had developed effective skills to meet the complex needs of the people at the service.

People were supported to have their prescribed medicines safely to remain well.

People were supported to eat and drink. People were supported to have maximum choice and control of their lives and staff supported them in the least restrictive way possible.

The registered manager had clear oversight of the service and worked alongside staff. Staff were respectful of the register manager and told us they were approachable and supportive.

Rating at last inspection

Good (date of the last report published was (18th January 2017).

Why we inspected

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

Follow up

We will continue to monitor this service in line with our re-inspection schedule for those services rated as Good.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 19 October 2019

The service remains Good.

Effective

Good

Updated 19 October 2019

The service remains Good.

Caring

Good

Updated 19 October 2019

The service remains Good.

Responsive

Good

Updated 19 October 2019

The service remains Good.

Well-led

Good

Updated 19 October 2019

The service remains Good.