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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 17 August 2018

The inspection took place on 27 July 2018, it was unannounced. There were no breaches of regulation at the last inspection.

Rathside Rest Home is registered to provide care and support for up to 32 people, some of whom are living with dementia. The service is located in Scawby, near Brigg. The ground floor is used to provide accommodation for people living with dementia; the first floor accommodates people who require help and support with personal care.

Rathside Rest Home is a 'care home'. People in care homes receive accommodation and nursing or personal care as single package under one contractual agreement. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulates both the premises and the care provided, and both were looked at during this inspection.

The service had a registered manager in place. A registered manager is a person who has registered with the Care Quality Commission to manage the service. Like registered providers, they are 'registered persons'. Registered persons have legal responsibility for meeting the requirements in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and associated Regulations about how the service is run.

At our last inspection we rated the service good. At this inspection we found the evidence continued to support the rating of good and there was no evidence or information from our inspection and ongoing monitoring that demonstrated serious risks or concerns. This inspection report is written in a shorter format because our overall rating of the service has not changed since our last inspection.

People were safeguarded from potential harm and abuse, issues were reported to protect people from harm. Care and treatment was planned and delivered to maintain people’s health and safety. Adequate staff were provided to meet people’s needs, in a timely way. Recruitment, medicine management and infection control was robust.

Staff undertook training in a variety of subjects which, helped them provide appropriate care and support to people. Supervision and appraisal took place to develop the staff’s skills. People’s dietary needs were met. The service was homely and well maintained.

People were supported to have maximum choice and control of their lives and staff supported them in the least restrictive way possible; the policies and systems in the service supported this practice.

People were cared for by kind attentive staff and their privacy and dignity was maintained. Information was provided to people in a format that met their needs. People’s diversity was respected and promoted at the service. Confidential information was stored in line with the Data Protection Act.

People’s care and support was monitored to ensure they received the care and support they required. Relevant health care professionals were contacted for help and advice and staff acted upon what they said to maintain people’s wellbeing. End of life care was provided at the service.

Quality monitoring checks and audits were undertaken, any issues found were acted upon to make sure the service remained a pleasant place for people to live. People, staff and visitors were asked for their views. The management team implemented continual improvements at the service to benefit all parties.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 17 August 2018

The service remains Good.

Effective

Good

Updated 17 August 2018

The service remains Good.

Caring

Good

Updated 17 August 2018

The service remains Good.

Responsive

Good

Updated 17 August 2018

The service remains Good.

Well-led

Good

Updated 17 August 2018

The service remains Good.