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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 22 November 2018

Mayfield House is a residential care home for six people with a learning disability, associated physical disability and/or autistic spectrum disorder. Mayfield House is a large detached property and the home is staffed 24 hours a day.

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 on-going 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.

There were sufficient staff to meet people’s needs in a safe way. Staff were trained to recognise and report any signs of abuse. The provider’s procedures ensured that appropriate staff were employed. Risks to people were assessed and well managed. People’s medicines were safely managed and administered. There were effective systems in place to reduce the risk of the spread of infection.

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 support this practice. People were supported to eat well in accordance with their needs and preferences. People’s health and well-being was monitored and supported. People were cared for by staff who had the skills and training to meet their needs.

Staff interacted with people in a kind and respectful manner and they knew people well. People’s privacy was respected and staff supported people to maintain their dignity. The provider’s procedures relating to confidentiality were understood and followed by staff.

People were provided with opportunities for social stimulation and work placements and they were supported to maintain contact with their family and friends. Staff ensured people saw healthcare professionals when they needed. People could be confident that they received a service which met their needs and preferences. There were effective procedures in place to respond to any concerns or complaints.

There were effective management systems in place and there were systems to monitor the quality and safety of the service provided. People were supported by a team of staff who felt supported and valued.

Further information is in the detailed findings below

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 22 November 2018

The service remains Good

Effective

Good

Updated 22 November 2018

The service remains Good

Caring

Good

Updated 22 November 2018

The service remains Good

Responsive

Good

Updated 22 November 2018

The service remains Good

Well-led

Good

Updated 22 November 2018

The service remains Good