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Avandale Lodge Nursing Home Good

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We are carrying out a review of quality at Avandale Lodge Nursing Home. We will publish a report when our review is complete. Find out more about our inspection reports.

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 28 November 2020

Avandale Lodge is a residential care home providing personal care to 16 people at the time of the inspection. The service can support up to 48 people.

We found the following examples of good practice.

The environment was clean and hygienic with an appropriate cleaning schedule in place to minimise the spread of infection. Staff wore appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and had their competency to use this assessed on a regular basis.

Any visiting professionals to the service have checks on their temperature and are required to complete a questionnaire in line with current COVID-19 guidelines.

COVID-19 care plans had been devised by the service for individuals to take the risk of them being infected into account. All people who use the service are regularly tested and have their temperatures daily twice daily. Staff are also subject to COVID-19 testing.

Despite restrictions; people who used the service appeared relaxed, comfortable and a home-like atmosphere was sustained..

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 28 November 2020

Inspected but not rated

Effective

Good

Updated 28 November 2020

Caring

Good

Updated 28 November 2020

Responsive

Good

Updated 28 November 2020

Well-led

Good

Updated 28 November 2020