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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 5 December 2018

What life was like for people using this service:

• Since our last inspection, the service had improved in several key areas.

• People received safe, compassionate and good quality care.

• Risks from the building and equipment were better managed.

• People were protected against abuse, neglect and discrimination. Staff ensured people’s safety and acted when necessary to prevent any harm.

• Staff knew people well. They had developed good relationships with people. People clearly enjoyed the presence and attention from the staff.

• People were assisted to have maximum choice and control of their lives and staff supported them in the least restrictive way possible. The policies and systems at the service supported this practice. People had an active say in how the service was operated and managed.

• People’s care was personalised to their individual needs.

• The provider had improved processes in place to measure, document, assess and evaluate the quality of care.

• The service met the characteristics for a rating of “good” in all key questions.

• More information about our inspection findings is in the full report.

Rating at last inspection:

• At our last inspection, the service was rated “requires improvement”.

About the service:

• The service provides accommodation and personal care to adults with learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. The care home accommodates eight people in one adapted building.

• At the time of our inspection, eight people used the service.

Why we inspected:

• All services rated “requires improvement” are re-inspected within one year of our previously published inspection report.

• This inspection was part of our scheduled plan of visiting services to check the safety and quality of care people received.

Follow up:

• We will continue to monitor the service to ensure that people received safe, high quality care. Further inspections will be planned for future dates.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 5 December 2018

The service was safe.

Details are in our findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 5 December 2018

The service was effective.

Details are in our findings below.

Caring

Good

Updated 5 December 2018

The service was caring.

Details are in our findings below.

Responsive

Good

Updated 5 December 2018

The service was responsive.

Details are in our findings below.

Well-led

Good

Updated 5 December 2018

The service was well-led.

Details are in our findings below.