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Nationwide Care Services (Erdington)

Overall: Good read more about inspection ratings

704 Chester Road, Erdington, Birmingham, West Midlands, B23 5TE (0121) 271 0300

Provided and run by:
Nationwide Care Services Ltd

All Inspections

6 July 2023

During a monthly review of our data

We carried out a review of the data available to us about Nationwide Care Services (Erdington) on 6 July 2023. We have not found evidence that we need to carry out an inspection or reassess our rating at this stage.

This could change at any time if we receive new information. We will continue to monitor data about this service.

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11 February 2019

During a routine inspection

About the service: Nationwide Care Services (Erdington) provides personal care to adults living in their own homes. At the time of the inspection, 113 people were using the service who needed assistance with their personal care.

People’s experience of using this service: People told us they received a good service and felt safe. Accidents and incidents were recorded and investigated, and risk assessments were in place. The registered manager understood their responsibilities with regard to safeguarding and staff had been appropriately trained. Arrangements were in place for the safe administration of medicines.

There were enough staff on duty to meet the needs of people. The provider had an effective recruitment and selection procedure in place, and carried out relevant vetting checks when they employed staff. Staff were suitably trained and received regular supervisions and appraisals.

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’s needs were assessed before they started using the service. Staff treated people with dignity and respect and helped to maintain people’s independence by encouraging them to care for themselves where possible.

The provider had a complaints procedure in place, and people were aware of how to make a complaint. One family member raised some concerns with us. The registered manager was aware of the concerns and they were being dealt with via the complaints process.

An effective quality assurance process was in place. People and staff were regularly consulted about the quality of the service.

For more details, please see the full report which is on the CQC website at www.cqc.org.uk.

Rating at last inspection: This was the first inspection of this service.

Why we inspected: This was a planned inspection.

Follow up: We will continue to monitor intelligence we receive about the service until we return to visit as per our re-inspection programme. If any concerning information is received we may inspect sooner.