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Magnolia House Residential Care Home Good

The provider of this service changed - see old profile


Inspection carried out on 13 December 2018

During a routine inspection

About the service: Magnolia House Residential Care Home is a residential care home that was providing personal and nursing care to 60 people aged 65 and over at the time of the inspection. Some people were living with dementia. There were 59 people living there at the time of our inspection. The accommodation was spread across two floors with several communal areas and secure gardens.

People’s experience of using this service:

The service met the characteristics of good in all areas.

People received safe care. There were enough staff to support them and they were recruited to ensure that they were safe to work with people. People were protected from the risk of harm and received their prescribed medicines safely. Lessons were learnt from when mistakes happened.

The care that people received was effective. They 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. Staff received training and support to be able to care for people well. They ensured that people were supported to maintain good health and nutrition; including partnerships with other organisations when needed. The environment was adapted to meet people’s needs.

People had positive relationships with the staff who were caring and treated people with respect and kindness. They were able to get involved in activities and pursue their interests. Staff knew them well and understood how to care for them in a personalised way. There were plans in place which detailed people’s likes and dislikes and these were regularly reviewed. People knew how to raise a concern or make a complaint and the registered manager responded to any complaints in line with the provider’s procedure.

The registered manager was approachable and there were systems in place which encouraged people to give their feedback. There were quality structures in place which were effective in continually developing the quality of the care that was provided to them.

More information is in the full report.

Rating at last inspection: This was the first inspection under a new registration.

Why we inspected: This was a scheduled inspection based on the date the service was registered.

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.