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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Outstanding

Updated 7 July 2021

Admiral Court is a care home providing nursing and personal care to 60 people aged 65 and over who may or may not be living with dementia. At the time of inspection 39 people were living at the service across two floors.

We found the following examples of good practice.

• Arrangements were in place for family and friends to access the service safely for visits. These included temperature checks and personal protective equipment (PPE). There was a designated visitors room and the provider was facilitating visits in the gardens and peoples rooms.

• The service was very clean. There were cleaning schedules in place showing when cleaning had taken place including high touch areas and deep cleaning.

• People were admitted to the service safely following current government guidelines.

• People and staff were supported to follow social distancing guidelines. There were a variety of spaces people could access safely throughout the service for meals and social activities.

• Staff had access to the correct PPE at the service and were following government guidelines.

• Staff, people using the service and visitors had access to COVID-19 testing which was being carried out as per government guidance.

• Staff and people using the service had risk assessments in place to ensure risks in relation to COVID-19 were identified and managed safely.

We were assured that this service met good infection prevention and control guidelines as a designated care setting.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 7 July 2021

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Effective

Outstanding

Updated 7 July 2021

Caring

Outstanding

Updated 7 July 2021

Responsive

Outstanding

Updated 7 July 2021

Well-led

Outstanding

Updated 7 July 2021