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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 20 February 2021

Madeline McKenna Court is a care home located in Widnes. It is registered to provide accommodation and residential care to up to 23 people aged 65 and over in one adapted building. At the time of this inspection there were 17 people living at the home.

We found the following examples of good practice:

• Staff were wearing and disposing of used personal protective equipment (PPE) safely and in line with the relevant national guidance.

• Social distancing was promoted by the careful placement of furniture in communal areas.

• The home had a robust testing programme in place to frequently test staff and people living at the home.

• Staff at the home ensured any staff and people living at the home were appropriately supported to self-isolate when necessary.

• The home was clean and hygienic. There were cleaning schedules in place ensuring frequent cleaning took place throughout the day and staff were clear on their responsibilities regarding cleaning.

• Staff at the home had sought and responded to further advice and guidance on effective infection prevention and control practice from relevant professionals, such as the local infection prevention and control team.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 20 February 2021

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 20 February 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 20 February 2021

Responsive

Good

Updated 20 February 2021

Well-led

Good

Updated 20 February 2021