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Houghton Regis Community Care Scheme Good

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Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 24 March 2021

Houghton Regis Community Care Scheme is a ‘care home’ providing accommodation and personal care for up to 16 people with learning disabilities. On the day of the inspection eight people were using the service.

We found the following examples of good practice.

The provider had a designated area in the home to accommodate visitors. A process was in place to support safe visiting. This included booking appointments in advance, completion of a COVID-19 lateral flow test and responding to a health questionnaire. PPE was provided to all visitors to wear whilst at the service.

Risk assessments, mental capacity assessments and best interest decisions had been completed to support decisions relating to COVID-19 testing and vaccinations.

Staff were knowledgeable of appropriate processes in place to support safe infection prevention and control (IPC) practice.

The provider had implemented a COVID-19 information and guidance folder which was accessible to staff and those living at the home.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 24 March 2021

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Effective

Good

Updated 24 March 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 24 March 2021

Responsive

Good

Updated 24 March 2021

Well-led

Good

Updated 24 March 2021