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Glenthorne Rest Home Limited Good

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 17 February 2021

Glenthorne Rest Home provides residential care for 18 older people. At the time of the inspection there were 15 people living at the home. The home is situated within a residential area of central Blackpool and is close to Stanley Park and the town centre. Car parking is available at the front of the home on a private forecourt. Accommodation within the home is situated on the ground and first floors. There is a stair lift providing access to the first floor.

We found the following examples of good practice.

Visitors were required to follow best practice guidance and wear appropriate protective personal equipment (PPE). Their visiting policies had been discussed with staff and relatives and agreed. One member of staff said, “We have very good infection control procedures and are well supported by [owner] to support residents.”

The service had dedicated staff to ensure people were received safely and continued to be supported in the service in accordance with national guidance. They supported people and their relatives to understand the policies and procedures surrounding protection against COVID 19, the isolation processes and how the service could help them to keep people safe.

We observed signage around the home to guide staff on the use of protective personal equipment (PPE). Processes were in place for staff to put on, take off and dispose of PPE when entering and leaving the premises. We observed staff wearing PPE appropriately, one staff member said, “We are supported to take regular breaks, so we keep well and able to support residents safely.” Audits were in place and we found them to be up to date to ensure infection prevention procedures were robust and the home monitored regularly.

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 17 February 2021

We were assured that this service were following safe infection prevention and control measures to keep people safe.

Effective

Good

Updated 17 February 2021

Caring

Good

Updated 17 February 2021

Responsive

Good

Updated 17 February 2021

Well-led

Good

Updated 17 February 2021