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Overall summary & rating

Good

Updated 10 October 2018

This inspection took place on 18 September 2018 and was announced. At our last inspection in July 2017, we found the provider was meeting the regulations we inspected and the service was rated “Good”. At this inspection, we found that the service continued to be rated “Good”.

Airthrie Homes - 58 Airthrie Road is a ‘care home’. People in care homes receive accommodation and nursing or personal care as a single package under one contractual agreement. CQC regulates both the premises and the care provided, and both were looked at during this inspection. The service provides accommodation and support to four people with a learning disability. At the time of our visit, there were four people using the service.

Relatives told us they felt the service was a safe place for their loved ones. The provider had systems to protect people from the risk of harm. Staff were knowledgeable about how to safeguard people and keep them safe. Risk assessments clearly identified any risk and gave staff guidance on how to minimise the risk.

Background checks had been carried out on staff to make sure they were suitable to work with vulnerable people. There were sufficient numbers of staff to meet people’s needs.

Appropriate measures were in place to ensure staff administered medicines to people safely. People were supported to eat and drink enough to help keep them healthy.

Staff received appropriate training, professional development, supervision and appraisal to support them in their roles.

People received individualised care that met their needs which were regularly reviewed. They were supported to attend health and medical appointments.

Relatives told us they were satisfied with the care and support provided at the service. Staff were knowledgeable about people’s care needs. People were able to make choices about how they wanted to be supported. They were encouraged to participate in meaningful activities.

Staff demonstrated a good understanding of the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005, and were aware of the steps to take should someone who used the service need to be deprived of their liberty for their own safety.

There was a system in place to check if people and their representatives were satisfied with the service provided. Relatives felt able to raise any concerns with staff or the provider.

People's records were kept securely in order to protect their confidentiality. The provider had several policies and procedures that gave guidance to staff in a number of key areas.

Inspection areas

Safe

Good

Updated 10 October 2018

The service remains good.

Effective

Good

Updated 10 October 2018

The service remains good.

Caring

Good

Updated 10 October 2018

The service remains good.

Responsive

Good

Updated 10 October 2018

The service remains good.

Well-led

Good

Updated 10 October 2018

The service remains good.