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The local authority has identified this service as suitable to care for people discharged from hospital with a positive coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. We have checked it meets the infection prevention and control standards we expect. Find out more about these checks

We are carrying out a review of quality at Abbey Wood Park Care Home. We will publish a report when our review is complete. Find out more about our inspection reports.

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Updated 19 February 2021

Abbey Wood Park Care Home is a residential care home registered to provide accommodation, personal and nursing care to up to 39 people. The home is divided into two separate units named Aintree and Nightingale. At the time of this inspection there were 25 people living at the home.

We found the following examples of good practice:

• Staff were wearing the required levels of personal protective equipment (PPE) and they disposed of used PPE safely and in line with the relevant guidance.

• The home had a COVID-19 testing programme in place ensuring that all residents and staff were tested regularly.

• Staff supported relatives to safely visit their loved ones in exceptional circumstances in line with the relevant guidance, such when people were receiving end of life care.

• Staff and people living at the home were supported to isolate when necessary.

• The layout of communal areas in the home had been adjusted to ensure social distancing could be maintained. For example, chairs in the lounge areas had been moved further apart.

• The premises were clean and hygienic. Frequent cleaning was carried out throughout the day.

Inspection areas

Safe

Updated 19 February 2021

Further information is in the detailed findings below.

Effective

Updated 19 February 2021

Caring

Updated 19 February 2021

Responsive

Updated 19 February 2021

Well-led

Updated 19 February 2021