Inspection on 09/04/10 for Radfords
Also see our care home review for Radfords for more information
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The following inspection below was carried out on 9th April 2010.
CQC found this care home to be providing an Good service.
The inspector found no outstanding requirements from the previous inspection report, but made 1 statutory requirements (actions the home must comply with) as a result of this inspection.
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What the care home does well
People are well supported to make choices about how they want to live their lives.Most care plans provide a good picture of what people need. The new care planning system makes sure makes sure that people have a say in how they are supported and that this is followed up by staff.There are plenty of opportunites for people to join in activities in the wider community or provided by the Robert Owen Communities. These include learning, work and liesure. People are supported to make choices with the help of excellent communication support including pictures, symbols and multimedia presentations. This support is built around individual needs and preferences. Radfords helps people to get specialist health and personal help if they need itStaff listen to people`s concerns and act on them. They know how to protect people from abuse.Radfords provides a clean, homely and comfortable place for people to live.Staff are well trained to provide the support people need.
What the care home could do better:
Some assessments and care plans have not been properly completed so that everyone knows what people needThe medicines in the home need to be made more secure so that they cannot be misused or stolen.Health and safety checks and some risk assessments need to be updated to make sure people are kept safe.