Inspection on 14/02/06 for 287 Dyke Road
Also see our care home review for 287 Dyke Road for more information
This inspection was carried out on 14th February 2006.
CSCI has not published a star rating for this report, though using similar criteria we estimate that the report is Poor. The way we rate inspection reports is consistent for all houses, though please be aware that this may be different from an official CSCI judgement.
The inspector found there to be outstanding requirements from the previous inspection report. These are things the inspector asked to be changed, but found they had not done. The inspector also made 17 statutory requirements (actions the home must comply with) as a result of this inspection.
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What the care home does well
Residents` needs are being met at the home. Staff have a good professional relationship with residents. There is a good support network of health professionals throughout the CMG organisation.
What has improved since the last inspection?
Some requirements and recommendations from the last inspection have been met, although further work is required. The provision of meals has improved and the home now undertakes in house cooking. Risk assessments are being kept under review and staff must now sign to say they have read the risk assessments. Staffing levels have improved.
What the care home could do better:
The recruitment procedures are required to be more robust. New staff must undertake an induction programme. Some policies and procedures still require to be amended to provide clear guidance for staff. Action must be taken to address shortfalls identified that affect the health and safety of staff and residents. All confidential information must be stored securely. Medication prescribed for individuals must not be stored in communal areas. The home needs to ensure that a manager is employed and completes registration with the CSCI.