Inspection on 13/12/05 for Across The Bay
Also see our care home review for Across The Bay for more information
This inspection was carried out on 13th December 2005.
CSCI has not published a star rating for this report, though using similar criteria we estimate that the report is Good. 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 made no statutory requirements on the home as a result of this inspection and there were no outstanding actions from the previous inspection report.
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What the care home does well
The owners are hands on owners which mean that they work alongside the staff to provide a good a standard of care to the care residents. The residents said that they were cared for by a team of dedicated staff. There is always a relaxed atmosphere in the home and the residents and the staff get on well together.
What has improved since the last inspection?
A new disabled toilet has been installed on the ground floor. The residents and the staff said that the toilet is easy to use with plenty of room. New carpets have been fitted to the lounges and hallway. All the central heating radiators have now been fitted with low heat covers.
What the care home could do better:
50% of care staff should achieve their NVQ level 2. Currently this is at 37%. One of the providers should complete NVQ level 4 and the Registered Manager`s Award. There should be an ongoing programme of maintenance and improvements to the building.