Inspection on 27/05/08 for Arnold House
Also see our care home review for Arnold House for more information
This inspection was carried out on 27th May 2008.
CSCI has not published a star rating for this report, though using similar criteria we estimate that the report is (sorry - unknown). 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 no outstanding requirements from the previous inspection report, but made 13 statutory requirements (actions the home must comply with) as a result of this inspection.
What follows are excerpts from this inspection report. For more information read the full report on the next tab.
What the care home does well
Pre admittance assessments are obtained from placing Social Services departments Procures are in place to ensure that concerns and complaints will be listened to and acted upon at the home. Residents live in a homely, comfortable and safe environment, which is kept clean and hygienic.
What has improved since the last inspection?
This is the first unannounced inspection since the service was registered.
What the care home could do better:
The residents` individual plans of care and risk assessments could be available at all times. Further developments could be made to show that the resident`s lifestyle activities meet the resident`s needs wishes and aspirations The recording of personal support could be improved to demonstrate that the physical and emotional needs of residents are met in a way they prefer and require. Staff could receive additional information on the principles of Safeguarding Adults to promote the safety of the residents. The provision of staff training could be improved to promote the health and well being of the residents. The acting manager could be registered with CSCI and further developments could be made to ensure that the current management structure is effective in promoting the health and wellbeing of residents.