Inspection on 07/06/05 for Chesham House
Also see our care home review for Chesham House for more information
This inspection was carried out on 7th June 2005.
CSCI has not published a star rating for this report, though using similar criteria we estimate that the report is Excellent. 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
Chesham House offers a high quality service within a supportive and sympathetic but focused environment The needs of residents are at the fore of all work undertaken within the home and staff work hard to establish trusting relationships with service users. The staff team have a clear understanding of the specific issues relating to the successful support of people with eating disorders, which ensures their care practice remains focused on the recovery of residents.
What has improved since the last inspection?
The home has satisfactorily addressed all the previous recommendations made following the last Inspection. The Complaints Policy has been clarified and all resident`s records are now held on their case file.
What the care home could do better:
The home must ensure that a fully satisfactory recruitment process is followed in relation to the recruitment of all members of staff, evidence of this process must be held on staff files. The homes Statement of Purpose requires updating and a development plan needs to be put in place; staff also require training in First Aid.