Inspection on 30/04/07 for Dorriemay House
Also see our care home review for Dorriemay House for more information
This inspection was carried out on 30th April 2007.
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 found no outstanding requirements from the previous inspection report, but made 2 statutory requirements (actions the home must comply with) as a result of this inspection.
Other inspections for this house
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
The home encourages residents to say what they think through completing the resident review sheets. The food is varied, nutritious and well presented. The home provides a safe and clean environment.
What has improved since the last inspection?
Pre-admission assessment forms have been reviewed. Care plans contain more detail of residents` social and emotional needs. The menu records have been extended to cover all meals. Residents` welfare benefits and their contributions to fees are recorded. The staffing rota has been adjusted. Risk assessments have been produced for residents` needs and the environment. Infection control procedures have been improved. 2 staff have attended nutrition training.
What the care home could do better:
The statement of purpose should include specific reference to promoting and supporting equality and diversity. Ensure that emergency admissions are fully assessed. Include more detail in risk assessments and improve guidelines for supporting and protecting residents in their personal relationships. Provide a staff training programme for 2007/2008 Provide staff with regular formal supervision. Replace or clean any worn or soiled areas of carpet.