Inspection on 03/04/07 for Elm Lea Residential Care Home
Also see our care home review for Elm Lea Residential Care Home for more information
This inspection was carried out on 3rd April 2007.
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 but made no statutory requirements on the home.
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What the care home does well
Residents live in a homely environment. Staff are well trained and well supported.
What has improved since the last inspection?
The service user guide includes details regarding fees. Care plans have been reviewed. Staff have received training in the use of hoists, The lounge and some bedrooms have been decorated and re-carpeted.
What the care home could do better:
Ensure that pre-admission assessment procedures are always followed Ensure that there is a clear written commitment to respecting and promoting equality and diversity. Ensure that residents have input to their care plans and risk assessments. Ensure cleaning and maintenance are carried out regularly. Ensure that there is adequate staffing to carry out domestic and care tasks. Ensure that all fire safety, food safety and general health and safety requirement are carried out appropriately.