Inspection on 11/05/10 for Heathlands
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The following inspection below was carried out on 11th May 2010.
CQC found this care home to be providing an Adequate service.
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.
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What the care home does well
Assessments are carried out by a representative of the home before people move in, so that people can be confident that the home are able to meet their needs. Each person has a care plan which is based on their individual care needs. Overall, the care plans are well written and contain good information to ensure that staff know what to do for each person and each person receives a consistent standard of care. The home are able to meet people`s health and personal care needs. There is a range of social opportunities for people living at the home. A wide variety of choice of meals are available, providing a well balanced and nutritious diet. People can be confident that any concerns will be listened to and acted upon. The home provides a beautiful, safe, comfortable and well maintained environment for people to live in. Infection control is very well managed. Staff are caring and provide people with care that meets their individual needs with dignity and respect. Staff receive training to give them the skills and knowledge they need to work in the home. The home is managed well, and people can be confident that is is run in their best interests.
What has improved since the last inspection?
There were no requirements made at the last key inspection in August 2007.
What the care home could do better:
Improvement is needed to the management of medication to ensure people are given their medication as directed by the medical practitioner. Care plans need to include detailed information about the administration of medication to ensure people receive their medicines safely.