Inspection on 22/11/07 for Humphry Repton House
Also see our care home review for Humphry Repton House for more information
This inspection was carried out on 22nd November 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 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
The home provides good information to people who enquire about the service. enabling them and their families to make an informed choice about the home and what it has to offer. The pre-admission assessment processes ensure that placement is only offered to those whose needs can be met. The home`s care planning processes ensure that each person who lives there, is cared for as an individual and their health and personal care needs will be met. The home has previously demonstrated that medication procedures are safe. People who live in the home have the opportunity to participate in a range of meaningful activities and are provided with a well balanced diet. People who live in the home and their relatives can be assured that any concerns they have will be listened to and acted upon. Staff awareness of safeguarding adult issues ensures that the people who live in the home are protected from harm. People who live in the home will do so in surroundings that are comfortable and safe and are well maintained.Improvements in the stability of the staff team ensures that the people who live in the home are cared for by staff who are familiar with their individual care needs. The home is well managed, and the people that live in the home benefit from a safe and secure environment.
What has improved since the last inspection?
The home has improved their care planning processes since the last inspection and there was clear evidence that these are being updated to reflect changes when they happen. Information is incorporated in individuals care plans where there is the potential for abusive interpersonal relationships to develop between people who live in the home. This includes details regarding diversion methods that may help to diffuse any incident. Improvements have been made with the homes recruitment procedures and safe vetting procedures are now in place. This means that the people who live in the home are protected from being looked after by unsuitable workers.
What the care home could do better:
It has not been necessary to issue any requirement notices following this inspection visit.