Inspection on 26/06/07 for Ridgeway Manor
Also see our care home review for Ridgeway Manor for more information
This inspection was carried out on 26th June 2007.
CSCI has not published a star rating for this report, though using similar criteria we estimate that the report is (sorry - unknown). 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
Assessment documentation is in place to ensure the individual needs of residents can be met. People who use the service are protected by the home`s medication procedures. Physical and health care is offered in such a way as to promote service users` privacy and dignity. Residents` lifestyles matched their needs and preferences, and where possible they are able to maintain contact with family and friends. People who use the service are offered a balanced diet. Residents have access to a satisfactory complaints system that enables residents and their families to raise concerns. Staff having knowledge, training and an understanding of adult protection issues protect residents.
What has improved since the last inspection?
Staff recruitment files sampled included proof of identification and photographs. POVA first checks are undertaken prior to staff commencing employment at the home. The home has made arrangements to ensure that the staff receive training appropriate to the work they are to perform, and have implemented an induction programme that in line with the Skills
What the care home could do better:
Hand written medication records must be signed and dated by the author. Identified issues in regard to the environment of the home must be addressed to ensure residents continue to live in a safe and comfortable environment. Fire doors must not be kept open through the use of wedges. All staff must receive training in regard to Infection Control and Health and Safety to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of residents are promoted at all times. Radiators identified must be covered or replaced with low temperature surfaces. The recruitment process must include obtaining two written references for all staff before they commence employment in the home.