Inspection on 05/07/05 for Roborough House
Also see our care home review for Roborough House for more information
This inspection was carried out on 5th July 2005.
CSCI has not published a star rating for this report, though using similar criteria we estimate that the report is Adequate. 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 meal times are planned around the residents care needs and the activities they have chosen to undertake that day. All the residents asked said they really enjoyed the food. The residents advised that they are kept informed of the progress of the building work and were looking forward to its completion. The home benefits from countryside views and accessible gardens for the residents. Several Peacocks provided a talking point for the residents many saying they enjoyed watching them.
What has improved since the last inspection?
A Quality audit questionnaire has been completed since the last inspection. The manager has already taken action as a result of the comments received from residents in the anonymous questionnaires. Regular residence meetings have started and the manager is looking at ways of improving access for the residents to community activities and events. The homes driver has been allocated time to take individual residents out to destinations of their choice. A new manager has been registered with the commission; she is working with the residents and staff to improve the resident`s experience of care at Roborough house.
What the care home could do better:
Many of the areas in the older part of the home are in need of refurbishment repairs and renewals. Carpets are worn and woodwork has been chipped. However ongoing major refurbishments are taking place and the inspector has been reassured that all outstanding repairs and renewals will be completed when the building work is finished. The residents and staff remain positive and all said they were looking forward to the improved environment the new extension would provide.