Inspection on 09/04/08 for Roborough House
Also see our care home review for Roborough House for more information
This inspection was carried out on 9th April 2008.
CSCI found this care home to be providing an Good service.
The inspector found no outstanding requirements from the previous inspection report, but made 3 statutory requirements (actions the home must comply with) as a result of this inspection.
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What the care home does well
· · · · · · · In general, peoples` changing needs are well reflected in their care plans. There is enough support for people to make choices about how they live their lives. The choices of people who live at Roborough House are encouraged and respected by the staff who care for them. This creates a positive friendly atmosphere. People living at Roborough House generally receive the personal and healthcare they require in the way they prefer. People`s concerns are listened to and addressed. A sufficiently robust system is in place to protect people from abuse. Roborough House provides an environment that is clean, comfortable and well equipped. People living at Roborough House can feel confident that they are supported by competent staff group. Roborough House is a generally well-managed home in which there is an evident pattern of improvement for the benefit of people living there.
What has improved since the last inspection?
· · · · · · Hazardous substances are securely stored when not in use There have been improvement in the system of assessing people`s needs before they move into the home. Care plans provide more detail about how people`s needs are to be met. If people`s freedoms are restricted, the care plans say why. Risk assessments provide more detail about challenging behaviour There have been improvements to the décor and facilities such as new en-suite showers
What the care home could do better:
· · · · All medicines used in the home must be clearly and accurately recorded. If staff start work before their Police checks are completed then a record needs to be made of who is supervising them at all times Fire doors must only be held open with safe devices. All staff should receive regular supervision to help them do their jobs well.