Inspection on 12/08/08 for Rosecroft
Also see our care home review for Rosecroft for more information
This inspection was carried out on 12th August 2008.
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 home provides a relaxed atmosphere for people who live there. The assistant manager is committed to improving the systems in the home so that progress can be made towards meeting all the standards. People spoken with said the staff are kind and that they get on with them well. Most of the staff have worked in the home for some time and so people benefit from receiving care from people they know well and who understand their needs. The home assists people to stay in familiar surroundings if their health needs increase; with the support of the primary care team.
What has improved since the last inspection?
There is now a complaints book for recording concerns and complaints. Serious incidents are now reported to the Commission as required. Care plans are now in more depth and provide clear guidance to staff about people`s needs. A patio area has been built in the garden so people could sit outside in good weather. Several staff have been studying for a Dementia Care certificate so that they understand the needs of people who are developing a dementia.
What the care home could do better:
Although assessments had been obtained from Social Services staff there was no evidence to show how a decision had been made by the home that they would be able to meet the person`s needs or that the person themselves had been involved in this process. A requirement has been made regarding this matter. Policies and procedures should be put in place to make sure that people`s finances are protected. A requirement has been made regarding this matter. An induction and training programme should be devised to make sure that staff have the ongoing training that they need including mandatory training and updates. A requirement has been made regarding this matter. The lift must be kept in working order so that access to all parts of the home is available to people who live in the home regardless of their mobility. A requirement has been made regarding this matter. The registered provider should ensure that the laundry is suitable for the purpose with cleanable flooring and wall covering. Staff hand washing facilities should be accessible to staff to prevent the risk of cross infection. A requirement has been made regarding this matter. The registered provider should ensure that the home is kept clean to prevent the risk of cross infection. A requirement has been made regarding this matter.Materials hazardous to health should be stored in a lockable facility in order to keep people safe. A requirement has been made regarding this matter. The surface temperatures of all radiators that are used in cold weather should be kept at a temperature that protects people from the risk of burns. A requirement has been made regarding this matter.