Inspection on 27/11/06 for Rosecroft
Also see our care home review for Rosecroft for more information
This inspection was carried out on 27th November 2006.
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 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
Residents are satisfied with the service and appreciate the manner in which it is provided by staff who they describe as "kind". Individual lifestyles are accommodated so that residents can choose their own routines. The food provided is satisfactory. Some residents have lived at the home for a number of years and remain satisfied with the service. The home aims to enable residents to stay with them until their death if their needs can be met. Staff retention and satisfaction is good.
What has improved since the last inspection?
The Statement of Purpose and Service Users Guide have been updated so that residents have the information they need. There is a clear policy and procedure for the safe administration of medication, which is followed in practice and therefore protects residents. The menu has been developed and shows that alternatives are provided. Medical treatment is provided when needed and residents have access to this. A washing machine with a sluice cycle has been provided to reduce infection risk. The environmental health department have recently inspected the kitchen and confirmed that the standard was good. A new call bell system has been installed which is more accessible for residents. There is a clear adult protection policy which is understood by staff and supports the protection of residents. Staff are suitably trained to do their job. A quality assurance system has been started. Risk assessments are in place for individual residents.
What the care home could do better:
Care plans must show how staff are meeting resident needs. The premises must be improved so that the quality of the environment for residents is satisfactory and safe. The quality assurance system should be developed further to ensure that the home continues to develop in residents` best interests.