Inspection on 02/08/05 for Sandylane Hotel
Also see our care home review for Sandylane Hotel for more information
This inspection was carried out on 2nd August 2005.
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 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
This is a home where older people are looked after well and their needs are clearly identified and met. All service users gave very positive comments regarding the care they received. Two service users said, "the food is excellent, there is good security" and they "feel safe". One visitor said, " It is a fabulous home really meeting needs". Another visitor said "staff make you feel welcome". The manager provides training opportunities for staff. Staff are motivated and committed to attend any training offered.
What has improved since the last inspection?
Supervision is in place to support staff. Staff advised the inspector that this is helpful and the manager is supportive and always available to them.
What the care home could do better:
Whilst the employment of staff is generally good. Recruitment checks must be carried out before staff commence employment.