Inspection on 31/12/09 for St Marys Nursing Home
Also see our care home review for St Marys Nursing Home for more information
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The following inspection below was carried out on 31st December 2009.
CQC found this care home to be providing an Adequate service.
The inspector found no outstanding requirements from the previous inspection report, but made 6 statutory requirements (actions the home must comply with) as a result of this inspection.
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What the care home does well
All residents were admitted based on a full assessment of need. The assessment information was to a good standard and would provide staff with guidance on what the care issues were and what assistance was needed. Staff are provided in sufficient number to address residents needs with qualified staff available to offer support.
What has improved since the last inspection?
A new care plan package has been developed and this provides more detailed information from which staff can address the care. The environment has significantly improved and it was evident that time and money had been invested in upgrading the home. The owners have invested in a new training package which will cover all of the training needs of staff including the mandatory topics. Quality assurance measures have improved and the new system once fully operational should provide a forum for all parties involved with the home, to have a say in the future developments of the service.
What the care home could do better:
The areas identified in this report under medications, must be addressed. Activities need to be improved upon. Staff need to receive further instruction training and guidance on adult protection and wistleblowing to ensure that hey have the knowledge to deal with such events,. Health and safety issues including the correct storage of materials, and certification to confirm all equipment is safe to use, must be produced . Mrs Lallchand indicated in the AQAA that she is working to recruit more qualified staff of the right caliber to work in the home.