Inspection on 05/06/06 for St Marys Nursing Home
Also see our care home review for St Marys Nursing Home for more information
This inspection was carried out on 5th June 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 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
Records were kept as required by regulation and those seen were up to date. Care plans seen reflected how care needs were to be met including social care plans. Residents said they enjoyed their meals and were given a choice of meal. Visitors said they were welcomed and staff communicated appropriately with them.
What has improved since the last inspection?
Changes had been made to the management of medicines and medicines were now safely managed. Work had commenced on the redecoration of the home and the registered provider agreed to supply the Commission with a maintenance and refurbishment programme. The manager had introduced a system to undertake in-house audits on areas such as care planning and medicines.
What the care home could do better:
A risk assessment must be completed for all residents prior to fitting bedrails. Further improvements were needed to medicine management. The registered provider was in the process of addressing the redecoration work to the environment. Carpets must be kept clean and the home well maintained.Efforts must be made to verify the authenticity of references received for prospective employees. A copy of the collated quality assurance survey must be sent to the Commission. The hot water temperatures must be maintained as close to 43C degrees as possible.