Inspection on 14/06/06 for The Westbury Nursing Home
Also see our care home review for The Westbury Nursing Home for more information
This inspection was carried out on 14th June 2006.
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 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
Admission procedures were resident focussed and supportive to residents. There are safe systems of medication. Meals were well presented and menus verify a healthy well balanced diet for all residents who benefit from a wide variety of choice. Staff training was well attended and ensured that residents were supported by competent and qualified staff. Westbury Nursing home is cleaned to a good standard and is well furnished, providing a homely and comfortable environment for residents. The recruitment procedure is robust and serves to protect vulnerable residents. Staff were observed as being respectful, warm in manner and sensitive towards the residents within a relaxed homely environment. The manager and staff had built a good rapport with individuals and were knowledgeable about the care needs of the individuals living in the home. The home was well organised and managed by an effective, stable management team.
What has improved since the last inspection?
Five new rooms with en suite facilities have been built, with a light spacious conservatory for all residents to use. The car parking has been extended, the gardens have been landscaped and new railings have been installed around the property. All bedrooms continue to be redecorated and refurbished when vacated and an ongoing programme to replace all beds with profiling beds continues. Two new hoists have been provided, a new carpet cleaner and an additional syringe driver has been purchased. All of the requirements from the previous inspection have been met except one regarding residents care plans, which is detailed in the next section. Requirements met from the previous inspection are detailed throughout the report.
What the care home could do better:
The home must continue to develop Care plans with the residents and/or their representatives, wherever possible and ensure that all residents have care plans, which accurately reflect their needs and how those needs will be met. The recruitment of an activities coordinator will help ensure that residents are given opportunities for stimulation through leisure and social activities, which suit individual needs and preferences. The registered provider must continue to investigate the provision of additional ventilation equipment to enhance the comfort of residents, staff and visitors.