1st for Care (GB) Ltd

6:3:8/9 Alston House
Whitecross, South Road
Lancaster
Lancashire LA1 4XQ

Telephone: (01524) 380294

Care Types: Care in your HomeDementiaOlder PeoplePhysical DisabilityYounger Adults


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Last updated 24 February 2017
We carried out this inspection under Section 60 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 as part of our regulatory functions. This inspection checked whether the provider is meeting the legal requirements and regulations associated with the Health and Social Care Act 2008, to look at the overall quality of the service, and to provide a rating for the service under the Care Act 2014.

This inspection visit took place on 30 January 2017 and was announced. The registered manager was given 48 hours’ notice because the location provides a care service to people who lived in the community. We needed to be sure that we could access the office premises.

The inspection team consisted of a social care inspector.

Before our inspection on the 30 January 2017 we reviewed the information we held on the service. This included notifications we had received from the provider, about incidents that affect the health, safety and welfare of people the service supported. We also checked to see if any information concerning the care and welfare of people supported had been received.

The service was currently supporting two people and we were able to speak with spoke with one person by telephone for their opinions of 1st For Care. We also spoke with the registered manager and four staff members. In addition we visited the office base for 1st For Care.

We looked at the care records of one person, recruitment records and training records of staff members. We also looked at records relating to the management of the service. In addition we received positive information from health and social care professionals about the care 1st For care provided. This helped us to gain a balanced overview of what people experienced who were supported by the service.

Last updated 08:59:27 7th Dec 2017 - Update Now

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