Grace Muriel House

Grace Muriel House

Tavistock Avenue
St Albans
Hertfordshire AL1 2NW

Telephone: (01727) 863327
Website: www.abbeyfieldstalbans.co.uk

Registered Manager: Annettte Gibbons
Provider Name: Abbeyfield St.Albans Society Limited(The)
Care home beds: 36

Care Types: Care HomeOlder People


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Last updated 8 October 2015

We carried out this inspection under Section 60 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 as part of our regulatory functions. This inspection was planned to check whether the provider met 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 under the Care Act 2014.

This visit took place on 26 August 2015, was unannounced and carried out by one inspector and an expert by experience. An expert by experience is a person who has personal experience of having used a similar service or who has cared for someone who has used this type of care service.

Before our inspection we reviewed information we held about the service including statutory notifications that had been submitted. Statutory notifications include information about important events which the provider is required to send us.

During the inspection we observed staff support people who used the service, we spoke with ten people who used the service, four relatives, five care staff, kitchen staff, deputy manager, head of care, the manager and the chairman of the board of directors. We also received feedback from a healthcare professional about the service.

We used the Short Observational Framework for Inspection (SOFI). SOFI is a way of observing care to help us understand the experience of people who could not talk with us.

We reviewed care records relating to four people who used the service and other documents central to people’s health and well-being. These included staff training records, medication records and quality audits.

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