Registered Manager: Marie Goodwin
Provider Name: ABI Developments 3 Limited
Care home beds: 29
1 Sewardstone Close, part of Enable Care provides specialist nursing care, tracheostomy care and rehabilitation services for people who are living with an acquired brain injury (ABI) and other neurological conditions, who need support and assistance, or the ability to rebuild key life skills so they can lead fulfilling and rewarding lives.
The home is proud to be recognised by Headway, the brain injury association and awarded the Headway Approved Provider Accreditation. This demonstrates the home’s commitment to continuous service improvement and ensuring the team is trained and skilled in working with individuals living with an acquired brain injury. The home is also rated a ‘Good’ Service by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)
1 Sewardstone Close offers a bright, spacious and vibrant setting that is focused on improving lifestyle choices and independence for residents. The home provides residents with large en-suite bedrooms, a bistro, garden lounge, cinema, spa bathroom, plenty of outdoor space and several communal spaces for relaxation, enjoyment and spending quality time with family and friends.
The modern, purpose-built home is fully equipped with unique facilities designed to support residents in achieving rehabilitation and enhance their lifestyle. These include a Skills Kitchen, with large adjustable preparation services to enable residents to prepare their own meals, a Therapy Gym and outdoor areas, including raised flower beds and wheelchair accessible pathways to enhance the garden sensory experience.
The expert team of clinicians, therapists and rehabilitation assistants ensure that residents receive the very best care that ensures they achieve their goals. Unique to 1 Sewardstone Close team is Charlie, a pet therapy dog who actually lives full time in the home with the residents, supporting their rehabilitation goals whilst being a much-loved member of the family.
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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 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 took place on 6 November 2018 and was unannounced. The inspection team consisted of one inspector, an assistant inspector and a specialist advisor who had experience of caring for people with complex nursing needs. On 6 November 2018 the inspectors were accompanied by an expert by experience. An expert by experience is a person who has personal experience of caring for people who have complex nursing needs.
We reviewed the information we held about the service including safeguarding alerts and other notifications. This refers specifically to incidents, events and changes the registered provider and manager are required to notify us about by law.
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.
Not all people who lived at the service were able to talk with us. We spoke with six people who used the service, a qualified nurse, six members of care staff, the registered manager and the serviceâs area manager. We also spoke with two peopleâs relatives.
We reviewed five peopleâs care plans and care records. We looked at the serviceâs staff support records for four members of staff. We also looked at the serviceâs arrangements for the management of medicines, safeguarding, complaints and compliments information and their governance procedures.
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