Acorn Lodge

Turners Hill Road
East Grinstead
West Sussex RH19 4LX

Telephone: (01342) 323207

Care Types: Care Home with NursingDementiaMental HealthOlder People


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Last updated 5 January 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 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 12 October 2016 and was unannounced. The inspection team consisted of two inspectors and an expert by experience. An expert by experience is a person who has personal experience of using or caring for someone who uses this type of service.

Before the inspection we reviewed information we held about the service including previous inspection reports, any notifications (a notification is information about important events which the service is required to send to us by law) and any complaints that we had received. The provider had submitted a Provider Information Return (PIR) prior to the inspection. A PIR asks the provider to give some key information about the service, what the service does well and any improvements they plan to make. This enabled us to ensure we were addressing relevant areas at the inspection.

We spoke to 12 people who use the service and five relatives. We interviewed eight members of staff and spoke with the person in charge. We looked at a range of documents including policies and procedures, care records for seven people and other documents such as safeguarding, incident and accident records, medication records and quality assurance information. We reviewed staff information including recruitment, supervision and training information as well as team meeting minutes and other management systems.

The last inspection of 4 and 5 November 2014 had identified no concerns.

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