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 24 February 2018
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 the 29 November 2017 and was carried out by one inspector.

Before the inspection the provider completed a Provider Information Return [PIR]. This is a form that asks the provider to give some key information about the service, what the service does well and improvements they plan to make. We received the completed document prior to our visit and reviewed the content to help focus our planning and determine what areas we needed to look at during our inspection. We also reviewed other information we held about the service including statutory notifications. Statutory notifications include information about important events which the provider is required to send us.

We carried out observations in communal lounges and dining rooms and used the Short Observational Framework for Inspection (SOFI). SOFI is a specific way of observing care to help us understand the experience of people who could not talk with us due to their complex health needs.

During the inspection we spoke with ten people who lived at the home, one visitor, six staff members and the registered manager. Following the inspection four people and six relatives told us about their experience in Grace Muriel House in writing. We also received feedback from three health care professionals. We looked at three care plans together with other records relating to the management of the home.

Last updated 02:32:45 25th May 2018 - Update Now

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