Manager: Julia HainesProvider Name: Meadows Edge Care Home Limited
Care home beds: 45
Meadows Edge Care Home was established in 1981 and still remains a small family run Nursing Home business.
Most of our senior nursing staff have been with us for 10 years or more, which allows us to provide unrivalled continuity of care.
Meadows Edge is conveniently located at the edge of Boston, surrounded by open countryside yet within walking distance of the town centre.
The nursing home has established grounds of two and half acres for the clients to enjoy.
Meadows Edge aims to develop individualised care plans to meet the needs of each of our clients. The purpose of our care plans is to help clients maintain their physical and mental well being, with a view to encouraging their own independence.
We provide homely surroundings and encourage clients to being in their own possessions for their added comfort and happiness.
We have no restrictions on visiting times as we fully understand that this is our clients home.
Meadows Edge makes efforts to encourage the family and friends to participate in the social activities provided for the clients.
Meadows Edge gives the opportunity for clients to have the freedom of choice and freedom of expression within safe practise to all clients staying with us for either short or long term care.
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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 registered person was 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.
Before the inspection, the registered person completed a Provider Information Return (PIR). This is a form that asks them to give some key information about the service, what the service does well and improvements they plan to make. We also examined other information we held about the service. This included notifications of incidents that the registered person had sent us since our last inspection. These are events that happened in the service that the registered person is required to tell us about. We also invited feedback from the local authority who contributed to the cost of some of the people who lived in the service. We did this so that they could tell us their views about how well the service was meeting peopleâs needs and wishes.
We visited the service on 3 July 2017. The inspection was unannounced and the inspection team consisted of an inspector and an expert by experience. An expert by experience is a person who has personal experience of using this type of service.
During the inspection visit we spoke with 12 people who lived in the service and with three relatives. We also spoke with two care workers, a senior care worker, a nurse, an activity coordinator, a housekeeper and the maintenance manager. In addition, we spoke with the administrator and the manager. We observed care that was provided in communal areas and looked at the care records for five people who lived in the service. We also looked at records that related to how the service was managed including staffing, training and quality assurance.
In addition, 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 speak with us.
After our inspection visit we spoke by telephone with another four relatives.
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