Care Inspectorate awards Corbenic Grade 5Type: News
Topic: Care regulation
Published on: 25th March 2019
In February 2019 the Care Inspectorate inspected the care home services provided by Camphill Corbenic. The visits were unannounced, and the inspection focused on 2 aspects of Corbenic’s care home services, namely
- Quality of care and support
- Quality of management and leadership
Quality Assessment grades awarded by the Care Inspectorate are important, both as independent assessments of quality and as the public currency by which commissioning and other decisions are made. The Care Inspectorate currently use a six point grading scale, which grades areas inspected from Excellent (Grade 6) to Unsatisfactory (Grade 1).
Corbenic were very pleased to be awarded Grade 5 (Very Good) by the Care Inspectorate on both inspection points. Colum Pooler, Corbenic’s General Manager said of the inspection:
this reflects the work and dedication of the whole team at Corbenic who do such a fantastic job and ensure we keep progressing as an organisation
During the inspection people living and working at Corbenic commented to the inspector
- Staff are nice, they help me when I need it.
- I like my room, and I like my workshops.
The Care Inspectorate report highlighted the following aspects of care which contributed to Corbenic’s high scoring grades:
- Support plans gave a good picture of the support needs and interests of individual service users
- Risk assessments were comprehensive
- Training and development had been available to staff in relation to leadership
- Corbenic meetings, where all staff and service users came together to discuss topical issues and decide on any action, continued to be held monthly