Care Inspectorate notes major strengths in supporting positive outcomes for peopleType: Consultations
Topic: Care regulation
The Care Inspectorate organised an ‘unannounced’ inspection of Camphill Tigh a’Chomainn’s care home services in October 2018. The inspection focused on
- 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).
Tigh a’Chomainn were very pleased to be awarded Grade 5 (Very Good) by the Care Inspectorate on both inspection points.
The Care Inspectorate report highlighted the following aspects of care which contributed to Tigh a’Chomainn’s high scoring grades:
People were proud of their home and their role in caring for it
We found that co-workers practiced in an enabling way, ensuring that people maintained their independence and were supported to reach their potential
The service operated in a very inclusive way, with everyone having a shared responsibility in the running of the home and everyone’s contribution being of equal value
We saw that the promotion of peoples rights was central to peoples experience