Enter and View: Adalena House, Blackpool

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Summary of report content

This is an Enter and View report on the Adalena House care home. The report was written by Healthwatch Blackpool. A total of 5 residents were spoken to for this report. As the residents of this care home have learning difficulties, they were supported to give their responses. The comments were mostly positive. The report does not include formal recommendations, but does detail the good practice identifed by residents. No provider response is included in this report.

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General details

Report title 
Enter and View: Adalena House, Blackpool
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Blackpool
Date of publication 
Wednesday, 27 July, 2016
Date evidence capture began 
Wednesday, 27 July, 2016
Date evidence capture finished 
Wednesday, 27 July, 2016
Type of report 
Enter and view
Healthwatch reference number 

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Primary research method used 
Structured interview
How was the information collected? 
Visit to provider
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 

Details of health and care services included in the report

Social care services 
Residential care home

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Learning or understanding or concentrating

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
Age group 
All people 18 and over
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Does the information include public's views? 
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Does the information include staff's views? 
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.