Enter and view: Corbrook Park Nursing Home, Cheshire

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Healthwatch Cheshire conducted an Enter and View at Corbrook Park Nursing Home, a nursing care home in Audlem, near Crewe, Cheshire, which provides care for up to 80 people. The home caters for people who are elderly, have a physical disability, require respite or have Dementia and related conditions. The visit was conducted on 15th August 2017 which was organised prior to the visit. Observation by the enter and view representatives reported that: The home was well maintained with a relaxed friendly atmosphere throughout with the home being peaceful and well ordered. The home has caring staff with friendly residents who cared for their peers showing concern and helping those who are less able. The comments about the home were positive with the residents and family members saying how happy they was with the home. Following the visit, the enter and view team made slight recommendations saying that the home should forge links with organisations in the local community which the service manager has responded to, giving feedback stating that they are looking to be involved more in the local community and they have also started to plan some events which will involve them interacting with the local community.

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General details

Report title 
Enter and view: Corbrook Park Nursing Home, Cheshire
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Cheshire East
Date of publication 
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017
Date evidence capture began 
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017
Date evidence capture finished 
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017
Type of report 
Enter and view
Key themes 
Access
Building and facilities
Cleanliness hygiene and infection control
Communication between staff and patients
Decor
Food and nutrition
Medication
Quality of care
Quality of catering
Quality of staffing
Staff attitudes
Staff levels
Other information of note about this report 
Meaningful Activities
Activity Coordinator
Activities
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-1527

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
Primary research method used 
Observation
How was the information collected? 
Visit to provider
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
Announced

Details of health and care services included in the report

Secondary care services 
Care of the elderly
Social care services 
Nursing care home
Respite care

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Dexterity
Mobility
Long term condition
Types of long term conditions 
Alzheimer’s disease or dementia
Another long-term condition

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
Not Known
Age group 
All people 18 and over
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
All
Sexual orientation 
NA
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Yes
Does the information include staff's views? 
Yes
Types of health and care professionals engaged 
Service manager
Does the information include other people's views? 
No
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Positive

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Yes action has been taken or promised
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Yes
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
No
What type of impact was determined? 
Implied Impact

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.